Compare 2010 Lexus GS 460 vs 2010 BMW 5-Series

2010 Lexus GS 460
2010 BMW 5-Series
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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 RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,121
$42,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,070
$45,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$901 / month
$766 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 41.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.1 99.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.0 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 14.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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 - 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7-3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.9-19.1 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3945 3505
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 3600 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
342 @ 6200 230 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 2.46
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 4.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.66
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 460 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link 4-Link Integral
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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