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2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,552
51 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
4 GOOD deals

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2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,422
55 listings nationwide
5 GREAT deals
8 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD

The Lexus GS 300 was overhauled in 2006 to take on the company's ambitious goal of quadrupling sales of GS series vehicles and boost market share from five o 14 percent. That means loa...

2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD

The Lexus LS 430 remained unchanged once again for 2006. The 430 had emerged five years earlier, replacing the LS 400, and its styling and features were revamped again in 2004. This ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
15
Jo writes:
warranty, reliability & better overall value for AWD car
Mark writes:
Nice car. Doesn’t handle or ride as well as a Honda Accord.
GuruYFYQK writes:
A beautiful car
2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
GuruMSHD4 writes:
Lexus ls430 is a superb car, when selecting all the right options.
20
Larry writes:
Very good i would like to buy one day..
75
Gaylord writes:
Overall most satisfying transportation Ive ever owned; smooth, quiet, agile, reliable, a Toyota on steroids wr...
Power Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"I was quite satisfied with the power of the Lexus, but the CL 550 has 100 more responsive HP and effortless torque. It never runs out of breath."
Handling Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"By design."
Looks/Style Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"Sleek, emotive styling."
Front Seats Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"Support, adjustments, superior ventilation."
Back Seats Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 worse.
"More room overall."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 worse.
"Trunk volume is comparable. However, when the Lexus trunk is filled you still have considerable space available in the back seat area. Not so with the CL."
Family Car Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 worse.
"Ease of entry/egress, room (shoulder, seat, foot), agility (size)."
Value Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"Depreciation and durability of the materials used by Mercedes in the CL."
Would Buy Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"It is purely a matter of what sort of driving experience you want from you car."

Specs

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,200 RPM
278 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
312 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
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Displacement
3,000 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.26 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.5 in 44 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.7 cu ft 20.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 1,110 lbs
Exterior
Length 190 in 197.4 in
Width 71.7 in 72 in
Height 56.5 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.2 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD

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