2016 Lexus GS350
2016 Lexus GS350
-All Wheel Drive
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“... a feature-rich, comfortable and competent performer.” -Edmunds
Edmunds expanded on their 2016 Lexus GS350 evaluation: “Boasting a refined interior, plenty of high-tech features and class-competitive performance, the 2016 GS 350 can go toe to toe with the historically strong competitors....” And: “The GS faces off squarely against the Audi A6, BMW 5-Series, and Mercedes-Benz E-Class... the 2016 Lexus GS distinguishes itself as a fine all-around performer.”
Offered here is a 2016 all-wheel-drive Lexus ES350 that has been well-serviced throughout its 81,000-mile life. Lexus cars are legendary for their reliability and longevity. The old advice “buy the best-maintained one you can find” clearly applies here.
The classic white exterior shows almost no sign of age, and absolutely no indication of abuse. Lexus styling has been called traditional, restrained, and elegant, so it can be hard for the average citizen with a single glance to be able to discern exactly how old these cars are. That timelessness is evident here. The finish on the paint is uniform with excellent gloss. Repairs from a 2019 minor front-end incident are virtually undetectable. The trademark Lexus front-end design (featuring bi-LED lighting for the first time), trim, emblems, and cabin glass all show as-new condition; 5-spoke wheels are undamaged and tires have ample tread.
Interior execution has been a Lexus trademark strength from the brand's beginning. It's evident here with what the Edmunds writers described as: “... supple leather and tasteful wood and aluminum trim adorning the cabin.... Up front, the seats have a wide variety of adjustments to suit many body types and offer support to suit hours of comfortable motoring.” The previous two owners' personal commitment to caring for this car is obvious. Control surfaces on switches and the like, which normally show wear, are free of scratches or almost any sign of use. Classic, dark, burled-wood treatments add a restrained, but elegant touch to the instrument cluster, door trim, and center console. The leather-covered steering wheel features light-gray stitching matching the same treatment on the console and elsewhere. The state-of-the-art multimedia interface (including navigation) through the large, 12.3-inch screen even features a split-screen functionality. Charcoal carpeting throughout the cabin appears nearly brand-new. The car's trunk, with its Lexus-branded carpet mat, seems never to have hauled much of anything.
Under the hood, the 311 horsepower, 3.5-liter V6 engine is clean and tidy, with all components in place. Lexus materials describe the seamless integration of its all-wheel-drive system as: “... more than a foul-weather friend. The system reacts instantaneously to alter the split to as much as 50:50, depending on driving conditions, to help optimize traction.” Edmunds called the resultant GS performance as “strong and satisfying,” and described the car's handling as “... sure-footed and a reasonably willing partner on a winding road,” although this particular Lexus shows every sign that its drivers enjoyed mostly highway miles.
The more than 45 high-definition photographs and short startup-and-walk-around video on the GarageKeptMotors site faithfully present this Lexus sedan from every angle. Still, to fully appreciate its many charms, we encourage in-person, close-up inspections of this automobile at our Grand Rapids showroom. We ask only that all our prospective purchasers get in touch in advance to arrange an appointment so that we can devote our full attention to you when you arrive. Of course, we always welcome questions by email or phone.
“Even its nuances have nuances.” So proclaimed an early magazine advertisement launching the Lexus ES line. Together with ride quality, body strength, and luxury appointments, appreciating those many nuances over time makes Lexus cars such a pleasure to own.