Car Profiles – Lexus GS

LEXUS GS

Another Lexus which had been extensively improved, now comes in regular, F Sport, and hybrid flavors to please different tastes. Apart from its famed quality, driving feel is competitive to face the best that Europe has to offer.

The Good: Can keep up with the Germans in driving dynamics
The Bad: Very distracting user interface

Price Range: P4,708,000-P7,428,000
Our Rating: ****

Last Update: January 9, 2018


OWNERSHIP DETAILS GS450h GS350 F Sport GS350
Price P4,708,000 P7,428,000 P5,028,000
Warranty 3 Years or 100,000kms 3 Years or 100,000kms 3 Years or 100,000kms
ENGINE SPECS
Engine 2GR-FXE 3.5 DOHC 24V V6 Atkinson Cycle + Electric Motor 2GR-FSE 3.5 DOHC 24V V6 2GR-FSE 3.5 DOHC 24V V6
Horsepower 286hp @ 6,000rpm 312hp @ 6,400rpm 312hp @ 6,400rpm
Torque 345Nm @ 4,600rpm 378Nm @ 4,800rpm 378Nm @ 4,800rpm
Fuel Type Gasoline/95 Octane Gasoline/95 Octane Gasoline/95 Octane
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection Direct Injection
Transmission Electronically Continously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 Liters 66 Liters 66 Liters
DIMENSIONS
Length 4,850mm 4,850mm 4,850mm
Width 1,840mm 1,840mm 1,840mm
Height 1,455mm 1,455mm 1,455mm
Wheelbase 2,850mm 2,850mm 2,850mm
Curb Weight 1,910kg 1,740kg 1,740kg
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Engine/Drive Type Front Engine/All Wheel Drive Front Engine/Rear Wheel Drive Front Engine/Rear Wheel Drive
Seating 5 5 5
SUSPENSION & TIRES
Front Suspension Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Front Brakes Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Rear Brakes Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Tires 225/35 R18 225/35 R18 225/45 R17
Wheels 18 Inch Alloy 18 Inch Alloy 17 Inch Alloy
SAFETY
Airbags 8 8 8
Anti-Lock Brakes Yes, With Electronic Brakeforce Distribution Yes, With Electronic Brakeforce Distribution Yes, With Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
Traction/Stability Control Yes, Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control Yes, Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control Yes, Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control
Other Safety Features Adds: Hill Start Assist with Brake Hold Adds: None Vehicle Dynamics Integral Management, Hill Start Assist
EXTERIOR
Fog Lamps Front and Rear None Front and Rear
Other Exterior Features Adds: Automatic LED Headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lights with Auto Levelling and Adaptive Front Light System. Minus: Mesh Grille, Variable Gear Ratio Steering, Rear Wheel Steering, Adaptive Variable Suspension Adds: Rain Sensing Wipers, Headlamp Washer, Side Mirror Signal Repeaters, Rear View Camera and Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Sunroof, Mesh Grille, Variable Gear Ratio Steering, Rear Wheel Steering, Adaptive Variable Suspension Automatic Bi-Xenon HID Headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lights with Auto Levelling and Adaptive Front Light System
INTERIOR
Steering Wheel Adjustment Tilt and Telescope, Power Adjustable Tilt and Telescope, Power Adjustable Tilt and Telescope, Power Adjustable
Steering Wheel Material Leather and Wood Preforated Leather Leather
Seating Adjustment Power, Driver and Front Passenger with Memory Power, Driver and Front Passenger with Memory Power, Driver and Front Passenger with Memory
Seating Material Semi-Aniline Leather Preforated Leather Leather
Other Interior Features Adds: Wood Trim, Illuminated Entry System, Power Outlets, Lexus Drive Mode Selector, Heads Up Display, Paddle Shifters, Seat Heater and Cooler, Manual Rear Door Sunshade Adds: Aluminum Trim, 8-inch TFT LCD Lexus Remote Touch Interface with Voice Command, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror, Aluminum Pedals Map Lights, Electronic Parking Brake, Film Trim
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Power Amenities Steering, Windows, Door Locks, Mirrors with Fold, Heat, and Auto Dimming, Rear Windshield Sunshade Steering, Windows, Door Locks, Mirrors with Fold, Heat and Auto Dimming Steering, Windows, Door Locks, Mirrors with Fold
Climate Control Automatic, Three Zone with Nano-E System and S-Flow Automatic, Dual Zone with S-Flow Automatic, Dual Zone with S-Flow
Audio System Lexus Remote Touch with AM/FM/CD/AUX/USB/MP3 and Bluetooth Lexus Remote Touch with AM/FM/CD/AUX/USB/MP3 and Bluetooth Lexus Remote Touch with AM/FM/CD/AUX/USB/MP3 and Bluetooth
Speakers 12 12 12
Steering Wheel Controls Yes, Audio, Telephone, Cruise Control, and Voice Command Yes, Audio, Telephone, Cruise Control, and Voice Command Yes, Audio, Telephone, Cruise Control, and Voice Command
Alarm Yes Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes, Smart Key with Push Button Start Yes, Smart Key with Push Button Start Yes, Smart Key with Push Button Start
RIVALS Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XF, Mercedes Benz E Class, Volvo S80
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