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Compare 2021 Lexus LC vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2021 Lexus LC
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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LC 500 Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LC LC 500 Convertible 15 25 $92,920 $101,000
LC LC 500 Coupe 16 25 $85,515 $92,950
LC LC 500h Coupe 26 34 $89,708 $97,510
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SL 450 Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL SL 450 Roadster 20 28 $85,540 $91,000
SL SL 550 Roadster 17 25 $107,818 $114,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$92,920
$85,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$101,000
$91,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1683 / month
$1517 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Lexus LC turns every driveway into a fashion runway. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class may be the end of the line for the luxury roadster.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.2 50.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 53.6
Second Leg Room (in)
28 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.7 39.1
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Hip Room (in)
42.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
32.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63
Wheelbase (in)
113 101.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.6 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.2 51.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 3.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
3.4 8.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.1 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR20 P285/30YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R66
Front Tire Size
P245/45YR20 P255/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R66
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4540 3826
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 19 X 9.5
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0 L/303 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
471 @ 7100 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
398 @ 4800 369 @ 2000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 2.25
Trans Type
10 9
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.72
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92 5.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus LC Mercedes-Benz SL
Body Style
Convertible Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 8.0
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