2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2015 Lexus CT 200h Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus CT 200h than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus CT 200h will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class as you will with the Lexus CT 200h, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus CT 200h, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Lexus CT 200h have similar Destination Charges.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is about the same width as the Lexus CT 200h. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus CT 200h.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus CT 200h.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a larger turning radius than the Lexus CT 200h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus CT 200h. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has less seating than the Lexus CT 200h, making the Lexus CT 200h the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus CT 200h.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $39,400 - $63,000

2015 Lexus
CT 200h

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MSRP*: $32,200
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City MPG: 13 - 22 43
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 19 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $36,642 - $58,590 $30,558

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