Lexus SC 430 vs Lexus LS 460 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$68,405
2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,493
31 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

The SC 430 was initially marketed as the “jewel of Lexus,” the first convertible for the esteemed Asian manufacturer. Still, reception wasn’t universally positive upon release, and Lex...

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.

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
40
Dwight writes:
Smooth and enjoyable for a small amount of back seat space. Instruments placed in ideal easy to get to. Extrem...
Back Seats Ranked 2010 BMW Z4 worse.
"There wasnt much of a difference between the two except for the sound system with a hard top versus a soft top equal better sound."
Family Car Ranked 2010 BMW Z4 worse.
"The SC 430 offer an array of options to entertain, even though it is not much space."
30
Virgie writes:
Smooth ride
Heather writes:
Power Ranked 2011 INFINITI G37 Sport Convertible RWD better.
"Faster acceleration; optional manual transmission and sport suspension were plusses."
Back Seats Ranked 2011 INFINITI G37 Sport Convertible RWD better.
"Comfortable seats with ample leg room. Center console to stash items."
2017 Lexus LS 460
AWD
Hvyhittr writes:
Happy with LS460 and amazed with the ride.
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Lexus LS 500 worse.
"More room"
Value Ranked 2018 Lexus LS 500 worse.
"All inside features "
10
GuruY7X81 writes:
Best Quality car I ever drove.
Power Ranked 2014 Lexus GS 350 better.
"Its a small compact car and handles the road well. "
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Lexus GS 350 better.
"The price is affordable. "
Nyles writes:
Family Car Ranked 2017 Audi A8 L 4.0T quattro Sport AWD better.
"Drive "

Specs

2010 Lexus SC 430
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 19.8 gal 22.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
288 hp @ 5,600 RPM
360 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
317 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
347 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
11.8:1
Displacement
4,300 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.58 in x 3.25 in
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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer 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 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.6 in 43.7 in
Back Legroom 27.1 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.8 cu ft 13.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 690 lbs 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.5 in 200.4 in
Width 72 in 73.8 in
Height 53.1 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in 116.9 in

Available Options

2010 Lexus SC 430
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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