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2016 Dodge Charger vs. 2016 Lexus ES 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Dodge Charger than in the Lexus ES 350, due to the Dodge Charger's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350, the Dodge Charger may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Lexus ES 350 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Dodge Charger, 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). The Dodge Charger is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus ES 350. 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 Dodge Charger is much higher than that for the Lexus ES 350.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Charger 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 Dodge Charger, which is slightly longer than the Lexus ES 350.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Charger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The Dodge Charger has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 350, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Charger 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 Dodge Charger and the Lexus ES 350. The Dodge Charger has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus ES 350.

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

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2016 Dodge
Charger

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MSRP*: $27,995 - $65,945

2016 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $38,100
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.05% --
City MPG: 13 - 19 21
Highway MPG: 22 - 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*: $27,561 - $63,538 $35,688

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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