Compare 2020 BMW 5-Series vs 2020 Lexus GS

2020 BMW 5-Series
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530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $50,625 $53,900
5 Series 530e xDrive iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $52,765 $56,200
5 Series 530i Sedan 25 33 $50,625 $53,900
5 Series 530i xDrive Sedan 24 31 $52,765 $56,200
5 Series 540i Sedan 22 30 $55,790 $59,450
5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan 22 29 $57,930 $61,750
5 Series M550i xDrive Sedan 18 25 $71,785 $76,650
M5 Competition Sedan 15 21 $102,800 $110,000
M5 Sedan 15 21 $96,010 $102,700
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GS 350 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GS GS 350 AWD 19 26 $47,490 $51,065
GS GS 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $50,626 $54,505
GS GS 350 F SPORT RWD 19 27 $49,026 $52,760
GS GS 350 RWD 20 28 $47,798 $51,395
GS F RWD 16 24 $79,059 $85,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,625
$47,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,900
$51,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$898 / month
$851 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW 5-Series is the goldilocks mid-sizer with a roundel on the hood: comfortable, powerful, and luxurious. The 2020 Lexus GS is a stylish, sporty sedan for nonconformists.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 99
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 72.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 18.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.1
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 3891
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 280 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 4000 311 @ 6400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
69 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 21
Battery Range (mi)
21 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 26
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.04
Trans Order Code
2TE NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Lexus GS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 80
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 8.5
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2020 BMW 5-Series
  • 2019 5-Series available; 2020s arriving
  • Rebates: $4,500 APR credit on 2019s
  • Financing: 3.45% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $469 for 36 months on 2019s
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2020 Lexus GS
  • 2020 Lexus GS is available; 2019s sold out
  • Cashback: Up to $2,000 off
  • Financing: From 1.9% for 60 months
  • Leases: From $589 per month for 36 months
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