2005 Lexus LS 430 User Reviews

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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

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

    Cons: Rear wheel drive. In snowy conditions this proves challenging.

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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

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

    Cons: Maintainence costs on the car are realy high.

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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

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

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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

    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.

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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

    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

    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

    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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