2019 LEXUS LS REVIEW

WHAT'S NEW FOR THE 2019 LEXUS LS?

The Lexus LS was completely redesigned for the 2018 model year. For the 2019 model year, the LS has received a couple of upgrades. All of these upgrades are on in the interior of the vehicle and focuses on the technological features. Starting off, the LS adds Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa functions. The 24-inch heads-up display is now available as a standalone option. Finally, the semi-automated lane-change feature is now part of an optional safety package.

THREE TRIMS PACK IN THE FEATURES FOR 2019

There are three trims available for the 2019 Lexus LS. The LS 500 trim comes with the following standard features: Front opposed four-piston monoblock aluminum calipers with 14.0-inch ventilated discs, Rear opposed two-piston monoblock aluminum calipers with 13.1-inch ventilated discs, 19-inch split-10-spoke alloy noise-reduction wheels with Dark Silver and machined finish and 245/50RF19 tires, all-wheel drive, 12.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display, Drive Mode Select, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Lexus Enform Dynamic Navigation, Lexus Enform Wi-Fi, Mark Levinson Reference Surround Sound Audio System, panorama glass roof, Remote Touchpad, Dynamic Voice Command, power rear sunshade, Four Zone climate control, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls.

To create the ultimate experience, there are a number of available options such as rear screen touch controls, executive class seating, and art wood Herringbone trim. The LS 500 Hybrid trim offers all of the standard features of the LS 500 with a hybrid engine in place of the standard engine. The LS 500 F-Sport offers many of the features of the LS 500 with the addition of a number of sports inspired design and equipment features. Unique features of the LS 500 F-Sport include 28-way power front sport seats with enhanced bolsters, LFA-inspired gauges, and F-Sport perforated leather-trimmed shift knob and steering wheel.

WHAT ARE THE POWER & PERFORMANCE OPTIONS?

The 2019 Lexus LS 500 offers two powertrains. The standard 3.5 liter Twin Turbo V-6 engine that offers up to 416 horsepower and 442 foot-pounds of torque. In 0 to 60 tests, the Lexus LS 500 achieve a time of 4.6 seconds. For those who want the ultimate in fuel efficiency, there is the optional 3.5 Liter V-6 Hybrid engine that offers up to 354 horsepower from a two engine system. The hybrid engine system has a fuel efficiency rating of 26 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway.

LEXUS LS SAFETY FEATURES

The 2019 Lexus LS has a number of standard active and passive safety features. Standard safety features, on the LS 500, include 10 airbags throughout the cabin, a panoramic view camera, windshield wiper de-icer, high performance brakes - six-piston aluminum calipers with two-piece 15.7-inch ventilated rotors, Intuitive Parking Assist, LED rear combination lamps, Tire Pressure Monitor System, Blind Spot Monitor, Pop-up hood, Hill-start Assist Control, Smart stop technology, Active Stabilizers, and Headlamp Wipers.

Come into our dealership in Mission Viejo, one of our Lexus Specialists would be happy to speak with you about the Lexus LS and offer you a test drive.
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