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Compare Lexus LS430 XF30

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Pros
  • Exceptionally robust powertrain
  • Superb fit and finish
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Very small turning circle
  • Elegant styling with some presence
Cons

Variants

LS 430 EU
LS 430 US

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
LS 430 EU552 L / 19.5 cu-ft
LS 430 US571 L / 20.2 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
84.0 L / 22.2 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
LS 430 EU520 kg / 1146 lbs
LS 430 US555 kg / 1224 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
LS 430 EUVentilated discs, 315 mm
LS 430 USVentilated discs
Brakes | Rear
LS 430 EUVentilated discs, 310 mm
LS 430 USVentilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
LS 430 EU225/55 R17
LS 430 US225/60 R16
Turning Circle
LS 430 EU10.4 m / 34.1 ft
LS 430 US10.7 m / 35.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
LS 430 EU1470 mm / 57.9 in
LS 430 US1490 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
LS 430 EU5005 mm / 197.0 in
LS 430 US4995 mm / 196.7 in
Size | Width
1830 mm / 72.0 in
Track Width | Front
LS 430 EU1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
LS 430 US1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
Track Width | Rear
LS 430 EU1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
LS 430 US1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
Weight
LS 430 EU1830.0 kg / 4034.5 lbs
LS 430 US1795.0 kg / 3957.3 lbs
Wheel Size
LS 430 EU7.5J x 17
LS 430 US7J x 16
Wheelbase
2925 mm / 115.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.4 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
0.25
Fuel Economy
LS 430 EU12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (combined) | 17.5 L/100km / 13.4 MPG (urban) | 8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (highway)
LS 430 US11.0 L/100km / 21.4 MPG (combined) | 12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (urban) | 8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
LS 430 EU250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
LS 430 US240.0 km/h / 149.1 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine
3UZ-FE
Engine | Bore
91.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.3 L / 262.0 cu-in / 4293.0 cc
Engine | Power
LS 430 EU282.0 hp / 210.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
LS 430 US290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
LS 430 EU65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
LS 430 US67.6 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
LS 430 EU417 Nm / 307.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
LS 430 US434 Nm / 320.1 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Availability
LS 430 EU2001 ~ 2003
LS 430 US2000 ~ 2003
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