The Subaru consumes 1.4 l less in the combined cycle than the Lexus IS I. The difference at the level of 1.4 l is not realy noticeable. However in the long run it would give a real savings.
The Subaru burns 2.8 l fewer fuel in the city in relation to the Lexus IS I Estate. The difference at the level of 21 % is very significant in everyday using vehicle. Additionally, within several years it will generate gigantic cost savings. Also bear in mind that estimated results of the average fuel consumption can be considerably increased if you ride dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the vehicles compared by you is so huge that you should consider to choose cars with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
With more luggage capacity the Subaru will have much more room for transporting things and be more usefull car compared with the Lexus. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is what does appeal to you, the Subaru will be better to buy because it is about 48 % more spacious than the trunk of its contender.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Subaru Legacy IV Estate is 42 mm wider in comparison to the Lexus IS I Estate. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Subaru has by 6 cubic centimeters bigger cubic capacity than the Lexus IS I Estate 2.0 155HP manual. This may have a little impact in terms of acceleration, as both values does not vary much.
Maximum load capacity
The Subaru Legacy IV Estate is 5 percent longer in comparison to the Lexus IS I Estate 2.0 155HP manual. The length of the vehicle is significant in respect of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Subaru probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Subaru Legacy IV Estate will be better driven but the Lexus IS I Estate will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
A Boxer put in the
Subaru is distinctly
better because it is smaller and produces less vibrations than engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line.
Furthermore you should keep in mind
that its flat
configuration results in that a
vehicle has a lower center of
gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of engine which cylinders are arranged in a line, like the one
placed inside the Lexus, is that due
to its simple construction it can be fuel efficient compared to
other types of engines.
Model release date
The difference in date of commencement of production between these two vehicles is only 4 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace and for that reason the Subaru may feature more advanced technologieswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Subaru Legacy IV Estate, which is by 114 mm higher than the Lexus IS I, is appropriate pick for you. However, presented cars do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much perceptible.