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2014 BMW 328d vs. 2014 Chrysler 300C Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chrysler 300C than the BMW 328d, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 328d will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chrysler 300C.

Convenience
With the BMW 328d you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chrysler 300C, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 328d will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Chrysler 300C. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW 328d will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Chrysler 300C.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 328d is much slimmer than the Chrysler 300C, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 328d, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chrysler 300C.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 328d transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Chrysler 300C.

Handling
The BMW 328d has a smaller turning radius than the Chrysler 300C, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 328d is significantly less powerful than the Chrysler 300C. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 328d and the Chrysler 300C. The BMW 328d has significantly less cargo room than the Chrysler 300C, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 328d than that of the Chrysler 300C.

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2014 BMW
328d

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MSRP*: $38,600 - $40,600
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2014 Chrysler
300C

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MSRP*: $37,280 - $44,180
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,250 Up to $1,750
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% As low as 0.26%
City MPG: 31 - 32 18 - 19
Highway MPG: 43 - 45 27 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $35,510 - $37,350 $35,562 - $41,910

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