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2019 Porsche 718 Cayman vs. 2019 Lexus RC 350 Review

New 2019 Porsche 718 Cayman

2019 Porsche
718 Cayman

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New 2019 Lexus RC 350

2019 Lexus
RC 350

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MSRP*
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$56,900 to $80,700
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$44,075 to $52,400
Invoice* -- $40,992 to $48,732
MPG - City 19 - 21 18 - 20
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 24 - 28
Engine(s) Horizontal V-6
Seating Capacity 2 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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Porsche 718 Cayman 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). The Porsche 718 Cayman will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus RC 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 Destination Charge for the Porsche 718 Cayman is much higher than that for the Lexus RC 350.

Dimensions
Since the Porsche 718 Cayman 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 Porsche 718 Cayman, 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 Porsche 718 Cayman transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus RC 350.

Handling
The Porsche 718 Cayman 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 Porsche 718 Cayman is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus RC 350.

Utility
The Porsche 718 Cayman has less seating than the Lexus RC 350, making the Lexus RC 350 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Porsche 718 Cayman will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RC 350.

Warranty
The Porsche 718 Cayman comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RC 350.