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Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
Top 76%342 points
Top 76%
Top 79%308 points
Top 79%
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Lexus IS 250 (2014) vs Toyota Corolla L (2014): 33 facts in comparison

1. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
251Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm
174Nm

2. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
13.5l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 1.87l/100 km
10.5l/100 km

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
9.4l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 2.28l/100 km
7.8l/100 km

4. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
204hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
132hp

5. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
33% have it

6. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
35% have it

7. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
391l
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 3448l
368l

8. height

25mm shorter.
1.43m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.46m

9. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017): 2
2

10. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
970mm
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014): 1.09m
973mm

11. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
80% have it

12. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
90% have it

13. shorter length

28mm shorter length.
4.67m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
4.64m

14. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
10
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 12
8

15. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
11.8l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 2.06l/100 km
9.1l/100 km

16. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.8m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.7m

17. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
10.4m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m
10.9m

18. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
937mm
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014): 1.94m
942mm

19. lower coefficient of drag

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel economy.
0.28Cd
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 0.24Cd
0.29Cd

20. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
66l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
50l

21. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
92% have it

22. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
24
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64
16

23. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
83% have it

24. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 96561km
57936km

25. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
112654km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): Unlimited km
96561km

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