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2016 Lexus GS 350 vs. 2017 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.

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). Based on MSRP, the Lexus GS 350 is clearly a better financial choice over 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Dimensions
The Lexus GS 350 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. 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
The Lexus GS 350 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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 significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

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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2016 Lexus
GS 350

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MSRP*: $50,000 - $50,470

2017 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $39,500 - $72,800
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.24% --
City MPG: 19 - 20 24 - 25
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 31 - 34
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $46,500 - $46,937 $36,735 - $67,704

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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