Lexus GS

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

87
Priced From $46,900
MPG 23.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan

CarReview.com

07/17/12
2012-07-17
91
100

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David Colman David Colman Score Pending 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The all new 2013 GS will delight art aesthetes and performance addicts alike.

AutoGuide.com

11/23/11
2011-11-23
90
100

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Derek Kreindler Derek Kreindler Score Pending 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The Lexus GS offers excellent value, a beautiful cabin and enough performance for all but the hardcore BMW faithful for whom anything less than the Ultimate Driving Machine is unacceptable.

Cars.com

12/13/11
2011-12-13
90
100

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David Thomas David Thomas 8.6 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The new Lexus GS’ impressive blend of nimble handling, quiet road manners, intriguing looks and high-level interior seem like the perfect blueprint for the brand’s future.

CNET.com

04/30/12
2012-04-30
90
100

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Wayne Cunningham Wayne Cunningham 6.2 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

For its 2013 model year, Lexus gave the GS 350 a fierce look and performance options that make it one of the best-handling Lexus models, and let it begin to approach the sport levels achieved by the German competition.

New Car Test Drive

06/07/12
2012-06-07
89
100

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G.R. Whale G.R. Whale Score Pending 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The Lexus GS line offers precisely what you’d expect from a Lexus sports sedan: a welcoming environment, hallmark quietude, and extensive features in a less-conservative wrapper with more aggressive tuning.

AutoSavant.com

08/18/12
2012-08-18
89
100

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Chris Haak Chris Haak Score Pending 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

It’s a little expensive in F Sport trim, yet the sport model is the only way I’d want to buy the GS. It looks better and drives dramatically better than the base car and nearly on par with the 5 series, while undercutting the latter by thousands of dollars.

Car and Driver

12/04/11
2011-12-04
88
100

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Tony Quiroga Tony Quiroga 6.8 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The GS now has the moves to compete with BMW and Mercedes-Benz, and it hasn’t lost the quiet refinement we’ve come to expect of Lexus. The GS isn’t going to bore enthusiastic drivers.

Edmunds.com

12/19/11
2011-12-19
88
100

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Mike Monticello Mike Monticello 6.6 out of 10 2012 Lexus GS Sedan

The 2013 Lexus GS 350 is an impressive redesign. It’s a Lexus that driving enthusiasts can get excited about. More than just promises, it’s actually fun to drive. It can do smooth and quiet, or serious and sporty: your choice.

Motor Trend

11/23/11
2011-11-23
88
100

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Ron Kiino Ron Kiino 7.6 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The new GS represents advancements in refinement, performance, fuel economy, technology, and luxury. Yet, with a standard V-6 that puts out mid-class power, a behind-the-curve six-speed, and a front end that some will deem scary, the GS is a sizeable step forward, not a huge leap.

DriverSide.com

12/16/11
2011-12-16
88
100

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Alison Lakin Alison Lakin 6.3 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

The GS 350’s interior styling is fantastic, and technology is integrated brilliantly within the interior. But the catch is whether the Lexus offers enough improved performance to convince buyers not to go for the Mercedes or BMW. The jury’s still out on that one.

Bloomberg News

04/19/12
2012-04-19
88
100

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Jason H. Harper Jason H. Harper 8.3 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

This four-door’s main goal is to carry passengers in comfort, with a dose of hop-to-it-ivness when desired. Lexus engineers knew they had to inject some shock-and-awe into the fourth generation of the midsize GS sedan.

MotorWeek

01/12/12
2012-01-12
87
100

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Staff Review MotorWeek 7.2 out of 10 2013 Lexus GS Sedan

While the 2013 Lexus GS 350 is undeniably more capable and fun to drive, it still falls short of providing the absolute feedback of European and even American rivals. Engineering “feel” is a lot harder than engineering “performance.” So, Lexus, the new GS is a big step in the right direction. Now, let’s take a few more.

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