Compare 2020 Audi A8 vs 2020 Lexus LS

2020 Audi A8
2020 Lexus LS
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55 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A8 L 55 TFSI quattro 17 26 $80,088 $85,200
A8 L 60 TFSI e quattro N/A N/A $88,360 $94,000
A8 L 60 TFSI quattro 15 23 $90,992 $96,800
S8 4.0 TFSI 13 22 $121,732 $129,500
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LS 500 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LS LS 500 AWD 18 27 $72,376 $78,670
LS LS 500 F SPORT AWD 18 27 $77,896 $84,670
LS LS 500 F SPORT RWD 19 30 $74,935 $81,450
LS LS 500 Inspiration Series AWD 18 27 $92,796 $100,865
LS LS 500 Inspiration Series RWD 19 30 $89,851 $97,665
LS LS 500 RWD 19 30 $69,415 $75,450
LS LS 500h AWD 23 31 $76,572 $83,230
LS LS 500h RWD 25 33 $73,608 $80,010

Pricing

Invoice Price

$80,088
$72,376

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$85,200
$78,670

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1420 / month
$1311 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.2
7.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Audi A8 is a futuristic flagship that raises the bar with its high-tech features. The 2020 Lexus LS is a throwback cruiser with edgy, space-age looks, though the hybrid version is unbeatable as a road-tripper.

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Fuel Economy

City

17 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 27 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

44.3 38.9

Front Leg Room (in)

41.5 41

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Head Room (in)

38.5 37.3

Second Shoulder Room (in)

57.6 56.4

Front Head Room (in)

38.3 37.3

Front Shoulder Room (in)

59.1 58.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 99.4

Front Hip Room (in)

- 55.5

Second Hip Room (in)

- 55.1

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in)

58.5 57.9

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.3 64.4

Wheelbase (in)

123.1 123

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

76.6 74.8

Track Width, Front (in)

64.7 64.2

Length, Overall (in)

208.7 206.1

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

12.5 16.9

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)

13.8 13.1

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

14.8 14

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21.7 21.7

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

42.2 19.7

Tires

Spare Tire Size

Compact NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P255/45HR19 P245/50VR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P255/45HR19 P245/50VR19

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4773 4938

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 X 9 19 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Aluminum NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 X 9 19 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact NA

Engine

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

369 @ 1370 442 @ 1600

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

3.0 L/183 3.5 L/210

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

335 @ 5000 416 @ 6000

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 18

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

21 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

26 27

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.14 3.15

Trans Order Code

DA NA

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 0.79

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.67 1.88

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.19

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.71 4.92

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.84 1.00

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.08 2.76

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.11 2.35

Trans Type

8 10

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.28 1.46

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.32 5.17

Summary

Vehicle Name

Audi A8 L Lexus LS

Body Style

quattro LWB Sedan Sedan

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

8.5 8.4

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