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Lexus vs. Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benzvs. Lexus

Are you shopping for a new luxury car in Orange County? If so, you may be considering a new Mercedes-Benz or Lexus — two of the most popular brands in the luxury class. To help you compare Lexus vs. Mercedes-Benz, we’ve stacked up some of their most popular sedans and SUVs against one another. Compare prices, mpg ratings, and interior and technology features below!

Mercedes-Benz VS Lexus
255 hp C-Class vs. Lexus IS 241 hp
Car-to-X Communication E-Class vs. Lexus LS Feature Not Offered
64-Color LED Lighting S-Class vs. Lexus LS Feature Not Offered
$33,950 Starting MSRP GLA vs. Lexus NX $36,730 Starting MSRP
19.4 cubic feet of cargo space GLC vs. Lexus RX 18.4 cubic feet of cargo space
Cargo Room: 93.8 cubic feet GLS vs. Lexus LX Cargo Room: 83.1 cubic feet
Exchange Privilege Mercedes-Benz vs. Lexus CPO No Exchange Privilege

Mercedes-Benz vs. Lexus: Certified Pre-Owned Programs

When it comes to CPO warranty coverage, both Lexus and Mercedes-Benz offer plenty of benefits, including rigorous inspections, a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report, and no deductible. When you look more closely; however, you’ll notice more advantages to the Mercedes-Benz CPO Program vs. Lexus CPO Program, such as: 

  • The Mercedes-Benz CPO Warranty is transferable; the Lexus CPO Warranty isn’t. 
  • Both programs offer trip interruption coverage, however, you’ll get an extra $100 per day for up to three days with the Mercedes-Benz CPO Progam. 
  • Not satisfied with your certified pre-owned vehicle? Mercedes-Benz allows you to exchange your CPO vehicle for another within 7 days or 500 miles — whichever comes first. 

Lexus vs. Mercedes-Benz: Sedans

  • C-Class vs. Lexus IS: Compared to the Lexus IS 300, the C 300 Sedan is more powerful; it houses a 255-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, while the IS houses a 241-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder. Despite being more powerful, the C-Class is more efficient. With its base engine, the C 300 earns a 23 mpg city/34 mpg highway rating. The IS 300 earns a 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway rating. 
  • E-Class vs. Lexus LS: With a starting MSRP of $53,500, the E-Class is less expensive than the Lexus LS (which starts at $75,450). Even so, the E-Class is tough to beat when it comes to features; it outclasses the pricier LS with 64-color ambient interior lighting, PRESAFE® Sound, Car-to-X Communication, and steering wheel-mounted Touch Controls.
  • S-Class vs. Lexus LS: Compared to the Lexus LS, the S-Class has a higher starting MSRP but makes up for it with plenty of exclusive features. The S-Class includes many of the E-Class features like 64-color ambient lighting and PRESAFE® Sound but also features a standard 13-speaker sound system and optional Night View Assist PLUS®. 
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan

Lexus vs. Mercedes-Benz: SUVs

  • GLA vs. Lexus NX: With a starting MSRP of $33,950, the Lexus NX starts at nearly $3,000 more than the GLA. The NX’s engine produces more power, but it isn’t as economical as the GLA’s. The GLA earns 24 mpg city/33 mpg highway, while the NX earns 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway.
  • GLC vs. Lexus RX: The GLC comes standard with features like authentic wood trim, memory settings for the driver’s seat, and 19.4 cubic feet of cargo space. The Lexus RX isn’t as well-equipped and offers just 18.4 cubic feet of cargo room. Surprisingly, the GLC costs about $3,000 less than the RX.
  • GLS vs. Lexus LX: The GLS starts at $70,150, while the Lexus LX 570 goes for a cool $86,230. Inside the LX, you’ll find genuine wood trim, driver memory settings, and a cargo cover. Of course, you can also find those features inside the GLS — and for much less. Additionally, the GLS offers 93.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume — 10.7 cubic feet more than the LX. 

Find a New Mercedes-Benz Near Huntington Beach!

Overall, comparing Lexus vs. Mercedes-Benz reveals that many of the latter’s vehicles are less expensive yet offer plenty of exciting features. Don’t believe us? You be the judge! Schedule a test drive at Fletcher Jones Motorcars, located near Irvine and Costa Mesa. Don’t forget to check out our lease offers and finance specials on new and certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles!

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