Lexus GS 430 Models and GS 430 History

The GS 430 by Lexus saw some sweeping changes for the 2001 model year. New airbags (front and side) were added, as well as a passenger detection system. New child seat anchors were added, as well as a glow-in-the-dark emergency trunk release and door locks that could detect impact. The exterior received new styling changes, a new grille, bigger tips on the exhaust system and new alloy wheels. HID headlights became the standard feature, and audio controls on the steering wheel were introduced, as was a new GPS system. Four new body colors were also included in the lineup. There were no changes for 2002. In 2003, Lexus added leather seating, a moonroof and heated seats (front) as standard features. Model years 2004 and 2005 saw no major changes. In 2006, a completely redesigned GS 430 was released, boasting new improvements, more power and a plethora of new luxurious features. The 2007 GS 430 got a new Active Stabilizer system and an updated stability control system.

New and Used GS 430 Prices, Lexus GS 430 Model Years and History

The 2007 Lexus GS 430 is a luxury five-passenger mid-size sedan with a 4.3L V8 powering the rear wheels and advanced standard safety features like electronic stability control and brake-force distribution.
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 5 / 5
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 2 / 5
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The 2006 Lexus GS 430 is a luxury mid-size sports sedan which has been totally redesigned for the new year and now comes standard with keyless-entry and Bluetooth.
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 5 / 5
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A luxury sports sedan with more power available than the GS 300, the 2005 Lexus GS 430 seats five passengers and boasts a 300 hp 4.3L V8.
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A luxury sports sedan with seating for up to five passengers, the 2004 Lexus GS 430 is similar to the GS 300 but features a 300 hp 4.5L V6 under the hood and a longer list of standard features.
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A luxury sports sedan with room for five, the 2003 Lexus GS 430 offers a more powerful engine over the 300 - a 4.3L V8 producing 300 hp.
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 5.0
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 5.0
Interior Comfort
 5.0
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 5.0
Dependability
 5.0
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 5.0
Ride Quality
 5.0
Overall Rating
 5.0

Boasting more power than the GS 300, the 2002 Lexus GS 430 features a 300 hp 4.3L V8 which pushes this mid-size luxury sports sedan along at a brisk yet smooth pace.
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 5.0
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 4.7
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 5.0
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 5.0
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 5.0
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 4.7
Ride Quality
 5.0
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 5.0

Powered by a larger V8 engine, the 2001 Lexus GS 430 is a luxury sports sedan with 300 hp on tap and a well-equipped interior for all five occupants to enjoy.
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 5.0
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 3.0
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 5.0
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 5.0
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 5.0
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 5.0
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 5.0
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 4.0

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3 / 5
The Rest
2 / 5

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