Audi A7 vs. Lexus LS

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$69,700
$75,000 - $78,220

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
14 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
340 hp
416 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0 TFSI 6 Cylinder 340 HP
3.5L V6 DOHC 24

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 in.
36.8 - 37.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 in.
38.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 in.
36.4 - 37.3 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/40HR19 - P265/35HR20
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.7 in.
123 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
18.7 - 19.7 ft.

Length

Length
196.2 in.
206.1 in.

Width

Width
75.2 in.
74.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4244 lbs.
4707 - 4938 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
340 hp
416 hp

Torque

Torque
325 ft. lbs.
442 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
21.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
23 - 25 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
18 - 19 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
27 - 30 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi A7
Lexus LS

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sportback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4 - 5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4244 lbs.
97.6 - 99.4 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 mpg.
4707 - 4938 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 mpg.
21 - 23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 mpg.
18 - 19 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
27 - 30 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/183
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
3.5 L/210

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
10

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
Automatic w/OD

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
4.92

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
3.15

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
2.35

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
1.88

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.46

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
1.19

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85
5.17

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7
2.76

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180
7.7 - 8.4

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/40HR19 - P265/35HR20
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P255/40HR19 - P265/35HR20
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
19 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.
19 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rack-Pinion

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
18.7 - 19.7 ft.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
4-Wheel Disc

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
4-Wheel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Yes

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
14 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
13.1 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
21.7 gal.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
36.8 - 37.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal.
58.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 in.
55.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
36.4 - 37.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
38.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 in.
56.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 in.
55.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
123 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.7 in.
206.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
196.2 in.
74.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.2 in.
57.1 - 57.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55.9 in.
64.2 - 64.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.7 in.
64.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in.
17 ft³.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.4 in.
1.00

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.5 ft³.
0.79

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
LS 500

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Luxury High

Model Group

Model Group
A7
Sedan

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
3.5

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
DOHC

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.0
aluminum

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
6

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
4