2014 Lexus LS 460

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2014 Lexus LS 460 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: April 12, 2021

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The 2014 Lexus LS 460 is known to be a well-rounded luxury sedan that tries to provide a unique wholesome performance. It aims to offer a significantly comfortable ride with a relatively decent engine and luxurious interiors that its passengers gain a once-in-a-lifetime kind of driving experience. The 2014 Lexus LS 460 is priced at $72,140 and is offered with a 4.6L V8 engine that churns out a power output of 386 hp and a torque of 367 lb-ft.

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Pros

Fabulously quiet

Impressively smooth ride quality

Painstaking construction

Unrivaled backseat with Executive Class package

Strong reputation for reliability

Cons

Slower than rival European-brand sedans

Soft and imprecise handling

The remote Touch interface is distracting to use

So-so fuel economy

What's New?

No major changes


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$72140

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

5

top speed

183 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

281 cu.in.

horsepower

386 hp @ 6400 rpm

torque

367 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm

transmission

8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

chassis

suspension front

Independent front multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

116.9 in.

length

200 in.

width

73.8 in.

height

58.1 in.

curb weight

4233 lbs.

ground clearance

5.1 in.

capacity

passenger volume

101 cu ft.

cargo volume

18 cu ft.

payload capacity

1182 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.4 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

14 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

16/20/24 mpg

highway range

532.8 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

6 yr./ 70000 mi.

powertrain warranty

6 yr./ 70,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

6 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos

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Videos
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Trims

Base $72,140 onwards

386 hp @ 6400 rpm | 4.6 L | V8 | premium unleaded

  • 18" Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • 1st Row LCD monitor
  • ABS and driveline Traction Control
  • Driver and Front Passenger Heated-Cushion, Seatback
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Front Fog/Driving Lights
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyfob (all doors) Remote Keyless Entry
  • Leather Seat trim
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Assist
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio
  • Sliding & Tilting Glass Sunroof

L $78,440 onwards

386 hp @ 6400 rpm | 4.6 L | V8 | premium unleaded

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Ratings

Engine And Performance

8.0

Interior

8.7

Exterior

9.9

Safety

9.0

8.9

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.9

Overall Rating


The sedan can easily seat 5 passengers and offers a combined mileage of 19 MPG. It rivals the 2014 Audi A8 Sedan and the 2014 BMW 7 Series Sedan in the market. Let us now focus our attention on the features of the 2014 Lexus LS 460 and how the sedan fares in front of the rivals in detail in the subsequent segment.


8.0/10
Engine and Performance

8.7/10
Interior

9.9/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety


2014 Lexus LS 460 Pricing and Features

The 2014 Lexus LS 460 is a full-size luxury sedan that can seat 5 people and is available in two trims based on regular- and extended-wheelbase (LS 460 L) models with rear- or all-wheel-drive options. Although the features on both the trims are somewhat similar, the main difference lies in its transmission. It falls in a price range that extends from $72,140 for its base variant and goes up to $75,450 for its long-wheelbase variant. 

Trims

LS 460 

LS 460 L

MSRP

$72,140

$75,450

Features

18-inch wheels

HD Radio 

 

Dual-zone automatic climate control

12.3 touchscreen display

 

Leather upholstery

Adaptive headlights

 

10 speaker Audio System

Automatic head beams

 

Front and rear parking sensors

Heated and ventilated rear seats

 

rearview camera

iTunes tagging

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Even though both the trims offer similar features as standard, it is advisable to opt for the base LS 460 trim with the rear-wheel-drivetrain for better performance of the engine. Additionally, it will be wise to opt for the optional Ultra Luxury Package for a more enhanced experience. All in all, the base variant with Ultra Luxury Package would be the best value for money configuration.

2014 Lexus LS 460 Engine and Performance

8.0/10

The 2014 Lexus LS 460 is offered with a 4.6L V8 engine that facilitates a power output of 386 hp and provides a torque of 367 lb-ft of torque. The engine of the car provides an adequate performance to its passengers even though it might not be the best in the segment. The quality of the ride is agile, but the handling is not clear or precise, making the journey unstable. 

The 2014 Lexus LS 460 comes with a rear-wheel-drive drivetrain that is mated to an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The engine along with the transmission is intended for smooth acceleration. The acceleration of this Lexus is not at par with the expectations. In fact, it sprints from 0-60 MPH in 5.7 seconds and reaches its quarter-mile in 14.2 seconds. 

Model

Lexus LS 460

Audi A8

BMW 7 Series

MSRP

$72,520

$90,400

$87,300

Engine

4.6L V8

4.0L V8

4.4L V8

Drivetrain

RWD

AWD

RWD

Transmission

8 Speed Shiftable automatic

8 Speed Shiftable Automatic

8 Speed Shiftable Automatic

Power

368hp@6400rpm

435hp@5100rpm

445hp@5500rpm

Torque

367lb-ft@4100rpm

444lb-ft@1500rpm

480lb-ft@2000rpm

0-60 (MPH) (seconds)

5.7

5.6

4.5

Quarter Mile (MPH) (second)

14.2

12.4

10.0

Top Speed

130MPH

155MPH

194 MPH

The data is indicative of the fact that all three models provide decent power. It is, however, the BMW 7 Series that takes home the tag for having the strongest engine in this segment in terms of power output and torque. Additionally, it is also the fastest car in this segment. The Audi A8 comes second in terms of power output and also in acceleration timings. The Lexus LS 460 comes last in terms of power output and torque and is also the slowest car in comparison.

2014 Lexus LS 460 Fuel Economy

Luxury sedans usually don’t fare well in the criterion of fuel efficiency, and this statement holds true for the 2014 Lexus LS 460 too. The fuel economy performance of this Lexus LS 460 might not be disappointing, but it is neither praiseworthy. The 2014 Lexus LS 460 has a fuel capacity of 22.2 gallons and offers 16 MPG within city limits, 24 MPG on the highways, and a combined mileage of 19 MPG. 

Model

Lexus LS 460

Audi A8

BMW 7 Series

MPG (City)

16

18

17

MPG (Highway)

24

29

25

MPG (Combined)

19

22

20

Range 

355.2/532.8/N/A

428.4/690.2/N/A

358.7/527.5/N/A

Fuel Capacity

22.2

23.8

21.1

When it comes to fuel efficiency, it is the Audi A8 that offers the maximum mileage and range, thereby proving to be the most fuel-efficient model in this segment. The BMW 7 Series comes second in terms of fuel efficiency, but it offers the least amount of fuel capacity. The Lexus LS 460 is the least fuel-efficient car in this segment but manages to offer a better range than BMW due to its bigger gas tank.

2014 Lexus LS 460 Interior

8.7/10

It is difficult to imagine luxury sedans without posh interiors. The 2014 Lexus LS 460 Sedan justifies the necessity for luxury sedans to have a well-structured and well-composed interior that dwells with the overall essence of the car. The interior of the Lexus LS 460 is nothing short of elegant and classy that includes a carefully designed cabin to maximize the space for its passengers without losing on its attractiveness. 

The cabin is further made with high-quality vinyl and soft padded surfaces that cover the entire area of the interior. It also includes leather upholstery. Additionally, the 2014 Lexus LS 460 can easily seat 5 passengers with maximum comfort and offers a cargo capacity of 18.0 cubic feet, which can be enhanced by folding down the rear row.

Model

Lexus LS 460

Audi A8

BMW 7 Series

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

Front Row (Head/Shoulders/Legs) (.in)

38.0/58.5/43.7

37.2/59.1/41.4

40.6/59.2/41.3

Second Row (Head/Shoulders/Legs) (.in)

38.0/56.9/35.8

39.1/57.8/42.9

38.5/57.4/38.9

Cargo Capacity (Cu. Ft)

18.0

14.2

14.0

In this segment, the BMW 7 Series offers maximum space and comfort to its passengers. However, it loses out on points for offering the least cargo capacity. The Lexus LS 460 comes second in terms of spaciousness and comfort, and it also provides the maximum cargo capacity. The Audi A8 comes last in terms of interior seating and comfort, but it offers the most spacious rear seats. The main interior features of the 2014 Lexus LS 460 include:

  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Keyless Ignition
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Electric Power Steering
  • Interior Air Filtration

How intuitive are the infotainment features?

The infotainment system of the 2014 Lexus LS 460 includes a 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia interface. Despite the infotainment system being intuitive and responsive most of the time, it has received some criticisms for including a few outdated features. Moreover, the infotainment system often lags behind in its operation and feels clunky to operate. Its functioning is definitely not the best in the class. Therefore, the infotainment system of this Lexus is one of its biggest drawbacks. The main infotainment features of the 2014 Lexus LS 460 include:

  • Satellite Radio
  • iPod Connectivity
  • USB Ports
  • CD Player
  • 10 Speaker Meridian Sound System
  • Navigation System 

2014 Lexus LS 460 Exterior

9.9/10

The exterior of the 2014 Lexus LS 460 has remained unchanged over the last few years, but this works in favor of the car. The exterior is classy and quite attractive in appearance. The lack of change in style gives it a timeless appeal. The present design includes a lot of sheer styling that makes the Lexus distinguishable on the road. Moreover, it has been styled with a more pronounced spindle grille and panels in addition to proportionate fenders that make its shape even more profound and solid. 

Model

Lexus LS 460

Audi A8

BMW 7 Series

Curb Weight (lbs)

4233

4619

4575

Length (.in)

200.0

207.4

200.0

Width (.in)

73.8

76.7

74.9

Height (.in)

58.1

57.9

57.9

Wheelbase (.in)

116.9

122.9

120.9

Ground Clearance (.in)

5.1

4.8

6.0

In terms of external size and dimensions, it is the Audi A8 that is the biggest sedan in terms of size, and additionally, it is also the heaviest car in the segment. The Lexus LS comes second in terms of size, but it is the lightest model in terms of weight. The BMW 7 Series comes last in terms of size, making it only relatively smaller than the Lexus LS 460, but it has the maximum ground clearance. The main exterior features that stood out in the 2014 Lexus LS 460 are:

  • 18.0-inch Alloy Wheels
  • LED Headlights
  • Splash Guards
  • Power tailgates
  • Heated Front Windshield
  • Wheel Lock Kit

2014 Lexus LS 460 Safety

9.0/10

When it comes to safety, Lexus has tried to ensure to equip its latest models with the best and the most advanced safety features to protect its passengers from any unforeseeable damage. This is the reason why irrespective of any crash rating scores from the IIHS or the NHTSA for the 2014 Lexus LS 460, people are able to trust the car for its safety features. Additionally, one must admit that the sedan is filled with a variety of both active and passive safety features such as airbags, emergency braking, stability control, forward collision warning, and so on. Most of these features are effective. Few salient safety features of the 2014 Lexus LS 460 include:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Traction Control
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Forward Lane Collision 
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Post-Collision Safety System

2014 Lexus LS 460 Final Verdict

The 2014 Lexus LS 460 offers everything that one might expect from a luxury sedan in this competitive market. This luxury sedan, however, is pretty standard and is quite basic in its approach that makes it somehow quite uninteresting. Nevertheless, it facilitates a decent performance and classy interiors, but it wouldn’t hurt to give this car a miss.

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