The Lexus LS 460 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Lexus LS 460 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus LS 460 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Lexus LS 460 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 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 Lexus LS 460 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
The Lexus LS 460 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Lexus LS 460, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
With its lower torque, the Lexus LS 460 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Lexus LS 460 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Lexus LS 460 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus LS 460 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Lexus LS 460 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Lexus LS 460 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2014 Lexus LS 460 and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $72,140 - $81,925
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MSRP*: $51,400 - $99,770
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $4,000|
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|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.48%||--|
|City MPG:||16||16 - 28|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 24||23 - 45|
|Engine(s):||V-8||Inline-4, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$66,368 - $75,371||$47,802 - $92,786|
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