2010 Lexus GS  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#42 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#84 of all 2010 vehicles

The GS, part of Lexus's lineup since 1993, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Lexus GS has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The GS has offered Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2010 Lexus GS is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Lexus GS has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Lexus GS has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0538% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1421%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0538% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.1421% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Lexus GS is 14% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Lexus GS is 6% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9358Cadillac STSBMW 5 SeriesLexus GSAcura RLSaab 95Acura ZDXM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S80Audi Q5Lexus RXAudi A6Volvo C70Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Lexus GS with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 93. The 2010 Lexus GS is safer than the 2010 Cadillac STS and less safe than the 2010 Acura RL, the 2010 Saab 95, the 2010 Acura ZDX, the 2010 Volvo C70, the 2010 Audi A6, the 2010 Lexus RX, the 2010 Audi Q5, the 2010 Volvo S80, and the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It is about as safe as the 2010 BMW 5 Series.

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