This is my third Lexus automobile and I
considered no other vehicles at the
time I purchased my 2002 SC430. As
much as I admired the Lexus SC430, the
fact that it was a Lexus and that I had
had two very good previous experiences
with Lexus automobiles was a big factor
in my decision. The only problem I
have experienced with the vehicle was a
faulty "window regulator", which
manifested itself by a rattling sound.
The problem was corrected when the
dealership installed a new regulator.
Otherwise, I have continued to enjoy
this vehicle since taking delivery in
A favorite feature is obviously the
retractable roof and the fact that I
have the best of both worlds with this
automobile - a convertable when the
weather is pleasant and a hard-top
coupe for all other times.
The only improvements I can think of
are (1) heated steering wheel; and (2)
an indicator light that informs which
tyre is below recommended pressure
(there already is an indicator for low
tyre pressure, but it does not indicate
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