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2022 Lexus IS 500
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2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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Overview

Engine
5.0L V8 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 35 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
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
472 hp @ 7100 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
395 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,748 lbs
3,472 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
27 MPG
City
20 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
35 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
348 miles
400.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
487.2 miles
609 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.4 in
184.5 in
Height
56.5 in
56.8 in
Max Width
72.4 in
71.3 in
Front Width
62.2 in
61.5 in
Rear Width
63.2 in
60.9 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
111.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
3.8 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
36.8 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
  • 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
  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery

Safety

US NHTSA crash test result

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

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