Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Lexus LS 600h, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus LS 600h will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus LS 600h as you will with the Mercedes-Benz S-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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus LS 600h will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. 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 600h and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class have similar Destination Charges.
The Lexus LS 600h is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. When looking at overall length, the Lexus LS 600h takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
The Lexus LS 600h has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Lexus LS 600h has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus LS 600h is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus LS 600h and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The Lexus LS 600h has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Lexus LS 600h comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
Compare the 2013 Lexus LS 600h and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
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MSRP*: $92,350 - $212,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $2,500|
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|City MPG:||19||12 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||23||19 - 31|
|Engine(s):||V-8||V-12, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$110,316||$85,886 - $197,160|
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