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2015 Ford Fiesta vs. 2014 Dodge Avenger Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Avenger than the Ford Fiesta, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Fiesta, drivers may find the Dodge Avenger a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Dodge Avenger you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Ford Fiesta, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Based on MSRP, the Ford Fiesta is clearly a better financial choice over the Dodge Avenger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Fiesta carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Avenger.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Fiesta is much slimmer than the Dodge Avenger, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Fiesta, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Avenger.

Drivetrain
The Ford Fiesta has much less torque than the Dodge Avenger, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford Fiesta has a smaller turning radius than the Dodge Avenger, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fiesta is significantly less powerful than the Dodge Avenger. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fiesta and the Dodge Avenger. The Ford Fiesta has less cargo capacity than the Dodge Avenger, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Ford Fiesta comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Avenger.

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2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,455 - $18,405

2014 Dodge
Avenger

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MSRP*: $20,595 - $25,795
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 28 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 36 29 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, 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*: $13,914 - $17,715 $20,214 - $24,586

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