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Lexus LS

The Lexus LS series is a full-sized luxury sedan powered by a powerful 4.6-liter V8 engine and loaded with luxury appointments. Known for graceful design, high quality engineering, the latest technology onboard, Lexus does not disappoint with the LS sedan. Whether you want wood trim on your steering wheel, leather seats, or climate and audio controls for rear seat passengers, Lexus provides a slew of upgrades for those who can afford them. The 2014 LS with its distinctive open-mouthed grill is also available in sporty sports version, an all wheel drive version, and a hybrid. Not only can you search for used LS sedans according to price, year, and trim levels, but you can also search for 1-owner and non-fleet cars too. 

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Used Lexus LS: In Depth


2006 Lexus LS

So far, so good. No questionable noises, leaks, or smells. Rides smooth. Very comfortable. Doesn't appear to be a gas hog, but I haven't taken it very far yet. Looks good. Feels good. Am riding on a cloud.


The 2014 Lexus LS series is made of seven models that represent various packages of exterior and interior options. These are: the base model LS 460 ($72,140), the LS 460 AWD all wheel drive ($75,085), the sporty LS 460 F Sport RWD ($80,490), the LS 460 F Sport with all wheel drive ($82,945), the extended length LS 460 L RWD ($78,440), the extended length LS 460 L AWD ($81,925) and the hybrid model LS 600h L AWD ($120,060). All are equipped with a direct fuel injection 4.6 liter V8 engine, except the hybrid, which carries an even more generous 5.0 V8 capable of 432 horsepower that will take you from zero to 60 in 5.6 seconds. The 8-speed automatic transmission is designed for smooth shifting.  The  hybrid is also an extended length LS; its dual electric motors to boost power for faster exceleration but don't to much to improve gas mileage, other than earn the car a Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (SULEV) rating.

The LS series has long been recognized as Lexus' flagship vehicle. When searching for a used LS, it is helpful to know when the car received major redesigns. 2012 marks the most recent generation, when the distinctive "spindle" grill appeared, along with a new hood, bumpers, and other stylings. All wheel drive became available on the AWD trims in 2009. Bluetooth connectivity arrived for 2010.  

Some of the comfort features that you will enjoy include: four-zone climate control, including rear overhead ducts; leather-trimmed steering wheel, leather-trimmed instrument panel, steering wheel mounted audio and cruise controls; wood-trimmed climate and audio controls in the rear-center armrest, and so much more.


The Lexus LS series was given a rating of Good by the IIHS for moderate overlap front and head restraints and seats. Know that 2009 and older LS models the rating for head restraints and seats is only moderate. 

The Lexus LS series is packed with innovative safety features, including: an a security system that disables ignition, four-wheel ABS disc brakes with brake assist, traction control, electronic stability, front and rear anti-roll bars, four wheel independent suspension, front and rear parking sensors, occupant sensing airbags, dual front-side airbags, overhead airbags, and knee airbags; other safety features include power adjustable front head restraints, tilt anti-whiplash front head restraints, and perimeter approach lights.


  • The 2014 Lexus LS series recieved a Reliability Award from J.D. Power for Large Premium Cars.
  • named Lexus Best Luxury auto brand, in large measure due to the LS.

Vehicle Overview

Number of Owners Lexus LS

Carfax Facts

32.5 percent of used Lexus LS cars have only had one previous owner. 36.8 percent have had two previous owners. This means close to 2 out of 3 used Lexus LS vehicles have only had 1-2 previous owners.

Number of Service Records Lexus LS

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On average, a used Lexus LS has 9.5 service records, like oil changes and tire rotations. In fact, 65% of used Lexus LS vehicles have more than 5 service records. A high number of service records is a good indication of a well-maintained car.

2014 Lexus LS

  • From $72,140
  • 4.6-liter V8

    5.0-liter V8 (hybrid only)

  • 16 city / 24 hwy mpg (LS 460 RWD; LS 460 F Sport RWD; LS 460 L RWD; LS 460 L RDW; 

    16 city / 23 hwy mpg (LS 460 AWD; LS 460 F Sport AWD; LS 460 L AWD; LS 460 L ADW; 

    19 city / 23 hwy mpg (LS 600h L AWD)


  • All-Wheel Drive; Rear-Wheel Drive
  • Eight-speed sequential-shift automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)

  • 386 hp @6,400 rpm (RWD)
    360 hp @6,400 rpm (AWD)

  • 116.9" (Base 4dr RWD/AWD Sedan)
    121.7" (L 4dr RWD/AWD LWB Sedan)