Compare 2018 BMW 6-Series vs 2018 Lexus LC vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2018 BMW 6-Series
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2018 Lexus LC
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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640i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
6 Series 640i Convertible 20 29 $81,130 $86,700
6 Series 640i Gran Coupe 20 29 $76,200 $81,400
6 Series 640i xDrive Convertible 19 28 $83,920 $89,700
6 Series 640i xDrive Gran Coupe 19 28 $78,990 $84,400
6 Series 640i xDrive Gran Turismo 20 28 $65,785 $70,200
6 Series 650i Convertible 17 25 $91,920 $98,300
6 Series 650i Gran Coupe 17 25 $86,990 $93,000
6 Series 650i xDrive Convertible 16 25 $94,710 $101,300
6 Series 650i xDrive Gran Coupe 16 25 $89,780 $96,000
6 Series ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe 16 25 $116,100 $124,300
M6 Convertible 14 20 $114,240 $122,300
M6 Gran Coupe 14 20 $111,915 $119,800
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LC 500 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LC LC 500 RWD 16 26 $84,640 $92,000
LC LC 500h RWD 26 35 $88,788 $96,510
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AMG S 63 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC Convertible 15 24 $166,935 $179,500
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC Coupe 17 27 $155,961 $167,700
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC Sedan 17 26 $137,175 $147,500
S-Class AMG S 65 Convertible 14 21 $233,337 $250,900
S-Class AMG S 65 Coupe 13 21 $222,177 $238,900
S-Class AMG S 65 Sedan 13 22 $213,435 $229,500
S-Class Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $156,798 $168,600
S-Class Maybach S 650 Sedan 13 21 $184,791 $198,700
S-Class S 450 4MATIC Sedan 18 28 $86,397 $92,900
S-Class S 450 Sedan 19 28 $83,607 $89,900
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Coupe 17 27 $115,785 $124,500
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Sedan 17 27 $95,697 $102,900
S-Class S 560 Convertible 17 26 $123,969 $133,300
S-Class S 560 Sedan 17 27 $92,907 $99,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$81,130
$84,640
$166,935
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$86,700
$92,000
$179,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1445 / month
$1533 / month
$2992 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
One of the ultimate grand-tourers, the BMW 6-Series stands ready to eat up miles, buyers' budgets, and premium unleaded. Lexus aims in a completely new direction with its 2018 LC 500 Coupe—and it’s an exciting one. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz continues to push the envelope for comfort. safety, and autonomous driving aids, while improving upon its effortless power and dignified road manners.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
30.5 32.5 -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42 -
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 32.2 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.6 48.9 54.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 37.2 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 85.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.5 60.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 43.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.1 60.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 53 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 64.4 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 113 115.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 75.6 75.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63 64.2 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 5.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
192.8 187.4 198.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 5.4 8.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.1 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.3 15.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 21.7 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 35.4 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA R01
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P275/40YR20 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA R01
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P245/45YR20 P255/40YR20
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4255 4280 4817
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 9.5 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 520
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/182 5.0 L/303 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
315 @ 5800 471 @ 7100 603 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1400 398 @ 4800 664 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16 15
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.00 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.46 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 5.17 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.15 3.33
Trans Order Code
2TB NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.88 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.79 0.72
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.19 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.92 5.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 2.94 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.35 2.31
Trans Type
8 10 9
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Coupe 4MATIC Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
BMW 6 Series Lexus LC Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 9.3 9.8

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