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2014 Lexus IS 250C vs. 2014 Volkswagen Eos Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Eos 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 Eos.

Convenience
The Lexus IS 250C will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Eos, 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 250C is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Eos. 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 Eos.

Dimensions
The Lexus IS 250C is about the same width as the Volkswagen Eos. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus IS 250C, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Eos.

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

Handling
The Lexus IS 250C has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Eos, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus IS 250C and the Volkswagen Eos. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lexus IS 250C as you will in the Volkswagen Eos.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus IS 250C than that of the Volkswagen Eos.


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2014 Lexus
IS 250C

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MSRP*: $42,860
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2014 Volkswagen
Eos

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MSRP*: $35,595 - $42,095
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 21 22
Highway MPG: 30 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $39,861 $34,171 - $40,411

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