Lexus LS vs. Lincoln Continental

Ultra White
VS
Chroma Elite Light Brown Premium

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$71,446 - $76,247
$34,672 - $40,203

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
416 hp
305 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L V6 DOHC 24
3.7L Ti

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
44.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.3 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.9 in.
41.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 - 37.3 in.
37.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
17 cu. ft.
16.7 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

AC

AC
Optional
Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
123 in.
117.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
18.7 - 19.7 ft.
41.8 ft.

Length

Length
206.1 in.
201.4 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
75.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4707 - 4938 .lbs
4224 - 4396 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
416 hp
305 hp

Torque

Torque
442 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.7 gal.
19 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 29 mpg
17 - 25 mpg

City

City
18 - 19 mpg
16 - 17 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 - 30 mpg
24 - 26 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Not Available

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Not Available

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus LS
Lincoln Continental

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97.6 - 99.4 ft³.
106.4 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4707 - 4938 lbs.
4224 - 4396 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 - 23 mpg.
19 - 20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 - 19 mpg.
16 - 17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 - 30 mpg.
24 - 26 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/210
3.7 L/227

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
6

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92
4.48

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15
2.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35
1.84

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88
1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19
0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17
2.88

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.76
3.16 - 3.39

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 - 8.4
8.8 - 9.3

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
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19
P235/50WR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19
P235/50WR18

Front Wheel Size

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

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
18 X 8 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
18.7 - 19.7 ft.
41.8 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
14 in.
13.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.7 gal.
19 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.3 in.
39.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
44.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.8 in.
58.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.5 in.
55.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 - 37.3 in.
37.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.9 in.
41.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.4 in.
55.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.1 in.
54.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
123 in.
117.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
206.1 in.
201.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
75.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.1 - 57.9 in.
58.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 - 64.4 in.
63.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in.
64.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
17 ft³.
16.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
LS 500
Continental

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
3.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4