2016 Lexus ES 350 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Are you looking for the right luxury sedan? Aerodynamically designed with striking features and your family’s safety in mind, the 2016 Lexus ES 350 is probably on your list of possibilities. Still not sure that it’s the one you need? Let’s see how it stacks up against the 2016 Mercedes C-Class.
Interior & Design
Both the 2016 Mercedes C-Class and the 2016 Lexus ES 350 are visually stunning, inside and out, with updated features and sleek lines. The 2016 Lexus ES boasts an enviable amount of backseat legroom for the ultimate passenger experience. The 2016 Mercedes C-Class has less legroom in the backseat, with only 35.2 inches compared to the 40 inches available in the 2016 ES. Your family will also be able to travel comfortably and stylishly with a Panorama Glass Roof dual sunroof option in the ES that is not featured in the C-Class. Trunk space can be important on long trips. The 2016 C-Class has only 12.6 square feet while the 2016 ES has a generous 15.2 square feet. Both models have similar features for comfort and convenience: heated seats, ambient lighting, and keyless start options.
Technology & Safety
Equipped with 15 speakers, the 2016 Lexus ES 350 provides an immersive listening experience. The 2016 Mercedes C-Class has a less robust sound system with 8 speakers. The navigation systems also differ in these models. Leading the way in infotainment, Enform, designed by Lexus and available in the ES, offers a gambit of utilities for peace of mind, convenience, and entertainment. By downloading the App-Suite to your Smartphone, you will be able to access your favorite mobile applications as well as vehicle status and maintenance requirements and even lock and unlock your doors remotely. The 2016 C-Class does have a navigation system and hands-free interface on the display in the center console, but the available features do not offer the same variety, and the interface is not as user-friendly. Additionally, the 2016 ES offers numerous innovative safety features that set it apart. These include a blind spot monitor for changing lanes, Siri Eyes Free for preparing text and email messages without taking your eyes off of the road, and a rear camera. In the event of a rear end collision, Whiplash Injury Lessening front seats are designed to absorb impact and protect your most precious of cargo: you and your loved ones.
The 2016 Lexus ES 350 boasts an extraordinary 268 horsepower engine, travels from 0-60 mph in 7.1 seconds, and obtains a fuel-efficient 31 mpg on the highway. The 2016 Mercedes C-Class gets 34 mpg on the highway with a less powerful 241 horsepower engine. Both the ES 350 and C-Class allow drivers to customize their driving experience – Lexus’ Drive Mode Select and Mercedes’ Agility Select. These settings allow you to make your vehicle more efficient or more responsive based on your trip.
Between its sleek design and generous features, the 2016 Lexus ES is truly the superior model in its class. With the 2016 ES, you can have the best of all worlds: safety, comfort, and functionality. Why not schedule a 2016 Lexus ES test drive in Orlando, FL now? We are certain you will fall in love. Visit our Central Florida Lexus dealership today, or explore our extensive inventory of 2016 Lexus ES for sale in Orlando.
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