The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 and the 2016 Lexus LS 460 are top picks in the luxury midsize sedan segment. In order to point out their similarities and differences, and show you which vehicle is the superior choice, the team at Mercedes-Benz of Henderson has created this handy comparison. Read further to understand what makes the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 sedan the optimal option.
Although drivers often expect to spend more money on a luxury sedan than an average car, not all luxury sedans are priced equally. While the 2016 Lexus LS 460 starts at $72,520, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 is available for a significantly lower starting price of $53,100. When you go for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 sedan, you’ll be able to to enjoy incredible luxury and value.
If you’re concerned about saving at the pump, you can’t go wrong with the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E360 sedan. Its standard 3.5L V6 engine generates EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway when paired with rear-wheel drive. If you decide on the 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system, fuel efficiency still remains respectable at 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. The standard 4.6L V8 engine on the 2016 Lexus LS 460 can only achieve 16 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway with rear-wheel drive, or 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway with all-wheel drive.
A staple of the midsize luxury sedans segment, is a plethora of luxury features. Both the 2016 Lexus LS 460 and 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 sedan come standard with exciting features such as a multi-function steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, a color infotainment display screen, ambient interior lighting, Bluetooth®* phone and audio connectivity, and so much more. However, the 2016 E 350 sedan can be furnished with several standard and optional features that are not available on the 2016 LS 460. These features include a front power lumbar system with a built-in massage feature, a power sunshade, LED headlamps, a locking fuel filler door, and a second-row folding seat.
Drivers and passengers will feel safe in the 2016 E 350 sedan and the 2016 LS 460, thanks to a wide array of safety features. With the Mercedes-Benz option, you will notice a few driver assistance technologies that cannot be found on the Lexus model. The Mercedes-Benz exclusive ATTENTION ASSIST® is a standard feature that can monitor your driving behavior and detect signs of drowsiness to prevent collisions. Other features include the PRESAFE® system that closes windows, adjusts seats, and tightens seatbelts in the event of a collision threat, and PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS® that will notify you of stationary objects or oncoming vehicles in front of your E 350.
When comparing the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 to the 2016 Lexus LS 460, the Mercedes-Benz option is clearly the more efficient, affordable, and well-equipped vehicle. To explore this one-of-a-kind sedan firsthand, we invite Las Vegas area drivers to take a trip to Mercedes-Benz of Henderson today.