Compare 2000 Mercedes-Benz E Class vs 2000 Lexus LS 400

2000 Mercedes-Benz E Class
2000 Lexus LS 400
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 30 $43,803 $47,100
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $44,594 $47,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 28 $46,407 $49,900
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $47,198 $50,750
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 24 $48,779 $52,450
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $51,383 $55,250
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 16 23 $64,914 $69,800
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $45,818 $54,005
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,803
$45,818
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,100
$54,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$785 / month
$900 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
189.4 196.7
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
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 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 22.5
Steering
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 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.24 18.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
215/55HR16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
215/55HR16 P225/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3460 3890
Wheels
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
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
74 582
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
232 @ 3000-4800 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
221 @ 5600 290 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.27
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 4
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 2.180
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Lexus LS 400
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.0

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