As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus IS 250C and the Nissan 370Z 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 Nissan 370Z, 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). The Lexus IS 250C is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan 370Z. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Lexus IS 250C is much higher than that for the Nissan 370Z.
Since the Lexus IS 250C is much slimmer than the Nissan 370Z, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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 Nissan 370Z.
The Lexus IS 250C has much less torque than the Nissan 370Z, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Lexus IS 250C has about the same turning radius as the Nissan 370Z, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 250C is significantly less powerful than the Nissan 370Z. 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 Nissan 370Z, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus IS 250C will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan 370Z.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus IS 250C than that of the Nissan 370Z.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 250C and the 2014 Nissan 370Z.
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MSRP*: $41,470 - $44,170
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
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|City MPG:||21||17 - 18|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$39,861||$38,836 - $41,361|
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