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2016 BMW 535 vs. 2016 Lexus GS 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the BMW 535 than in the Lexus GS 450h, due to the BMW 535's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus GS 450h, the BMW 535 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 535 as you will with the Lexus GS 450h, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 535 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus GS 450h. 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 535 will cost more in transportation costs than the Lexus GS 450h.

Dimensions
The BMW 535 is a little wider than the Lexus GS 450h, 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 535 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus GS 450h.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 535 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus GS 450h.

Handling
The BMW 535 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus GS 450h, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 535 is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus GS 450h.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 535 and the Lexus GS 450h. The BMW 535 has less cargo capacity than the Lexus GS 450h, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The BMW 535 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus GS 450h.

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2016 BMW
535

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MSRP*: $55,850 - $58,150

2016 Lexus
GS 450h

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MSRP*: $63,080
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.99% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.31% --
City MPG: 20 29
Highway MPG: 29 - 31 --
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $51,880 - $54,000 $58,666

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.