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Compare Lexus LS430 XF30 [LS 430 EU] vs Lexus GS S160 [GS 300]

Reviews

Neo score
80%
82%
Pros
  • Exceptionally robust powertrain
  • Superb fit and finish
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Very small turning circle
  • Elegant styling with some presence
  • Interesting and reliable engine lineup
  • Superb build quality
  • Great suspension setup
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good fit and finish
Cons
  • 2JZ-GTE only available in Japan

Price

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Variants

LS 430 EU
LS 430 US
GS 300
GS 400

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
552 L / 19.5 cu-ft
510 L / 18.0 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
84.0 L / 22.2 gal
80.0 L / 21.1 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
400 kg / 882 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 315 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 310 mm
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
225/55 R17
225/55 R16
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
155 mm / 6.1 in
Size | Height
1470 mm / 57.9 in
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
5005 mm / 197.0 in
4805 mm / 189.2 in
Size | Width
1830 mm / 72.0 in
1800 mm / 70.9 in
Track Width | Front
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1510.0 mm / 59.4 in
Weight
1830.0 kg / 4034.5 lbs
1720.0 kg / 3792.0 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
7.5J x 16
Wheelbase
2925 mm / 115.2 in
2800 mm / 110.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.7 sec
8.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.4 sec
7.8 sec
CO2 Emission
278 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.25
0.29
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)
11.4 L/100km / 20.6 MPG (combined) | 16.0 L/100km / 14.7 MPG (urban) | 8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
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
2JZ-GE
Engine | Bore
91.0 mm / 3.6 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.3 L / 262.0 cu-in / 4293.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.9 cu-in / 2997.0 cc
Engine | Power
282.0 hp / 210.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
222.0 hp / 165.5 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Redline
6350 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
74.1 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
417 Nm / 307.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
298 Nm / 219.8 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2001 ~ 2003
1997 ~ 2000
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