Compare 2014 Audi A8 vs 2014 Lexus LS 460

2014 Audi A8
2014 Lexus LS 460
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4-Door Sedan 3.0T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0T 18 28 $69,844 $75,100
4-Door Sedan 4.0T 17 28 $78,028 $83,900
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $66,368 $72,140
4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $69,079 $75,085
4-Door Sedan RWD L 16 24 $72,164 $78,440
4-Door Sedan AWD L 16 23 $75,371 $81,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,844
$66,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,100
$72,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1252 / month
$1202 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
With TDI range and captivating connectivity, the 2014 Audi A8 adds very long-distance touring to its considerable portfolio of talents. The Lexus LS is all about build quality and comfort for the long-haul, though its F Sport trim dials up the fun factor slightly.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 35.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 43.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
115.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 56.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
202.2 200
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
117.8 116.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 18
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 13.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 22.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
H23 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
H23 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4365 4233
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 100
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900 367 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.6 L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 5500 386 @ 6400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.72
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.82
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 2.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.86
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Lexus LS 460
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 (Est) 9.6 (Est)

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