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2004 Lexus LS 430 Sedan

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Best Sedan on the Road
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By hockie
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2004 Lexus LS 430 Sedan 4dr Sedan (4.3L 8cyl 6A)


Review

This is my fourth LS 430 (previously LS
400) I have owned BMW, Mercedes, and
Infiniti and have driven the Jaguar
equivalent sedans and the 430 clearly
overall outperforms and out rides them
all.


Best Features

The quiet smooth Ride, and the interior luxury features


Worst Features

tire life


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LS 430 rave
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By jlonthroad
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2004 Lexus LS 430 Sedan 4dr Sedan (4.3L 8cyl 6A)


Review

superior vehicle in every respect


Best Features

road worthiness, and sound dampening


Worst Features

simplify GPS system (try Honda Accord's)


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LS430 w/Sport Suspension
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By incognito
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2004 Lexus LS 430 Sedan 4dr Sedan (4.3L 8cyl 6A)


Review

Very few people are aware how well
this sporty model compares to
BMWs & M-Benz. Handling &
roadholding are superb. 18" tires
stay glued to the road, regardless of
undulations & nothing fazes it,
inspiring enormous confidence.
Unlike the std. model's extra-plush
ride, you know exactly what the road
surface is like under you. Feedback
is firm, but not harsh, making the
driving experience very Lexus-like.
However, you must enjoy sporty
handling; if pure luxury is your thing,
you probably shouldn't order this
suspension. But if you want a great
car that is also great fun to drive, this
one is for you. Given 500hp, this
would be the Best of the Best!


Best Features

Unmatched build quality, perfect seats, lovely interior, best factory stereo period, no key req'd (w/Smart Key), sonar parking assist (when in unfamiliar places), rain-sensitive wipers work by themselves! A sense of precision permeates everything; you know this is the best car made!


Worst Features

Cup holders are NOT as good as my '91; roofline is 1"-2" too high. Needs: longer hood, sleeker styling (like the coming Benz CLS), 350 std. horsepower with 500hp performance option. These improvements would make this car a world-beater at a bargain price.


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New Owner
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By Lexus Novice
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2004 Lexus LS 430 Sedan 4dr Sedan (4.3L 8cyl 6A)


Review

Because of a decline in Mercedes quality I
traded my trouble proned E class for a new
Lexus LS 430. It's a fantastic car! Only car
I've purchased in 35 years that had zero
defects. Two months later , still zero. Love it.


Best Features

Quality, lack of problems.


Worst Features

Styling could be better especially the front.


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430 near perfection!~!!!
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By PVCDDS
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2004 Lexus LS 430 Sedan 4dr Sedan (4.3L 8cyl 6A)


Review

This auto is one of the best!! Lexus
has done a fantastic job in conyinuing
their pursuit of perfection! Having
owned and driven this car for 9 months
I have a keen idea of just how good
this car is.
Don't do the BMW or Benz until you have
driven this car or you will be sorry


Best Features

The Nav system is a must and the SMART KEY is way too cool


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