The BMW M5 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lexus LS 460 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M5 and the Lexus LS 460 in the front seats.
With the Lexus LS 460 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW M5, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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 BMW M5 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus LS 460. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M5 and the Lexus LS 460 have similar Destination Charges.
The BMW M5 is about the same width as the Lexus LS 460. If you go with the BMW M5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lexus LS 460.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M5 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus LS 460.
The BMW M5 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus LS 460, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M5 has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus LS 460. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M5 and the Lexus LS 460. The BMW M5 has significantly less cargo room than the Lexus LS 460, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The BMW M5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus LS 460.
Compare the 2014 BMW M5 and the 2014 Lexus LS 460.
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MSRP*: $72,140 - $81,925
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|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.48%|
|Highway MPG:||20||23 - 24|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$85,470||$66,368 - $75,371|
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