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
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
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 35.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
117.8 116.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 63.6
Length, Overall (in)
202.2 200
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 18
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
H23 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
H23 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4365 4233
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 100
Engine
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
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Lexus LS 460
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 (Est) 9.6 (Est)

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