Lexus GS vs. Tesla Model S

Ultra White
VS
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$46,860 - $51,689
$66,483 - $72,616

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews
4.82 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
338 hp
518 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L V6 24V DOHC Hybrid
3

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
42.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.8 in.
35.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
35.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 cu. ft.
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
116.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
40.7 ft.

Length

Length
192.1 in.
196 in.

Width

Width
72.4 in.
77.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4112 .lbs
4647 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
338 hp
518 hp

Torque

Torque
257 ft. lbs.
387 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
Not Available

Combined

Combined
15 - 17 mpg
51 - 53 mpg

City

City
29 mpg
102 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 mpg
105 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus GS
Tesla Model S

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
99 ft³.
94 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4112 lbs.
4647 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
31 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
29 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 mpg.
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6
Electric

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/211
Not Available

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27
9.73

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in.
19 X 8 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in.
19 X 8 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft.
40.7 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
13.1 in.
14 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
38.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
42.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
57.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.5 in.
55 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
35.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.8 in.
35.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
55 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.1 in.
54.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
116.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.1 in.
196 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.3 in.
56.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62 in.
65.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.6 in.
66.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.1 in.
4.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
GS450h
Model S

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
Not Available

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Not Available

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Not Available

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
Not Available

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Not Available