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Lexus IS vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lexus IS vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $40,010

Lexus IS 250   
Difference: $3,545

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,680

Lexus IS 250   
Difference: $5,886

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20072007200920092009
ModelISISC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim250350C300 Sport SedanC350 Sport SedanC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,255 $35,705 $32,900 $39,000 $56,300
Base Invoice $26,623 $31,420 $30,597 $36,270 $52,359
Luxury Package 3,495 3,495      
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg. 3,990 3,990      
X-Package 1,455 1,455      
Headlight washers 100 100      
Sunroof 0 0      
Premium II Package     3,500 1,350 1,100
Multimedia Package     2,980 2,980 2,980
Leather seating surfaces     1,570 1,570  
Illuminated door sill trim plates     700 700  
Wood trim     310   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)     720 720 720
Seating Package         2,980
Luxury Package 2,796 2,796      
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg. 3,302 3,302      
X-Package 1,164 1,164      
Headlight washers 80 80      
Sunroof 0 0      
Premium II Package     3,255 1,256 1,023
Multimedia Package     2,771 2,771 2,771
Leather seating surfaces     1,460 1,460  
Illuminated door sill trim plates     651 651  
Wood trim     288   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)     669 669 669
Seating Package         2,771
Options (change) 9,040 9,040 9,780 7,320 7,780
Options (change) 7,342 7,342 9,094 6,807 7,234
Destination 715 715 875 875 875
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 2,100
Total Price $40,010 $45,460 $43,555 $47,195 $67,055
Total Invoice $34,680 $39,477 $40,566 $43,952 $62,568

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus IS vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus IS 250
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,280
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,523
Model Year20072007200920092009
ModelISISC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim250350C300 Sport SedanC350 Sport SedanC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine204hp V6306hp V6228hp V6268hp V6451hp V8
TransmissionM6T6M6T7T7
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)300, 14300, 14450, 12450, 12450, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18225/45-17225/45-17235/40-18
Total Price$40,010$45,460$43,555$47,195$67,055
Adjustments for Features-735-1,6850-1,250-2,800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,275$43,775$43,555$45,945$64,255
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,500$0$2,390$20,700
Total Invoice$34,680$39,477$40,566$43,952$62,568
Adjustments for Features-637-1,4630-1,164-2,613
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,043$38,014$40,566$42,788$59,955
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,971$0$2,222$19,389

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Features Comparison: Lexus IS vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20072007200920092009
ModelISISC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim250350C300 Sport SedanC350 Sport SedanC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 $150  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100   
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1200$1200
RWD$0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity key$250$250   
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0
Knee airbag, driver$100$100   
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100   
Rearview camera$200$200   
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15$15$15
Media drive  $15$15$15
Satellite radio  $200$200$200
Water-repellent front-door glass$15$15   
Exterior 
Body kit  $0$0$0
Rear spoiler   $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75   
Chronometer    $100
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25   
Steering-linked fog lights  $50$50$50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150   
Turn signals on or near mirrors  $25$25$25
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls    $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300   
Folding second row seats  $300$300$300
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200$200$200 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50 
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150  $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat    $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100   
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100   
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat    $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat    $100
Power-folding headrests, second row seats  $50$50$50
Upholstered instrument panel, leather    $1000
Total Value of Features$1,940$2,890$1,205$2,455$4,005
Value of Feature Adjustments$735$1,685$0$1,250$2,800
Value of Feature Adjustments-637-1,4630-1,164-2,613

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus IS vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20072009
ModelISC-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase107.5 in108.7 in
Length180.1 in182.3 in
Width70.9 in69.7 in
Height56.1 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,456 lb.3,528 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.2 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.4 in54.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.1 in52.3 in
Row 1 Legroom43.9 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom36.7 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.7 in55.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.7 in54.9 in
Row 2 Legroom30.6 in33.4 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft312.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus IS 250

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Wood trim300Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Rain-sensing wipers25Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25No
Illuminated door sill trim plates200Yes
Total Requested197578%
Total Not Requested55022%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Mark Levinson, 300W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
Bluetooth cell phone link100Yes
Rearview camera200No
Total Requested105066%
Total Not Requested55034%
X-Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
225/40YR18 tires200No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Metal pedals75No
255/40YR18 tires200No
Illuminated door sill trim plates200Yes
Total Requested45049%
Total Not Requested47551%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Wood trim300Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25No
Illuminated door sill trim plates200Yes
Total Requested205079%
Total Not Requested55021%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Mark Levinson, 300W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
Bluetooth cell phone link100Yes
Rearview camera200No
Total Requested105066%
Total Not Requested55034%
X-Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
225/40YR18 tires200No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Metal pedals75No
255/40YR18 tires200No
Illuminated door sill trim plates200Yes
Total Requested45049%
Total Not Requested47551%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 Sport Sedan

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upholstered door panels, leather250No
Total Requested90078%
Total Not Requested25022%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Folding second row seats300No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Rear seat pass-through100Yes
Headlight washers50Yes
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Rain-sensing wipers175Yes
Satellite radio200No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested187574%
Total Not Requested65026%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive, large15No
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested115075%
Total Not Requested39025%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Sport Sedan

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upholstered door panels, leather250No
Total Requested90078%
Total Not Requested25022%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive, large15No
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested115075%
Total Not Requested39025%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Folding second row seats300No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Rear seat pass-through100Yes
Headlight washers50Yes
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Total Requested87566%
Total Not Requested45034%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG

Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Upholstered door panels, leather250No
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1000No
Total Requested135052%
Total Not Requested125048%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive, large15No
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested115075%
Total Not Requested39025%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Headlight washers50Yes
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Total Requested107596%
Total Not Requested504%

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