Compare 1999 Mercedes-Benz E Class vs 1999 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan

1999 Mercedes-Benz E Class
1999 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 36 $36,890 $42,400
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 30 $40,190 $46,200
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $41,060 $47,200
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 28 $42,620 $48,990
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $43,490 $49,990
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 19 26 $44,630 $51,300
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 16 23 $60,120 $69,100
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $45,648 $53,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,890
$45,648
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,400
$53,805
Monthly Payment Estimate
$707 / month
$897 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 43.7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95 102.0
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 56.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
189.4 196.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 112.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 72.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.3 13.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.4 12.1 x 0.63
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 12.3 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.24 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 34.8
Steering Type
Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
215/55R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
215/55R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 3892
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 582
Engine
Engine Type
Diesel I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Turbocharged EMFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 1600-3000 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 4400 290 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 2.180
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.266
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.357
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.424
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.753
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode) 3.431
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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