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1997 Lexus Sc-300 - Consumer Reviews

1997 Lexus SC 300 Coupe

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Base 3.0L 6-cyl. 5-speed Manual - (6 reviews )
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SC 300
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By Pete
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1997 Lexus SC 300 Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

Great looking car and built solid. Don't see many of these around and so it's a pleasure to have something different.


Favorite Features

Exterior styling, 2jz motor.


Suggested Improvements

No significant changes made since it's debut in 1992; old technology on this baby.


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Dream on wheels
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By microdzz
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1997 Lexus SC 300 Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

EXTERIOR: Racy yet classy design. This car can go anywhere and feel right at home, be it a business meeting, a wedding reception or a day at the park with buddies. INTERIOR: The leather seats are extremely comfortable. Front passenger room is more than adequate. Ergonomics are great with the exception of the cup holders. Of course rear passenger room is not the forte of any sport coupe, however, a large 6'3" 220lb. teenager fits back there (to my surprise). Performance/reliability: Where this car absolutely excels. Have had no repair issues. A regularly maintained SC 300 might run forever. Incredible on the curves, heart pounding passing power, top end close to 150 mph (not recommended).


Favorite Features

Heated mirrors, heated seats, non-glare mirrors, tinted glass, ABS, traction control, sport performance mode button, memory driver seat and steering wheel (with tilt and telescoping), moonroof.


Suggested Improvements

Only thing I would have changed is the placement and design of the cupholders, and perhaps the ashtray.


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Excellent Drive
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By Kevin Towe
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1997 Lexus SC 300 Coupe 2dr Coupe


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This is a great car. I have all the regular maintenance done at the dealership which is expensive but I have never experienced ANY issues. Of all the cars I have previously owned, this is the first car that I truly enjoy driving. I would recommend this as a used car for anyone purchasing. I will only buy Lexus going forward based on my experience with this car.


Favorite Features

The best feature is the driving performance of the car. I love the areodynamics and the body style.


Suggested Improvements

Lack of memory capable seats.


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Best deal on the road!
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By JLK
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1997 Lexus SC 300 Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

Best looking and driving used 2 door sport coupe for the money. Comfortable. Seats 4 or 5 if needed. Still feels like a $40,000 car at a third of the price. Quality and luxury.


Favorite Features

tilt/telescoping steering wheel, acceleration from 55-100 mph is astounding.


Suggested Improvements

Better cup holders, fold down rear seat for trunk access.


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Clean and beautiful
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By Beverly G Hickman
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1997 Lexus SC 300 Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

This car is clean well kept and driven by me, the owner, for the last 6 years. It is black and beautiful. It drives and rides like a dream.


Favorite Features

It has many extras and is a luxury car. The steering features, the auto tilt steering wheel when entering and exiting the auto is especiallt nice.


Suggested Improvements

Locking the door when starting to drive.


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