16 Best Used Lexus Models

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Why Buy New When You Can Go Used?

Maybe you’re a Lexus loyalist, or a Toyota fan looking for an upgrade to the luxury level. Or maybe you’re shopping for an affordable luxury car, and Lexus made the shortlist. In any of these cases, Lexus likely has a vehicle that will fit your needs.

That’s because Lexus has made a lot of different cars over the years, from hybrid hatchbacks to large SUVs. How can you tell which one is the best for you? We can help, as well as help you to figure out the alphabet soup of model names that Lexus offers.

You’ll find the 16 best used Lexus models according to our scores. We placed special emphasis on the reliability score, as it’s a particular concern for used-car shoppers. But we also noted the overall score, which takes into account the safety, performance, interior, and critic’s opinion of each vehicle. We included models at a number of price points to satisfy almost any budget.

You’ll notice that some models make the list twice. That’s because those vehicles received a complete redesign in recent years, which made them significantly different from the previous generation. But if both generations are among the best, we included them both in this slideshow.

Be sure to take a look at our Lexus certified pre-owned listings. You can read more on certified pre-owned Lexus models here.

Our scores are being constantly updated as we receive new information over the years. Because of that, the scores and rankings in this slideshow might not match the scores you see in the reviews.

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