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2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2014 Lexus GS 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lexus GS 350 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, drivers may find the Lexus GS 350 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class as you will with the Lexus GS 350, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus GS 350, 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 E-Class and the Lexus GS 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is about the same width as the Lexus GS 350. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus GS 350.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus GS 350.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has about the same turning radius as the Lexus GS 350, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus GS 350.

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

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus GS 350.


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2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $51,400 - $99,770

2014 Lexus
GS 350

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MSRP*: $47,700 - $49,950
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.08%
City MPG: 16 - 28 19
Highway MPG: 23 - 45 26 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $47,802 - $92,786 $44,361 - $46,456

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