As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus IS 350C and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class in the front seats.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Lexus IS 350C, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus IS 350C will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. 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 350C and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.
The Lexus IS 350C is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. If you go with the Lexus IS 350C, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
With similar torque, the Lexus IS 350C and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Lexus IS 350C has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Lexus IS 350C and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
The Lexus IS 350C offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Lexus IS 350C has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
The Lexus IS 350C comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 350C and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
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MSRP*: $43,525 - $68,925
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $1,500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 1.99%|
|City MPG:||19||19 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||27||28 - 32|
|Engine(s):||V-6||Inline-4, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$43,839||$40,478 - $64,100|
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