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BMW 7 Series vs. Lexus LS 500

In comparing the BMW 7 Series to the Lexus LS 500, the BMW 7 Series has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Lexus LS 500 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW 7 Series versus the Lexus LS 500, the Lexus LS 500 is a better car than the BMW 7 Series.

BMW 7 Series versus Lexus LS 500 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW 7 Series ranges from $55,309 to $122,634 while a used Lexus LS 500 from the same model year range is priced between $66,675 to $84,928. For a new model, the BMW 7 Series's price is between $92,785 and $132,090, with the Lexus LS 500 priced between $78,123 and $105,266.

BMW 7 Series versus Lexus LS 500 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW 7 Series is 7.7 out of 10 while the Lexus LS 500's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the BMW 7 Series being ranked 10 out of 25 Best Luxury Large Cars and the Lexus LS 500 being ranked 7 out of 25.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW 7 Series’s base engine makes 375 horsepower, and the Lexus LS 500 base engine makes 416 horsepower. The 7 Series is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 605 miles. The LS 500 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 629 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

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2023 BMW 7 Series

2022 Lexus LS 500

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$92,785 - $132,090

Used Asking Price:

$55,309 - $122,634

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

61.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$78,123 - $105,266

Used Asking Price:

$66,675 - $84,928

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.7 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

7.1 / 10

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 25
10 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 25
10 / 25

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

760i xDrive, 740i

Trim Levels

F SPORT, Base

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

375 hp @ 5200 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 1850 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.079 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

416 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

442 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.089 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

25 / 31 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

488 / 605 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

18 / 29 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

391 / 629 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

43.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Cargo Space:

19.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.4 inches

Cargo Space:

17 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4720 lbs

Width:

86.3 inches

Height:

60.8 inches

Length:

212.2 inches

Wheelbase:

126.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4696 lbs

Width:

74.8 inches

Height:

57.5 inches

Length:

206.1 inches

Wheelbase:

123 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/45R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

245/50R19