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2014 BMW 335 vs. 2014 Lexus IS 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 335 than the Lexus IS 350. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 335 and the Lexus IS 350 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 335 as you will with the Lexus IS 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). The BMW 335 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus IS 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 BMW 335 will cost more in transportation costs than the Lexus IS 350.

Dimensions
The BMW 335 is about the same width as the Lexus IS 350. When looking at overall length, the BMW 335 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus IS 350.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 335 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus IS 350.

Handling
The BMW 335 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus IS 350, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW 335 and the Lexus IS 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 335 and the Lexus IS 350. The BMW 335 has less cargo capacity than the Lexus IS 350, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The BMW 335 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS 350.

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2014 BMW
335

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MSRP*: $43,400 - $45,400

2014 Lexus
IS 350

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MSRP*: $39,615 - $41,850
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.13% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.13% As low as 2.04%
City MPG: 20 - 22 19
Highway MPG: 30 - 32 26 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-6 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*: $39,930 - $41,770 $36,841 - $38,923

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