Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Beetle than the Lexus IS 250C, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus IS 250C will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Beetle.
The Volkswagen Beetle requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Lexus IS 250C, making it more convenient to drive.
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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen Beetle, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen Beetle.
The Lexus IS 250C is about the same width as the Volkswagen Beetle. 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 Volkswagen Beetle.
The Lexus IS 250C has much less torque than the Volkswagen Beetle, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Lexus IS 250C has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Beetle, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 250C has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen Beetle. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus IS 250C and the Volkswagen Beetle. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus IS 250C will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Beetle.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus IS 250C than that of the Volkswagen Beetle.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 250C and the 2014 Volkswagen Beetle.
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MSRP*: $24,995 - $29,395
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $250|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 0.90%|
|City MPG:||21||21 - 28|
|Highway MPG:||30||27 - 41|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$39,861||$23,995 - $28,219|
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