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2011 Lexus LS
4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn AWD
  • 4dr Sdn L RWD
  • 4dr Sdn L AWD


MSRP $67,130    
Invoice $59,746
Avg. Paid N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.7    
Critics' Rating 8.7
Performance 8.3
Interior 8.9
Safety N/A
Reliability 4.5

Pros & Cons

  • Opulent interior with legendary noise insulation
  • Optional Mark Levinson sound system is one of the best
  • Inexpensive in base trim
  • Outperformed by most European rivals
  • Self-parking feature is complicated and slow
  • Options can quickly raise price

General Specs

Transmission Automatic    
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 4.6L/281
MPG 16 City / 24 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door Sedan    


Wheelbase(in) 116.9    
Length, Overall (in) 199.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard    
Power Windows Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard    
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4244    

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard    
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard    
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard


Passenger Capacity 5    
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 18.0


AM/FM Stereo Standard    
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard    
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional    
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard


Cloth Seats Optional    
Leather Seats Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard    
Passenger Air Bag Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional


4-Wheel ABS Standard    
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard    
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard


Engine & Performance

Rear Wheel Drive Standard    
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.6L/281
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 380 @ 6400
Torque (Net @ RPM) 367 @ 4100
Transmission Automatic w/manual shift
Turning diameter 36.1


Gasoline Fuel Standard    
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.2


Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link    
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Automatic Standard    
8-Speed Automatic Standard