Compare 2010 Lexus GS 460 vs 2010 Audi A6

2010 Lexus GS 460
2010 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $48,121 $54,070
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4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium 18 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium Plus 18 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Premium 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Sedan quattro 4.2L Prestige 16 23 $55,010 $59,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,121
$42,036
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,070
$45,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$901 / month
$753 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Audi A6 still has elegance and agility in its corner, though 0-60 mph times and rear-seat room continue to lag the competition.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.1 96.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
190.0 193.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - - TBD -
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)
13.1 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7-3.2 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.9-19.1 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA H7E
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA H7E
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/45R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3945 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 380
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
342 @ 6200 265 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 3600 243 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.51
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 4.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 2.51-0.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 NA
Trans Type
8 1
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 460 Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Trapezoidal-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6

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