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2013 Lexus GS 450h vs. 2013 Lexus IS-F Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus GS 450h than the Lexus IS-F. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus GS 450h and the Lexus IS-F in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Lexus GS 450h you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus IS-F, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus GS 450h will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus IS-F. 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 450h and the Lexus IS-F have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus GS 450h is a little wider than the Lexus IS-F, 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 450h, which is slightly longer than the Lexus IS-F.

Drivetrain
The Lexus GS 450h has much less torque than the Lexus IS-F, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Lexus GS 450h has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus IS-F, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus GS 450h is significantly less powerful than the Lexus IS-F. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Lexus GS 450h offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus IS-F, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lexus GS 450h as you will in the Lexus IS-F.

Warranty
The Lexus GS 450h comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS-F.


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2013 Lexus
GS 450h

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MSRP*: $59,450
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IS-F

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MSRP*: $61,750
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City MPG: 29 16
Highway MPG: 34 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $55,291 $57,430

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