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2020 Dodge Charger vs. 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

New 2020 Dodge Charger

2020 Dodge
Charger

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New 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

2020 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$29,995 to $69,995
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$37,000 to $43,300
Invoice* $29,481 to $67,746 $33,300 to $38,971
MPG - City 12 - 19 43
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 43 - 44
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
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
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Dodge Charger than in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, due to the Dodge Charger's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, the Dodge Charger may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Dodge Charger, 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). The Dodge Charger is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. 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 Charger is much higher than that for the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Charger is much wider than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Charger, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Charger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Handling
The Dodge Charger has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Charger and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Dodge Charger as you will in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Warranty
The Dodge Charger comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.