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2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,481
77 listings nationwide

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2006 INFINITI Q45
Sport RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$58,750
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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 ...

2006 INFINITI Q45
Sport RWD

The 2006 Infiniti Q45 received sporty updates that improve performance this year, included in a new trim. Along with the base Q luxury sedan, which was dropped mid-year, the 2006 Q45 a...

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

2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
10
writes:
Very good i would like to buy one day..
65
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."
230
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

2006 INFINITI Q45
Sport RWD
2006 INFINITI Q45 Sport RWDReview:

Moment For Life...nikki Minaj — It's an Infiniti...What else needs to be said! I loved this car from the moment I saw her shining on...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
2006 INFINITI Q45 Sport RWDReview:

Q 45 — Es increible ese carro... la aceleracion es realmente absurda, el interior del carro es muy elegante...

25
2006 INFINITI Q45 Sport RWDReview:

Skid Marks At Your Doorsteps! — I can be a 'soccer mom' and still look good.

Specs

2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
2006 INFINITI Q45
Sport RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22 gal 21 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
278 hp @ 5,600 RPM
340 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
312 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
333 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Displacement
4,300 cc
4,500 cc
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 Standard 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 44 in 44 in
Back Legroom 37.6 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.2 cu ft 13.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,110 lbs 979 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.4 in 200.8 in
Width 72 in 72.6 in
Height 58.7 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 115.2 in 113 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
2006 INFINITI Q45
Sport RWD

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