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2017 Audi A4 vs. 2017 Lexus ES 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 350 than the Audi A4, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi A4 and the Lexus ES 350 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A4 as you will with the Lexus ES 350, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A4 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus ES 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A4 and the Lexus ES 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A4 is a little wider than the Lexus ES 350, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Audi A4 is slightly shorter than the Lexus ES 350, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi A4 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The Audi A4 has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 350, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A4 is significantly less powerful than the Lexus ES 350. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A4 and the Lexus ES 350. The Audi A4 has less cargo capacity than the Lexus ES 350, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi A4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus ES 350.

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2017 Audi
A4

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MSRP*: $34,900 - $42,350

2017 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $38,900
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City MPG: 24 - 27 21
Highway MPG: 31 - 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,458 - $39,386 $36,438

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.