Compare 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT vs 2018 Lexus LC

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT
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Coupe AMG GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe AMG GT 16 22 $104,532 $112,400
Roadster AMG GT 16 21 $115,692 $124,400
Coupe AMG GT S 16 22 $123,132 $132,400
Coupe AMG GT C 15 20 $134,850 $145,000
Coupe AMG GT R 15 20 $146,010 $157,000
Roadster AMG GT C 15 20 $146,010 $157,000
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$104,532
$84,640
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$112,400
$92,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1873 / month
$1533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT performs brilliantly on any kind of pavement, making it one of our favorite modern sports cars. Lexus aims in a completely new direction with its 2018 LC 500 Coupe—and it’s an exciting one.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 32.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 85.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 32.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 48.9
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
179 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
50.7 53
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 113
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 75.6
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 64.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13.3
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)
14.2 12.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 21.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30ZR19 P275/40YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35ZR19 P245/45YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3560 4280
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 11 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
465 @ 1700 398 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0 L/243 5.0 L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
469 @ 6000 471 @ 7100
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.88
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.19
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.92
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.67 2.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.35
Trans Type
7 10
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 5.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.15
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.79
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Lexus LC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 9.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 5.4
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