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2014 BMW 328 vs. 2014 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 BMW 328, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 328 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 328 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). Whether you pick the BMW 328 or the Lexus ES 350, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 328 will cost more in transportation costs than the Lexus ES 350.

Dimensions
The BMW 328 is about the same width as the Lexus ES 350. If you go with the BMW 328, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lexus ES 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW 328 and the Lexus ES 350 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The BMW 328 has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 350, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW 328 has less horsepower than the Lexus ES 350, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 328 and the Lexus ES 350. The BMW 328 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 BMW 328 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus ES 350.

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2014 BMW
328

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MSRP*: $37,300 - $39,300

2014 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $36,620
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.13% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.13% --
City MPG: 22 - 23 21
Highway MPG: 33 - 35 --
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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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $34,315 - $36,155 $34,300

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