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2002 Lexus LS 430 BaseReview
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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

Pros: 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

Cons: Can't think of anything negative

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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

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

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

Pros: Bright and cheery

Cons: Old man car

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2002 Lexus LS 430 BaseReview
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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.

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

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

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good gas mpg very comfortable
vs2002 Toyota Avalon XLS
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Looks/Style Ranked 2002 Toyota Avalon XLS worse.
"better lines"
Family Car Ranked 2002 Toyota Avalon XLS worse.
"more room everywhere"
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Reviews From Other Years

2006 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Awesome By donisunc

The ride is smooth and quiet. I have never owned a car that is as quiet inside as this one. It turns in a short radius and handles extremely well in town and on the road. It brakes smoothly and effe... Read More

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

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

2004 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Best Car I Ever Owned. By 442todd

This car is awesome you can go over 100mph and think you are going 50mph. This car is extremely reliable and doesn't ever have any problems. It is amazing how Lexus vehicles hold their value. It is li... Read More

This Car Is A Dream To Drive. By migration_robertrat5

Nothing bad I can say about this car, once you drive it you'll never want to get out of it. I've never owned a Lexus but I don't think I'd purchase any other car again. It's the little things that m... Read More

2003 Lexus LS 430 Reviews

Great! By Raj

Japanese know their cars. Very excellent driving experience. You don't feel tired after a long drive. Very responsive to your driving needs. Have 195,000 miles on it and still drives it did when... Read More

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

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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