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2014 Dodge Charger vs. 2014 Toyota Avalon Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Dodge Charger offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Avalon with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Dodge Charger and the Toyota Avalon in the front seats.

Convenience
The Toyota Avalon 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Dodge Charger will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Avalon. 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 Toyota Avalon.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Charger is much wider than the Toyota Avalon, 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 Toyota Avalon.

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 Toyota Avalon.

Handling
The Dodge Charger has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Avalon, 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 Toyota Avalon. 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 Toyota Avalon. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Dodge Charger as you will in the Toyota Avalon.

Warranty
The Dodge Charger comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Avalon.

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2014 Dodge
Charger

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MSRP*: $26,995 - $46,385

2014 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $31,590 - $39,900
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.29% As low as 0.26%
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 3 years/36,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $25,966 - $44,770 $28,431 - $35,910

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