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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: $42,700

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 Sport Sedan   
Difference: $3,889

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202020200920092009
ModelISISC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim300350C300 Sport SedanC350 Sport SedanC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $38,560 $42,180 $32,900 $39,000 $56,300
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg. 2,835 2,835      
F Sport Package 3,145 3,155      
Illuminated door sill trim plates 425 425 700 700  
Sunshade, rear, power 210 210      
Rear spoiler 389 389      
Blind spot warning system   600      
Multimedia Package     2,980 2,980 2,980
Premium II Package     3,500 1,350 1,100
Metallic paint (extra cost)     720 720 720
iPod integration     375 375 375
Telematics service, such as OnStar     650 650 650
Wood trim         0
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg. 2,616 2,616      
F Sport Package 2,893 2,904      
Illuminated door sill trim plates 280 280 651 651  
Sunshade, rear, power 192 192      
Rear spoiler 259 259      
Blind spot warning system   552      
Multimedia Package     2,771 2,771 2,771
Premium II Package     3,255 1,256 1,023
Metallic paint (extra cost)     669 669 669
iPod integration     349 349 349
Telematics service, such as OnStar     604 604 604
Wood trim         0
Options (change) 7,004 7,614 8,925 6,775 5,825
Options (change) 6,240 6,803 8,299 6,300 5,416
Destination 1,025 1,025 875 875 875
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 2,100
Total Price $46,589 $50,819 $42,700 $46,650 $65,100

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus IS 300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $671
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $33,217
Model Year20202020200920092009
ModelISISC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim300350C300 Sport SedanC350 Sport SedanC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine241hp I4306hp V6228hp V6268hp V6451hp V8
TransmissionT8T8M6T7T7
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)835, 15835, 15450, 12450, 12450, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18225/45-17225/45-17235/40-18
Total Price$46,589$50,819$42,700$46,650$65,100
Adjustments for Features-4,560-5,5100-1,450-1,850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$42,029$45,309$42,700$45,200$63,250
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,280$0$2,500$20,550

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

Model Year20202020200920092009
ModelISISC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim300350C300 Sport SedanC350 Sport SedanC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300   
6-speed manual  $150  
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1200$1200
RWD$0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750$750   
Cruise control  $250$250$250
Electronic engine sound enhancement$0$0   
Proximity key$250$250   
Remote app$25$25   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200   
Blind spot warning system $200   
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100   
Forward collision warning$200$200   
High performance brake pads (optional)$0$0   
Knee airbag, driver$100$100   
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100   
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200   
Lane departure warning$200$200   
Pedestrian detection$50$50   
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100   
Rear side airbags$300$300   
Rearview camera$200$200   
Vehicle health reports$0$0   
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25   
Rear seat pass-through  $100$100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100   
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25   
CD changer, in-dash  $325$325$325
CD player$125$125   
HD radio$50$50   
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15$15$15
iPod integration  $100$100$100
Media drive  $15$15$15
Rain-sensing wipers  $175$175$175
SD Card slot  $25$25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0   
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25   
Traffic + travel information$25$25   
USB port$100$100   
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75   
Water-repellent front-door glass$15$15   
Exterior 
Body kit  $0$0$0
Rear spoiler$200$200 $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25$25   
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75$75$75
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200   
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75   
Chronometer    $100
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100
Fog lights  $125$125$125
Headlight washers  $50$50$50
Interior ambient lighting$150$150   
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250   
LED headlights$1000$1000   
Performance meter$150$150   
Steering-linked fog lights  $50$50$50
Xenon HID headlights  $500$500$500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim  $100  
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300   
Door sill trim plates    $100
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, driver seat  $200$200$200
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat    $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver 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 cluster hood$50$50   
Wood trim   $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500   
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100$100 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200   
Total Value of Features$7,715$8,665$3,155$4,605$5,005
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,560$5,510$0$1,450$1,850
Value of Feature Adjustments-711-8490-1,350-1,726

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

Model Year20202009
ModelISC-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.2 in108.7 in
Length184.3 in182.3 in
Width71.3 in69.7 in
Height56.3 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,584 lb.3,528 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.2 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in52.3 in
Row 1 Legroom44.8 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom36.9 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.4 in55.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.0 in54.9 in
Row 2 Legroom32.2 in33.4 in
Cargo Volume10.8 ft312.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus IS 300

Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100No
Total Requested87565%
Total Not Requested47535%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500No
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200No
Total Requested42519%
Total Not Requested180081%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500No
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500No
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200No
Total Requested62521%
Total Not Requested230079%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100No
Total Requested87565%
Total Not Requested47535%

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

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
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 Requested95062%
Total Not Requested59038%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Folding second row seats300Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Headlight washers50No
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Heated front seats200Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Rain-sensing wipers175No
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested175069%
Total Not Requested77531%

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

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
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 Requested95062%
Total Not Requested59038%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Folding second row seats300Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Headlight washers50No
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Total Requested102577%
Total Not Requested30023%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
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 Requested95062%
Total Not Requested59038%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Headlight washers50No
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Total Requested72564%
Total Not Requested40036%

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