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2015 Lexus ES 350 vs. 2015 Volkswagen CC 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 Lexus ES 350 than the Volkswagen CC. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus ES 350 and the Volkswagen CC in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus ES 350 as you will with the Volkswagen CC, 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). Whether you pick the Lexus ES 350 or the Volkswagen CC, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus ES 350 will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen CC.

Dimensions
The Lexus ES 350 is a little narrower than the Volkswagen CC, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus ES 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen CC.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Lexus ES 350 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volkswagen CC.

Handling
The Lexus ES 350 has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen CC, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus ES 350 has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen CC. 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 Lexus ES 350 and the Volkswagen CC. The Lexus ES 350 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volkswagen CC.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus ES 350 than that of the Volkswagen CC.

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2015 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $37,700 - $40,440

2015 Volkswagen
CC

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MSRP*: $32,995 - $43,575
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.96% --
City MPG: 21 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 31 25 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $35,314 - $37,950 $31,642 - $41,789

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