Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2006 Lexus GS 430 vs 2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2006 Lexus GS 430 Change
2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sport Sedan 2.5L
Switch Style

Body Style

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport 21 29 $27,156 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Sport 20 28 $34,922 $37,550
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury 21 28 $30,644 $32,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 4MATIC Luxury 19 26 $32,318 $34,750
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Luxury 20 29 $35,480 $38,150
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 4MATIC Luxury 19 24 $37,154 $39,950
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 17 22 $50,638 $54,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,694
$27,156
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,375
$29,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$856 / month
$487 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 110.5 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 68.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 178.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 12.2
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.4 x 0.39
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7-3.2 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.9-19.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40ZR18 245/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18 225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3745 3405
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 181 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/- TBD - 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 201 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 5.01
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.78
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.83
Trans Order Code A761E NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.80 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Coil-Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Coil-Springs
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.
Advertisement