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2020 BMW 740 vs. 2020 Lexus LS 500 Review

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2020 BMW
740

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2020 Lexus
LS 500

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MSRP*
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$86,450 to $89,450
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$75,450 to $100,865
Invoice* $80,900 to $83,690 $69,415 to $92,796
MPG - City 20 - 22 18 - 19
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 27 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 740 than the Lexus LS 500. The BMW 740 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus LS 500.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 740 as you will with the Lexus LS 500, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 BMW 740 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus LS 500. 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 740 and the Lexus LS 500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 740 is about the same width as the Lexus LS 500. When looking at overall length, the BMW 740 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus LS 500.

Drivetrain
The BMW 740 has much less torque than the Lexus LS 500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 740 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus LS 500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW 740 has less horsepower than the Lexus LS 500, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 740 and the Lexus LS 500. The BMW 740 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus LS 500.

Warranty
The BMW 740 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus LS 500.