2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2019 Lexus IS

2019 Lexus IS

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

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


2019 Lexus IS
2.0L inline-4 turbo engine


2.0L inline-4 turbo engine
255 hp


241 hp
9-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
34 mpg

Highway MPG

30 mpg
12.6 cubic feet

Cargo Room

10.8 cubic feet


Deciding between the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Lexus IS? The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and 2019 Lexus IS models both bring sophistication and excitement to Monroe roadways. However, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers stronger performance, greater fuel efficiency, and more interior features. Read our Lexus IS vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparison below and see which model is right for you!

C-Class vs. IS: Performance

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a standard 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine that yields 255 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. The Lexus IS also comes with a 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine but generates 14 hp less and 15 lb-ft of torque less. The C-Class also provides smoother, more responsive handling on Old Bridge roads. The C-Class has a 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission that creates faster gear-shifts than the Lexus IS SUV’s 8-speed automatic.

C-Class vs. IS: Fuel Economy

The C-Class also earns a greater fuel economy rating than the Lexus IS. The C-Class gets 23 mpg city and 34 mpg highway, while the Lexus IS earns 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.

C-Class vs. IS: Interior Dimensions

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers more room for rear seat passengers than the Lexus IS. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class provides 37.1 inches of rear headroom, 35.2 inches of rear legroom, and 55 inches of rear shoulder room. The Lexus IS offers 36.9 inches, 32.2 inches, and 53.4 inches of rear headroom, rear legroom, and rear shoulder room, respectively.

You’ll also find more cargo space inside the C-Class. It provides 12.6 cubic feet of cargo room, while the Lexus IS provides 10.8 cubic feet of cargo room.

Explore the New C-Class at Ray Catena of Freehold!

Visit us at Ray Catena of Freehold near Colts Neck to browse our selection of new Mercedes-Benz C-Class models. Still exploring your options? Compare the C-Class vs. the E-Class! When you find a vehicle you’re interested in, one of our team members can set you up with a test drive!

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