Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A5 than the Lexus IS 350C. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi A5, drivers may find the Lexus IS 350C a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A5 as you will with the Lexus IS 350C, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 A5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus IS 350C. 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 A5 and the Lexus IS 350C have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Audi A5 is much wider than the Lexus IS 350C, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi A5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus IS 350C.
With its lower torque, the Audi A5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lexus IS 350C.
The Audi A5 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus IS 350C, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is significantly less powerful than the Lexus IS 350C. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A5 and the Lexus IS 350C. The Audi A5 has less cargo capacity than the Lexus IS 350C, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS 350C.
Compare the 2014 Audi A5 and the 2014 Lexus IS 350C.
More Details & Photos
MSRP*: $44,500 - $46,600
More Details & Photos
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|City MPG:||20 - 24||19|
|Highway MPG:||29 - 32||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$41,387 - $43,338||$43,839|
Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.
Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!
Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.
There's no other tool quite like it!
*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.