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 Black Line AWD 19 26 $51,226 $55,155
GS GS 350 F SPORT Black Line RWD 19 27 $49,623 $53,410
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
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 18.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 35.4
Tires
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
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 3891
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4000 311 @ 6400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 280 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 21
Battery Range (mi)
21 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
69 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 19
Transmission
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
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Lexus GS
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
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
  • 2020 5-Series available; 2021s orderable
  • Rebates: $4,000 APR credit
  • Financing: 0.9% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $499 for 36 months
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2020 Lexus GS
  • 2020 Lexus GS is available
  • Cashback: $3,500 Lexus cash
  • Financing: From 0% for 60 months
  • Lease: From $559 per month for 36 months
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