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2014 Lexus IS 250 vs. 2014 Volkswagen CC Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen CC than the Lexus IS 250, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus IS 250 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen CC.

Convenience
The Volkswagen CC requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Lexus IS 250, 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 IS 250 is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen CC. 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 IS 250 will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen CC.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus IS 250 is much slimmer than the Volkswagen CC, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Lexus IS 250 is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen CC, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Lexus IS 250 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen CC.

Handling
The Lexus IS 250 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen CC, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Lexus IS 250 and the Volkswagen CC.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus IS 250 and the Volkswagen CC. The Lexus IS 250 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 IS 250 than that of the Volkswagen CC.


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2014 Lexus
IS 250

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MSRP*: $36,100 - $38,635
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2014 Volkswagen
CC

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MSRP*: $31,795 - $42,895
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.04% --
City MPG: 20 - 21 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 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
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $33,573 - $35,930 $30,491 - $41,136

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