Lexus LS600h vs Audi A8 - specifications

 Lexus LS600h LAudi A8L 4.2 TDI SE
On the road price/total as tested"£83,645/£88,000""£64,965/£67,475"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£32,956/39.4 per cent""£24,881/38.3 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire"230ppm/£1,844""147ppm/£1,101"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£5,520/£10,037""£5,002/£9,095"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£2,753""£1,714"
Insurance group/quote "20/£1,346"19/£829
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£253/£435/£333£565/£740/£565
Length/wheelbase "5,150/3,090mm""5,062/2,944mm"
Height/width"1,480/1,875mm""1,444/1,894mm"
Engine"V8/4,969cc""V8/4,134cc turbo"
Peak power"389/6,400 bhp/rpm""322/3,750 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"520/4,000 Nm/rpm""650/1,600 Nm/rpm"
Combined petrol/electric power439bhpN/A
TransmissionCVT/4wd"6-spd, auto/4wd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 84 litres/full size90 litres/full size
Boot capacity330 litres500 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"2,410/320kg""1,945/600kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficientN/A/0.27CdN/A/0.27Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/3yrs Lexus""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs RAC"
0-60/30-70mph7.0/5.6 secs6.3/5.7 secs
30-50mph in kickdown 2.3 secs2.4 secs
50-70mph in kickdown3.3 secs3.2 secs
Top speed 155mph155mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.5/38.3/9.7 metres50.5/32.5/8.6 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph61/39/52/63dB68/39/55/65dB
Auto Express economy/range19.4mpg/360 miles31.5mpg/624 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 25.0/35.3/30.4mpg21.2/39.2/30.1mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket219g/km/30 per cent249g/km/35 per cent
Airbags/parking sensors/reverse camera10/yes/yesSix/yes/£375
Air-suspension/stability control/xenonsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Cruise control/active cruise controlYes/yes"Yes/£1,500"
Leather/heated/memory/air-con seatsYes/yes/yes/yes"Yes/yes/yes/£2,000"
Keyless entry/soft-close doors/rear blindYes/yes/yesYes/£425/yes
Power-fold mirrors/multifunc steeringYes/yesYes/yes
Sat-nav/rear DVD/BluetoothYes/yes/yes"Yes/£5,000/yes"

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