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Lexus GS 300, Lexus GS 430, Sedan
#1468 of 3073 WANT TO BUY A USED GS 300
Feb 23, 2005 (8:24 am)
ive been reading all these pages for a while, never posted - wanted to gather my thoughts. - VERY GOOD POSTS!
First, what maintainence is usually associated with gs 300 besides oil changes - I have a corolla
Is there a lexus site that can check service records for used lexuses?
Anyone buy a used lexus gs 300 2001-2004 recently and have anything to say? Any problems?
Does anyone know where these dealers get these used lexuses off lease? Damn dealers get them from auctions I think from toyota for 2000-3000 less than what they sell you!
thanks so much
#1469 of 3073 Re: WANT TO BUY A USED GS 300 [lexy]
by Kirstie@Edmunds HOST
Feb 23, 2005 (8:31 am)
You've posted in a discussion about the future Lexus GS. You need to visit our current model Lexus GS forum to get feedback on your questions.
#1470 of 3073 Re: adb3 [adb3]
Feb 23, 2005 (1:07 pm)
I, too, am awaiting my 430. Could be as soon as Friday. It will be blue with tan interior. I was very impressed when, last May, I asked the dealer to help me choose between the GS and the LS. He advised I wait for the 2006. I have also been told the car comes only one way: loaded.
#1471 of 3073 Re: GS300AWD [creditman]
Feb 23, 2005 (1:19 pm)
I drove the GS 300AWD yesterday. I too noticed the bump. It bothered me enough that I may re-think the AWD and go with rear wheel drive. I would think that driving long distances would be irritating.
I'm going to look at Mecedeces too. Have you driven any?
#1472 of 3073 iunknown: Lexus factory orders
Feb 23, 2005 (6:18 pm)
I've been told by at least one large dealer that they can factory order a Lexus optioned out just as you want it. It may take up to 100 days, but you can get it exactly the way you want it, with as many or as few options as you like.
Other dealers have told me that you have to take them the way they come. My feeling is that these dealers are either lazy or just want to sell what they've got or are too small and have very little clout with Lexus.
Has anyone here factory ordered a Lexus with a la carte options?
Feb 23, 2005 (7:26 pm)
There must be a way to factory order one. That is the only way to get PCS on the GS. It's a special order option at like $2400 or something.
Feb 23, 2005 (8:51 pm)
It can definitely be done, it will just take more time, as they may have to either find a car from some other part of the country, or have one made.
Feb 24, 2005 (7:49 am)
I had the opportunity to test drive the new GS 430 last week. The car seems to handle better than my old 1999 GS 400. They changed the exhaust to make sound faster. The car car drives as nice as it looks.
#1476 of 3073 lexusguy: factory ordered Lexus
Feb 24, 2005 (9:27 am)
Thanks. I figured that factory-ordered cars are possible, though many dealers will give you a flat no, or try hard to discourage you.
#1477 of 3073 Re: GS300AWD [cook3]
Feb 24, 2005 (10:31 am)
thank's for noticing the bump too. My lexus salesman says i'm crazy, and said that no one else noticed the bump. I'm going to test drive it again today and determine if it will be o.k., i don't think so. That's why I have a deposit on the m-35 awd. In answer to your other question, I have test drove the mecerdes e320 4matic, however it looks like chrysler has had it's hand into the quality of it.