Compare 2021 Audi A8 vs 2020 Lexus LS

2021 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 $81,312 $86,500
A8 L 60 TFSI e quattro N/A N/A $90,148 $95,900
A8 L 60 TFSI quattro 15 23 $92,968 $98,900
S8 4.0 TFSI 13 22 $123,048 $130,900
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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
$81,312
$72,376
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$86,500
$78,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1442 / month
$1311 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
A worthy flagship, the 2021 Audi A8 is thoroughly modern and eminently comfortable. 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
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.8
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
208.7 206.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.3 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
123.2 123
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.6 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 64.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 16.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.8 14
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 21.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.2 19.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P245/50VR19
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4773 4938
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
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
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5000 416 @ 6000
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 5.17
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 All Wheel
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 L Lexus LS
Body Style
quattro LWB Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.4
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2021 Audi A8
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2020 Lexus LS
  • 2020 Lexus LS in stock; 2021s orderable
  • Cash: Up to $11,000 off
  • Financing: 0.0% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: $799 per month for 36 months

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