Lexus GS 300 Ratings

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    2001 Lexus GS 300 - Base

    We’ve owned this car for 10 years now and I’m still amazed how long the original set of the brakes lasted over 6~7 years, over 50K miles. The car is practically maintenance free other than routine services. One of the most reliable car’s I’ve ever owned.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 10 years
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    2006 Lexus GS 300 - RWD

    Pros: All of it. Exterior and Interior Design.

    Cons: I don't care much for the wood trim especially the trim on the steering wheel. If I had to change one thing that would be it. I like the trim on the Acura TL - no wood trim.

    Advice: The 2006 GS300 is going below invoice. However, I am perplexed at the invoice price plus options on this website ($1000 lower) compared to the $42,924 invoice price I received from internet sales. By the way, take another $700 off. $42,224 + tax & lic.

    I've test driven the GS 300 about 4 times, and like all other reviews I've read from other websites, it's true, performance is not the GS 300 strongest virtue. It is more of a luxury car if anything. However, I do like the soft and quiet ride and it does handle more like a sedan than a sports sedan as it claims to be. Comparing this to my BMW X5 with a 3.0L engine 225HP versus the GS300 with 3.0L at 245HP, I think I can adapt to the performance since I am content with the performance I get from my BMW X5. I am so glad to get rid of my X5 - too much electrical problems. Looking foward to the Lexus, a more reliable, dependable, and easy on the pocket book in terms of maintenance and repairs cost; at least that's what I heard.

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    2006 Lexus GS 300 - AWD

    Pros: the overall quality!

    Cons: trunk a little small

    Advice: top quality car

    Great car, have had it for 6 months and still a thrill. Build and material quality is outstanding, with a wonderfully smooth and refined ride, along with good power/acceleration. Getting 29-30 mpg on the highway, and 25-26 mpg around town with premium OR mid-grade fuel.

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    2006 Lexus GS 300 - AWD

    Pros: Navigation system

    Cons: Stereo system

    Advice: Spend the money on the upgraded stereo system. I had it is an option on my other GS, and can't be in the 2006 model without missing it! I truly regret not custom ordering the car.

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    2006 Lexus GS 300 - RWD

    Pros: Design, Quality

    Cons: I would want more adjustment in the seats

    Advice: Get the vented seats - worth the $200

    Smooth, refined, beautiful. The lines of the vehicle resemble the new Mercedes CLS. Plus, the legendary Lexus quality. I am planning to trade in my 2002 Jag.

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    2006 Lexus GS 300 - AWD

    Pros: Safety , Power, Extras

    Cons: ---- nothing

    Advice: BUY IT !! GS AWD!or V8 430

    Simply Amazing, forget about the E-Class & 5 Series and A6!. If you buy this car GS AWD with the Package that costs around $5,400 Car is about $52,000 FULLY FULLY LOADED. An E350 4 matic Mercedes with all the same extras (lexus has a few extras that are unhear of right now that are amazing e.g knee airbags) it will run you $70,000 ITS A CLEAR CHOICE !! THE GS IS NUMERO UNO !!!!!

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    2002 Lexus GS 300 - Base

    Pros: quality

    Cons: handling

    Advice: Nice car if you have no interest in sports cars.

    Great car to be driven in heavy traffic. It's quiet, great ride, comfortable seats and quality materials. On a winding road it instills no confidence. The car leans excessively, has tire squeal and vague steering. Interstate driving is OK but the numb steering makes it less enjoyable.