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2014 Chrysler 300 vs. 2014 Lexus ES 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chrysler 300 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lexus ES 350 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350, the Chrysler 300 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler 300 as you will with the Lexus ES 350, 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 Lexus ES 350, 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 Chrysler 300 will cost more in transportation costs than the Lexus ES 350.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler 300 is much wider than the Lexus ES 350, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chrysler 300, which is slightly longer than the Lexus ES 350.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chrysler 300 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The Chrysler 300 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus ES 350, 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 Lexus ES 350. 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 Lexus ES 350. The Chrysler 300 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus ES 350.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chrysler 300 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus ES 350.

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2014 Chrysler
300

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

2014 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $36,620
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,250 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.19% --
City MPG: 14 - 19 21
Highway MPG: 23 - 31 --
Engine(s): V-6, 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*: $30,149 - $47,268 $34,300

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