2018 LEXUS GS 350 VS. 2018 BMW 5 SERIES
When you're looking for sleek style and a smooth ride, consider one of luxury sedans currently on the market, such as the 2018 Lexus GS 350 or 2018 BMW 5 Series. Although these two sedans have some similarities, they also have important differences. Learn more about these features so you can choose the vehicle that's right for you.
You don't want to feel any hesitation from your vehicle when you step on the gas. That's why you'll be pleased to know that Lexus GS 350 comes with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that  OFFERS AN IMPRESSIVE 311 HORSEPOWER and 280 pound-feet of torque. With this engine, you can expect to go from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. On the other hand, the BMW 5 Series 530i Sedan has 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo engine that generates 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, and can go from zero to 60 mph in 6 seconds.
To make your daily drive even more comfortable, the Lexus GS 350 offers several standard features that you have to pay more for if you choose the BMW 5 Series. This includes heated front seats, satellite radio, and a DVD entertainment system. Other top luxury features you'll find inside the GS 350 include Bluetooth technology, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, and dual-zone automatic climate control.
To help make sure you have a safe and secure drive when you hit the road, the Lexus GS 350 and BMW 5 Series both come standard with a variety of driver assistance technologies. This includes blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alerts, a rearview camera, lane keep assist, and a forward collision warning system.
While you certainly want all the latest features in your luxury sedan, you also don't want to overpay for everything. That's why comparing the price of the 2018 Lexus GS 350 and the 2018 BMW 5 Series is important. The GS 350 has a starting price of $50,565, while the 5 Series has a starting MSRP of $53,400.
If you're interested in a warranty to help protect your new sedan, you'll be pleased to know that both the Lexus GS 350 and BMW 5 Series offer a  FOUR-YEAR/50,000-MILE BASIC WARRANTY and unlimited miles on the anti-corrosion warranty. However, the GS 350 also offers a powertrain warranty that covers six years or 70,000 miles, while the 5 Series powertrain warranty is only for four years or 50,000 miles.
You don't want to feel cramped when you're sitting inside your luxury sedan. That's why the Lexus GS 350 provides a few extra inches of space when compared to BMW 5 Series. In fact, the GS 350 offers 42.3 inches of front legroom while the BMW only has 41.4 inches. Additionally, the GS 350 has 36.8 inches of legroom in the second row compared to only 36.5 in the 5 Series.

When you're ready to discover even more great features in the Lexus GS 350, stop by Hennessy Lexus of Atlanta to take one of these stylish sedans for a test drive.