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2019 Lexus LS 500 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2019 Lexus LS 500

2019 Lexus
LS 500

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$75,450 to $84,670
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$72,550
Invoice* $69,415 to $77,896 $68,197
MPG - City 18 - 19 21
MPG - Hwy 27 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-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 E 53. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus LS 500, drivers may find the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus LS 500 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 Lexus LS 500 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. 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 E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus LS 500 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 E 53.

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 E 53.

Handling
The Lexus LS 500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Lexus LS 500 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 Lexus LS 500 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus LS 500 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The Lexus LS 500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.