As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus IS 250C and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus IS 250C as you will with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 IS 250C is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz SLK-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 IS 250C and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.
The Lexus IS 250C is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. If you go with the Lexus IS 250C, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
The Lexus IS 250C has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Lexus IS 250C has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 250C is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The Lexus IS 250C offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Lexus IS 250C has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
The Lexus IS 250C comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 250C and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
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MSRP*: $43,525 - $68,925
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $1,500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 1.99%|
|City MPG:||21||19 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||30||28 - 32|
|Engine(s):||V-6||Inline-4, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$39,861||$40,478 - $64,100|
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