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2014 Chrysler 300 vs. 2015 BMW 320 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chrysler 300 than the BMW 320. The BMW 320 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chrysler 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler 300 as you will with the BMW 320, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Chrysler 300 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 320. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chrysler 300 will cost more in transportation costs than the BMW 320.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler 300 is much wider than the BMW 320, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chrysler 300, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW 320.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chrysler 300 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 320.

Handling
The Chrysler 300 has a larger turning radius than the BMW 320, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler 300 has a much more powerful engine than the BMW 320. 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 Chrysler 300 and the BMW 320. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chrysler 300 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW 320.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chrysler 300 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the BMW 320.

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2014 Chrysler
300

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MSRP*: $31,395 - $48,900

2015 BMW
320

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MSRP*: $32,950 - $34,950
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,250 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.12% --
City MPG: 18 - 19 23 - 24
Highway MPG: 27 - 31 35 - 36
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $30,149 - $47,268 $30,315 - $32,155

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