2005 Lexus LS 430 User Reviews

2005 Lexus LS 430 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 4 reviews

  • Performance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Appearance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 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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DocDenver writes:
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5

Pros

Power, Transmission, RIde quality, Stereo, Interior Materials, Fit and Finish.

Cons

Size (parking); Exterior styling is a bit dated.  Looks a bit pretentious in my neighborhood.

DocDenver
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The Best Car I've Ever Owned. — 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 is great for size of car; Mark Levinson stereo is best I've ever heard. After a stressful day at work, I open the perfectly balance door with awesome trim, close it with the absolutely most satisfying "whoomp", start it up to a quiet idle, slip it into gear and feel that glassy ride - click on the stereo to hear Beethoven --and feel the stress just slip away .... If, like me, you've never appreciated classical music, listen to it in this car, and you'll love it. I can hear the difference between the quality of classical music recordings easily. Such depth!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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E_Allen writes:
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Smooth ride, leg room, comfortable seating, quiet, ample cargo space, gas mileage

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Rear wheel drive. In snowy conditions this proves challenging.

E_Allen
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Best Riding Car Ever! — 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 occupants- like the drivers ability to move the front passengers seat through the push of a button while seating in the drivers seat. The only negative about this car is it's rear wheel drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Allen writes:
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It is really comfotable, like a car for the bosses

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Maintainence costs on the car are realy high.

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It Is Very Heavy. It Has V8 Engine And Only Reaches About 90 When You Push It — ultra Luxury package! Yay! That's the top of the line models for Lexus! It costs a lot if you buy it new, but it is very cheap if you buy a certified pre-owned one. The original price was like 80 grand and after the lease guy turned it back it dropped to 30!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Lexusultra writes:
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Ultra version may get it's eerie quiet and stability from added weight, as well as  air  
suspension.

Lexusultra
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Is The Very Definition Of A Quiet And Comfortable Way To Travel On Four Wheels. — My second LS, but first Ultra version. Total luxury. Everything always works. A real pleasure to drive. Too many virtues to discuss. A small issue with steering, which appears to be a non-oem tire set up, which I expect to resolve.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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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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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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2002 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Excellent Luxury Car By yalemosk

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... Read More

Outstanding By jceagle

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 su... 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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