Lexus LS

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

88
Priced From $67,630
MPG 20.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan

New Car Test Drive

06/07/12
2012-06-07
90
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Jim McCraw Jim McCraw 6.5 out of 10 2012 Lexus LS Sedan

The Lexus LS may be the quietest, most serene luxury car available. It offers an excellent combination of comfort, space, quietude, and features.It offers all anyone might want in a luxury car, and at a price that cannot be considered exorbitant.

About.com

08/10/12
2012-08-10
90
100

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Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

The LS can now hold its own against the competition, and that’s quite an accomplishment. It is as solid as a mountain, as quiet as a monastery, as comfortable as a cool summer breeze, and as dependable as a string of overused similes — and yet no longer does it feel completely anonymous.

Car and Driver

08/10/12
2012-08-10
90
100

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Fred M. H. Gregory Fred M. H. Gregory Score Pending 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

From the brand’s inception, Lexus has captured a profitable portion of one-percenters who shun ostentation and appreciate quality, a mission spearheaded by the LS. Judging by its long list of luxury features and the lineup’s overall serene character, this latest flagship will maintain the status quo.

Edmunds.com

09/26/12
2012-09-26
90
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

Lexus steps up its game with the new 2013 LS 460. The driving experience and interior trappings now stack up better to the best from Europe, while the Lexus brand pillars of bulletproof quality and relative value carry on.

Winding Road

10/04/12
2012-10-04
90
100

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Brandon Turkus Brandon Turkus Score Pending 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

For 2013, Lexus has made significant strides with its flagship LS. It boasts new tech, a newer look, and the same features that made us fall in love with the last generation. If ultimate comfort is what’s most important, it’s the only choice.

Edmunds.com

08/10/12
2012-08-10
89
100

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Erin Riches Erin Riches Score Pending 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

Buying a large luxury sedan isn’t a rational decision at heart. No one needs a Lexus LS like they need a Toyota Camry. You just want a lavish sedan because you want it, and the new LS F Sport delivers the most compelling package that Lexus has had in a long time.

Road & Track

08/10/12
2012-08-10
89
100

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John Lamm John Lamm 7.0 out of 10 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

You won’t get the rush from the F Sport that you’d get with an AMG or M. Then again, you’ll have a perfectly good time in the LS 460 F Sport and, given the common sense needed to drive quickly on public roads, you’ll likely have just as much fun and might be as quick.

Consumer Guide

08/13/12
2012-08-13
89
100

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Ed Piotrowski Ed Piotrowski Score Pending 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

The 2013 Lexus LS is exactly what it needs to be: a smooth riding, quiet, executive saloon packed to the brim with technology, safety features, and high levels of luxury. The only significant downside to this car is its handling, which is not as sporty as Lexus would have you think.

AutoGuide.com

08/10/12
2012-08-10
88
100

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Richard Cazeau Richard Cazeau Score Pending 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

The LS continues to represent the very best the Lexus brand has to offer. It’s now packed with more technology, craftsmanship and luxury, while offering improved driving comfort and enjoyment, not to mention a look that the fashion conscious will flock to.

CNET.com

08/10/12
2012-08-10
88
100

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Antuan Goodwin Antuan Goodwin 7.2 out of 10 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

Overall, I came away from the drive impressed with the level of comfort and composure the LS presented. With this generation of Lexus, the automaker has managed to inject the LS with quite a bit of style and technology, which adds quite a bit to this model’s desirability.

AutoWeek

08/10/12
2012-08-10
88
100

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Davey G. Johnson Davey G. Johnson Score Pending 2013 Lexus LS Sedan

It’s an LS. It’s cushy. It’s luxurious. The new interior is excellent. The driving experience could best be described as “generic platonic luxury ideal.” Other than the exterior, the LS is fundamentally restrained in every respect.

Edmunds.com

01/05/12
2012-01-05
87
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Lexus LS Sedan

The 2012 Lexus LS 460 represents a relative bargain when compared to its European rivals, but lacks its competitors’ driver engagement and high-performance variants.

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