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2021 Dodge Challenger vs. 2021 Toyota Prius Prime Review

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2021 Dodge
Challenger

MSRP*: $28,870 to $59,570
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2021 Toyota
Prius Prime

MSRP*: $28,220 to $34,000
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Invoice* $28,447 to $57,981 $27,090 to $32,639
MPG - City 13 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Manual Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 303 - 807 hp 95 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 197.5 - 197.9 in 182.9 in
Exterior Width 75.7 in 69.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 33.1 in
Front 43.2 in
Rear 33.4 in
Head Room Front 39.3 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.2 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
The Dodge Challenger offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Prius Prime with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Dodge Challenger, drivers may find the Toyota Prius Prime a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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 Dodge Challenger will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota Prius Prime, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Challenger is much higher than that for the Toyota Prius Prime.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Challenger is much wider than the Toyota Prius Prime, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Challenger, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Prius Prime.

Handling
The Dodge Challenger has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius Prime, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Challenger has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius Prime. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Challenger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius Prime.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Challenger and the Toyota Prius Prime.

Warranty
The Dodge Challenger comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius Prime.