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Compare 2006 Lexus LS 430 vs 2006 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2006 Lexus LS 430 Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 19 27 $46,546 $50,050
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $48,872 $52,550
4-Door Wagon 3.5L 18 26 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $50,964 $54,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $47,476 $51,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $54,312 $58,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $56,637 $60,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,074 $81,800
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,660 $62,000
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,176
$46,546
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,525
$50,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$942 / month
$834 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 35.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.2 97.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 57.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 197.4 189.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 115.2 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.8
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.2 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 245/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3990 3703
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 312 @ 3400 258 @ 2400-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 278 @ 5600 268 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
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 3.42 (Comfort Mode 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 430 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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