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2014 Dodge Avenger vs. 2015 Buick Verano 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 Dodge Avenger than the Buick Verano. The Dodge Avenger will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Verano.

Convenience
The Dodge Avenger will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Verano, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Dodge Avenger will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Buick Verano. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Dodge Avenger will cost more in transportation costs than the Buick Verano.

Dimensions
The Dodge Avenger is a little wider than the Buick Verano, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Avenger, which is slightly longer than the Buick Verano.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Dodge Avenger doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Buick Verano.

Handling
The Dodge Avenger has about the same turning radius as the Buick Verano, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Avenger has a much more powerful engine than the Buick Verano. 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 Dodge Avenger and the Buick Verano. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Dodge Avenger as you will in the Buick Verano.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Avenger is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Buick Verano.

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2014 Dodge
Avenger

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MSRP*: $20,595 - $25,795

2015 Buick
Verano

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MSRP*: $23,380 - $29,215
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.39% --
City MPG: 19 - 21 21
Highway MPG: 29 - 31 30 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
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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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,214 - $24,586 $22,445 - $28,046

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