2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450 vs 2018 Lexus LS 500

2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450 vs 2018 Lexus LS 500

Some of us simply are not content driving an average sedan. for those of us like that, Mercedes-Benz offers the elegant S-Class. The flagship sedan for the German automaker consistently provides an interesting mix of performance in luxury, but it’s what’s on the inside that might be most impressive. See how it compares here as we look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450 vs 2018 Lexus LS 500!

Under the hood you’ll find a bigger engine in the LS 500. However, the S 450 delivers plenty of its own advantages in this comparison because it comes with features not readily available in the LS 500 such as automatic load-leveling and an adaptive variable suspension. Both of those are only optional in the Lexus sedan. see how else they compare by checking out the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450


2018 Lexus LS 500

FWD Drivetrain RWD
Standard Leather Interior Trim Not Available
Standard Intelligent Cruise Control Standard
12.3 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8.4 inches

Specs and Features in the 2018 S 450

So maybe the LS 500 wins when it comes to power and performance, but if you’re looking for next-level comfort and convenience, the comparison isn’t even close. The S 450 comes with standard luxury like hand-tailored leather and beautiful wood trim. With dual 12.3-inch screens up front, everything you need to see can be laid out in a fashion that’s simple to find. Other notable features you’ll find in the 2018 S 450 include:

  • Heated 16-way power front seats with memory
  • 64-color/3-zone LED ambient lighting
  • Air Balance cabin fragrance system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • COMAND hard-drive navigation
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Rear Seat Entertainment system
  • and much more!

When the time comes to upgrade your current sedan, you won’t need to look further than the S 450 for a solid luxury performance sedan. Ready to see it for yourself? Stop by James Motor Company and check out what we have in our inventory and schedule a test drive today!

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