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2020 Subaru WRX STI vs. 2020 Dodge Charger Review

New 2020 Subaru WRX STI

2020 Subaru
WRX STI

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New 2020 Dodge Charger

2020 Dodge
Charger

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MSRP*
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$36,995 to $41,695
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$29,995 to $69,995
Invoice* $34,960 to $39,331 $29,481 to $67,746
MPG - City 16 12 - 19
MPG - Hwy 22 21 - 30
Engine(s) Horizontal V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 Dodge Charger than the Subaru WRX STI, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru WRX STI will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Charger.

Convenience
With the Dodge Charger you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Subaru WRX STI, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Subaru WRX STI 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 Subaru WRX STI carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Charger.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru WRX STI 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 Subaru WRX STI, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Charger.

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

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

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

Warranty
The Subaru WRX STI comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Charger.