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Compare Mercedes S-class W222 facelift [AMG S 63 L 4MATIC] vs Lexus LS 5 facelift [LS 500]

Reviews

Neo score
87%
74%
Pros
  • The last of the M279 bi-turbo V12s
  • Return of I6 engines
  • Superb suspension setup
  • Ingenious MBC hydraulic suspension
  • Mature exterior design
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • S63 AMG became AWD only
  • Downsized drivetrain with high turbo boost
  • Somewhat over-styled yet still generic
  • Too many electronics
  • Only in LWB
  • No V8

Price

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Variants

AMG S 63 L 4MATIC
AMG S 65 L
S 350d L 4MATIC
S 350d 4MATIC
S 350d
S 350d L
S 400d 4MATIC
S 400d L 4MATIC
S 400d L
S 400d
S 450 4MATIC
S 450 L 4MATIC
S 450
S 450 L
S 500 L
S 500
S 560 L 4MATIC
S 560 4MATIC
S 560 L
S 560
S 560e L
S 600 L
LS 500
LS 500 AWD
LS 500h
LS 500h AWD

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
510 L / 18.0 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
13.5 L / 14.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
4
5
Payload
750 kg / 1653 lbs
460 kg / 1014 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 355.6-398.78 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 332.74-358.14 mm
Offroad | Approach Angle
11.0 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
10.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.7 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone / Multi-link, MBC
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link, Airmatic
Multi-link
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19
245/50 R19, 245/45 R20
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.5 ft
11.2 m / 36.7 ft

Construction

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

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
118 mm / 4.6 in
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1499 mm / 59.0 in
1450 mm / 57.1 in
Size | Length
5294 mm / 208.4 in
5235 mm / 206.1 in
Size | Width
1914 mm / 75.4 in
1900 mm / 74.8 in (mirror folded)
Track Width | Front
1643.0 mm / 64.7 in
1631.0 mm / 64.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
1995.0 kg / 4398.2 lbs
2130.0 kg / 4695.8 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 19
8J x 19, 8.5J x 20
Wheelbase
3165 mm / 124.6 in
3124 mm / 123.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.5 sec
5.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.3 sec
4.6 sec
CO2 Emission
203 g/km
178 ~ 187 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
Fuel Economy
8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (combined) | 11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 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

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
ULEV70
Engine
M 177.980
8GR-FXS
Engine | Bore
85.6 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
8.6:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
3.4 L / 210.2 cu-in / 3445.0 cc
Engine | Power
612.0 hp / 456.4 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
416.0 hp / 310.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
153.7 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
120.8 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
100.1 mm / 3.9 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2750-4500 rpm
599 Nm / 441.8 lb-ft @ 1600-4800 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Bi-turbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
10-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic MCT AMG SPEEDSHIFT
Automatic

Production

Availability
2017 ~ 2020
2020
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