Compare 2014 Lexus LS 460 vs 2014 Audi A8

2014 Lexus LS 460
2014 Audi A8
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $66,368 $72,140
4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $69,079 $75,085
4-Door Sedan RWD L 16 24 $72,164 $78,440
4-Door Sedan AWD L 16 23 $75,371 $81,925
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4-Door Sedan 3.0T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0T 18 28 $69,844 $75,100
4-Door Sedan 4.0T 17 28 $78,028 $83,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,368
$69,844
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,140
$75,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1202 / month
$1252 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Lexus LS is all about build quality and comfort for the long-haul, though its F Sport trim dials up the fun factor slightly. With TDI range and captivating connectivity, the 2014 Audi A8 adds very long-distance touring to its considerable portfolio of talents.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
38 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
55.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 59.1
Second Head Room (in)
38 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43.7 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 115.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
200 202.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
116.9 117.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 14
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)
12.3 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.2 23.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA H23
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P255/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA H23
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P255/45HR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4233 4365
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 190
Engine
Displacement
4.6 L/281 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
386 @ 6400 333 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
367 @ 4100 325 @ 2900
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Transmission
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.84
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.20
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.11
Summary
Body Style
Sedan quattro Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus LS 460 Audi A8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 (Est) 8.5 (Est)

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