Compare 2013 BMW 5-Series vs 2013 Lexus GS 350

2013 BMW 5-Series
2013 Lexus GS 350
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 24 34 $43,975 $47,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 33 $46,090 $50,100
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 30 $49,130 $53,400
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 21 30 $51,245 $55,700
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $56,490 $61,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 25 $57,685 $62,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $59,800 $65,000
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $43,945 $47,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $46,314 $49,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,975
$43,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,800
$47,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$797 / month
$788 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW 5-Series packs in the advanced technology and fuel-efficient powertrains, yet it manages to keep true to its sport-sedan mission. The 2013 Lexus GS 350 gains a little confidence and connectivity, while its competition gains some weight and complexity.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 36.300
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.000
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.100
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.300
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.800
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55.700
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.5 109.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.500
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.228 72.400
Track Width, Front (in)
62.992 62.000
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.551 5.700
Length, Overall (in)
192.874 190.700
Height, Overall (in)
57.637 57.300
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.055 62.600
Wheelbase (in)
116.850 112.200
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.363 14.300
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.700 x 1.181 13.100 x 1.200
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)
12.992 x 0.787 12.200 x 0.700
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.492 17.400
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.800
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1 13.200
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.206 34.800
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/55R17 P225/50WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/55R17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3714 3795
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.615 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1250-4800 277 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
N20 NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
245 @ 5000-6500 306 @ 6400
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.231 3.615
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.586
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 3.520
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 1.401
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 0.717
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.295 3.224
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 2.043
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.667 -
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Lexus GS 350
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Integral-V Multi-Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Control Arm Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 5 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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