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2005 Lexus LS

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 23/Comb 19 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V8, 4.3 Liter Transmission: Automatic, 6-Spd w/Overdrive
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

2005 Lexus LS Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.6
Out of 10

Based on 266 Ratings for the 2001 - 2006 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.6/10
    Quality
    9.8/10
  • Reliability
    9.8/10
    Performance
    9.6/10
  • Comfort
    9.8/10
    Styling
    9.5/10

Best Car Ever-- 19701 miles--Dusting off today !

By on Saturday, June 25, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 19,701

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fun To Drive"

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Working close to home and plan to jump out of my F-150 and spend some quality time in this Black Beauty--Always in the garage and covered, so it's ready to GO ! I'm thinking it just may outlast me--The true value would be hard to figure, but it is truly like new--I SHALL ENJOY !! Even put on new tires just to be SAFE----JD"

Best of the Best

By on Friday, January 29, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 101,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "smooth, comfortable and enduring"

Cons: "Price"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"We have owned this car for 10 years. Not one problem. Smooth, quiet, comfortable and stable ride. I own the ultra model. it is the best car I have ever owned. I tried to buy my wife a LS 460. But after driving the LS 430, my wife refuses to part with her LS 430. I have owned MB and Audi products. This car is the Best of the Best."

10 people out of 13 found this review helpful

Best All Around Car Ever Made!

By on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 76,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Ride quality, build quality, safety, reliability"

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have driven everything from an Escalade to Maserati's, Bentley's, Range Rovers, Mercedes, BMW, Audi etc and this is by far the best ride quality I have ever experienced for any car under $300,000. This is my family car and it is almost silent as you drive, even at highway speeds. The engine is strong and very reliable and the transmission shifts are almost undetectable if you don't watch the RPMs. Heated and cooled seats are amazing, as are the quality of the interior materials. the features on this car are superb and the ride quality can't be beat. Hands down the best all around car I have ever driven and I have driven almost everything. I would highly recommend this car to anyone. I would not be afraid at any moment to go out and drive across the country with this car. Absolutely a dream to drive!"

9 people out of 15 found this review helpful

You won't find a better luxury car!

By on Saturday, January 2, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 85,000

10 10.0
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Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Excellent reliability, quality, styling"

Cons: "Back seat cusion support (see summary)"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have had my pearl white 2004 LS430 for 8 months and have only put 6,000 miles on it. So far I sit just under 85K miles. I love everything about this car. You can feel the build quality from how the doors seal when they shut to the near silent telescoping and tilt steering wheel motors. I have owned several BMW's, a few Mercedes, and nothing compares to this Lexus. This car is hands down the best luxury car money can buy. The ONLY downside I have found yet is that I'm 6'2" and I like to drive with both hands on the steering wheel. To do this, I have to keep the seat up high and the back tilted upright so my knees can bend enough which hurts my back after a while. I wish this car had adjustable pedals that I could move back under the dash a little further so I could comfortably sit closer to the steering wheel. If you are thinking about owning a Lexus LS430 you will not be disappointed!"

5 people out of 5 found this review helpful

excellent road car and very dependable

By on Sunday, October 11, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 250,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "Large truck and very comfortable seating"

Cons: "Wish it used regular gas but small price to pay"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Owned the car since 2010. It had less than 30,000 miles when I purchased it now nearly 250,000. I have had only 2 minor repairs and regular maintained. It is a road car and you can not find a better one. Plan on keeping it a while longer and when it is replaced I hope to buy another one."

13 people out of 17 found this review helpful

My favorite car ever, so I kept it!

By on Sunday, October 11, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 147,240

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fuel efficient V-8 with 19/25 mpg rating."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

Mystic Gold metallic with creamy-beige leather interior.

"Mystic Gold Metallic LOADED 2003 Lexus LS430 4 door sedan with 147K miles. Garage kept, well maintained, have all service records. "Ultra Luxury" package with automatic leather heated/cooled seats and genuine wood panels. The pull down rear center counsel controls audio, temperature panel, seat heat, and seat massage and seat position memory. Counsel also houses a small refrigerator! This classic sedan boasts laser cruise control, intuitive parking assist, power door closures, moon roof, rear window shades and power rear shades, DVD navigation system, Mark Levinson 11 speaker audio system, and much, much more. (Original Sticker price: $69,607.) Asking $10,000."

10 people out of 16 found this review helpful

Mystic Gold metallic with creamy-beige leather interior.

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