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2014 Chrysler 300 vs. 2015 Ford Taurus 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 Ford Taurus. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chrysler 300 and the Ford Taurus in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler 300 as you will with the Ford Taurus, 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 Ford Taurus. 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 Chrysler 300 is much higher than that for the Ford Taurus.

Dimensions
The Chrysler 300 is a little narrower than the Ford Taurus, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Chrysler 300 is slightly shorter than the Ford Taurus, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler 300 is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Taurus.

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

Warranty
The Chrysler 300 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Taurus.

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2014 Chrysler
300

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

2015 Ford
Taurus

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MSRP*: $26,790 - $40,105
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,250 Up to $3,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.12% --
City MPG: 18 - 19 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 27 - 31 25 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $30,149 - $47,268 $24,714 - $36,996

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