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

Reviews

Neo score
80%
74%
Pros
  • Exceptionally robust powertrain
  • Superb fit and finish
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Very small turning circle
  • Elegant styling with some presence
  • Mature exterior design
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Only in LWB
  • No V8

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

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

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
552 L / 19.5 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
84.0 L / 22.2 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
460 kg / 1014 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 315 mm
Ventilated discs, 355.6-398.78 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 310 mm
Ventilated discs, 332.74-358.14 mm
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/55 R17
245/50 R19, 245/45 R20
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft
11.2 m / 36.7 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
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 (mirror folded)
Track Width | Front
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1631.0 mm / 64.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
1830.0 kg / 4034.5 lbs
2130.0 kg / 4695.8 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
8J x 19, 8.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2925 mm / 115.2 in
3124 mm / 123.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.7 sec
5.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.4 sec
4.6 sec
CO2 Emission
178 ~ 187 g/km
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)
10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
219.0 km/h / 136.1 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
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
ULEV70
Engine
3UZ-FE
8GR-FXS
Engine | Bore
91.0 mm / 3.6 in
85.6 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
3.4 L / 210.2 cu-in / 3445.0 cc
Engine | Power
282.0 hp / 210.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
416.0 hp / 310.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
120.8 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
100.1 mm / 3.9 in
Engine | Torque
417 Nm / 307.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
599 Nm / 441.8 lb-ft @ 1600-4800 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
10-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2001 ~ 2003
2020
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