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2013 Audi S8 vs. 2013 Lexus IS-F Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi S8 than the Lexus IS-F. The Lexus IS-F will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi S8.

Convenience
With the Audi S8 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus IS-F, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi S8 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus IS-F, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi S8 and the Lexus IS-F have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi S8 is much wider than the Lexus IS-F, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi S8, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus IS-F.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi S8 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus IS-F.

Handling
The Audi S8 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus IS-F, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi S8 is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus IS-F.

Utility
The Audi S8 offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus IS-F, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi S8 as you will in the Lexus IS-F.

Warranty
The Audi S8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS-F.

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2013 Audi
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MSRP*: $110,000
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MSRP*: $61,750
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City MPG: 15 16
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Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $102,300 $57,430

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