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 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 -
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 115.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 64.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18 13.2
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 14
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.2 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 40.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P255/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA H23
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P255/45HR19
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA H23
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4233 4365
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 190
Engine
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
Displacement
4.6 L/281 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
386 @ 6400 333 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus LS 460 Audi A8
Body Style
Sedan quattro Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 (Est) 8.5 (Est)

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