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2019 BMW M240 vs. 2019 Lexus RC 350 Review

New 2019 BMW M240

2019 BMW
M240

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New 2019 Lexus RC 350

2019 Lexus
RC 350

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MSRP*
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$45,800 to $47,800
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$44,075 to $52,400
Invoice* $43,095 to $44,955 $40,992 to $48,732
MPG - City 21 18 - 20
MPG - Hwy 30 24 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW M240 than the Lexus RC 350. The Lexus RC 350 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW M240.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M240 as you will with the Lexus RC 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). Whether you pick the BMW M240 or the Lexus RC 350, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M240 and the Lexus RC 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M240 is much slimmer than the Lexus RC 350, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW M240, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lexus RC 350.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M240 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus RC 350.

Handling
The BMW M240 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus RC 350, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M240 is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus RC 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M240 and the Lexus RC 350. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M240 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RC 350.

Warranty
The BMW M240 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RC 350.