2012 Lexus LS Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,823 - $33,135
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
357-389
Seats
4-5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,823 - $33,135
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
357-389
Seats
4-5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.0 Overall Score
Performance 3.6 Comfort 4.2 Styling 3.7 Value 3.9

Editor's Overview

The long-running Lexus LS continues to shine as an all-around performer in its elite class of large luxury sedans. What it might lack in exterior design pizzazz or sporting ambitions it more than makes up for in comfort, reliability and predicted resale value.

Lexus LS Models & Trims

Base $27,648 - $33,135*
Horsepower: 389 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.5, 19 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
L $22,823 - $26,952*
Horsepower: 357 hp - 380 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.5, 19 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.67

3 Reviews

67% 33% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

It is very dependable and we have about 200,000 miles on it - we really like Toyota products

We have almost 200,000 miles on it and it is still going strong. Our other car is a Toyota and it is also a very dependable auto with about 150,000 miles. Needless to say we put a lot of miles on our cars

- bob S

dependable and safe, excellent on gas, and no mechanical issues!

Smooth ride, quiet, and excellent technology for only being a 2012 (NAV, seat AC/warmers, cameras, etc)

- Robert M

That it lasts a long life if you keep it maintenance.

it has lasted a long time and it is pretty reliable.

- april w

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$27,648 - $33,135
$22,823 - $26,952

Horsepower

Horsepower
389 hp
357 - 380 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.0L 32
4.6L DOHC 32
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.7 in.
43.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
38 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
- TBD - in.
37.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 in.
38 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.1 cu. ft.
15.5 - 18 cu. ft.

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Optional
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Standard
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Standard
Standard

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Standard
Standard

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/50R18
P245/45R19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
121.7 in.
121.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.4 ft.
36.1 - 38.7 ft.

Length

Length
203.9 in.
203.9 in.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
73.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
5360 .lbs
4332 - 4740 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
389 hp
380 hp

Torque

Torque
385 ft. lbs.
367 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - .lbs
Not Available

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid
Standard
Not Available

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
22.2 gal.
22.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
20 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
23 mpg
23 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Standard
Optional

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Not Available

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
Standard
Not Available
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Not Available
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings