Comparison: 2019 Lexus LS 500 vs 2019 Audi A7
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 12:40PM
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Which vehicle is the best choice when looking for a luxury sedan that offers responsiveness with an engaging driving experience? Read the below comparison between the 2019 Lexus LS 500 and the 2019 Audi A7 to find your answer. When you see that the Lexus LS 500 is the best choice, visit Lexus Stevens Creek in San Jose for your test drive. 

Performance

2019 Lexus LS 500

The 2019 Lexus LS 500 has the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine paired with the first-ever 10-speed direct-shift automatic transmission in its class. The LS 500 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbo engine with a 10-speed electronically controlled Direct-Shift automatic transmission and generates 416-hp and 442 lb.-ft. of torque. This sport-inspired sedan goes 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds and has a top track speed of 136 mph. The estimated EPA rating is 30 mpg of highway driving and 19 mpg in the city.  Drive Mode Select comes standard and offers sport, normal and ECO modes. Available is Adaptive Variable Air Suspension to help maintain the vehicle’s low center of gravity and raise the vehicle to make it easier to step in.

2019 Audi A7

The 2019 Audi A7 utilizes a 3.0-liter V6 engine with quattro® technology and a 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission. The Audi A7 produces 335-hp and 369 lb.-ft. of torque and takes just 5.2 seconds to go from 0-60 mph. The estimated EPA fuel-economy is 29 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg of city driving. The standard adaptive rear spoiler rises at 72 mph letting the air flow over the spoiler to help create downforce and contribute to stability. Available is Audi Drive Select which offers comfort, sport, auto, and individual modes. 

Comfort and Convenience

2019 Lexus LS 500

The standard Lexus Enform App Suite 2.0 offers access to your favorite mobile apps through your 12.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display. Lexus Enform Dynamic Navigation, another standard feature, presents alternate routes based on current conditions through cloud-based updates. A SmartAccess key fob, power open/close trunk with kick sensor and Lexus Enform Remote, allowing you to start your engine, check your fuel level, and adjust climate controls remotely, are all included for your convenience. The most sophisticated 3D audio technology available in an automobile, Mark Levinson® Reference surround sound audio system with Quantum Logic® Immersion and 16 channels, 2,400 watts and 23 speakers, is an impressive option.

Distinctive art wood trim, Kiriko cut glass interior door trim, hand-pleated interior trim, four-zone Climate Concierge, power-reclining rear seats and seven rear-seat massage settings, are all available for your added luxury and comfort.

2019 Audi A7

A 10.1-inch upper screen used primarily for the audio system, map display, and camera feed is paired with an 8.6-inch lower screen which shows climate controls and manages navigation searches comes standard on the Audi A7. Included as standard features are hands-free tailgate release, panoramic sunroof, split folding 40/20/40 rear seatbacks, and Apple CarPlay® and Android™ Auto compatibility. Available is the Bang & Olufsen® 3D 16 speaker, 15-channel amplifier and 705-watt sound system.

Heated and ventilated 12-way power front seats with 4-way lumbar adjustment, a four-zone climate control, and power-operated rear window sunshade are available options for extra comfort.

Pricing

2019 Lexus LS 500

Starting at $75,200 MSRP

2019 Audi A7

Starting at $68,000

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