Compare 2018 Lexus LC vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2018 Lexus LC
2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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RWD LC 500
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD LC 500 16 26 $84,640 $92,000
RWD LC 500h 26 35 $88,788 $96,510
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Sedan S 450
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan S 450 19 28 $83,607 $89,900
4MATIC Sedan S 450 18 28 $86,397 $92,900
Sedan S 560 17 27 $92,907 $99,900
4MATIC Sedan S 560 17 27 $95,697 $102,900
4MATIC Coupe S 560 17 27 $115,785 $124,500
Cabriolet S 560 17 26 $123,969 $133,300
4MATIC Sedan AMG S 63 17 26 $137,175 $147,500
4MATIC Coupe AMG S 63 17 27 $155,961 $167,700
4MATIC Sedan Maybach S 560 16 25 $156,798 $168,600
4MATIC Cabriolet AMG S 63 15 24 $166,935 $179,500
Sedan Maybach S 650 13 21 $184,791 $198,700
Sedan AMG S 65 13 22 $213,435 $229,500
Coupe AMG S 65 13 21 $222,177 $238,900
Cabriolet AMG S 65 14 21 $233,337 $250,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$84,640
$83,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$92,000
$89,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1533 / month
$1498 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
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
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
32.2 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
48.9 59.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 43
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 42.1
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 61.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 59.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 5
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 206.5
Height, Overall (in)
53 58.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
113 124.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.6 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 63
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.4 18.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 20.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 39
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR20 P245/50HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P245/45YR20 P245/50HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4280 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
398 @ 4800 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0 L/303 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
471 @ 7100 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92 5.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 2.31
Trans Type
10 9
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus LC Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 520

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