Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Lexus LS 460. The Lexus LS 460 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class as you will with the Lexus LS 460, 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus LS 460, 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Lexus LS 460 have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is about the same width as the Lexus LS 460. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus LS 460.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus LS 460.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Lexus LS 460. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has less cargo capacity than the Lexus LS 460, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus LS 460.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2014 Lexus LS 460.
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MSRP*: $92,350 - $212,000
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MSRP*: $72,140 - $81,925
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,500||Visit Rebate Center|
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|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.48%|
|City MPG:||12 - 21||16|
|Highway MPG:||19 - 31||23 - 24|
|Engine(s):||V-12, V-6, V-8||V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$85,886 - $197,160||$66,368 - $75,371|
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