2013 Lexus LS 460

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2013 Lexus LS 460 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: April 9, 2021

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Lexus is a luxury vehicle manufacturer and is the subdivision of the Japanese automaker Toyota. With the launch of the LS 400 in 1989, Lexus turned the focus of the premium car market towards it. This sedan looks extremely posh, proved to be more reliable than any Mercedes-Benz and the cost was much lower than any of its competitors. The Lexus LS 460 debuted as a luxurious sporty sedan.

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Pros

Spacious and comfortable rear seats

Interior design and quality 

Excellent sound system

Extremely reliable

Refined and silent engine

Cons

Low fuel efficiency 

Unimpressive gearbox

Distracting infotainment system

What's New?

Fully redesigned 


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$71990

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

5

top speed

183 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

281 cu.in.

horsepower

386 hp @ 6400 rpm

torque

367 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm

transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

116.9 in.

length

200 in.

width

73.8 in.

height

58.1 in.

curb weight

4233 lbs.

ground clearance

5.1 in.

capacity

passenger volume

103 cu ft.

cargo volume

18 cu ft.

payload capacity

1182 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.4 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

14 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

16/19/24 mpg

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

6 yr./ 70000 mi.

powertrain warranty

6 yr./ 70,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

6 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos

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Videos
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Trims

Base $71,990 onwards

386 hp @ 6400 rpm | 4.6 L | V-8 | Premium unleaded

  • 18" Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • 1st Row LCD monitor
  • ABS and driveline Traction Control
  • Driver and Front Passenger Heated-Cushion, Seatback
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Front Air Conditioning, Dual Zone Automatic
  • Front Fog/Driving Lights
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyfob (all doors) Remote Keyless Entry
  • Leather Seat trim
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Assist
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio
  • Sliding & Tilting Glass Sunroof

L $78,290 onwards

386 hp @ 6400 rpm | 4.6 L | V-8 | Premium unleaded

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Colors and Styles

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Matador Red Mica

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Ratings

Pricing And Features

9.0

Engine And Performance

8.5

Fuel Economy

8.6

Interior

9.9

Exterior

9.9

Safety

9.9

9.2

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

9.2

Overall Rating


The rear-wheel-drive base variant of the car starts at $71,990. The 2013 Lexus LS 460 makes use of a 4.6L V8 is effortlessly smooth and refined but does produce just 6hp more than the previous one. The high-quality interior layout along with the comfortable seats is something unmatchable in the segment.


9.0/10
Pricing and Features

8.5/10
Engine and Performance

8.6/10
Fuel Economy

9.9/10
Interior

9.9/10
Exterior

9.9/10
Safety


2013 Lexus LS 460 Pricing and Features

9.0/10

The 2013 Lexus LS 460 is available in two trims with a different drivetrain system. It uses the same engine but it does have a minor difference in its power delivery as they make use of a distinct drivetrain. The Lexus LS 460 falls in a price bracket that starts from $71,990 to $81,755. Some of its basic features include.

Trim

Base

L

MSRP(RWD)

$71,990

$78,290

MSRP(AWD)

$74,935

$81,755

Key Features

Parking Assist

Parking Assist

 

Mark Levinson Sound System 

Mark Levinson Sound System

 

Leather Seats 

Leather Seats

 

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

 

Rain-Sensing Wipers

Rain-Sensing Wipers

 

Driver and Passenger Lumbar Support

Driver and Passenger Lumbar Support

We Recommend 

The base variant of the 2013 Lexus LS 460 with a rear-wheel-drive option can be a perfect choice. It offers an adequate amount of features which makes it the most value-for-money vehicle in its segment. The power output of the base variant with the rear-wheel-drive option is better than that of an all-wheel-drive model.

2013 Lexus LS 460 Engine and Performance

8.5/10

The Lexus LS 460 makes use of a single unit engine that comes with two different drivetrain systems. The Lexus LS 460 base variant with rear-wheel-drive comes equipped with a 4.6L V8 engine that produces a power of 386hp and a torque of 360lb.-ft. The all-wheel-drive variant of Lexus LS 460 produces a power of 360hp and a torque of 347lb.-ft. The engine comes attached to an 8-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission system. 

The Lexus LS 460 Base RWD produces 26hp of more power as compared to the AWD variant. It can complete the 60 MPH sprint in 5.4 seconds but is left behind by 3 seconds when compared to its competitor. The quarter-mile is another test where the Lexus LS 460 fails to exceed.

Model

Lexus LS 460 Base RWD

Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 RWD

MSRP

$71,990

$72,000

Engine

4.6L V8

4.6L Turbocharged V8

Drivetrain

Rear-wheel-drive

Rear-wheel-drive

Transmission

8-Speed Sequential-Shift Automatic Transmission

Driver-Adaptive 7-Speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters 

Power

387hp

402hp

Torque

360lb.-ft

443lb.-ft

0-60 MPH (seconds)

5.4 seconds

5.1 seconds

Quarter mile (mph)

14.2 seconds

12.8 seconds

Top speed (mph)

130 MPH

209 MPH

In comparison, the Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 channeled to a rear-wheel-drive makes use of a 4.6L Turbocharged V8 engine. It is capable of producing 402hp of power and 280lb.-ft of torque. It is ahead of the Lexus LS 460 in both quarter-mile and 0-60 acceleration tests, with a clocked time of 12.8 and 5.1 seconds respectively. The Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 is coupled to a 7-speed automatic transmission system with paddle shifters.

2013 Lexus LS 460 Fuel Economy

8.6/10

While the Lexus LS 460 is not the best in terms of fuel economy in the segment, it's not bad either. It delivers fuel efficiency of 16 MPG in the city and 24 MPG on the highway. Combined it can go upto 20 miles per gallon of fuel. It does have a fuel tank capacity of 22.2 gallons and can cover a distance of 355.2 and 532.7 miles in the city and on the highway respectively.

Model

Lexus LS 460

Mercedes-Benz CLS 550

MPG (city)

16

17

MPG (Highway)

24

25

MPG (Combined)

20

21

Fuel Capacity

22.2 gallons

21.1 gallons

Range (City/highway)

355.2/532.8 mi

358.7/527.5 mi

The Mercedes-Benz CLS is slightly more fuel-efficient when compared to the Lexus LS 460 but the difference is negligible. The CLS has a fuel tank capacity of 21.1 gallons and can cover a distance of 358.7 and 527.5 miles in the city and on the highway respectively.

2013 Lexus LS 460 Interior

9.9/10

The cabin of the Lexus LS 460 looks rich and opulent with several wood trim options. The material quality on the dashboard, door bins, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and leather seats is excellent. The front and rear seats are newly designed to increase comfort and support. 

The driver seat is 10-way electrically adjustable while the front and rear passenger seats are 8-way electrically adjustable. The second row is spacious in the base variant and extremely spacious in the long-wheelbase L variant. The seats do have a heating and cooling function, while the massager seats are also available as optional. The 18cu-ft of cargo space increases the practicality of the vehicle.

Model

Lexus LS 460

Mercedes-Benz CLS 550

Seating Capacity

5

5

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

38/59/43.7

37/57/42.1

Seconds Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

37.9/56.9/35.8

NA

Cargo Capacity (cu-ft)

18.0

15.3

In comparison, the Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 is slightly less spacious but is also a bit more luxurious than the Lexus LS 460. Although both the cars are more or less on the same page in terms of space and interior quality, it's the CLS whose interiors will attract most buyers. Some Standout Interior Features:

  • Illuminated entry 
  • Door curb lights
  • Ashtray
  • Air filters 
  • Massager seats

Response of the 2013 Lexus LS 460 Infotainment System

A 12.3-inch offers crisp graphics and easy visibility. The huge display is not touch-sensitive and can be controlled by a joystick available on the center console. It operates a navigation system, audio systems, climate controls, web-based apps including Pandora radio, Bing search engine, and Lexus safety connect emergency communication system. The joystick provided works perfectly fine and the good visibility of the display makes the task easier. However, it might require some time to get used to it. Some other features include:

  • 19 speaker Mark Levinson Sound System
  • 8 GB storage space
  • Steering wheel audio controls
  • Rear seat audio controls
  • Speed sensitive volume 
  • Amplifier and Equalizer

2013 Lexus LS 460 Exterior

9.9/10

The huge spindle grille on the front adds a sense of luxury to the car. Sleek-designed DRLs in the headlight unit look sharp and resemble the brand’s logo. The 18-inch alloy wheels and a powerful-looking creased hood make the car look bolder.

The Lexus LS 460 is 4233 lbs in its curb weight and with a length of 200 inches, it is the longest in its segment. The Lexus LS 460 does have a total height and ground clearance of 58.1 and 5.1 inches respectively.

Model

Lexus LS 460

Mercedes-Benz CLS 550

Curb Weight (lbs)

4233

4255

Length (in.)

200.0

194.5

Width (in.)

73.8

74.1

Height (in.)

58.1

55.8

Ground Clearance (in.)

5.1

N/A

Wheelbase (in.)

116.9

113.2

The Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 is 194.5 inches in length and has a wheelbase of 113.2 inches. while the ground clearance is not known, the CLS manages to roll over uneven patches with ease. Some exterior feature includes:

  • 18-inch Alloy wheel
  • Huge tilting glass sunroof
  • Heated mirrors with integrated turn indicators 
  •  Headlight washer 
  • Chrome Grab Handles 

2013 Lexus LS 460 Safety

9.9/10

The Lexus LS 460 has performed well in the IIHS frontal offset crash test rating and has achieved a good remark from them.There are plenty of safety features that are standard across all variants like ABS, traction and stability control, front knee, side, curtain airbags. 

A rear camera, Lexus safety connect, which includes automatic collision notification, an emergency assist button, and a stolen vehicle locator is provided in all variants as well. Few additional safety feature:

  • Blind spot sensor
  • Content theft-deterrent alarm
  • Low tire pressure warning 
  • Panic alarm 
  • Lexus safety connect 

2013 Lexus LS 460 Final Verdict

The Lexus LS 460 might not be ahead of its rivals when it comes to performance and driving dynamics, although the difference is marginal. The segment is known for its sheer comfort, luxurious interior, and premium features, and this car does have the capability to give a tough fight to its rivals. The Lexus LS 460 is excellent in space and comfort. Lexus is very well known for its safety, reliability, and durability which further makes this a better deal.

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