The GS is refined, but it's not the luxury sports sedan Lexus pitches; we didn't find it particularly exciting to drive. The steering lacks feel and the car isn't agile. The ride is comfortable, but no better than its competitors. The GS's well-constructed interior is luxurious and most controls are easy to use. But passenger room is tight and the driving position is flawed.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"not crazy about the steering"

ED F., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Acceleration, handling, consistent performance.."

Anonymous, CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Good: comfort, driving control Bad: small trunk"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Interior very well designed and very comfortable, excellent GPS and acceleration, steering could be more precise and have some tire noise."

JAMES S., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Smooth, in control driving. Acceleration and styling."

Anonymous, GA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Great acceleration and sporty handling."

Phyllis P., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Car handles extremely well and has a little bit of zip - as much as I care to have."

Anonymous, IL (2007 Lexus GS)


Randall H., OR (2007 Lexus GS)

"Very dependable and reliable."

Phyllis P., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"NO issues to report. This car is 10+ years old and still is fun to drive."

James C., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"acceleration and handling are great"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Lexus GS)

"driving on the parkway or in the country it responds and handles like a dream"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Lexus GS)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

"Rattle around dashboard gauges. Inconvenient placement of open out control door to left of steering wheel."

RICHARD S., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Inadequate entry/exit headroom for such a large car. In dash electronics are absurd."

DAVID M., MD (2007 Lexus GS)

"There is no question that the ride of the Lexus is outstanding. Considering the car is 10 years old, it feels like a new car everytime you drive or ride. in it."

William A., IL (2007 Lexus GS)

"Although it is almost 11 years old, it drives incredibly well - quiet, peppy, efficiently. Have spent very little money on it - one set of tires and regular oil changes."

Anonymous, IL (2007 Lexus GS)

"For a sporty older, car, it is still very quiet and comfortable"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Very comfortable"

Joseph V., IL (2007 Lexus GS)

"The most comfortable seats I have ever had in a car, very smooth and stable ride--SOLID!"

Gary S., CA (2007 Lexus GS)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say

"Great value"

LEE C., CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"Got a very good price on this car as I bought it from a friend"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"I think Lexus dealers overcharge for vehicle services."

Anonymous, AB (2007 Lexus GS)

"I like the handling of the car and comfort"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Lexus GS)

"If you want a luxury car, you probably cannot do better in price, except possibly with a Genisis. With the quality of non-luxury cars being so high, there is a question of value in paying the extra dollars for a luxury car, except for the prestege some people may seek."

William A., IL (2007 Lexus GS)

"The Lexus GS is 10 years old and still feels like a new car."

Phyllis P., CA (2007 Lexus GS)


How it looks inside and out

What Owners Say

"Nice design, modern after all these years"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Lexus GS)

Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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