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No, we can’t stop gushing about the Lexus LC 500 because it’s really that good. If you don’t believe us, take out a $75,000 loan and buy a used one. OK, maybe not everyone can afford that, but if you can, it’s well worth the effort and every penny you put into it. Here are five reasons we urge anyone to buy a used LC 500.

1. A five-year-old LC 500 can be found for relatively cheap

A rear view of a white 2021 Lexus LC 500
2021 Lexus LC 500 | Lexus

Did we say you needed a $75,000 loan to buy a used Lexus LC 500? That’s true, but that’s also an average. We found a couple of used examples sold by private parties posted in the high $50,000 range. That’s super cheap, considering the car is a supercar.

2. The LC 500 hasn’t changed much in recent years

A tan interior in the 2021 Lexus LC 500
2021 Lexus LC 500 | Lexus

The Lexus LC 500 debuted in 2018 and hasn’t changed much since then. That’s a good thing because you can find a less expensive model and still get the same features as the 2023 model. For example, the 5.0-liter V8 engine and 3.5-liter hybrid powertrains haven’t changed, but features like Apple CarPlay and a digital instrument panel were made standard in 2019.

Furthermore, the LC 500’s interior and exterior looks have not changed much, if at all, over the years. That means you can experience the joy of a brand-new model at a fraction of the price.

3. The Lexus LC 500 has a timeless design inside and out

A pair of Lexus LC 500s driving down a road
A pair of Lexus LC 500s | Lexus

Did we mention that the LC 500 hasn’t changed in the past few years? What’s even better is that the LC 500’s design is timeless, so it should still look amazing in the next 10 to 20 years. With the proper maintenance, a well-maintained LC 500 can prove to be a gem in your garage for many years.

4. The LC 500 is fast and comfortable

2021 Lexus LC 500 V8 engine
2021 Lexus LC 500 | Lexus

We couldn’t get over how comfortable and quick the 2023 Lexus LC 500 was when we drove it. That said, there’s no doubt that a used model should provide the same driving thrill, considering every model had the same 471-hp V8 engine. If you want to save fuel, you can opt for the 354-hp hybrid powertrain and achieve around 30 mpg on average.

Additionally, the LC 500’s interior is comfortable and is filled with the tech features you need to make a long road trip feel like a breeze.

5. The LC 500 gets decent mileage in hybrid form

2021 Lexus LC 500 hybrid powertrain
2021 Lexus LC 500 hybrid | Lexus

It may be hard to believe that a supercar like the Lexus LC 500 could achieve over 30 mpg, but it’s true. The EPA estimates that the LC 500 Hybrid can get up to 26 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. That’s stellar, considering the car looks and performs amazingly.

There are many reasons to look into a used LC 500

If you have $75,000 to give up, there are plenty more reasons to check out a used LC 500. It may seem a bit far-fetched, but supercar ownership could be well within reach. These are just five of the main reasons the car is worth a look.