Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Porsche Boxster, the Lexus IS 250C may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus IS 250C as you will with the Porsche Boxster, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus IS 250C will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Porsche Boxster. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Lexus IS 250C will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Boxster.
The Lexus IS 250C is about the same width as the Porsche Boxster. 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 Porsche Boxster.
With its lower torque, the Lexus IS 250C doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Porsche Boxster.
The Lexus IS 250C has a smaller turning radius than the Porsche Boxster, 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 Porsche Boxster. 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 Porsche Boxster, 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 Porsche Boxster.
The Lexus IS 250C comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Boxster.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 250C and the 2014 Porsche Boxster.
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MSRP*: $50,400 - $62,100
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