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2022 Lexus IS 500
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$60,000
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Mercedes-AMG C43 Sedan
2021 Mercedes-AMG C43 Sedan
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$56,500
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Overview

Engine
5.0L V8 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
5.0L V8 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
472 hp @ 7100 rpm
385 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
395 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,748 lbs
3,825 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
21 MPG
City
20 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
348 miles
313.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
487.2 miles
469.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.4 in
185 in
Height
56.5 in
56.3 in
Max Width
72.4 in
71.3 in
Front Width
62.2 in
63.1 in
Rear Width
63.2 in
61.3 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
111.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
3.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.8 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
37.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.4 in
55 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
12.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.2 ft
39.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/40YR19
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P265/35YR19
P245/40HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Grecian Water
  • Infrared
  • Iridium
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • White w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-TEX/DINAMICA Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Red Topstitching, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Not Available
Optional
Leather Seats
Not Available
Optional
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Optional
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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