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2014 Chevrolet SS vs. 2014 Acura TL Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet SS than the Acura TL. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet SS and the Acura TL in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Acura TL you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet SS, due to its tank size and 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). The Chevrolet SS is somewhat more expensive than the Acura TL. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet SS will cost more in transportation costs than the Acura TL.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet SS is about the same width as the Acura TL. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet SS takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Acura TL.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet SS does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Acura TL.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet SS has a much more powerful engine than the Acura TL. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet SS and the Acura TL. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet SS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Acura TL.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet SS is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Acura TL.

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2014 Chevrolet
SS

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MSRP*: $43,475

2014 Acura
TL

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MSRP*: $36,030 - $39,580
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City MPG: 14 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 21 26 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $41,736 $33,828 - $37,113

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