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Lexus GS

The Lexus GS is a a mid-sized luxury executive car that is available in front wheel or all wheel drive with plenty of options available. The only limit for luxury appointments is your budget. The car's agile handling, comfortable interior, and a refined and powerful engine make the GS appealing to consumers in search of style and power. CARFAX provides exclusive information about every GS listed on this website with a free CARFAX vehicle history report. You can also filter your search based on 1-ownership, well-maintained status, and accident free status.

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Used Lexus GS: In Depth


2005 Lexus GS

Amazing that this car can run perfectly up to 200,000 miles and beyond - after almost 10 years of good maintenance it still looks and runs like new


Over the years, since its debut in 1993 , the Lexus has seen four major model updates. You can tell the generation by the designation of S140, S160, S190 and L10. In 2005, an all-wheel drive and a gasoline hybrid version became available. The first generation GS 300 models had exterior bodywork designed by Italian design Giugiaro and an inline-6 engine. The first rounded body designs of the GS 300 were simplier than modern GS cars and featured exterior specs that could be found on existing premium Japanese sedans.  

The second generation of cars from 1997 to 2004 saw notable design adjustments, including clear tail lights and turn signal indicators, a revised grille, tinted headlights, more wood interior trim, and a modified steering wheel. The third generation models were produced from 2005 until 2011. Third generation models kept quadruple headlights, a fastback profile, LED taillights, and one-piece bumpers.

The fourth generation models were designed by Katsuhiko Inatomi from 2011 until present day. This generation featured many upgrades to the body style as well as the interior. The 2013 version has an 8-speed automatic gearbox in place of the 6-speed automatic. This version also includes Siri™ Eyes Free on the GS350 and GS450h models, which is a technology that offers the Siri™ voice assistant service at the push of a button.


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the crashworthiness of the 2014 Lexus GS. The four categories tested were Moderate Overlap Front, Side, Roof Strength, and Head Restraints and Seats. Out of all the categories, the IHHS gave the highest rating for each category. Some of the numerous safety features in the 2014 model include:

  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver and passenger knee airbags
  • Front and head rear head curtain airbags
  • Rear seat mounted airbags
  • Four-wheel ventilated power assisted disc brakes
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Regenerative braking system
  • Electronic parking brake with included auto and hold functions
  • Vehicle stability control
  • Traction control


  • The 2014 Lexus GS comes standard with a 12-speaker Premium Surround Sound System abd CD/DVD player.
  • Bluetooth technology allows for wireless integration with compatible music players and also provides automatic phonebook synchronization with your smart phone.
  • For optimal convenience, there are audio, phone, and display controls located on the steering wheel.
  • Other luxurious interior features include white LED interior illumination, cruise control, illuminated entry system, 10-way power adjustable front seats, height adjustable head rests for all of the seats, and a standard matte dark brown interior trim.

Vehicle Overview

Number of Owners Lexus GS

Carfax Facts

According to CARFAX records, 33 percent of used Lexus GS cars for sale have only had 1 previous owner, while 33.6 percent have had 2 previous owners. This means close to 2 out of 3 used Lexus GS cars have only had 1-2 previous owners.

Number of Service Records Lexus GS

Carfax Chart

On average, a used Lexus GS has around 8.1 service records, like transmission fluid changes or tire rotations. 57 percent of used Lexus GS's have more than 5 service records, an indication of a well taken care of car.

2014 Lexus GS Specifications

  • From $47,700
  • 3.5-liter V6

  • 19 city / 29 hwy mpg

  • Rear-wheel drive; all-wheel drive
  • 8-speed automatic; 6-speed shiftable automatic; ECVT with 2-speed reduction (GS 450h)

  • 306 hp @ 6400; 338 hp (GS 450h)

  • 112.2 inches

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