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2018 Lexus GS 350 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 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 GS 350 than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus GS 350.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Lexus GS 350, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Lexus GS 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. 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 GS 350 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus GS 350 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus GS 350, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Lexus GS 350 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Lexus GS 350 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus GS 350 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus GS 350 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus GS 350 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Warranty
The Lexus GS 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2018 Lexus
GS 350

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MSRP*: $50,365 - $53,805

2018 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $40,250 - $47,900
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City MPG: 19 - 20 23 - 24
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 32 - 33
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 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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Invoice*: $46,839 - $49,975 $37,433 - $44,547

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.