When we compare the Lexus LS 400's and the Mercedes-Benz S-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 fuel efficiency and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lexus LS 400's and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class's specifications and ratings, the Lexus LS 400 is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
Lexus LS 400 vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pricing
A used 2000 Lexus LS 400 ranges from $2,139 to $15,844 while a used 2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is priced between $2,705 to $11,628.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lexus LS 400’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class base engine makes 275 horsepower. The LS 400 is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 483 miles. The S-Class is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 506 miles.This gives the Lexus LS 400 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.