Compare 2015 Lexus IS vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2015 Lexus IS
2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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2015 Lexus IS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan RWD 21 30 $33,993 $36,550
250 4-Door Sport Sedan AWD 20 27 $36,350 $39,085
250 4-Door Sport Sedan RWD Crafted Line 21 30 $38,614 $41,440
250 4-Door Sport Sedan AWD Crafted Line 20 27 $40,707 $43,690
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $37,260 $40,065
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $39,339 $42,300
250C 2-Door Convertible 21 30 $40,325 $43,360
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $44,305 $47,640
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4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 25 34 $35,712 $38,400
4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 Luxury 25 34 $35,712 $38,400
4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 Sport 25 34 $35,712 $38,400
2-Door Coupe RWD C 250 22 31 $36,642 $39,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 24 31 $37,572 $40,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 Luxury 24 31 $37,572 $40,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 Sport 24 31 $37,572 $40,400
2-Door Coupe RWD C 350 20 28 $40,967 $44,050
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C 350 19 27 $42,827 $46,050
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 400 21 29 $45,189 $48,590
2-Door Coupe RWD C 63 AMG 13 19 $58,590 $63,000
4-Door Sedan RWD AMG C 63 18 25 $59,427 $63,900
4-Door Sedan RWD AMG C 63 S 18 25 $66,867 $71,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$35,712
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$38,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$640 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Lexus IS offers a good blend of comfort, style, technology, and driving dynamics. Forget this model's recent past; the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class takes a half-step up in size and a full step ahead of its peer set in sophistication -- and it's now one very charming luxury car.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 25 mpg
Highway
- 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.9
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55
Front Head Room (in)
- 37.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 88.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
- 111.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.6
Length, Overall (in)
- 184.5
Height, Overall (in)
- 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.3
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
- P245/40HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
- R02
Front Tire Size
- P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
- NA
Front Tire Order Code
- R02
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3417
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Engine
Engine Type
- Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 273 @ 1300
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 241 @ 5550
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 34
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.86
Trans Order Code
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.92
Trans Type
- 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
- Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7.0 (Est)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.3 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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