Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP vs Peugeot 605 3.0 167HP manual

Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP

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7 reasons for

Lexus GS I, model available from 1991 to 1996.
It has 3.0 R6 276HP petrol engine produced from 1991 to 1996.
Drive has manual gearbox.

4 reasons for

Peugeot 605, model available from 1989 to 2000.
It has 3.0 167HP petrol engine produced from 1989 to 2000.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Peugeot 605 3.0 167HP manual

7 reasons for Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276KM in comparison to Peugeot 605 3.0 167HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

276 > 167 hp
The horsepower is a parameter that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Lexus GS I which has by 65 % more horsepower than the Peugeot 605. Consequently the Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP is able to achieve higher top speed. With more horsepower the Lexus GS I will as well provide noticeably more flexiblility in specific speeds.


4,965 > 4,726 mm
The Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP is 5 % longer when compared to the Peugeot 605. The length of the vehicle is significant in respect of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Lexus GS I preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Lexus GS I will be better driven ,however, the Peugeot 605 3.0 167HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.

Number of doors

5 > 4
A 5-door car generally is a hatchback and for that reason the Lexus GS I, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats giving more space for cargo, has an advantage over the four-door Peugeot 605 3.0 167HP manual which in turn has smaller lid and a partition behind the rear seats.

Price range

luxury > popular

Model release date

1991 > 1989
Because of the fact that the Peugeot 605 was introduced only 2 years prior to the Lexus, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Lexus GS I might have a bit more modern solutions used in it.


1,526 > 1,417 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 8 % to the advantage of the Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP is not big and should not be really noticeable.

Front track

1,532 > 1,526 mm


4 reasons for Peugeot 605 3.0 167KM manual in comparison to Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP

Reasons for


1,802 > 1,795 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Peugeot is 7 millimeters wider in relation to the Lexus GS I. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.


2,796 > 2,782 mm
Peugeot 605 has 14 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to the Lexus. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.

Rear track

1,526 > 1,515 mm

End of model sale

2000 > 1996

Cars specifications

Lexus GS I 3.0 R6 276HP Peugeot 605 3.0 167HP manual
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 1991 1989
    Facelifting no no
    Class E E
    Payload - 2,030 kg
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