Compare 2011 Lexus GS 350 vs 2011 Audi S6

2011 Lexus GS 350
2011 Audi S6
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 26 $42,210 $46,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 18 25 $43,966 $48,850
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4-Door Sedan Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Prestige 14 19 $70,774 $76,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,210
$70,774
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,900
$76,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$782 / month
$1268 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Lexus GS sedans are fast, refined, and well-appointed; but low points include a cramped backseat and, for the 450h Hybrid, lackluster fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.1 97.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 112.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 79.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 193.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x - TBD - 15.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.49
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 14.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact P265/35R19
Front Tire Order Code
NA HP5
Spare Tire Order Code
NA 3F4
Rear Tire Size
P225/50WR17 P265/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA HP5
Front Tire Size
P225/50WR17 P265/35R19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 4486
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 19 x 9
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 15.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
303 @ 6200 435 @ 6800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V10
Fuel System
DI FSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
274 @ 3600 398 @ 3000-4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/210 5.2L/318
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 19
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA G0R
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 350 Audi S6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 3

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