Bought this used last year after a ton of looking. Found what I wanted and was happy with the deal. I would rate the car a 9 or better if it weren't for one issue. The driver's seat is one the most uncomfortable I have ever had. Certainly not at all what one would expect. Dealer says nothing is wrong and is unwilling to consider a replacement seat even though it is still under warranty. Others who have driven the car, say the same thing. Unfortunately, this one issue will force me to sell the car. Looks like my 3rd Lexus may be my last.
Quiet. Nice ride. Plenty of features.
Spend a few extra dollars and color match the interior buttons to the color of the interior. They look cheap.
I find the headlights dangerous. They cast a shadow and it is difficult to see the road when the road is unlit. The dealership says they cannot be adjusted. I'm very disappointed that such an expensive car could have such a bad defect.
The bluetooth is awesome!
Have a fix for the headlights.GPS is not useful. Must take my Garmin when I go to unfamiliar places.
The first time I drove my 2006 LS 430 at night, I thought I did not have my headlights properly turned on.
I could not see well enough to drive over 30 mph.
When I called the dealer the technition mentioned that I was the third person that week to make the same complaint so I left it for diagnosis.
Result- "no problem, "everything checked out to specs."
When I pushed the saftey issue, I basically got a shrug and was told that the headlight system takes a while to get used to.
I got caught in a rainstorm on the interstate last night and had to slow down to 35 mph.
I could not see anything but other cars were passing by with no problem.
I think kwahaus review is way off the mark. If you can't be comfortable in the Lexus 430 driver's seat you won't be comfortable in ANY car seat! The adjustment possibilities are endless. Those seats are absolutely perfect for me and for my passengers.
Vehicle was a mfg buyback w/15K miles, ultra luxury package, supposedly had no start issues but under warranty. Paid 31K & just extended my warranty thru 8/75K so I'm covered for awhile. Absolutely love this car, best I can figure previous owner didn't drive it much & left the Smart key either in or near the car and the batteries would die. Haven't had any issues in my first year except had the front windshield R&R'd due to noise at 80mph against a headwind. Will be replacing original tires soon w/odometer at just over 25K. Just a beautiful ride, happy with everything except driver seat bottom comfort - it's just not very comfortable on a long drive, needs more cushion and support.
Laser cruise control. It should be available on more cars, what a great system.
Front seat comfort, hard to believe it but I thought I was crazy until I found others with the same complaint.
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