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Compare 2020 Lexus LS vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2020 Lexus LS
2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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LS 500 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LS LS 500 AWD 18 27 $72,376 $78,670
LS LS 500 F SPORT AWD 18 27 $77,896 $84,670
LS LS 500 F SPORT RWD 19 30 $74,935 $81,450
LS LS 500 Inspiration Series AWD 18 27 $92,796 $100,865
LS LS 500 Inspiration Series RWD 19 30 $89,851 $97,665
LS LS 500 RWD 19 30 $69,415 $75,450
LS LS 500h AWD 23 31 $76,572 $83,230
LS LS 500h RWD 25 33 $73,608 $80,010
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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 $172,490 $183,500
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Coupe 17 27 $161,116 $171,400
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Sedan 17 26 $142,504 $151,600
S-Class AMG S 65 Sedan 13 22 $221,464 $235,600
S-Class Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $162,620 $173,000
S-Class Maybach S 650 Sedan 13 21 $190,397 $202,550
S-Class S 450 4MATIC Sedan 18 28 $91,415 $97,250
S-Class S 450 Sedan 19 28 $88,595 $94,250
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Coupe 17 26 $122,341 $130,150
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Sedan 17 27 $101,003 $107,450
S-Class S 560 Convertible 17 26 $130,284 $138,600
S-Class S 560 Sedan 17 27 $98,183 $104,450
S-Class S 560e Sedan N/A N/A $103,165 $109,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$72,376
$172,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$78,670
$183,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1311 / month
$3058 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Lexus LS is a throwback cruiser with edgy, space-age looks, though the hybrid version is unbeatable as a road-tripper. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the benchmark for large luxury sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 49.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 60.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Hip Room (in)
55.1 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.8 57
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
123 115.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 75.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 64.7
Length, Overall (in)
206.1 198.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 14.2
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)
14 15.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 24.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
19.7 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR19 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR19 P255/40YR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4938 4817
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
442 @ 1600 664 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/210 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
416 @ 6000 603 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
Transmission
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 5.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.76 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 2.31
Trans Type
10 9
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88 1.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus LS Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
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
8.4 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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2020 Lexus LS
  • 2020 Lexus LS in stock
  • Cash: Up to $9,000 off
  • Financing: 0.0% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: $899 per month for 36 months
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2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
  • 2020 S-Class is in stock
  • Get up to $6,000 off (Sedan)
  • Lease: From $959/month
  • Financing: 2.99% APR + Cash
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