When comparing the Lexus LS 400's and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class's specifications and ratings, the Lexus LS 400 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Lexus LS 400's and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class's specifications and ratings, the Lexus LS 400 is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.
Lexus LS 400 vs. Mercedes-Benz A-Class Pricing
A used 2000 Lexus LS 400 ranges from $2,139 to $15,844 while a used 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is priced between $31,847 to $40,589.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lexus LS 400’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class base engine makes 188 horsepower. The LS 400 is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 483 miles. The A-Class is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 473 miles.This gives the Mercedes-Benz A-Class the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Lexus LS 400 the advantage in maximum range. The LS 400 uses gasoline, and the A-Class uses premium unleaded.