Compare 2013 Lexus IS 250C vs 2013 BMW 1-Series

2013 Lexus IS 250C
2013 BMW 1-Series
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250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $32,611 $35,065
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 21 27 $34,898 $37,525
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 27 $37,496 $40,320
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $39,787 $42,780
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 30 $39,627 $42,610
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,609 $46,890
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $57,430 $61,750
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2-Door Coupe SULEV 128i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 128i N/A N/A $28,980 $31,500
2-Door Coupe SULEV 128i N/A N/A $28,980 $31,500
2-Door Convertible 128i N/A N/A $34,225 $37,200
2-Door Convertible SULEV 128i N/A N/A $34,225 $37,200
2-Door Coupe 135i N/A N/A $36,430 $39,600
2-Door Coupe 135is N/A N/A $40,065 $43,550
2-Door Convertible 135i N/A N/A $40,850 $44,400
2-Door Convertible 135is N/A N/A $44,390 $48,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,627
$28,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,610
$31,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$710 / month
$525 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW 1-Series is part small luxury coupe, part sports car, and if you're okay with a tight interior and a sometimes-frustrating iDrive, you'll find happiness.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
30 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
25.9 32.000
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.900
Second Hip Room (in)
43.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.000
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.9 86.000
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 53.400
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.400
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 68.800
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 58.300
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 172.200
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.000
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 59.600
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 104.700
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.8-2.4 10.000
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 11.800 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.800 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 14.000
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 16.000
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 35.100
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.16 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 P205/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P205/50R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3806 3252
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4800 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
204 @ 6400 230 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 - TBD -
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.582 0.850
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.538 4.320
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.404 1.660
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.713 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.168 3.940
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.060 2.460
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.909 3.230
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.230
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 250C BMW 1 Series
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 - TBD -

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