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2021 Chrysler 300 vs. 2021 Subaru WRX Review

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2021 Chrysler
300

MSRP*: $31,370 to $38,320
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2021 Subaru
WRX

MSRP*: $27,495 to $32,095
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Invoice* $30,827 to $37,046 $25,925 to $30,170
MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 16.3 ft3 12.0 ft3
Engine V-6 Horizontal
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 292 - 363 hp 268 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 198.6 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 75.0 in 70.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 40.1 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 35.4 in
Head Room Front 38.6 in
Rear 37.9 in
Front 37.2 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chrysler 300 than the Subaru WRX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chrysler 300 and the Subaru WRX in the front seats.

Convenience
The Chrysler 300 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru WRX, 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 Chrysler 300 is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru WRX. 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 Chrysler 300 is much higher than that for the Subaru WRX.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler 300 is much wider than the Subaru WRX, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chrysler 300, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru WRX.

Handling
The Chrysler 300 has a larger turning radius than the Subaru WRX, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler 300 is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru WRX.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chrysler 300 and the Subaru WRX do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chrysler 300 and the Subaru WRX. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chrysler 300 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru WRX.

Warranty
The Chrysler 300 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru WRX.