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

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2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,042
62 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
8 GOOD deals

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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...

2006 Lexus LS 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.

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? ...

2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
45
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."
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2006 Lexus LS 430 RWDReview:

Awesome — The ride is smooth and quiet. I have never owned a car that is as quiet inside as this one. It tur...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2006 Lexus LS 430 RWDReview:

On The Road Again — Great road cars not as stylish as other major models but overall a great car. Fits everyone in the f...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,000 RPM
278 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
312 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,300 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional 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 43.7 in 44 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.9 cu ft 20.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,055 lbs 1,110 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.7 in 197.4 in
Width 72 in 72 in
Height 56.5 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.2 in

Available Options

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD

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