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Lexus LC 500 vs. Mercedes-Benz A-Class

When we compare the Lexus LC 500 to the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the Lexus LC 500 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Lexus LC 500 versus the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a better car than the Lexus LC 500.

Lexus LC 500 versus Mercedes-Benz A-Class Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Lexus LC 500 ranges from $86,959 to $99,915 while a used Mercedes-Benz A-Class from the same model year range is priced between $30,971 to $46,031. For a new model, the Lexus LC 500's price is between $97,799 and $108,225, with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class priced between $36,838 and $51,733.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Lexus LC 500’s base engine makes 471 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class base engine makes 188 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class, a subcompact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Lexus LC 500, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and front leg room.

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2023 Lexus LC 500

2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$97,799 - $108,225

Used Asking Price:

$86,959 - $99,915

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

36.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,838 - $51,733

Used Asking Price:

$30,971 - $46,031

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

7.0 / 10

Retained Value:

9.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

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Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.6 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 29
15 / 29

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

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Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Base

Trim Levels

A 220 4MATIC, A 220

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

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:

471 hp @ 7100 rpm

Torque:

398 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

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

0.109 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

188 hp @ 5800 rpm

Torque:

221 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

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

0.057 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

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

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

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

24 / 35 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

324 / 473 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

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:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

32.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

32.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

48.9 inches

Cargo Space:

5.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

85.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Cargo Space:

8.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

90.7 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4340 lbs

Width:

75.6 inches

Height:

53 inches

Length:

187.4 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3285 lbs

Width:

78.4 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

179.1 inches

Wheelbase:

107.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

polished aluminum

Tire Size:

245/45R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

205/55R17