Chrysler 300 vs Dodge Charger

2018 Chrysler 300Whether you’re in search of a sedan that provides a sophisticated, luxury design or a bold, in-your-face attitude, there’s lots to be said about the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger. On the outside, these sedans tell two very different stories but underneath their distinctive silhouettes, lies the type of precision-engineering and ready-for-action attitude that’s sure to please almost every type of driver.

At Dallas Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, we’re committed to helping car buyers throughout Dallas, Garland, and Arlington find the perfect vehicle to match their personality and lifestyle. To help you determine which sedan is the right fit for you, we created this helpful side-by-side comparison of the Chrysler 300 vs. Dodge Charger. We’ll cover three important areas to consider: performance and handling, interior design and tech, and advanced safety. Continue reading to learn more!

Chrysler 300 vs Dodge Charger: Performance & Handling

The Chrysler 300 comes available in either a rear-wheel or all-wheel-drivetrain that’s powered by a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine that provides up to 292 horsepower. A 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine that packs a class-leading 363 horsepower is available on the 300S trim and comes standard on the 300C.

The 300 is controlled by an 8-speed automatic transmission that creates an effortlessly smooth ride whether overtaking highway traffic or navigating busy streets. Depending on the trim level, the 300 provides an incredibly smooth touring or comfort suspension with an available Sport Mode accelerator pedal to increase agility and responsiveness. It even provides trailer sway damping that works in sync with the Electronic Stability Control to safely tow up to 1,000 pounds.

2018 Chrysler 300Meanwhile, the Dodge Charger offers four different engine options across its nine trim levels. The base SXT comes equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine that produces up to 292 horsepower. Now, for those interested in a performance sedan with insane output should consider the SRT® HELLCAT, with its 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine that packs a mind-bogglingly 707 horsepower.

This heavy-duty power is controlled via a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission along with AutoStick® which provides drivers with clutch-less manual shifting for increased control. Sport suspension is standard on the base level trim while a Bilstein® high-performance suspension is standard higher trim levels. Just like the Chrysler 300, the Charger is outfitted with trailer sway damping making it possible to tow up to 1,000 pounds if needed.

Chrysler 300 vs Dodge Charger: Interior Design and Tech

Featuring premium Nappa leather-wrapped steering-wheel, center console, instrument and door panels with heated and ventilated front seats, the Chrysler 300 sets the bar high on luxury. The cabin is all-around cozy and provides 106.3 cubic feet of passenger volume making it easy to fit up to five adult passengers.

2018 Chrysler 300 InteriorAdditional standard and available tech features on the Chrysler 300 include:

  • 8.4-inch touchscreen display
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Google Android Auto™ capability
  • GPS Antenna input with available navigation
  • HD™ Radio
  • Bluetooth® with integrated voice command
  • Uconnect® 4C
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls

Along with additional features like solar control window glass, rain sensitive wipers, and more!

Meanwhile, the Dodge Charger offers 104.7 cubic feet of interior space that expertly crafted to provide an ultra-comfortable cabin that’s perfect for hitting the wide-open highway. While it looks and performs like a performance vehicle, the interior is nothing but pure comfort and luxury, making it a great option for car-pooling to the big game or loading up the family for a weekend road-trip.

The dashboard is well-designed to keep everything close-at-hand, so you focus on the road ahead. The Charger has truly thought of everything, from Push Button Start/Stop to heated and ventilated front seats, to a simple to navigate 8.4-inch touchscreen command center. Additional features include:

  • Six premium speakers
  • Beats™ audio group
  • Custom defined color display monitor
  • Uconnect® 4C NAV
  • HD™ Radio
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Google Android Auto™ capability

Plus, a whole lot more!

Chrysler 300 vs Dodge Charger: Advanced Safety Features

In whatever way you intend to use either of these modern, performance sedans, safety is the first priority. The Chrysler 300 provides a full suite of active safety features to help keep you out of harm’s way including: All Speed Traction Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Full Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus, Lane Departure Warning Plus, ParkSense® Front / Rear Park-Assist System, and a ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera.

Likewise, the Dodge Charger provides a similar like of active safety features like: Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Hill Start Assist, Multi-mode Electronic Stability Control, Ready Alert Braking, and a ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera.

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