Compare 2014 Lexus GS 450h vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2014 Lexus GS 450h
2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 29 34 $56,200 $60,430
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4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Luxury 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Sport 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 21 30 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Luxury 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Sport 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 21 29 $50,871 $54,700
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E400 Sport 24 30 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
2-Door Coupe RWD E550 18 26 $54,870 $59,000
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 19 28 $55,986 $60,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 17 26 $57,102 $61,400
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 17 26 $62,589 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG 16 23 $86,276 $92,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG S-Model 16 23 $92,786 $99,770
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E63 AMG 15 21 $95,204 $102,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,200
$47,802
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,430
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1007 / month
$857 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
What, me worry? The Mercedes-Benz E-Class reasserts its alpha status with a tighter forehead, a greener turbodiesel, and a pair of all-wheel-drive AMGs.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
38 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.6 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73
Track Width, Front (in)
62 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 192.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 12.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 36.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50ZR17 P245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50ZR17 P245/45HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4190 4200
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4600 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
338 @ 6000 195 @ 3800
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Diesel Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.23
Trans Type
1 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.37
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.38
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 450h Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.2 (Est)
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
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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