Those demanding a vehicle that offers sporting character infused with loads of luxury touches will find the entire GS family, but particularly the new GS 460, more than capable of satisfying their multi-dimensional appetites.
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For some, any proper sport sedan still must come with a German pedigree -- or at least with a manual transmission. For those folks, the GS in any guise will likely not pass muster.
Lexus gs-350 the best in comfort, handling, gas mileage.
If you want comfort reliability then Lexus gs-350 is the way to go. I was driving 104 miles to work and back home and needed a more roomy comfortable car to drive with cruise control and I found it in the Lexus gs-350. I have neck and back issues and I couldn't believe I was able to adjust both the driver and front passenger seats for my neck and back. The ride is so smooth I do not want to drive or ride in anything but our Lexus gs-350. The cooling seats help a lot in the Texas heat. I only need to use the heated seats in the winter months. The heater is really to warm even on the lowest setting. I love being able to adjust not only the drivers seat but the steering wheel as well and set those adjustments with just a push of a button. It helps a lot when we have a total of 3 drivers in the household. It saves a lot of time when you just push a button and the set adjusts to your settings. Routine maintenance in and out in 30 to 45 minutes. I love that and get a hot or cold beverage while I wait. Free Wi-Fi also outlets to charge my phone, tablet or laptop while I wait as well. The Lexus gs-350 is great to drive or ride in I don't know why there are not more on the road. Forgot to say it gets great gas mileage. I get 30 city driving and get 35 highway driving. I only use shell gas because it keeps the engine the cleanest and running the best. What more can I say then it is the best car I have ever owned and this is my 5th car and my last unless I want another Lexus.
Why the Lexus gs 350 just might be your next car.
The Lexus gs 350 as a whole car all around I would rate it a 7. 5 out of 10. For the price you pay, you get minimal problems, 8 out of 10 performance, 8 out of 10 reliability, 7. 5 out of 10 comforts, and 7 out of 10 features. All in all, if you are looking for a car that will not break decimate your bank account and will give you tons of value I would recommend this car. (but that is just my subject of opinion. ).
Enjoyment of owning and driving a Lexus.
No problems, very comfortable, love the features. Pretty much problem free, excluding normal maintenance and oil changes. Would consider purchasing another one when the time comes. Family and friends also like the Lexus gs350 with the extras that it has.
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4-wheel anti-lock brakes *
Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) w/brake assist (BA) *
Dual front airbags w/occupant-detecting front passenger airbag cutoff
Front/rear side curtain airbags
Dual front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Dual front knee airbags
Child safety rear door locks
Force-limiting seat belts for all outboard seating positions w/pretensioners
3-point belts for all seating positions w/height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors
Emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all seating positions
Automatic locking retractor (ALR) for front/rear passenger seats
Vehicle stability control system (VSC) w/cutoff function *
Front/rear energy managing crumple zones
Impact-dissipating upper interior trim
Brake pedal regression prevention mechanism
Daytime running lights *
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Engine And Engine Cooling > EngineJan 16, 2019
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Jan 16, 2019
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2008 LEXUS PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 26, 2005 THROUGH JULY 29, 2008. MICRO-FOREIGN OBJECTS IN THE MATERIAL OF THE VALVE SPRING MAY DEGRADE THE STRENGTH OF THE VALVE SPRING, POSSIBLY CAUSING THE SPRING TO BREAK.
THE ENGINE COULD FAIL AND STOP SUDDENLY WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.
Engine And Engine CoolingJan 16, 2019
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Jan 16, 2019
TOYOTA IS RECALLING 214,570 MY 2006-2008 LEXUS IS, MY 2006-2007 GS AND MY 2007-2008 LS PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ALUMINUM FUEL DELIVERY PIPES (FUEL RAILS). ETHANOL FUELS WITH A LOW MOISTURE CONTENT WILL CORRODE THE INTERNAL SURFACE OF THE FUEL RAILS. AS THIS CONDITION PROGRESSES, THE ENGINE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT MAY ILLUMINATE.
OVER TIME, THE CORROSION MAY CREATE A PINHOLE RESULTING IN FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FUEL DELIVERY PIPES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA/LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.
Fuel System, GasolineJan 16, 2019
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 16, 2019
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Lexus GS350 and GS450h, 2006-2013 Lexus IS350 and 2010-2014 Lexus IS350C vehicles, equipped with 3.5L V6 2GR-FSE gasoline engines. The diaphragms in the fuel pulsation dampers may harden over time and develop cracks, possibly causing a fuel leak.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery pipe with a new pipe that has improved pulsation dampers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 9, 2018. Owners may contact Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota's number for this recall is JLF.
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