Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid than the Lexus IS 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus IS 350 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Lexus IS 350, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. 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 350 is much higher than that for the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
The Lexus IS 350 is a little narrower than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Lexus IS 350, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lexus IS 350 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
The Lexus IS 350 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 350 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. 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 350 and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lexus IS 350 as you will in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus IS 350 than that of the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 350 and the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
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MSRP*: $39,465 - $41,700
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $750||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 2.64%||As low as 3.96%|
|Highway MPG:||26 - 28||--|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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