Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 528 than the Lexus IS-F, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus IS-F and the BMW 528 in the front seats.
With the BMW 528 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Lexus IS-F, 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-F is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 528. 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-F and the BMW 528 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Lexus IS-F is much slimmer than the BMW 528, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lexus IS-F, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW 528.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lexus IS-F does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the BMW 528.
The Lexus IS-F has a significantly smaller turning radius than the BMW 528, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS-F has a much more powerful engine than the BMW 528. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The Lexus IS-F has less seating than the BMW 528, making the BMW 528 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lexus IS-F has less cargo capacity than the BMW 528, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Lexus IS-F comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 528.
Compare the 2013 Lexus IS-F and the 2014 BMW 528.
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MSRP*: $49,500 - $51,800
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $1,500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 3.19%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.12%|
|City MPG:||16||22 - 23|
|Highway MPG:||23||33 - 34|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$57,430||$45,540 - $47,655|
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