The 2020 Lexus GS-F Is a Bad New Car, But a Great Used One

19 Μάι 2020
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The 2020 Lexus GS-F isn't great -- but it could be, if you buy it in a few years. Today I'm reviewing the GS-F, and I'm going to show you why it's not so great, and why you'll want to wait to buy one. I'm also showing you all the quirks and features of the GS-F, and I'm going to drive the GS-F to show you what the Lexus GS-F is like on the road.
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  • I have a GSF and it’s awesome 80k miles and swear to god it is getting better! I have no reason to lie. Clean your knees.

    B MB MΠριν ημέρα
  • GS stands for "Gangsta Sedan" 😛

    Ahmad BilalAhmad BilalΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • You buy the Lexus for the quality, the rest are just toys for little boys and girls and they don't break either.

    The car guyThe car guyΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • I love these comments 😂😂😂😂😂

    reign furyreign furyΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • Is this car naturally aspirated compared to its competitors? If so, that’s the selling point for longevity. Buying it used is a good consideration. However, given the end of the GS line, it may be difficult finding parts down the road when you reach higher mileage.

    WTDTY PodcastWTDTY PodcastΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • lexus, please, touch screen, everyone uses because its good

    arthur Benedettiarthur BenedettiΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • Lot of butthurt people

    Jack AbergelJack AbergelΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • Yo doug u violating my car brand and telling lies stop it u should be embarrassed of yourself

    Sean WiiliamsSean WiiliamsΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • Well that thing it’s reliable which it’s the thing that most of people are looking for (including me). Personally i’d choose reliable before technology and all that. Also this car does 0-60 in 4.5 sec which it’s not very bad it’s fast enough for me. The style of car and material used are very nice i like that red interior look very luxury. Def i would buy one but used only the price it’s too high for a new one.

    K R I S SK R I S SΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • 0-60 is overrated

    TheYoutuberTheYoutuberΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • They will probably never go bellow 40k

    TheYoutuberTheYoutuberΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • This is a Toyota. This is a car you can give to your children. Don’t play Lexus

    Deion ChatmanDeion ChatmanΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • I’m sorry but what is up with those dam two piece headlights?!

    Afish040Afish040Πριν 9 ημέρες
  • 7:40 fuck Mercedes and BMW, that sounds amazing!

    IsaacIsaacΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Why dose it have to be the fastest? Its a beast enough for everyday driving and ripping around. Not many people really races all the time. Its built to be a extremely reliable and enjoyable car.

    Mike BMike BΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • Doug got it all wrong this time. And yes, the GS- F is a bit behind on latest Navigation gismos and software but the engine is to admire. Sounds great and I am sure that will be FAR more reliable than today's BMW Plastic Turbo junk motors. I drive a 2004 GS 300 and after owning 7 BMW's and 1 Mercedes I can honestly say that the Lexus Cars are far better build than ALL it's competitors. Doug should buy one and see the reality for himself!

    Stoyan GeorgievStoyan GeorgievΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • There's no doubt you are bias

    Tommyboi TTommyboi TΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Dear Lexus.... You probably crooked a s the last trick. But.. it does.. have a higher price tag

    Tara BrooksTara BrooksΠριν 20 ημέρες
    • Love, AUDI.

      Tara BrooksTara BrooksΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • find out how to get a free lexus call gia perez phone # 516-883-1392-known as gia fazio wiggle but for a free lexus

    Richard GuzzinoRichard GuzzinoΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Because used & new cost same price? Best resale value sedan in the world in this competition

    Su BSu BΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • It doesn't matter if you are quicker by 0.1s or even 1s. I love it, I enjoy it, I admire the quality of built, the attention to details, then it becomes my lo ve, same as my wife. I love her though she is not the perfect woman, but she is my perfect woman, I love her subjectively.

    Josh wakawakaJosh wakawakaΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Wouldn't mind getting one but rear seats that don't fold is a big no for me. Not sure why Lexus does it this way

    I YI YΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • I like Doug, but he relies too much on comparisons and the competition to form his opinion on a car.

    Ben MBen MΠριν μήνα
    • @Dragos Pahontu That's pretty subjective

      Ben MBen MΠριν μήνα
    • Well that makes sense, this car is not as good as an Audi RS6

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
  • He obviously just learned the word confounding

    Braden SammyBraden SammyΠριν μήνα
  • It just could be better

    Rhishab DahalRhishab DahalΠριν μήνα
  • So if noone buys it new, how you going to get it used? 🤨😂

    Fa 'LeFa 'LeΠριν μήνα
    • A few crazy people will like it

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
  • Do a 1998 gs400 ; versus mercedes and bmw or that era...

    KangolwearingMFKangolwearingMFΠριν μήνα
  • @2:50 you start talking facts , this guy is a audi and mercedes ower

    KangolwearingMFKangolwearingMFΠριν μήνα
  • It must be a Caucasian thing to want engine rev, loud exhaust on EVERY CAR....boy, BUY A MUSCLE CAR. This car is for us that want a perfect “middle”....some speed, some exhaust, some luxury...but complete relatability. Stop rehung the engine, esp from a cold start WEIRDO!....

    Mr PMr PΠριν μήνα
  • It's a great car that will last a very long time ... so used is smart. Let someone else pay for the depreciation. That engine is the truth.

    Alfredo HenriquezAlfredo HenriquezΠριν μήνα
  • It's a beautiful car still.

    Richard RecuperoRichard RecuperoΠριν μήνα
  • Doug really be talking like 4.5 second 0-60 is slow and 450-ish horsepower is weak lmao

    Ezekiel MorganEzekiel MorganΠριν μήνα
  • Dude you exaggerate about the turn signal and the infotainment use, I have a IS200t and is the same, no problems with either feature. We are smart humans and learn how to use things. Stop it! if any of you guys are looking for one of this, don't let that stop you, not a deal breaker, believe me. Once i switched to an IPhone from a Android, at first it was weird, but got used to it, when you use something all the time, it becomes not an issue, is the learning curve. I am shopping for a slight bigger sedan than my IS, I might just get this one a year older, in 2021 or the gs350 F sport. Thanks Doug, good information but don't trash the infotainment and the turn signals when you do another Lexus model, they're all similar, if tha'ts all that bothers you, Lexus is doing great.

    lagunerolakerslagunerolakersΠριν μήνα
    • I disagree. Just because it’s different doesn’t mean you should.

      JDM Virgins MediaJDM Virgins MediaΠριν μήνα
  • And plus in a M5 or C63 or E63 your back will be in a million pieces at the end of a long journey (personal experience as I have owned them) but the F range models (I own a RCF) are just soo much comfortable. People misunderstand the F range cars by Lexus. The F range cars are Fast and a comfortable mile muncher. And I guarantee you, you won't survive a long drive (like 500-600 miles) in a C63 or E63 but you will in a F range Lexus.

    arsh sainiarsh sainiΠριν μήνα
  • UMMMMMM Doug.......you reviewed the RCF that has TVD with Slalom mode XD. So that statement is false buddy.

    arsh sainiarsh sainiΠριν μήνα
  • only $90k in the United States???!!! I know a guy in Singapore paid nearly USD 360k for the Lexus GS F and it's only good for 10 years!

    Jonathan TangJonathan TangΠριν μήνα
  • outdated technology=Reliability!

    MoMoΠριν μήνα
    • Thats just true.

      Wolfgang BarrioWolfgang BarrioΠριν μήνα
  • Japanese cars always underrated and under appreciated. Upgrade to performance headers and not only will you have a performance beast but longevity.

    PacadezinePacadezineΠριν μήνα
  • Dammit doug, now everyone's gonna buy this car used, which means no one will buy the car new, so there's going to be less used Lexus now :(

    imafreck123imafreck123Πριν μήνα
  • THHIIISSSSS is the car I'd take as an "adrenaline break" when I used to sell Lexus

    GETSETGO CAR REVIEWSGETSETGO CAR REVIEWSΠριν μήνα
  • Well that Lexus will be on the road longer with less issues than an AMG OR M

    MahdmanMahdmanΠριν μήνα
  • I like how people talk crap about this for its performance but for the GTI it doesn't matter lol. The Mazdaspeed 3 had 260hp, IN 2007, in 2022 when the MK8 GTI is out, it will have 240hp

    Dallas MellsopDallas MellsopΠριν μήνα
  • I really like this car it has less electronic gadgets other cool stuff so it will last long asfk compared to some Germans less feature means more to lexus

    Auto SpreeAuto SpreeΠριν μήνα
  • that infotainment system needs an upgrade but its not that bad I got used to it within the first month

    dima tchatdima tchatΠριν μήνα
  • It’s not decent... that is just such a inappropriate use of wording .... for a car like this ...a car doesn’t need to have twin turbo to be super

    Geo HGeo HΠριν 2 μήνες
  • The common problem of all Lexuses is well shown by this video as Doug is tall: when youre 190cm or more, youre gonna drive it with your head put in a gate of a sunroof. Very luxorious and comfortable 😆

    Кирилл МихалинКирилл МихалинΠριν 2 μήνες
  • The Lexus actually works. German cars are overpriced and built like shit

    R. GuardiaR. GuardiaΠριν 2 μήνες
  • "It doesn't have much power"................. but it will last a 100 years....................

    Don DonDon DonΠριν 2 μήνες
  • How come lexus/toyota never made a newer model ISF? They stopped at 2014 on the is300's

    DeathRowRecordsDeathRowRecordsΠριν 2 μήνες
  • 7:12 I love how it looks

    Anmol BrarAnmol BrarΠριν 2 μήνες
  • Doug have some serious problems with lexus 🤣🤣

    Anmol BrarAnmol BrarΠριν 2 μήνες
  • amgs have the best sounding car in my opinion

    CooperCooperΠριν 2 μήνες
  • Doug you need to drive a stock 2008 ISF. Let me know if that feels soft.

    Oscar RaziOscar RaziΠριν 2 μήνες
  • That’s funny no smoking signs on the ashtrays. Thanks Doug for helping valuable my 2015 Infiniti Q70L purchase only 47K miles, pretty comparably equipped except for the ?8 but trades the V8 for AWD AND I got the long wheelbase version so about six inches more legroom for rear passengers. Same luxury equipment and possibly more and about 1/4 of the price of a GS-F. To be honest I was looking at a regular GS V6 on My way to the Q70L but couldn’t find a comparably equipped GS for anywhere close to the Q70L adjusted for equipment market and condition. Maybe in a few years the 2020 will be selling cheaper as used. Your not the only one saying that the Toyota/Lexus 8 speed automatic transmissions are weak. The 8 Speed automatic in the Kia Stinger gets good reviews though. Wondering if the KIA model is the ZF which can make European competitors expensive but the ZF works pretty good.

    Stephen CannonStephen CannonΠριν 2 μήνες
  • See how much you like the gauge cluster when the LCD pixels fail.....out of warranty!!

    Stephen CannonStephen CannonΠριν 2 μήνες
  • Oww i change my mind. Do not make video anymore in this life

    diablo japandiablo japanΠριν 2 μήνες
  • Jonny you are not the one to do cars review

    diablo japandiablo japanΠριν 2 μήνες
  • LMAOOO This guy was shitting on this car in the beginning of the video

    EdwinEdwinΠριν 2 μήνες
  • Love this G$-F! One helluva a ride, comfort and sporty. I wouldn't buy new, never been a new car enthusiast but a proper used one. If you have the funds for depreciation than go for it. 🙃

    Yovanni FloresYovanni FloresΠριν 2 μήνες
  • "Not all that good"= runs when you start it and doesn't throw check engine lights or timing chains.

    Doctor MorbidDoctor MorbidΠριν 2 μήνες
    • @Doctor Morbid @Doctor Morbid you probably never owned a German car, most people that discard German cars as being reliable have never owned one. If they had problems also other manufacturers regardless of the country. Tell me how much oil did the Toyota 2.4L from 2009-2012 burn? In my country people are not considering these cars, in Germany most people buy German cars.

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
    • @Dragos Pahontu Stop it. You don't have one and if you do, then that reveals you have a personality defect that motivated the posting. These are cars, but you look at them as a reflection of yourself and I suggest you need therapy. And dealer service doesn't prevent the turbos from blowing up and destroying the engine as many have documented- even with dealer services, people were getting pitiful rebates from Audi for a poor design that starves the turbos of oil. And you don't seem to understand why people are now seeing Toyotas and yes, Hondas, as better investments than German cars. German cars are what Italian cars once were- termperamental and unfixable after a few years. At the least with Italian cars, there was enough residual value to say repair and restoration was worth it. German cars, no. They have no value after a few years, particularly after the warranty runs out. They are basically all two-year throwaway cars now. Outside of that, you seriously need to look at your life for being so invested in a car. It's simply a car. A tool, but I am guessing you slick back that hair and cruise for the ladies on Friday nights like it's the 70s. Provided your car starts and doesn't throw a check engine light or the sport differential fails.

      Doctor MorbidDoctor MorbidΠριν μήνα
    • @Doctor Morbid my car runs when i start it but i do my maintanance at my local Audi dealer. Maybe if you are buying used and don't care that much for performance but reliability a Honda or Lexus is a good choice.

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
    • @Dragos Pahontu Which blows turbos chronically due to those clogging filters which takes the engine out with it, and is horribly unreliable. Let's not get into transmission issues, rear ends, and on and on. Thanks for being a typically fragile male gearhead and ending up proving an opposing point due to it. Not to mention, German cars approach "unrepairable" points within a few years of being sold, as proven by the many channels devoted to trying to save these cars.

      Doctor MorbidDoctor MorbidΠριν μήνα
    • But it's not as good as an Audi RS6

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
  • 7:39 it's all in the exhaust, that goes for any V8. While there are certainly differences in sound regarding valves, under-/overquare engines, engine mapping, etc...you can get a fucking hell of a sound out of any big naturally aspirated V8, doesn't matter which brand. Just found these, easily the best sounding exhausts for Lexus F cars imo: Exhibit I: grworld.info/fund/gI6EZ52ZZ5-YxYI/b-nteo And those are deep bass true dual no crossover exhausts with mufflers, not that raspy x-pipe straight pipe bullshit.

    muaythai193muaythai193Πριν 2 μήνες
  • Doug.. that exhaust sounds great.. it growls without being obnoxious.

    AceAceΠριν 2 μήνες
  • This is a car I would absolutely buy new if I was in market for it.

    AceAceΠριν 2 μήνες
  • How can you even design something so ugly without (I assume) not actively trying...

    X3RUBIMX3RUBIMΠριν 2 μήνες
  • depends how you look at it, it wouldnt bother me that its slower than the rivals because its not exactly slow is it, lexus build engines to last so they dont over tune them and look how beautifully its built, lexus still build a car that lasts and to me that says more to me than zero to 60 times

    darkestfuguedarkestfugueΠριν 2 μήνες
  • I literally thought all turn signals worked like this 😂

    Black IceBlack IceΠριν 2 μήνες
  • My mercedes has never has problems or broke down, Mercedes is 10x better

    LegendofVIILegendofVIIΠριν 2 μήνες
    • @Wolfgang Barrio c300

      LegendofVIILegendofVIIΠριν μήνα
    • Which model do you have?

      Wolfgang BarrioWolfgang BarrioΠριν μήνα
  • the eco mode rev dials remind me of the rollsroyce % available power indicator.

    V.C.V.C.Πριν 2 μήνες
  • Careful, Doug. Your German bias is showing.

    Jacob AdkinsJacob AdkinsΠριν 2 μήνες
  • I'll bet the 2020 GS will still be alive and kicking 15 years from now with fewer problems

    Patrick KennedyPatrick KennedyΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Doug, this is not a good used car. Yes, it's a reliable Lexus, however, the whole point of owning a Lexus is to keep it, not lease it. A high-mileage used car is a high-mileage used car, meaning there will still be some maintenance. Therefore, you can't buy it used with less than say, 30k miles on it. That means you have to spend alotta money on brakes, toe-rods, and other assorted suspension parts to maintain this freeway hotrod, which will likely have been abused by the previous owners. 😕 Also, a good luxury used car is about $35k, meaning the high-mileage vehicles you showcased are overpriced. Just saying. 😁

    Leroy BrownLeroy BrownΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Toyota, while a great manufacturer, always seems to be the last one to bring in updates.

    SlySlyΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Oh my god, this car starts at 85k? When I saw him compare this to the E63 and M5 I couldn't believe it.

    SlySlyΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Lease it

    Niel BarnesNiel BarnesΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Our 2015 has a power truck with a button to close it

    Niel BarnesNiel BarnesΠριν 3 μήνες
  • He Didnt point out how it has no digital clock

    Niel BarnesNiel BarnesΠριν 3 μήνες
  • You are so negative about the Lexus. Simply, don't do the reviews if you don't like those cars. New IS 350 F-sport is bad as well. Hell, no. It is just for petrolheads loving great technology. Not some BMWs and Audi's breaking all the time.

    Bartek BasinskiBartek BasinskiΠριν 3 μήνες
  • new BMW M5, 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds. 80,000 miles later, same BMW M5, 0 to engine explosion in 3.5 seconds.

    fdjw88fdjw88Πριν 3 μήνες
    • Funny comment but you don't understand that these cars are leased or bought for 4-7 years and then the owners move on.

      Kristiāns OzoliņšKristiāns OzoliņšΠριν ημέρα
  • I just bought a brand new one for $69347 with 13 miles on it yesterday. The sticker was $89049. No dealing at all. I love it

    Bee KayeBee KayeΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Wow. Sorry man. This was hard to watch. Couldn't make it past 8.5mins.

    Tony PullellaTony PullellaΠριν 3 μήνες
  • This schmuck really hates Lexus.

    Jeff BrissonJeff BrissonΠριν 3 μήνες
    • He doesn't hate them, but Audi is better

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
  • Majority of the comments seem opposite to your review Doug, that is a beautiful car hands down, tons of power and that exhaust note is awesome 😎 I would own this now as opposed to the equivalent bmw or Mercedes as i have owned 3 bmw’s as they spent as much time at the mechanics as they did at home ! Frustrating and expensive, Japanese = reliability , that is a cool car 👍

    Terence STerence SΠριν 3 μήνες
  • It seems like this car is going to suffer from the same performance 'issues' as my GS350. Yeah, 306HP is great, but at over 6,000 RPM?! The lower end and mid range just stink. What good is power if it's not wide enough in the RPM range?

    scorpiomaj27scorpiomaj27Πριν 3 μήνες
  • Weird, why is the redline higher in normal sport than in sport +??

    Stan CurryStan CurryΠριν 3 μήνες
  • I hope everyone has same car problems as Doug. Multimedia is not precise and there is no usb in the back. :D

    YRYRΠριν 3 μήνες
  • movie trailers

    Roberto RPRoberto RPΠριν 3 μήνες
  • I think buying any car new isn’t worth it!

    Tony AntonioTony AntonioΠριν 3 μήνες
    • It is, you have peace in mind

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
  • bitch lasagna

    hoangnamcuc honguyentrung offlinehoangnamcuc honguyentrung offlineΠριν 3 μήνες
    • T series ain’t nothing but a bitch lasagna

      JDM Virgins MediaJDM Virgins MediaΠριν μήνα
  • So sad they are discontinuing the gs F. The last reliable sedan with a V8 in it. If it had updated technology like the ES finally getting car play, I'd get one pretty fast.

    Jake JoinerJake JoinerΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Doug sounds like a hater full of shit

    John HancockJohn HancockΠριν 3 μήνες
    • Look it's not as good as an Audi or Mercedes

      Dragos PahontuDragos PahontuΠριν μήνα
  • This Guy contradicts himself so much! Its crazy!

    v vanv vanΠριν 3 μήνες
  • This man knows nothing about what he is talking about. Apparently if it doesn't fit Doug's driving preferences its a shitty car! SMH!

    GGΠριν 3 μήνες
  • When doug drives most noticeable are his uncombed hairs

    Vijayanand AskiVijayanand AskiΠριν 3 μήνες
  • Not as fast as the German brands, but will last longer.

    Dean MDean MΠριν 3 μήνες
  • "if you leave a window open, it will let you know when you leave! OMG QUIRK QUIRK!" i drive a 20 years old Renault that raises back the windows on it's own when you leave the car

    Alexandru DumitracheAlexandru DumitracheΠριν 3 μήνες
  • We need to see the road when you or driving. Sir up gread you video

    Omar CarnegieOmar CarnegieΠριν 3 μήνες
  • His full of shit that guy he moans like my ex wife😂

    MiDnItE SnAcKMiDnItE SnAcKΠριν 3 μήνες
  • This man criticizes every reliable car

    NickoHDNickoHDΠριν 3 μήνες
  • The joke’s on you, Doug. Over the course of my warranty, I’ve eaten at least $20k worth of snacks, cappuccinos, Italian sodas, and fruit at my Lexus dealer.

    Mark RomeroMark RomeroΠριν 3 μήνες
  • I have a 16 GS-F that I bought new. I love it and get lots of compliments from strangers. It’s quick enough for me and the interior is beautiful. I bought it mainly because of Toyota’s reliability. I also have a 2002 Sequoia with 116k miles on it and it’s running strong. I traded my 2006 BMW 530i in for my GS-F. Started having issues with that thing.

    Mark RomeroMark RomeroΠριν 3 μήνες
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