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2011 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2011 Lexus IS 350

  2011 Mercedes-Benz C Class 4-door Sedan 3.0L Sport RWD Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Lexus IS F 4-door Sedan Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $31,611 $35,748
12/26 18/27
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Bottom Line The 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedans aren't that spacious for back-seat riders, but they offer top-notch luxury along with a sporty flavor that takes aim at BMW. Read Full Review The 2011 Lexus IS 350 and IS 350 look and drive like sport sedans, but they're not as performance-oriented as sport sedans from BMW or Infiniti. Read Full Review
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  • Responsive V-6 engines
  • Composed, quiet ride
  • Sport's BMW-like handling
  • Two different looks


  • Very tight back seat
  • Numb steering
  • Drab materials on base C300


  • Better ride than other sport sedans
  • Strong feature set
  • Lexus ownership experience


  • Bland interior
  • Rear seat space
  • Road noise
  • Lack of steering feel
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