2019 Audi A6 vs. 2018 Lexus GS

Demonstrating the essence of a midsize luxury sedan, the 2019 Audi A6 is the fifth generation of its kind that can hold a candle to its predecessor models. What makes it distinct, however, is the impressive amount of technology it is built with. Among other midsize luxury sedan line, the 2018 Lexus GS is the most comparable to that of the latest Audi A6. Here's a detailed comparison of the two in order to identify who truly emerges as the winner.

Design & Style

At first glance, you can see that both vehicles have a great mix of having both a sporty look and comfort. The Audi A6, in particular, is certainly comfortable with its 18-way adjustable front seats. The roomy cabin is very promising and may be upgraded for a luxury seating. Outside, the 19-inch wheels and LED headlights make it look more premium. For the Lexus GS, it has a fairly roomy interior with faux leather seats. The seats can be adjusted in 16 ways and it comes with 19-inch wheels and triple-beam headlights.

Technology & Safety

The 2019 Audi A6 comes standard with a number of impressive technological advancements. It has three-zone climate control, heated front seats, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, power-operated trunk, and keyless entry and start. Premium upgrades are available to have the Bang & Olufsen audio system, Matrix Led headlights, and even an exterior lighting animation! Safety-wise, there is a full suite of safety features like lane-keeping assist, automatic emergency braking system, full-speed adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert, and traffic sign recognition.

For the Lexus GS, it comes with dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, 12-speaker audio system, and heated seats. It is built with a few safety features such as the adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, forward collision warning, and steering assist.

Performance

The V6 Turbo 3.0 L engine of the Audi A6 delivers 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. This makes it so graceful on the road. A very light effort is needed to center the car and it copes well even with quick direction changes. The high handling limits are astonishing considering that it is a big car. It is also one of the quickest in terms of acceleration and can go from zero to 60 mph at just 4.8 seconds. The Lexus GS, on the other side, has a 311 hp 280 lb-ft torque V6 engine and although it lacks dominating thrust, it drives effortlessly smooth and still get precise and quick turns.

The Bottom Line

Comparing the two vehicles, it is easy to say that the 2019 Audi A6 has a strong overall performance compared to the 2018 Lexus GS. The attractive and refined interior in itself looks and feels luxurious. With its offer of a high level of comfort plus a powerful engine, the competitor will pale in comparison.

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