by MrUnbiased on May 11, 2010 Vehicle: 1996 Lexus GS 300
Best car i've ever owned and its a '96. I also have a Lincoln mkz 2006 completely loaded and i prefer the Lexus. The interior is extremelely comfortable with 12 way power seats. Its has the legendary 2JGE STRAIGHT 6, NOT V6! So thats a complete heads up on reliabilty. The leather trim holds your body and the quality is there even at 14yrs old. As for performance its probably as fast as a 6 cylinder will go up untill around 2003 and thats without pushing the sport button. Steering the car is the softest ive ever felt but holds corners like a sport coupe with its double wishbone suspension. The car was ahead of its time using many LS components. Built by 90% Robots in Tahara Japan. 9/10
Love my GS300, handles well, excellent comfort features like power seats, sunroof, all controls well-designed. Driven over 140,000 miles and no significant repairs beyond standard belts/hoses/maintenance.
by OnTheAir on Jul 3, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Lexus GS 300
This is a great car. I drive 30,000
per year, and have had zero repairs or
issues (except replacing trunk lid
lifters) - just normal wear & tear.
Sporty performer with good looks,
strong acceleration even with 100k+
miles, comfortable ride, beautiful
interior, great value. I plan to keep
it until close to 200k miles with
possible repaint/touchup for minor
road & parking lot dings.
of 5.4 seconds for this 3693-pound sedan. The GS 300 was also offered once again and featured a slightly revised version of the last generation's 3.0 L inline-6 now producing 225 hp (165 kW) and 225 ...
risking reliability. I've test driven a '99 GS 300 and '99 Es 300 both have great amenities and qualities but not enough room in back seat for my three kids. I can get 1997-1999 Lexus LS 400 from $15...
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