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 $34,076 $34,995
Charger GT RWD 19 30 $31,241 $31,995
Charger R/T RWD 16 25 $35,873 $36,995
Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody RWD 12 21 $67,766 $69,995
Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody RWD 12 21 $67,766 $69,995
Charger SXT AWD 18 27 $32,753 $33,595
Charger SXT RWD 19 30 $29,501 $29,995
Charger Scat Pack RWD 15 24 $39,635 $41,095
Charger Scat Pack Widebody RWD 15 24 $39,635 $41,095
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Hybrid Limited FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited FWD 43 43 $38,971 $43,300
Avalon Hybrid XLE FWD 43 44 $33,300 $37,000
Avalon Hybrid XSE FWD 43 43 $35,551 $39,500
Avalon Limited AWD 25 34 $37,959 $42,175
Avalon Limited FWD 22 31 $37,959 $42,175
Avalon TRD FWD 21 30 $38,588 $42,875
Avalon Touring FWD 22 31 $38,319 $42,575
Avalon XLE AWD 25 34 $32,288 $35,875
Avalon XLE FWD 22 32 $32,288 $35,875
Avalon XSE Nightshade FWD 22 31 $35,200 $39,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,076
$38,971
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,995
$43,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$583 / month
$722 / 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 Mid-Size 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
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.7
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
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
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
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 (2020) 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 (2020) 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 (2020) 43
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel 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 -
Trans Order Code
DFT NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
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
8.5 (2020) 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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