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Compare Lexus LS430 XF30 [LS 430 EU] vs Lexus LS 5 [LS 500]

Reviews

Neo score
80%
68%
Pros
  • Exceptionally robust powertrain
  • Superb fit and finish
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Very small turning circle
  • Elegant styling with some presence
  • Comfortable yet good-handling multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Imposing styling
Cons
  • No SWB vehicle
  • No V8
  • Hybrid transmission became too complex
  • Arguably too many gears

Price

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Variants

LS 430 EU
LS 430 US
LS 500
LS 500 AWD
LS 500h

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
552 L / 19.5 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
84.0 L / 22.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 315 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 310 mm
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/55 R17
245/45 R20, 275/40 R20
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
Platform
TNGA: GA-L

Dimensions

Size | Height
1470 mm / 57.9 in
1450 mm / 57.1 in
Size | Length
5005 mm / 197.0 in
5235 mm / 206.1 in
Size | Width
1830 mm / 72.0 in
1900 mm / 74.8 in
Track Width | Front
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1830.0 kg / 4034.5 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
20 in
Wheelbase
2925 mm / 115.2 in
3125 mm / 123.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.4 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
0.25
0.28
Fuel Economy
12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (combined) | 17.5 L/100km / 13.4 MPG (urban) | 8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 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
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
3.5 L / 210.9 cu-in / 3456.0 cc
Engine | Power
282.0 hp / 210.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
420.0 hp / 313.2 kW
Engine | Specific Output
65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
121.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
417 Nm / 307.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
600 Nm / 442.5 lb-ft
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
10-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2001 ~ 2003
2018 ~ 2020
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