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2018 Ford Taurus vs 2018 Chrysler 300

Awards
Features
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2018 Chrysler 300
2018 Ford Taurus
          The 2018 Ford Taurus: go comfortably.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 Taurus has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.

Features

No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2018 Ford Taurus2, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2018 Chrysler 3003, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2018 Ford TaurusFoo2018 Chrysler 300standard2REAR PARKING AIDoptional3

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2018 Ford Taurus4, with 19 more horses in braking power per ton than 2018 Chrysler 3005, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford Taurus6, boasting 2 more horses and 3 more horses per ton than the 2018 Chrysler 3007.
2018 Ford TaurusFoo2018 Chrysler 3001554BRAKING POWER PER TON13653656HORSEPOWER36371696HORSEPOWER PER TON1667

Safety

The 2018 Ford Taurus's8 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the 300? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2018 Chrysler 3003, so it will cost you.
More stars means safer cars. According to the NHTSA's Overall Crash Rating, should you ever need it, the 2018 Ford Taurus4 offers greater crash protection than the 2018 Chrysler 3009.10.
According to the NHTSA, the 2018 Ford Taurus's4 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2018 Chrysler 3009.11.
2018 Ford TaurusFoo2018 Chrysler 300standard8BLIND SPOT MONITORING SYSTEMoptional354OVERALL CRASH RATING4954OVERALL FRONTAL CRASH RATING49

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2018 Ford Taurus's6 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2018 Chrysler 300.
2018 Ford TaurusFoo2018 Chrysler 300has6TURBOCHARGED-

Usability

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2018 Ford Taurus4 offers 2 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2018 Chrysler 3009, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2018 Ford Taurus's4 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
2018 Ford TaurusFoo2018 Chrysler 300394FRONT HEAD ROOM389394FRONT LEG ROOM389204STORAGE VOLUME163

Pricing

With an MSRP of $1,400 less than the 2018 Chrysler 3009, the 2018 Ford Taurus4 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to buy a latte every morning for a year.12
2018 Ford TaurusFoo2018 Chrysler 300$27,5954MSRP$28,9959
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

2 - 2018 Ford Taurus SEL FWD

3 - 2018 Chrysler 300 Touring L RWD

4 - 2018 Ford Taurus SE FWD

5 - 2018 Chrysler 300 Touring L AWD

6 - 2018 Ford Taurus SHO AWD

7 - 2018 Chrysler 300 300S RWD

8 - 2018 Ford Taurus Limited FWD

9 - 2018 Chrysler 300 Touring RWD

10 - Find more info here: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

11 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

12 - $3.55 for latte, times 365 days = $1,295.75.