2002 Lexus LS 430 User Reviews

2002 Lexus LS 430 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 4 reviews

  • Performance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Appearance:2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars 2 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

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yalemosk writes:
2002 Lexus LS 430 Base Review
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5

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Prior to 1991 I only owned Mercedes, in 1992 I purchased my first Lexus LS400, then LS 430, then GS 470 SUV then another GS 470  They have been the best trouble free cars I have owned

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Can't think of anything negative

yalemosk
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Excellent Luxury Car — Best car I have ever owned. Far superior to Mercedes. Smooth tight ride. Still handles and feels like a new car. The car handles and feels like a new car. Car is 12 years old and still looks and feels like a new car. My last Lexus had twice the mileage as this one and still felt and drove like a new car. Most trouble free car I have ever owned.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Pun writes:
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Reliability, quietness, comfort, solid constuction, sound system, interior styling and space.

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Fuel consumption (in heavy traffic only), weight, questionable exterior styling, car enthusiasts can fall asleep while driving

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This Is "the" Car That Is Truly Reliable. — It's very comfortable in the driver's seat, and all seats for that matter. Clear visibility, spacious interior and a rather large trunk space. The Mark Levinson sound System is superb when you play a real CD (not CDs with music converted from MP3 files). Navigation system best in business, clearer than Garmin. My car was bought in 2001 as a 2002 model. Nothing has ever gone wrong, except little things like the mirrors do not fold back into position. Other than that, regular oil changes, battery changes every five years, tires and wiper blades replaced at they expire... that's it! Put in the gas, and go! No worries! If you are looking for a car that will haul the family on a vacation, in style, with no worries that it will break down during the trip, this is the car to buy. It will accelerate quite quickly, 0-60 in 6.3 seconds. But it will not do great at weaving in and out of traffic.

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jceagle writes:
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Super Luxury and handling, Perfectly finished, No Maintenance issues, Excellent Brakes, Superior back seat comfort, very quiet ride, excellent sound system

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Lexus maintenance is not cheap...but the preventative plan keeps it a  no issue car

jceagle
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Outstanding — The Lexus is the way all cars should be made. We spent a lot more on Mercedes and had no where near the results. If the Lexus had BMW handling.....it would be the best car ever made. We were quite surprised to find the V8 engine got 23.8 MPG on the average. The large tank gives you 450 plus mile range. It did take awhile to master all the many features in the car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ron writes:
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Bright and cheery

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Old man car

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My Ls430 — love it needed somthing that I could afford to fix, its bright and cheery give me a better attitude than my other cars or bike. I just cruise in it with a lean :) What more can I tell ya?? decent sound sys, only thing I will add is an auto start

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

On The Road Again By bbox

Great road cars not as stylish as other major models but overall a great car. Fits everyone in the family and gets up and goes when you punch it. Surprisingly great handling around turns and corners. ... Read More

Exceptional By AQBill

I'm an older, conservative driver who appreciates reliability, comfort and substance as opposed to style and performance which makes this the almost perfect automobile for me! My idea of "performance"... Read More

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2005 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Best Riding Car Ever! By E_Allen

This car is perfect for traveling. It has excellent handling and luxurious interior features that make for a comfortable, quiet, and safe experience. The car has intuitive components that spoil the oc... Read More

The Best Car I've Ever Owned. By DocDenver

Rides like glass; smooth quiet power; silky transmission; feels very solid and safe, airbags everywhere; quality of materials is awesome, paint is beautiful, HID headlights make the road light up, MPG... Read More

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2004 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Love My Lexus Ls 430 By anle

I would have liked windows shade on the doors for base package. The LCD touch screen /Navigation is wonderful. It controls everything in the card. The trunk is huge, I can put a cart, and golf bag... Read More

Luxurious, Comfortable Ride. By Craffi3

Comfortable road car. Spacious, luxurious and fairly quick for its size. Would opt for the Ultra Luxury package as opposed to the Sport Package for more comfortable ride. Would recommend light exte... Read More

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2003 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Love It By MistaHafiz

the year 2003. and it has over 100k miles currently on it. A couple dents and scratches on it as well. But overall a good car, I would recommend it to any of my friends or family. Nice car, buy 1 Read More

Love The Look And Ride. By joebigred

NO dislikes about this car. Plenty of interior leg room for any body type. Daily driver, so must get around in the weather in Nebraska all year round. Does a good job. Will keep buying Lexus as my mai... Read More

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2001 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Great Classy Ride, Looks Great Even For A 13 Year Old Car. By tjwashow

This car is super comfortable. Auto climate control works very well. no big blind spots. The rear seats are incredible. Fit for a prince, has massaging rear seats as well as heated rear seats. Ac... Read More

Great Car For Road Trips By bob30342

Fantastic car - Excellent design and build quality. Quiet ride. Strong silent acceleration. Not the best for driving hard on curvy roads. Car now has over 100k miles and the suspension is no long ... Read More

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