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2019 Lexus LS 500 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Review

New 2019 Lexus LS 500

2019 Lexus
LS 500

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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MSRP*
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$75,450 to $84,670
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$55,950
Invoice* $69,415 to $77,896 $52,593
MPG - City 18 - 19 19
MPG - Hwy 27 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 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 Lexus LS 500 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus LS 500 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Lexus LS 500 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Lexus LS 500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, 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 500 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus LS 500 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Lexus LS 500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Lexus LS 500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Handling
The Lexus LS 500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus LS 500 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus LS 500 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus LS 500 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Warranty
The Lexus LS 500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.