2019 Lexus GS  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#62 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#137 of all 2019 vehicles

The GS, part of Lexus's lineup since 1993, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The GS provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The GS has offered Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 Lexus GS is below average 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 2019 Lexus GS has a score of 75, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Lexus GS has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0489% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.5879%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0489% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.5879% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Lexus GS is 5% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Lexus GS is 3% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9670Lexus GSVolkswagen ArteonLexus ES-350Cadillac CTSAcura RLXM.-B. C-ClassAudi A6M.-B. E-ClassVolvo S90BMW 5 SeriesAudi A5Alfa Romeo GiuliaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Lexus GS with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 96. The 2019 Lexus GS is less safe than the 2019 Acura RLX, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, the 2019 Audi A5, the 2019 BMW 5 Series, the 2019 Volvo S90, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and the 2019 Audi A6. It is about as safe as the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon.

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