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

Reviews

Neo score
81%
74%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Sleek styling (in SWB)
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Mature exterior design
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Too many gizmos
  • Engine keeps getting smaller
  • Only in LWB
  • No V8

Price

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Variants

50 TDI
55 TFSI
60 TFSI e
60 TFSI
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
14.0 L / 14.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
665 kg / 1466 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 | Departure Angle
15.0 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/55 R18, 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20, 265/35 R21
245/50 R19, 245/45 R20
Turning Circle
12.9 m / 42.3 ft
11.2 m / 36.7 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
17.9 kWh (gross) | 14.4 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1488 mm / 58.6 in
1450 mm / 57.1 in
Size | Length
5320 mm / 209.4 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
1645.0 mm / 64.8 in
1631.0 mm / 64.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
2045.0 kg / 4508.5 lbs
2130.0 kg / 4695.8 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 18, 9J x 19, 9J x 20, 9J x 21
8J x 19, 8.5J x 20
Wheelbase
3128 mm / 123.1 in
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
171 ~ 177 g/km
178 ~ 187 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.26
0.28
Electric Range
54.0 km / 33.6 mi
Fuel Economy
6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (combined) | 8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (urban) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 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 6d-ISC-FCM
ULEV70
Engine
DMGK
8GR-FXS
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
85.6 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.3:1
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 @ 3500-4000 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 @ 1750-3250 rpm
599 Nm / 441.8 lb-ft @ 1600-4800 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC 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 tiptronic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2021
2020
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