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Compare 2013 BMW 5-Series vs 2013 Lexus GS

2013 BMW 5-Series
2013 Lexus GS
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4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 528i RWD 24 34 $43,975 $47,800
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 528i xDrive AWD 22 33 $46,090 $50,100
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 535i RWD 20 30 $49,130 $53,400
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 535i xDrive AWD 21 30 $51,245 $55,700
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 550i RWD 17 25 $57,685 $62,700
5 Series 4-Door Sedan 550i xDrive AWD 16 24 $59,800 $65,000
5 Series 4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 5 RWD 23 30 $56,490 $61,400
5 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 535i Gran Turismo RWD 20 30 $53,635 $58,300
5 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 535i xDrive Gran Turismo AWD 18 26 $55,750 $60,600
5 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 550i Gran Turismo RWD 16 24 $62,375 $67,800
5 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 550i xDrive Gran Turismo AWD 16 24 $64,490 $70,100
M5 4-Door Sedan N/A N/A $82,985 $90,200
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4-Door Sedan AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GS 350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $46,314 $49,800
GS 350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $43,945 $47,250
GS 450h 4-Door Sedan Hybrid 29 34 $55,291 $59,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,975
$46,314
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,800
$49,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$797 / month
$830 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW 5-Series packs in the advanced technology and fuel-efficient powertrains, yet it manages to keep true to its sport-sedan mission. The 2013 Lexus GS 350 gains a little confidence and connectivity, while its competition gains some weight and complexity.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.100
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.300
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.800
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55.700
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.5 109.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.500
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 36.300
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.000
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.551 5.700
Length, Overall (in)
192.874 190.700
Height, Overall (in)
57.637 57.900
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.055 62.600
Wheelbase (in)
116.850 112.200
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.228 72.400
Track Width, Front (in)
62.992 62.000
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.363 14.300
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)
12.992 x 0.787 12.200 x 0.700
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)
13.700 x 1.181 13.100 x 1.200
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.492 17.400
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1 13.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.206 34.200
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.800
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/55R17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/55R17 P225/50R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3714 3980
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.615 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Order Code
N20 NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
245 @ 5000-6500 306 @ 6400
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1250-4800 277 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 1.401
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 0.717
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.295 3.224
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.667 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 2.043
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.231 3.769
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.586
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 3.520
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Lexus GS 350
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Integral-V Multi-Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Control Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 4 (2012)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 8.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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