Lexus LC vs. Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$92,300
$48,950

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
471 hp
241 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.0L DOHC 32V V8 Dual VVT
2.0L Turbo Inline

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.2 in.
38 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
5.4 cu. ft.
6.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40YR21 - P245/45YR20
P225/40YR18 - P225/45YR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113 in.
95.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 - 35.4 ft.
34.5 ft.

Length

Length
187.4 in.
162.8 in.

Width

Width
75.6 in.
71.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4280 lbs.
3296 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
471 hp
241 hp

Torque

Torque
398 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.7 gal.
15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
28 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
23 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
32 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

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

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus LC
Mercedes-Benz SLC

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Roadster

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
2

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
85.2 - 85.9 ft³.
48.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4280 lbs.
3296 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
27

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
32 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
5.0 L/303
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
9

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92
5.35

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15
3.24

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35
2.25

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88
1.64

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17
4.80

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94
3.07

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
6.6

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40YR21 - P245/45YR20
P225/40YR18 - P225/45YR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR21 - P275/40YR20
P245/35YR18 - P245/40YR17

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8.5 - 21 X 8.5 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9.5 - 21 X 9.5 in.
17 X 8.5 - 18 X 9 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 - 35.4 ft.
34.5 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
15.7 in.
12.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.1 in.
11.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.7 gal.
15.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.2 in.
38 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
52.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113 in.
95.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
187.4 in.
162.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.6 in.
71.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
53 in.
51.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 in.
61.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in.
61.6 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.2 in.
4.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³.
6.4 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.86

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
0.72

Model Group

Model Group
LC 500
SLC

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4

2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class