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

Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Lexus IS

Which car is the most popular among all Mercedes-Benz? The C-Class has every reason to be leader – its distinctive design, engineering heritage and classic execution. Unlike its rivals, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers more elegance and grandeur, while returning great driving dynamics and absolute satisfaction. This is why luxury car buyers in the Eugene area love the C-Class – available in sedan, coupe and Cabriolet.


How does the C-Class really compare with its rivals? We decided to make the comparison for you. Let’s see how the C-Class stacks up against the Lexus IS…


2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 sedan

2017 Lexus IS Turbo sedan

Engine (Standard) 2.0 Liter turbocharged I-4 – 241 HP 2.0 Liter turbocharged I-4 – 241 HP
Combined Fuel Economy 29 MPG 26 MPG
Curb Weight 3417 lbs. 3583 lbs.
Rear Seat Leg/Head/Shoulder Room (in inches) 37.1/35.2/55.0 36.9/32.2/53.4
Trunk Space 12.6 cu. Ft. 10.8 cu. Ft.
Base Price $39,500 $37,825


There are plenty of advantages the C-Class has over the Lexus, including weight, fuel economy and interior space. However, the biggest advantage the Mercedes-Benz has its value – not just at purchase or lease, but in retained value over time.


Mercedes-Benz of Eugene wants to introduce the C-Class to you. Come and see what we have in stock and take one for a test drive. You will find what we know – it is Oregon’s best luxury sedan, period!