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2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2021 Chrysler 300 Review

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2021 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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2021 Chrysler
300

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MSRP*
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$35,700 to $37,700
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$31,370 to $38,320
Invoice* $33,700 to $35,560 $30,827 to $37,046
MPG - City 23 - 24 18 - 19
MPG - Hwy 33 27 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Chrysler 300 than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Chrysler 300 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Chrysler 300 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe is somewhat more expensive than the Chrysler 300. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chrysler 300.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is much slimmer than the Chrysler 300, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chrysler 300.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Chrysler 300 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has a smaller turning radius than the Chrysler 300, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is significantly less powerful than the Chrysler 300. 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Chrysler 300. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has significantly less cargo room than the Chrysler 300, 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe than that of the Chrysler 300.