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2015 BMW 428 vs. 2014 Lexus CT 200h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 428 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lexus CT 200h with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus CT 200h, the BMW 428 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The BMW 428 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus CT 200h, making it more convenient to drive.

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 428 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus CT 200h, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 428 and the Lexus CT 200h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 428 is much wider than the Lexus CT 200h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW 428, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus CT 200h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 428 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus CT 200h.

Handling
The BMW 428 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus CT 200h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 428 has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus CT 200h. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW 428 has less seating than the Lexus CT 200h, making the Lexus CT 200h the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The BMW 428 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus CT 200h.


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2015 BMW
428

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MSRP*: $40,500 - $42,500

2014 Lexus
CT 200h

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MSRP*: $32,050
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.12% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 22 - 23 43
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 33 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
IIHS Safety Information

Vehicle safety data is provided by IIHS, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries on the nation's highways.

Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Rear
IIHS Safety Information

Vehicle safety data is provided by IIHS, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries on the nation's highways.

Not Tested Good
Invoice*: $37,260 - $39,100 $30,417

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