Lexus LS 400 vs Lexus GS 350 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$54,500
18 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,083
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD

The 2000 Lexus LS 400 was last offering of the flagship's second generation. The entirely new 430 would emerge in 2001 and due to a larger engine, the LS would receive its first badge...

2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Like many of the cars built by Lexus, the GS can take on its German rivals when it comes to luxury and is arguably superior in terms of reliability and build quality, but just lacks a ...

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

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
125
2000 Lexus LS 400 RWDReview:

Lexus Best Flagship Car — I love everything about my car. Had many Toyotas in the past and other european cars . Nothing like ...

115
2000 Lexus LS 400 RWDReview:

Great Understated Car With Surprising Performance — This car is a wonder to drive. With 290 bhp it levels most competition. Want a stoplight sleeper? ...

2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
5
writes:
Cost more...get status but...
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD better.
"Roomier...comfortable!"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD better.
"Genesis is a status symbol...wouldnt say it is a FAMILY car, not at all! But, then neither is the Lexus GS 350!"
writes:
Nicely finished car, but underwhelming power and performance. I had to really push it, sport mode was better ...
Power Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 400 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD better.
"Great acceleration and balance when called upon. It seems the engine is conservatively rated given its size/weight vs performance. Immediate response."
Handling Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 400 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD better.
"Not really designed as a race car, but handles quite nicely. Very predictable and crisp given its heft."
writes:
Great car, but I wish I would have had a chance to drive the GS F which would have been a much better comparis...

Specs

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,000 RPM
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.8:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player 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 43.7 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 36.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.9 cu ft 18.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,055 lbs 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.7 in 192.1 in
Width 72 in 72.4 in
Height 56.5 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Smoky Granite Mica

Option Packages

  • Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System
  • Leather Heated Steering Wheel and Gray Sapele Trim
  • Leather Heated Steering Wheel and Open Pore Trim
  • Leather Steering Wheel and Gray Sapele Trim
  • Leather Steering Wheel and Open Pore Trim
  • Premium Package
  • Intuitive Park Assist (IPA)
  • Wheels: 19" Split 5-Spoke Alloy

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