2016 Dodge Charger vs Ford Taurus, Chevy Impala, & Nissan Maxima

2016 Dodge Charger

The 2016 Dodge Charger R/T has more room than the Challenger but maintains many of the power that's contained in the engine. It's rivals put up great numbers but none can compare to the performance as you'll read below. Each model has been selected based on the nearest in price.
2016 Dodge Charger R/T vs. 2016 Ford Taurus SEL

Exterior - The Dodge Charger comes with LED daytime running lights. Apart from that they are very similar in terms of features. The main difference is in the overall designs of the vehicles. 

Interior - The 2016 Dodge Charger has rear beverage holders, armrests, and reading lights. These features are not in the Ford Taurus.

Mechanical - The Dodge Charger was built with muscle. It has a 5.7 L engine and 375 horsepower. The Taurus has a 2.3 L engine and 310 horsepower. The Charger is a V-8 and the Taurus is I-4 engine.

Dimensions - The Charger has 94 cubic feet of interior passenger volume while the Taurus has 84'. The front headroom is 36.1" in the Charger and 34.8 in the Taurus.
2016 Blue Dodge Charger
2016 Dodge Charger R/T vs. 2016 Chevrolet Impala LT

Exterior - Heated mirrors are standard in the Charger but only optional in the Impala. Additionally, the Charger has LED brake lights while the Chevrolet Impala does not.

Interior - The Dodge Charger has rear seating accommodations like cup holders and armrests. The Impala does not.

Mechanical - The Chargers 5.7 L engine and 375 horsepower trumps the Impala's 2 L and 275 horsepower. Additionally, the Charger comes with 20" rims while the Impala comes with 18".

Dimensions - The Impala overall is smaller than the Charger. In some areas more than 2".
2016 Dodge Charger R/T vs. 2016 Nissan Maxima S

Exterior - The main difference is that the Charger comes with heated mirrors. The overall design on the Maxima is curvy. The Charger has a classic boxy style with a few modern treatments.

Interior - The interiors are very comparable in each vehicle. The Charger allows the option to add heated and ventilated seats where the Maxima does not.

Mechanical - The Maxima has a better engine than the previous two but still falls shy of the Charger. The Charger has an extra 2.2 L engine than the Maxima and 75 more horsepower. Also, the 20" rims on the Charger are 2" bigger than the Maxima.

Dimensions - The interior cabins of each vehicle are close in size. The biggest difference is the front in the Charger is a little bigger by an inch or two (like hip room and shoulder room).
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