In comparing the Lexus RC 350's and the Lexus RC F's specifications and ratings, the Lexus RC 350 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Lexus RC F has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lexus RC 350's and the Lexus RC F's specifications and ratings, the Lexus RC F is a better car than the Lexus RC 350.
Lexus RC 350 vs. Lexus RC F Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Lexus RC 350 loses 32.3 percent of its value and the Lexus RC F loses 32.1 percent of its value. This means the Lexus RC F retains 0.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Lexus RC 350.
Lexus RC 350 vs. Lexus RC F Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Lexus RC 350 is 7.7 out of 10 while the Lexus RC F's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Lexus RC 350 being ranked 14 out of 33 Best Luxury Coupes and the Lexus RC F being ranked 10 out of 33.
Lexus RC 350 vs. Lexus RC F Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Lexus RC 350 is 6.0 out of 10. For the Lexus RC F the reliability rating is 7.5 out of 10. This gives the Lexus RC F an advantage in reliability compared to the Lexus RC 350.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lexus RC 350’s base engine makes 311 horsepower, and the Lexus RC F base engine makes 472 horsepower. The RC 350 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 490 miles. The RC F is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 418 miles. This gives the Lexus RC 350 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Lexus RC F. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Lexus RC 350, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Lexus RC F, a sports car, has the advantage in the area of rear head room. The Lexus RC 350 and Lexus RC F are comparable in regards to front leg room and rear leg room.