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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: $51,319

Lexus IS 350   
Difference: $1,576

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202015201520152015
ModelISC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim350C300C400C63 AMGC63 AMG S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $42,180 $38,400 $48,590 $63,900 $71,900
Obstacle detection, rear 500 970 970 970 970
F Sport Package 3,155        
Blind spot warning system 600        
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg. 2,835        
Illuminated door sill trim plates 425        
Sunshade, rear, power 210 440 440 440 440
Rear spoiler 389 300 300    
Multimedia Package   2,690 2,690 2,690 2,690
Premium Package   2,700      
Lighting Package   800 800 800 800
Driver Assistance Package   2,800 2,800 2,800 2,800
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720 720 720 720
Rear side airbags   420 420 420 420
Special order charge   250 250    
Panoramic sunroof   1,480 1,480 1,480 1,480
Wood trim       0  
Obstacle detection, rear 460 902 902 902 902
F Sport Package 2,904        
Blind spot warning system 552        
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg. 2,616        
Illuminated door sill trim plates 280        
Sunshade, rear, power 192 409 409 409 409
Rear spoiler 259 279 279    
Multimedia Package   2,502 2,502 2,502 2,502
Premium Package   2,511      
Lighting Package   744 744 744 744
Driver Assistance Package   2,604 2,604 2,604 2,604
Metallic paint (extra cost)   669 669 669 669
Rear side airbags   391 391 391 391
Special order charge   233 233    
Panoramic sunroof   1,376 1,376 1,376 1,376
Wood trim       0  
Options (change) 8,114 13,570 10,870 10,320 10,320
Options (change) 7,263 12,620 10,109 9,597 9,597
Destination 1,025 925 925 925 925
Total Price $51,319 $52,895 $60,385 $75,145 $83,145

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Lexus IS 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $439
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $39,093
Model Year20202015201520152015
ModelISC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim350C300C400C63 AMGC63 AMG S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine306hp V6241hp I4329hp V6469hp V8503hp V8
TransmissionT8T7T7T7T7
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)835, 15590, 13590, 13590, 13590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/50-17225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19
Total Price$51,319$52,895$60,385$75,145$83,145
Adjustments for Features0-2,015-4,315-4,165-5,765
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,319$50,880$56,070$70,980$77,380
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$5,190$20,100$26,500

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

Model Year20202015201520152015
ModelISC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim350C300C400C63 AMGC63 AMG S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300    
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200$1200$1200$1200
RWD$0$0 $0$0
AWD  $1700  
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000$1000$1000
Electronic engine sound enhancement$0    
Semi-automated parking system $500$500  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200$200$200
Blind spot collision prevention $150$150$150$150
Collision preparation system, rear $100$100$100$100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150$150
High performance brake pads (optional)$0    
Knee airbag, passenger$100    
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200    
Lane keeping assist $400$400$400$400
Temporary spare tire$150    
Tires, run-flat $150$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100$100$100
Vehicle health reports$0    
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter$150    
Console without shifter $150$150$150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50    
Handwriting recognition $200$200$200$200
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15$15$15
In-vehicle Internet $150$150$150$150
Media drive $15$15$15$15
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175$175$175
SD Card slot $25$25$25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0    
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300    
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325$325$325
Variable intermittent wipers$75    
Water-repellent front-door glass$15    
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50$50
Exterior 
Body kit  $0$0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional)    $0
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200$1200$1200
Sunroof$900    
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25 $25  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75    
Boost gauge   $75$75
Chronometer   $100$100
Compass $0$0$0$0
Cornering lights $50$50$50$50
Fog light, rear $100$100$100$100
Interior ambient lighting$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   $150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250    
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25$25$25
Performance meter$150    
Power-folding mirrors $50$50$50$50
Steering-linked headlights $150$150$150$150
Powertrain 
Active rear differential    $500
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150$150
Dual-mode exhaust   $250$250
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented)    $500
Launch control   $100$100
Limited-slip rear differential   $300 
Raised top speed limiter    $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100   
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300    
Door sill trim plates $100$100  
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200  $200$200
Leather seating surfaces    $900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150 
Memory system, driver seat $200$200$200$200
Memory system, passenger seat   $150$150
Metal pedals$75 $75$75$75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150$150$150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat   $50$50
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100    
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $100$100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0$0$0 
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces   $450$450
Synthetic suede steering wheel    $150
Upholstered instrument cluster hood$50    
Upholstered instrument panel  $300$300$300
Wood trim  $300$300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500  $500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100$100  
Crosswind stabilization $50$50$50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 $0$0$0
Suggestive steering $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$6,265$8,280$10,580$10,430$12,030
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,015$4,315$4,165$5,765
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,876-4,018-3,877-5,366

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

Model Year20202015
ModelISC-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.2 in111.8 in
Length184.3 in184.5 in
Width71.3 in71.3 in
Height56.3 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,584 lb.3,418 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.2 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom44.8 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom36.9 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.4 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom32.2 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume10.8 ft312.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Front sport buckets100Yes
225/40YR18 tires200No
255/35YR18 tires200No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested182562%
Total Not Requested110038%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested100074%
Total Not Requested35026%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested102599%
Total Not Requested151%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Proximity key250Yes
LED tail lights0No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Total Requested165083%
Total Not Requested35017%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45069%
Total Not Requested20031%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested95049%
Total Not Requested100051%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C400

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested102599%
Total Not Requested151%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-500Yes
Total Requested-300300%
Total Not Requested200-200%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested95049%
Total Not Requested100051%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wood trim
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood trim300No
Analog clock25Yes
Total Requested258%
Total Not Requested30092%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested102599%
Total Not Requested151%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-500Yes
Total Requested-300300%
Total Not Requested200-200%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested95049%
Total Not Requested100051%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG S

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested102599%
Total Not Requested151%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-500Yes
Total Requested-300300%
Total Not Requested200-200%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested95049%
Total Not Requested100051%

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