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2016 BMW 328d vs. 2016 Toyota Avalon Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon.

Convenience
The BMW 328d will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Avalon, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The BMW 328d is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 328d is much higher than that for the Toyota Avalon.

Dimensions
The BMW 328d is a little narrower than the Toyota Avalon, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. 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 Toyota Avalon.

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

Handling
The BMW 328d has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Avalon, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 328d is significantly less powerful than the Toyota Avalon. 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 Toyota Avalon. The BMW 328d has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Avalon, 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 Toyota Avalon.

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2016 BMW
328d

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MSRP*: $39,850 - $41,850

2016 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $32,650 - $40,450
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.97% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.29% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 30 - 32 21
Highway MPG: 40 - 42 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $37,160 - $39,000 $29,385 - $36,406

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.