Audi A6 vs. Lexus GS

Mythos Black Metallic
VS
Ultra White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$30,463 - $36,216
$46,860 - $51,689

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.82 / 5
17 Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
252 - 340 hp
338 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0 TFSI 6 Cylinder 340 HP
2.0 TFSI 4 Cylinder 252 HP
3.5L V6 24V DOHC Hybrid

Interior Features

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
38 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.4 in.
36.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.1 cu. ft.
15.9 cu. ft.

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.6 in.
112.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
194.2 in.
192.1 in.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3858 - 4023 .lbs
4112 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
252 - 340 hp
338 hp

Torque

Torque
273 - 325 ft. lbs.
257 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 15 mpg
15 - 17 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
29 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
34 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi A6
Lexus GS

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan - quattro Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97.2 ft³.
99 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3858 - 4023 lbs.
4112 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 - 28 mpg.
31 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 - 25 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 - 34 mpg.
34 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 - Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Gas/Electric V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121 - 3.0 L/183
3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7 - 8
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 - 4.71
Not Available

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 - 3.14
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - 2.11
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 - 1.67
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - 1.28
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 - 1.00
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 - 3.32
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85, 3.08, 4.23
3.27

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3, 6.7, 7.7
5.7

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18, P255/35YR20, P255/40HR19, P255/40R19
P235/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18, P255/35YR20, P255/40HR19, P255/40R19
P235/45VR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 ft.
34.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
13.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
12.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
38 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
42.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.5 in.
57.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.4 in.
36.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.3 in.
55.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.6 in.
112.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
194.2 in.
192.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.8 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.8 in.
57.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.1 in.
62 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.7 in.
62.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³.
15.9 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 - 0.84
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
A6
GS450h

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0 - 3.0
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4