Used Lexus LS Saloon 2003 - 2006 review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Ownership cost

Lexus LS Saloon (03 - 06)
  • Lexus LS Saloon (03 - 06)
  • Lexus LS Saloon (03 - 06)

Ownership cost

What used Lexus LS saloon will I get for my budget?

How much does it cost to run a Lexus LS saloon?

The LS is a far from cheap to own and run. Its second-hand value falls faster than average for luxury cars, losing almost two-thirds of its original worth in the first three years of its life. As a result, buying a nearly new one is a costly prospect, while a three-year-old model makes a lot more sense.

Fuel economy runs at up to 25mpg overall, which isn't too bad for a big 4.3 engine, and the car's in insurance group 17, which is also reasonable.