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

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

Lowest Total Price: $50,109

Lexus IS 350   
Difference: $2,451

Lowest Total Invoice: $46,392

Lexus IS 350   
Difference: $2,560

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassIS
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,250 $53,400 $66,100 $73,700 $41,370
Base Invoice $37,433 $49,662 $61,473 $68,541 $38,474
Premium Driver Assistance Package 3,050        
Multimedia Package 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200  
Advanced Lighting Package 1,900 1,900 1,050 1,050  
AMG Line 2,175        
Sunshade, rear, power 440 440 440 440 210
Heated steering wheel 250       150
Heated front seats 580        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 720 720  
Driver Assistance Package   2,250 2,250 2,250  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   700      
Cooled or ventilated front seats       450  
F Sport Package         3,155
Blind spot warning system         600
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.         2,835
Illuminated door sill trim plates         425
Rear spoiler         389
Premium Driver Assistance Package 2,837        
Multimedia Package 2,046 2,046 2,046 2,046  
Advanced Lighting Package 1,767 1,767 977 977  
AMG Line 2,023        
Sunshade, rear, power 409 409 409 409 192
Heated steering wheel 233       140
Heated front seats 539        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 670 670  
Driver Assistance Package   2,093 2,093 2,093  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   651      
Cooled or ventilated front seats       419  
F Sport Package         2,904
Blind spot warning system         552
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.         2,616
Illuminated door sill trim plates         280
Rear spoiler         259
Options (change) 11,315 8,210 6,660 7,110 7,764
Options (change) 10,524 7,636 6,195 6,614 6,943
Destination 995 995 995 995 975
Total Price $52,560 $62,605 $73,755 $81,805 $50,109
Total Invoice $48,952 $58,293 $68,663 $76,150 $46,392

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus IS 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $636
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $870
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassIS
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine241hp I4362hp V6469hp V8503hp V8306hp V6
TransmissionT9T9T7T7T8
DrivetrainRWDAWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 5?, 5590, 13590, 13835, 15
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19225/40-18
Total Price$52,560$62,605$73,755$81,805$50,109
Adjustments for Features-1,815-5,115-3,865-5,3150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,745$57,490$69,890$76,490$50,109
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,745$19,145$25,745$0
Total Invoice$48,952$58,293$68,663$76,150$46,392
Adjustments for Features-1,690-4,763-3,598-4,9480
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$47,262$53,530$65,065$71,202$46,392
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,268$17,803$23,940$0

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

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassIS
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400   
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1200$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1300
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
Heated steering wheel$100   $100
Remote climate control$25$25$25$25 
Remote start via app$75$75$75$75 
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 
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system$0$0$0$0 
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
Surround sound  $250$250$250
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$0 
Carbon fiber rear spoiler $300   
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0 
Rear spoiler$200 $200$200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25   $25
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror    $75
Boost gauge $75$75$75 
Chronometer $100$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$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 
Cooled or ventilated front seats   $300$300
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$150 
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$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$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$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500$500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100    
Crosswind stabilization$50$50$50$50 
Suggestive steering$0$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$7,455$10,755$9,505$10,955$5,640
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,815$5,115$3,865$5,315$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,690-4,763-3,598-4,9480

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

Model Year20182018
ModelC-ClassIS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in110.2 in
Length184.5 in184.3 in
Width71.3 in71.3 in
Height56.8 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,584 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in44.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in53.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft310.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Premium Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested140058%
Total Not Requested100042%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested82579%
Total Not Requested21521%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested55061%
Total Not Requested35039%
AMG Line
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear spoiler200Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
245/40HR18 tires200No
225/45HR18 tires200No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Total Requested62561%
Total Not Requested40039%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C43

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200No
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested82579%
Total Not Requested21521%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested55061%
Total Not Requested35039%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested75043%
Total Not Requested100057%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested82579%
Total Not Requested21521%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-500Yes
Total Requested-300-600%
Total Not Requested350700%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested75043%
Total Not Requested100057%

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

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested82579%
Total Not Requested21521%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45056%
Total Not Requested35044%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested75043%
Total Not Requested100057%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested37583%
Total Not Requested7517%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Total Requested212573%
Total Not Requested80027%
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
App support100Yes
Vehicle health reports0No
Total Requested100074%
Total Not Requested35026%

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