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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan

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love this car
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By cjl32
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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan E-Shift 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This car is a major headturner. Lexus has the best service in the world. I test drove the G35, CL, TL, 325i and the IS300 was by far the best deal and best car. This car is so quiet that sometimes I forget its on!


Favorite Features

great one touch moonroof, brakes are awesome, sporty yet luxury look


Suggested Improvements

not so cheap cupholder, memory seats, better gas mileage


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TOO MUCH ROAD NOISE.
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By dgomez
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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan E-Shift 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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THE 03 LEXUS I OWN HAS TOO MUCH ROAD NOISE, I DONT KNOW IF IT HAS TO DO WITH THE TIRES OR UNDERBODY INSULATION. THE PERFORMANCE MIGHT BE MUCH BETTER WITH THE MANUAL SHIFT AND THE "E" SHIFT I HAVE IS SELDOM USED, I THINK IF THEY HAD MADE IT TO BE USED WITH THE SHIFT LEVER, AS IN THE ACURA, IT WOULD BE A LOT MORE FUN TO DRIVE. OVER ALL I AM PLEASED WITH THE CAR.


Favorite Features

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR LOOKS AND FEEL


Suggested Improvements

MORE HORSEPOWER, BETTER "RED" PAINT. ALSO THE ORANGE INSTRUMENT LIGHTS CLASH WITH THE GREEN SIGNAL LIGHTS. JUST SOMETHING THAT BUGS ME.


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Only sports enthusiasts apply
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By Jeffreaulex
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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan E-Shift 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I have had the IS for little over a year. I love this bad boy to no end! Its awesome! Everyone is left behind at red lights...anywhere. This car is very powerful for its size. Comfort/size...you wear this car like a glove. Its tight, nimble, powerful, a great car! Styling isnt for everyone, but you MUST give it a test drive. It is truly an enjoyable car. GREAT sound system too!


Favorite Features

Unusual style. Stands out in a crowd with its aggressive stance.


Suggested Improvements

Bigger trunk.


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Unbeatable! in every aspect!
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By thebigrigger
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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan E-Shift 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I purchased my Lexus is300 in july of 2002, a little over a year ago and i all ready have over twentysix thousand miles on it. The car has been nothing but a joy own, with no problems to this date. There is only one thing that i would like to see take place, and that is for TRD to come out with a supercharger for it. that not to say the car is underpowered in anyway but we all like to have the upper hand!


Favorite Features

As far as favorite features are concered, i would have to say the gauge cluster, only because it is like nothing else. it is a dissapointment to see similar cluster in in a manufactures spread only because each model is suppose to be unique in all aspects of each other.


Suggested Improvements

Not that the car is underpowered but the 5JZGTE block would be the ultimante solution for the performane of the car to compete with the M3, and if not the turbos the TRD supercharger would be a nice improvment.


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Amazing
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By Happy Lamp
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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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Great car, i really enjoy it. Not only does it look amazing, it drives amazing and is totally realiable.


Favorite Features

navigation, controls, gear shift, petals and breaks


Suggested Improvements

Can look a little plastic at times


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