Lexus LC vs. Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

Ultra White
VS
Designo Mocha Black Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$78,190 - $87,598
Not Available

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
471 hp
603 - 621 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.0L DOHC V8 VVT
4.0L V8 Biturbo
4.0L Biturbo V8
6.0L V12 Biturbo
6.0L SOHC Bi
6.0L SOHC Biturbo 36

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
41.4 - 41.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.2 in.
37.7 - 42.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
32.5 in.
33.4 - 43 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
32.2 in.
36.7 - 39.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
5.4 cu. ft.
7 - 18 cu. ft.

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

AC

AC
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113 in.
115.9 - 124.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 - 35.4 ft.
40.4 ft.

Length

Length
187.4 in.
198.9 - 208.2 in.

Width

Width
75.6 in.
75.3 - 75.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4280 .lbs
4564 - 4971 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
471 hp
603 - 621 hp

Torque

Torque
398 ft. lbs.
664 - 738 ft. lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.7 gal.
20.7 - 24.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
8 - 13 mpg
7 - 11 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
26 mpg
21 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available

Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus LC
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
4MATIC Cabriolet, 4MATIC Coupe, 4MATIC Sedan, Cabriolet, Coupe, Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Compact Cars - Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
85.2 - 85.9 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4280 lbs.
4564 - 4971 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
16 - 20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
13 - 17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 mpg.
21 - 27 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12 - Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
5.0 L/303
4.0 L/243 - 6.0 L/365

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
7 - 9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92
4.34, 4.38, 5.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15
2.86, 2.89, 3.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35
1.92 - 2.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88
1.37 - 1.66

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
1.00 - 1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19
0.82 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17
3.42 - 4.93

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94
2.47

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
8.8, 9.8, 11.0, 11.1

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
P245/40YR21 - P245/45YR20
P255/40YR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR21 - P275/40YR20
P285/35YR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8.5 - 21 X 8.5 in.
20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9.5 - 21 X 9.5 in.
20 X 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 - 35.4 ft.
40.4 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
13.3 in.
15.4 - 16.5 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 in.
14.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.7 gal.
20.7 - 24.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.2 in.
37.7 - 42.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
41.4 - 41.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
57 - 59.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.1 in.
60.6 - 61.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
32.2 in.
36.7 - 39.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
32.5 in.
33.4 - 43 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
48.9 in.
49.5 - 59.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
43.7 in.
53.1 - 61.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113 in.
115.9 - 124.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
187.4 in.
198.9 - 208.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.6 in.
75.3 - 75.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
53 in.
56 - 59 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 in.
63 - 64.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in.
63.2 - 64.7 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.2 in.
4.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³.
7 - 18 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.73 - 0.86

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
0.72

Model Group

Model Group
LC 500
S-Class

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Convertible, Coupe, Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.0
4.0 - 6.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC - SOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8 - 12

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
3 - 4