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Compare Audi A8 D5 [50 TDI] vs Lexus LS 5 facelift [LS 500]

Reviews

Neo score
75%
74%
Pros
  • Tremendous torque from the 60 TDI and 60 TFSI
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • 60 TFSI e with low fuel consumption rating for those who don't like paying taxes
  • Mature exterior design
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Styling even more generic than before
  • No more W12
  • Questionable long-term reliability and repair-ability
  • Car with gadgets or gadgets masquerading as car?
  • Only in LWB
  • No V8

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

50 TDI
50 TDI Euro6d
50 TDI Euro6d LWB
50 TDI LWB
55 TFSI
55 TFSI Euro6d
55 TFSI Euro6d LWB
55 TFSI LWB
60 TDI
60 TDI LWB
60 TFSI
60 TFSI LWB
60 TFSI e
60 TFSI e LWB
LS 500
LS 500 AWD
LS 500h
LS 500h AWD

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.9 L / 13.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
72.0 L / 19.0 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
715 kg / 1576 lbs
460 kg / 1014 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 355.6-398.78 mm
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs, 332.74-358.14 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/60 R17, 235/55 R18, 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20
245/50 R19, 245/45 R20
Turning Circle
12.5 m / 41.0 ft
11.2 m / 36.7 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
14.1 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1473 mm / 58.0 in
1450 mm / 57.1 in
Size | Length
5172 mm / 203.6 in
5235 mm / 206.1 in
Size | Width
1945 mm / 76.6 in | 2130 mm / 83.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1900 mm / 74.8 in (mirror folded)
Track Width | Front
1644.0 mm / 64.7 in
1631.0 mm / 64.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
1975.0 kg / 4354.1 lbs
2130.0 kg / 4695.8 lbs
Wheel Size
8.0J x 17, 18 in, 19 in, 20 in
8J x 19, 8.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2998 mm SWB / 3128 mm LWB
3124 mm / 123.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.9 sec
5.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.6 sec
4.6 sec
CO2 Emission
145 ~ 152 g/km
178 ~ 187 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.26
0.28
Fuel Economy
5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)
10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
219.0 km/h / 136.1 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
ULEV70
Engine
DDVC
8GR-FXS
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
85.6 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.0:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
3.4 L / 210.2 cu-in / 3445.0 cc
Engine | Power
286.0 hp / 213.3 kW @ 3750-4000 rpm
416.0 hp / 310.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
96.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
120.8 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
100.1 mm / 3.9 in
Engine | Torque
600 Nm / 442.5 lb-ft @ 1250-3250 rpm
599 Nm / 441.8 lb-ft @ 1600-4800 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
10-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic ZF 8HP
Automatic

Production

Availability
2017 ~ 2019
2020
Debut
2017 Frankfurt Auto Show
Made In
Germany
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