Quietness, powertrain, front-seat comfort, fit and finish, visibility.
Controls with fussy mouse controller.
The redesigned 2013 GS is much better than its predecessor in terms of ride, handling, quietness, and roominess. A 306-hp, 3.5-liter V6 and six-speed automatic, driving the rear wheels, is the standard powertrain. All-wheel drive is optional, and a 338-hp hybrid version is also available. Interior space is now par for the class and the cabin is nicely furnished. A mouse-like controller works the navigation system and audio controls, but it is fussy and distracting to use. The car is engaging to drive, with good handling and a taut, yet supple ride. Reliability of the new GS has been above average.
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