Chevrolet's cross-town rivals offer the most direct competition.
The Dodge Charger in SRT 392 and Hellcat forms easily best the SS on paper, but neither offers the ride quality or driving dynamics of the SS.
The Ford Taurus SHO is a completely different kind of car.
It's big, comfortable, and drives better than you might expect, but doesn't have the Chevy's V-8 chops.
The V-8-equipped Infiniti Q70 is another performance competitor; it's a bit more of a luxury car, with beautiful, plush cabin appointments, but has sport-sedan moves.
Still, mind us for finding it difficult to believe Chevy could field a sedan just two-grand shy of a Jaguar XF--albeit a base four-cylinder model.
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|2017 Chevrolet SSBrowse Used Listings||2017 BMW 5-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2017 Dodge ChargerBrowse Used Listings||2017 Ford TaurusBrowse Used Listings||2017 Jaguar XFBrowse Used Listings|
|14 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V8||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4|
|Large Cars||Midsize Cars||Large Cars||Large Cars||Midsize Cars|
|4-Door Sedan||530i Sedan||SE RWD||SE FWD||20d RWD|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2017 Chevrolet SS vs. 2017 BMW 5-Series||2017 Chevrolet SS vs. 2017 Dodge Charger||2017 Chevrolet SS vs. 2017 Ford Taurus||2017 Chevrolet SS vs. 2017 Jaguar XF|