2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class**

2018 Lexus IS

2019 Lexus IS**

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2019 Lexus IS

If you’re looking for a compact luxury car that won’t break the bank, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and 2019 Lexus IS are both alluring options–but this C-Class vs. IS comparison shows how the updated 2019 C-Class sedan beats the competition in key areas of sophistication and performance. Find out more here, and then make the trip from Rockville Centre to check out our Mercedes-Benz C-Class lease offers near Long Island

Performance Capabilities

While both of these vehicles are offered with rear-wheel drive (RWD), all-wheel drive (AWD), and a variety of capable engine options, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class outshines the Lexus IS when it comes to standard and available performance.

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


2019 Lexus IS

Engine Options

2.0L inline-4 turbo (255 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque)

Base Engine

2.0L inline-4 turbo (241 hp, 258 lb-ft of torque)
AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo (503 hp, 516 lb-ft of torque)

Top Engine

3.5L V6 (311 hp, 280 lb-ft of torque)

Vehicle Reviews

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, with Edmunds noting that “[w]hether you opt for the base C 300 or the more powerful AMG® C 43, you’ll be treated to a comfortable ride quality and more power than the typical driver desires.” Regarding the Lexus IS, however, Edmunds was quick to note that “[h]andling capabilities don’t create much driver excitement.”

Fuel Economy

Despite the fact that the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class outclasses the 2019 Lexus IS on the performance front, you’ll also be able to save more money at the gas pump in the new C-Class.

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: The C-Class turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is able to get up to 34 mpg highway and 23 mpg city*.
  • 2019 Lexus IS: The Lexus’s turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is unable to surpass 32 mpg highway and 22 mpg city*.
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Looking for Mercedes-Benz Lease Offers Near Hempstead?

Learn more about the Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG® models, and test drive all the new C-Class sedans near Hempstead at Mercedes-Benz of Rockville Centre. We’re open seven days a week, and you can contact us online or by phone at (516) 665-1551.

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.
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