Compare 2021 Dodge Charger vs 2021 Toyota Avalon

2021 Dodge Charger
2021 Toyota Avalon
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GT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Charger GT AWD 18 27 $35,403 $36,400
Charger GT RWD 19 30 $32,568 $33,400
Charger R/T RWD 16 25 $37,880 $39,125
Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody RWD 12 21 $69,767 $72,125
Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody RWD 12 21 $69,767 $72,125
Charger SXT AWD 18 27 $33,820 $34,725
Charger SXT RWD 19 30 $30,574 $31,125
Charger Scat Pack RWD 15 24 $41,850 $43,450
Charger Scat Pack Widebody RWD 15 24 $41,850 $43,450
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Hybrid Limited FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited FWD 43 43 $39,060 $43,400
Avalon Hybrid XLE FWD 43 44 $33,391 $37,100
Avalon Hybrid XSE FWD 43 43 $35,640 $39,600
Avalon Limited AWD 25 34 $38,182 $42,425
Avalon Limited FWD 22 31 $38,182 $42,425
Avalon TRD FWD 21 30 $38,813 $43,125
Avalon Touring FWD 22 31 $38,542 $42,825
Avalon XLE AWD 25 34 $32,513 $36,125
Avalon XLE FWD 22 32 $32,513 $36,125
Avalon XSE Nightshade FWD 22 31 $35,424 $39,360

Pricing

Invoice Price

$35,403
$39,060

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$36,400
$43,400

Monthly Payment Estimate

$607 / month
$723 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.2
7.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 Dodge Charger is a retro sedan with silly performance potential. Speed doesn’t go out of style. The 2021 Toyota Avalon lives its best life as a luxury-car companion.

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Fuel Economy

City

18 mpg 43 mpg

Highway

27 mpg 43 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

56.1 54.7

Passenger Volume (ft³)

104.7 102.2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

59.5 58.3

Second Head Room (in)

36.6 37.1

Second Shoulder Room (in)

57.9 57.1

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Leg Room (in)

41.8 42.1

Front Hip Room (in)

56.2 55.8

Second Leg Room (in)

40.1 40.4

Front Head Room (in)

38.6 37.4

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

63.3 62.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.2 5.3

Length, Overall (in)

198.4 195.9

Height, Overall (in)

58.5 56.5

Track Width, Rear (in)

63.4 63.6

Wheelbase (in)

120 113

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75 72.8

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

16.5 16.1

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 11.1

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.6 12

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

18.5 13.2

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

38.7 38.7

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P245/45ZR20 P235/45VR18

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

TR9 NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P245/45ZR20 P235/45VR18

Rear Tire Order Code

TR9 NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1000 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1000 -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

100 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

100 -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4205 3695

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8 18 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8 18 X 8

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

730 -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

180 -

Engine

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I-4

Fuel System

Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

264 @ 4800 163 @ 3600

Engine Order Code

ERB NA

Displacement

3.6 L/220 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

300 @ 6350 215 @ 5700

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

21 43

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 43

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

18 43

Transmission

Trans Order Code

DFT NA

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.67 -

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 -

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.71 -

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.84 -

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.07 -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.11 -

Trans Type

8 1

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.28 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.29 -

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.14 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Dodge Charger Toyota Avalon

Body Style

Sedan Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Short And Long Arm Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Short And Long Arm Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.4 4.2

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

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