(4.7) 3 reviews
MSRP: $13,813$24,473
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-22
Engine: 303-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2011 Lexus GS 350

Our Take on the 2011 Lexus GS 350

Our Take

The Lexus GS 350 is a rear-wheel-drive sports sedan with a powerful V-6 engine and available all-wheel drive. To get a V-8 with the GS, look at the more expensive GS 460. The GS 350 competes with midsize sport sedans like the BMW 535i, Mercedes-Benz E350, Cadillac STS V-6 and Acura RL. A hybrid G... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Technology not as dynamic as GS 460's
  • So-so reliability history
  • Cramped backseat

Notable Features

  • Powerful direct-injection V-6
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Available AWD

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.