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2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Lexus IS 350 Review

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2021 Lexus
IS 350

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$36,700 to $57,850
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$42,950 to $44,950
Invoice* $34,682 to $54,668 $39,945 to $41,805
MPG - City 19 - 20 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 26 - 28
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the INFINITI Q50 than the Lexus IS 350. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus IS 350, the INFINITI Q50 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

The INFINITI Q50 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus IS 350, 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). The INFINITI Q50 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus IS 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The INFINITI Q50 and the Lexus IS 350 have similar Destination Charges.

The INFINITI Q50 is about the same width as the Lexus IS 350. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the INFINITI Q50, which is slightly longer than the Lexus IS 350.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the INFINITI Q50 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus IS 350.

The INFINITI Q50 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus IS 350, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The INFINITI Q50 has less horsepower than the Lexus IS 350, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the INFINITI Q50 and the Lexus IS 350. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the INFINITI Q50 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus IS 350.

The basic warranty for the INFINITI Q50 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Lexus IS 350 in terms of months/miles.