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Old 12-02-2013, 11:04 PM
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Cool OV: My Previous Lexus...

I don't believe in "thread jacking" so here are pics of my long gone but not forgotten: 98' Lexus GS400. The car was an absolute ROCK! Zero issues in 4yrs of ownership and generally one heckuva Sports Sedan.
At the time, it was one of the most modified GS's around:

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Old 12-03-2013, 09:35 AM
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I wish they kept the design language of that era.

Reliability wise: in 15 years ownership and 350k miles (including offloading) I had zero issues with the LX470. Exactly zero.
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well, you give up certain things for reliability. I'm never going to be one to say BMW is a reliable car. Mine has luckily been trouble free for the most part, but i've been to the dealer for little stuff already. A Lexus will have no issues and probably never even need an oil change. Their service reps must be very lonely.
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:57 AM
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A Lexus will have no issues and probably never even need an oil change. Their service reps must be very lonely.
This is actually an interesting observation. Around here the BMW dealership service departments are huge, with massive number of service stations ad reps and busting with life, people arguing and trying to prove something to the staff. Vibrant life for sure.

The Lexus service is a bit on the dead side indeed. Small service floor, perhaps 4 or so car lifts, and only two service reps at the counter that aren't busy. And don't forget about you if asked to wait, the car gets done quickly and as promised. Kind of strange.
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Re: OV: My Previous Lexus...

Perhaps the Lexus drivers are going to the Toyota dealership to save a few more dollars...

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This is actually an interesting observation. Around here the BMW dealership service departments are huge, with massive number of service stations ad reps and busting with life, people arguing and trying to prove something to the staff. Vibrant life for sure.

The Lexus service is a bit on the dead side indeed. Small service floor, perhaps 4 or so car lifts, and only two service reps at the counter that aren't busy. And don't forget about you if asked to wait, the car gets done quickly and as promised. Kind of strange.
That's hysterical. Never really thought about how massive the BMW service centers are. Must be piling up a ton of cash from all of the people out of warranty. If you ever look up the reviews on dealers, a good amount of the negative reviews are people who feel like they were fleeced on their repair bills.
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I also had a 08' GS 460. Good car, but the tan interior was a pain so I ended up not driving it a lot of the time.



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