46points

Lexus IS 250 (2014)

39points

Toyota Corolla L (2014)

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32 facts in comparison

Lexus IS 250 (2014) vs Toyota Corolla L (2014)

Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)
46
points
Lexus IS 250 (2014)
39
points
Toyota Corolla L (2014)

Why is Lexus IS 250 (2014) better than Toyota Corolla L (2014)?

  • 77Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    251Nmvs174Nm
  • 72hp more horsepower
    ?

    204hpvs132hp
  • Has rear-wheel drive
    ?
  • 6.25% greater cargo volume
    ?

    391lvs368l
  • Has fully independent suspension
    ?
  • 8 more valves
    ?

    24vs16
  • 2 more airbags
    ?

    10vs8
  • 25mm shorter
    1.43mvs1455mm

Why is Toyota Corolla L (2014) better than Lexus IS 250 (2014)?

  • 3l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    10.5l/100 kmvs13.5l/100 km
  • 1.6l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    7.8l/100 kmvs9.4l/100 km
  • 3mm more headroom (front)
    ?

    973mmvs970mm
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has ISOFIX/LATCH
    ?
  • 2.7l/100 km better fuel economy (combined)
    ?

    9.1l/100 kmvs11.8l/100 km
  • 36mm narrower
    1.77mvs1811mm
  • 5mm more headroom (rear)
    ?

    942mmvs937mm

General info

1.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)
2.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)
3.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)
4. 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.

Best

Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

96 561km

80 467km

57 936km

5. longer basic warranty (years)
?

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.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

Unlimited yrs

4yrs

3yrs

6. 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.

Best

Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014)

Unlimited km

112 654km

96 561km

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014)

3448l

391l

368l

2. 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.

Best

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

970mm

973mm

3.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.43m

1.46m

4. shorter length
?

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.67m

4.64m

5. 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.

Best

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014)

1.94m

937mm

942mm

6. 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).

Best

Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014)

3.7m

2.8m

2.7m

Speed

1. 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 consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius (2017)

0.24Cd

0.28Cd

0.29Cd

Engine

1. 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.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

1.87l/100 km

13.5l/100 km

10.5l/100 km

2.maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Tesla Model S P90D (2016)

967Nm

251Nm

174Nm

3.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)
4. 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.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

2.28l/100 km

9.4l/100 km

7.8l/100 km

5. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1244hp

204hp

132hp

6. more valves
?

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

64

24

16

Features

1.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017)

2

1

2

2.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)
3. more airbags
?

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Ford Edge (2017)

14

10

8

4.Has height-adjustable seat belts
?

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

Lexus IS 250 (2014)
Toyota Corolla L (2014)

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