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Compare Lexus LS430 UCF31

Reviews

Neoscore
82%
Pros
  • Exceptionally robust powertrain
  • Simple yet elegant styling
  • Good fit and finish
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Double-wishbone suspensions all-around
Cons
  • Starting to be down on power compared to its European competition

Variants

LS430 EU
LS430 US

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
570 L / 20.1 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
84.0 L / 22.2 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
LS430 EU505 kg / 1113 lbs
LS430 US520 kg / 1146 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 315 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 310 mm
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
225/55 R17
Turning Circle
LS430 EU10.6 m / 34.8 ft
LS430 US10.9 m / 35.8 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1470 mm / 57.9 in
Size | Length
LS430 EU5025 mm / 197.8 in
LS430 US5015 mm / 197.4 in
Size | Width
1830 mm / 72.0 in
Track Width | Front
LS430 EU1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
LS430 US1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
Track Width | Rear
LS430 EU1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
LS430 US1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
Weight
LS430 EU1835.0 kg / 4045.5 lbs
LS430 US1810.0 kg / 3990.4 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2925 mm / 115.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
LS430 EU6.3 sec
LS430 US6.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
LS430 EU6.0 sec
LS430 US5.8 sec
CO2 Emission
270 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
LS430 EU0.25
LS430 US0.26
Fuel Economy
LS430 EU11.4 L/100km / 20.6 MPG (combined) | 16.3 L/100km / 14.4 MPG (urban) | 8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (highway)
LS430 US8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined) | 13.2 L/100km / 17.8 MPG (urban)
Top Speed
LS430 EU250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
LS430 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
Emission Standard
Euro 4
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
LS430 EU282.0 hp / 210.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
LS430 US290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
LS430 EU65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
LS430 US67.6 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
LS430 EU417 Nm / 307.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
LS430 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
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Availability
LS430 EU2003 ~ 2005
LS430 US2003 ~ 2006
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