Lexus GS tops 2016 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Lexus GS tops 2016 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Lexus’ GS series of premium luxury sedans are among the few that combine an enviable mix of power, luxury, sophistication and technology in one package. Which is why the GS has developed such a huge fan base among Lexus enthusiasts. Recently the Lexus GS has been named the top brand in the J.D. Power 2016 Vehicle Dependability Study for Midsize Premium Cars. The study examines problems experienced during the past year by owners of 2013 model-year vehicles, and each brand’s overall dependability is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100). A lower score reflects higher quality.

Engineered for responsive power and superior handling, the latest GS also delivers sophisticated refinement, leading-edge innovation and advanced technology that establishes the future for performance luxury sedans. The GS’ exterior design injects an aggressive yet clean design direction into the Lexus brand. From a unique spindle grille to sharp lines and curves. The highlight though in this eye-catching vehicle is the LED daytime running lights.

The all new interior design is finely-honed and human-centric, featuring all-white ambient lighting and leather instrument panel, plus additional cabin room for five occupants and extra cargo capacity. In the GS a new passion for performance and handling delivers the perfect balance of spirited dynamics and driving pleasure, with drive mode select, available adaptive variable suspension, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, the 2nd generation Lexus Remote Touch controller, an available next generation 17-speaker Mark Levinson audio system and more.

An impressive list of innovations, refined comfort, safety and convenience to new, segment leading levels, including the industry’s first available 12.3” navigation display, a new Smart Key design, three-zone climate control with occupant detection, power-adjustable front seats and more make the GS a luxury sedan you would not just love to own, but love to drive too. For those who wish to enhance the GS can do so with the options packages which include F-Sport components and advanced technology for upgraded performance and luxury, including the Lexus Pre-Crash System, Blind Spot Monitor, Driver Monitoring with closed eye detection, Heads-up Display, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Voice Activated Navigation and more.

With its sharp and emotional spindle grille the GS represents new design, new performance and new passion at Lexus. It delivers the progressive luxury and innovation that today’s drivers demand, plus all the luxury, comfort and intuitive technology that its enthusiasts worldwide have come to expect from Lexus.

The Lexus GS350 is built around a finely-tuned and proven 3.5L V6 that generates a peak 312 horsepower and up to 38.5 Kg.M of torque. Engine systems – including Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i), Electronic Throttle Control System with intelligence (ETCS-i), an Acoustic Control Induction System (ACIS) and Electronic Fuel Injection maximizes power and efficiency while minimizing emissions. This engine is mated with a Eight-speed Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) featuring sequential shift mode and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters for quick, smooth acceleration, lightning-quick shifts and a downshift throttle-blip function for enhanced engine control.

The GS features the Lexus Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management system. VDIM is designed to anticipate and help correct potential instability for optimized control and handling. All GS models are standard equipped with a full suite of Lexus active safety technologies designed to protect occupants by helping drivers avoid accidents in the first place. These include Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), the Antilock Braking System with electronic brake force distribution and Brake Assist enhancements and Smart Stop Technology. The GS series surrounds driver and passengers in a class-leading 10 standard airbags.

The GS also comes equipped with all-position three point lap and shoulder belts plus pretensioners and force limiters for the front seats, whiplash injury lessening front seats, anchor points for child-restraint seats and child protector rear door locks, an on-board first-aid kit, a tyre pressure monitoring system. Auto-levelling headlamps ensure that lights are always correctly aimed, using sensors in the suspension systems to detect vehicle posture and automatically correct headlight trim.

In Oman every Lexus vehicle comes with special benefits and privileges such as 6 years unlimited extended mileage protection and Lexus Prestige Club Card that offers 24 hours on-road assistance from AAA. For more information visit,