Compare 2006 Lexus LS 430 vs 2006 BMW 5-Series

2006 Lexus LS 430
2006 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $49,176 $56,525
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4-Door Sedan RWD 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 30 $38,855 $42,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $40,855 $44,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 30 $42,770 $46,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $44,770 $49,000
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xi 19 28 $46,955 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 16 23 $52,415 $57,400
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $74,070 $81,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,176
$38,855
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,525
$42,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$942 / month
$708 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.2 99.0
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.0 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.4 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
115.2 113.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.2 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.2 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
P225/55HR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3990 3428
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
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
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
278 @ 5600 215 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
312 @ 3400 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 30
Transmission
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 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.46
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 4.32
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus LS 430 BMW 5 Series
Body Style
4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Pivot

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