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2021 Audi A4 vs. 2021 Dodge Charger Review

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2021 Audi
A4

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2021 Dodge
Charger

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MSRP*
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$39,100 to $40,900
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$30,570 to $70,570
Invoice* $36,755 to $38,447 $30,047 to $68,306
MPG - City 24 12 - 19
MPG - Hwy 31 21 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Charger than the Audi A4, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Dodge Charger will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A4.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A4 as you will with the Dodge Charger, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A4 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Dodge Charger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Charger.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A4 is much slimmer than the Dodge Charger, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi A4, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Charger.

Drivetrain
The Audi A4 has much less torque than the Dodge Charger, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi A4 has about the same turning radius as the Dodge Charger, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A4 is significantly less powerful than the Dodge Charger. 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 Audi A4 and the Dodge Charger. The Audi A4 has significantly less cargo room than the Dodge Charger, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi A4 than that of the Dodge Charger.