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2014 Lexus IS 350 vs. 2014 Volkswagen CC Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Volkswagen CC 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.

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 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen CC. 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 350 will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen CC.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus IS 350 is much slimmer than the Volkswagen CC, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Lexus IS 350 is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen CC, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
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 Volkswagen CC.

Handling
The Lexus IS 350 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen CC, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 350 has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen CC. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus IS 350 and the Volkswagen CC. The Lexus IS 350 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volkswagen CC.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus IS 350 than that of the Volkswagen CC.


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2014 Lexus
IS 350

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MSRP*: $39,615 - $41,850

2014 Volkswagen
CC

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MSRP*: $31,795 - $42,895
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City MPG: 19 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 25 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $36,841 - $38,923 $30,491 - $41,136

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