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2016 Chrysler 300 vs. 2016 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). Whether you pick the Chrysler 300 or the Ford Taurus, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 similar torque, the Chrysler 300 and the Ford Taurus do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Chrysler 300 and 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
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Chrysler 300 than that of the Ford Taurus.

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2016 Chrysler
300

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MSRP*: $32,260 - $38,095

2016 Ford
Taurus

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MSRP*: $27,110 - $40,275
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,950
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% --
City MPG: 18 - 19 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 27 - 31 24 - 27
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/150,000 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*: $31,650 - $36,754 $25,619 - $38,060

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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