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Audi A6
2021 Audi A6
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$54,900
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8.4
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Lexus ES
2021 Lexus ES
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$39,900
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8.4
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Lexus GS
2020 Lexus GS
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 4300 rpm
302 hp @ 6600 rpm
311 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.4 ft
38 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR19
P215/55VR17
P235/45VR18
Rear Tire
P245/45HR19
P215/55VR17
P235/45VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
26 MPG
23 MPG
City
23 MPG
22 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
15.9 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
443.9 miles
349.8 miles
348 miles
Cruising Range Highway
598.3 miles
508.8 miles
487.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.4 in
195.9 in
192.1 in
Height
57.4 in
56.9 in
57.3 in
Max Width
74.3 in
73.4 in
72.4 in
Front Width
64.2 in
62.9 in
62 in
Rear Width
63.7 in
63.4 in
62.6 in
Wheelbase
115.1 in
113 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
4.2 in
N/A
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42.4 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
37.5 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
55.9 in
57.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
55 in
54.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
39.2 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
37.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
54.3 in
55.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.3 in
54.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,101 lbs
3,690 lbs
3,726 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
16.7 ft³
18.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Sunlit Green
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Smoky Granite Mica

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Avalon Green Metallic
  • Carat Beige Metallic
  • Firmament Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Seville Red Metallic
  • Soho Brown Metallic
  • Typhoon Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Black, Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Chateau, Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Flaxen, Leather-Trimmed Seats

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Optional
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles