Compare 2011 Lexus GS 460 vs 2011 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo

2011 Lexus GS 460
2011 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $49,279 $55,370
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5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 535i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 535i 20 30 $51,980 $56,500
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 535i xDrive 19 27 $54,095 $58,800
5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 550i 15 22 $59,250 $64,400
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 550i xDrive 15 22 $61,365 $66,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,279
$51,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,370
$56,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$923 / month
$942 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 57.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 41.4
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.1 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 59.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 120.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 196.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 60.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.5
Brakes
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 - 13.7 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)
12.2 x - TBD - 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Regenerative
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3836 4641
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 90
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 210
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Twin Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 3600 300 @ 1200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
342 @ 6200 300 @ 5800
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.67
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.30
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 460 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
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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