Compare 2009 BMW 7-Series vs 2009 Lexus LS 460

2009 BMW 7-Series
2009 Lexus LS 460
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4-Door Sedan 750i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 750i 15 22 $73,875 $80,300
4-Door Sedan 750Li 14 21 $77,465 $84,200
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $56,803 $63,825
4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $59,941 $67,350
4-Door Sedan RWD LWB 16 24 $65,623 $73,735
4-Door Sedan AWD LWB 16 23 $68,760 $77,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$73,875
$56,803
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$80,300
$63,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1338 / month
$1064 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
A less radical shape does wonders for the 2009 BMW 7-Series' appeal, though the dense layers of electronics require some patience and practice. For those who want top technology and comforts without attracting undue attention, the 2009 Lexus 460 is a good choice.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 103.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 38.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 58.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 44.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 116.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
199.8 198.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14 18.0
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 x - TBD - 13.1 x - TBD -
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)
14.5 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 22.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.1 11.6-16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50R18 P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50R18 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA P235/50R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4564 4244
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
450 @ 1800-4500 367 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4L/268 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 5500-6400 380 @ 6400
Engine Type
Twin-Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
DI SFI/DI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.60
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.72
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Lexus LS 460
Body Style
4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Integral-V NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 5

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