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2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid vs. 2014 Lexus ES 300h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 300h than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid as you will with the Lexus ES 300h, 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 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus ES 300h. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and the Lexus ES 300h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid is about the same width as the Lexus ES 300h. When looking at overall length, the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus ES 300h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 300h.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus ES 300h. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and the Lexus ES 300h. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Lexus ES 300h, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Lexus ES 300h in terms of months/miles.

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2014 Infiniti
Q50 Hybrid

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MSRP*: $44,400 - $48,600

2014 Lexus
ES 300h

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MSRP*: $39,500
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.84% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 27 - 29 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 31 - 36 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $41,292 - $45,198 $37,000

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