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2015 BMW 428 vs. 2014 Lexus IS 250C 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 428 than the Lexus IS 250C. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 428 and the Lexus IS 250C in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 428 as you will with the Lexus IS 250C, 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 428 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus IS 250C. 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 IS 250C have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 428 is a little wider than the Lexus IS 250C, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the BMW 428 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus IS 250C.

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 IS 250C.

Handling
The BMW 428 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus IS 250C, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 428 is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus IS 250C.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 428 and the Lexus IS 250C. The BMW 428 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus IS 250C.

Warranty
The BMW 428 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS 250C.

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2015 BMW
428

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MSRP*: $48,750 - $50,750

2014 Lexus
IS 250C

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MSRP*: $42,860
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: 21 - 23 21
Highway MPG: 33 - 34 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $44,850 - $46,690 $39,861

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