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2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,034
64 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
10 GOOD deals

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2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,773
18 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 ...

2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD
William Maley Preview:

When the Lexus LS 400 debuted in 1989, it sent shivers down the spines of German and American luxury automakers alike. This sedan offered the same level of luxury as their models, but ...

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

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."
210
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

115
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

2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22 gal 22.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
278 hp @ 5,600 RPM
360 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
312 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
347 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.8:1
Displacement
4,300 cc
4,600 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
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
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 44 in 43.7 in
Back Legroom 37.6 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.2 cu ft 13.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,110 lbs 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.4 in 200.4 in
Width 72 in 73.8 in
Height 58.7 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 115.2 in 116.9 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus LS 430
RWD
2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Ultra White

Option Packages

  • Radio: Mark Levinson Reference Surround Sound
  • Adaptive Variable Air Suspension
  • LED Low and High Beam with Smart Beam
  • Semi-Aniline Leather and Alcantara Upgrade Package
  • F Sport Package
  • F Sport Special Edition
  • Luxury Special Edition
  • Comfort Package
  • F Sport Comfort Package
  • Ultra Luxury Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Pre-Collision System (PCS)
  • Wheels: 19" x 8" 15-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" x 8" Split 7-Spoke Alloy

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