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

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
2006 Lexus LS 430
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4-Door Sedan 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 22 $60,357 $64,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 20 $80,538 $86,600
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $49,176 $56,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$60,357
$49,176
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,900
$56,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1082 / month
$942 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.3 107.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 37.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 58.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 44.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 72.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
193.0 197.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.7 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 115.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 20.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.4 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)
11.8 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 22.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size
275/35ZR18 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR18 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P225/55HR17
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)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3992 3990
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 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
5.0L/303 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5600 278 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 2700-4250 312 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.95
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.27
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Lexus LS 430
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Arm Multilink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link Independent

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