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2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan - Consumer Reviews

2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan

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Smooth Ride but Some Issues
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By niteflite
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2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I've owned this car for 15 months now and have put around 15,000 miles on it. I replaced the stock run-flats with bridgestone turanza serenity after a blow-out. The car feels great on these tires. However, the car has been at the dealer several times. Grinding noise at cold start-up. There's a TSB out for this but the dealer turned me away the first time. Called lexus corporate then the dealer invited me back and fixed it without questions. Now there's a recall on the brakes.


Best Features

Keyless entry, push start, rain sensor wipers


Worst Features

MPG could be better - I get 22 mpg in 50/50 hwy/city driving. Power and pick-up are lacking. Nav screen looks very dated. The power seat memory doesn't accurately remember the mirror settings.


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Great Purchase.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Neil
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2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I've had this car for over 5 years and 80,000 miles and have yet to experience 1 real problem.


Best Features

everything, push start/parking sensors/sound/etc.


Worst Features

more horsepower (already did this with the 350)


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Dependable, But Front Panel Rattle Issue
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Geenz
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2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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While my Lexus 2006 GS 300 AWD is very reliable, I do have an issue with it. The radio console and front dashboard panel on occasion will have rattling issues. Extremely annoying when the rattle starts. I can't understand why Lexus would put in a radio console that has multiple plastic part assembly in the radio panel, and poor padding in the front dashboard panel. Very poor radio/console design. They missed this in there quality control. I've brought my car in to the dealer twice, they've resolved most rattles in the front dashboard panel area, but not the radio console front panel. For a higher end luxury car, this is unacceptable.


Best Features

Comfort, quiet ride, exterior styling.


Worst Features

Better quality control with the rattle issues.


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Great package
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By JTW
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2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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The car had all the features that many cars are still lacking these days. Only issue was the run-flat tires and optional spider wheels that caused problems following pot-hole hits. Gas mileage has been great and actually improved over time. Still a great looking car with exceptional paint quality.


Best Features

Mark Levinson sound system is awesome especially given the quiet interior. Smooth power delivery and reasonable torque at all RPM.


Worst Features

It could use a bit more power and the 8 speed transmission from the LS. Handling and overall cornering grip could be improved. Perhaps a true Sport package.


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Great value for the $$$$!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Z
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2006 Lexus GS 300 Sedan 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I have owned this car for just under 1 year. I bought it back in June of 09' as a certified vehicle with 34,965 miles for $26,000 + tax, tag, title. The vehicle has given me some large and small issues which others speak of on this website and my local dealer has been very nice in taking care of these problems at their expense. Overall the car is great. My suggestion to anyone interested in buying a GS is to buy a certified used vehicle a few years old that will provide you with 100k warranty at a better value for the money plus the peace of mind. Lexus customer service is the best I have ever experienced.


Best Features

Smooth ride, quiet engine, fuel efficient on highway, good build quality, body design, japan manufacturing, roomy interior, powerful v6 engine, rain sensing wipers, smart key and bluetooth.


Worst Features

Trunk light, interior lighting, engine start while car running needs to be disabled, drop down control panel needs to in place and not drop down. Cup holders need to be closer to driver and rearranged for passenger. TPMS needs to be less sensitive.


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