Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 650 than the Lexus IS 250C. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 650 and the Lexus IS 250C in the front seats.
The Lexus IS 250C requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 650, making it more convenient to drive.
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 650 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus IS 250C, 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 650 and the Lexus IS 250C have similar Destination Charges.
Since the BMW 650 is much wider than the Lexus IS 250C, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW 650, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus IS 250C.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 650 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus IS 250C.
The BMW 650 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus IS 250C, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 650 has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus IS 250C. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 650 and the Lexus IS 250C. The BMW 650 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus IS 250C.
The BMW 650 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS 250C.
Compare the 2014 BMW 650 and the 2014 Lexus IS 250C.
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MSRP*: $94,200 - $97,200
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|Low APR Loan:||As low as 3.19%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.12%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 17||21|
|Highway MPG:||24 - 25||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$86,665 - $89,425||$39,861|
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