Prospective new car shoppers looking for a vehicle that is efficient and spacious yet easy to maneuver may find themselves searching in the mid- to full-size sedan category. The sedan is still one of the most popular segments of the automotive industry, so there are plenty to choices to choose from. Our team here at Serra Toyota is going to focus on the 2016 Toyota Avalon in comparison to the 2016 Chrysler 300 to show drivers what each one has to offer.
For this comparison, we’re looking at the Avalon XLE and the 300 Limited, which are the base models for both vehicles. Keep in mind there are higher models and different trims available for different performance and technology features. These vehicles are both similarly priced and offer comparable engines. The Avalon gets slightly better gas mileage, whereas the 300 offers more horsepower.
|2016 Toyota Avalon XLE||VS||2016 Chrysler 300 Limited|
|3.5-liter V-6||Engine||3.6-liter V-6|
|21 city/31 hwy||MPG||19 city/31 hwy|
|6-speed automatic||Transmission||8-speed automatic|
|8||Number of Speakers||6|
When it comes to safety, both the Avalon and the 300 were designed with all of the features expected on a new vehicle nowadays. Both come standard with anti-theft protection and an immobilizer. They’re each set with automatic headlights, a brake assist system, electronic traction control and stability control. A low tire pressure indicator is also included in both the Toyota Avalon and the Chrysler 300 so drivers can easily ensure proper tire inflation at all times.
The 2016 Avalon XLE and the 2016 300 Limited are quite similar in size. Overall, the 300 offers slightly more interior volume. Passengers in the front seats of the Avalon will have more legroom, whereas rear seat passengers will have more legroom in the 300. Both of these sedans offer about 16 cubic feet of cargo volume in the trunk for additional belongings. For convenience, both are set standard with cruise control, heated exterior mirrors and front seats, keyless entry and a backup camera. The Avalon offers rear headrests and a CD player, which are not available in the 300, and it also has a few more speakers to fill the cabin.
Those interested in learning more about the 2016 Toyota Avalon are encouraged to contact our team here at Serra Toyota for more information. Drivers looking to get behind the wheel can do so by scheduling a test drive online.