Used 2000 Lexus GS 300

2000 Lexus GS 300
List price
2000 Lexus GS 300

Pros

  • Powerful engines, plenty of safety technology on-board, available Mark Levinson audio system, great blend of luxury and sport.

Cons

  • Overdone styling, gauges wash out in direct sunlight, no manual transmission, navigation system bundled with controls that work better with knobs and buttons.

Used 2000 Lexus GS 300 for Sale

Lexus GS 300 2000 Base 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
124,322 miles
Used 2000
Lexus GS 300
Base
Prime Motors
24.1 mi away
List$4,995
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Dealer Notes
CLEAN CARFAX!!! LOCAL TRADE!!! VA CAR!!! FULLY SERVICED!!! READY TO GO!!! MINT MINT MINT CONDITION!!! COME TAKE THIS BEAUTY HOME TODAY!!!, Drives great, Family friendly, Title in possession, Mint Condition, Fully Loaded, Great first ride, Spotless interior, Arctic cold a/c, No pets, Seats as good as new, Must test drive, Done all Scheduled Maintenance, Lots of storage, Regularly maintained, All records in possession, Smooth ride, Vehicle Runs Well, Non-smoker owner, Not seen any accidents

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Edmunds' Expert Review

A sedan to consider if you can't decide which you like more, luxury or sport.

vehicle overview

Looking to create the ultimate sport sedan in both price and performance, Lexus redesigned the GS 300 in 1998 and came up with a truly exceptional car. This is one model that can hang with the best Europe has to offer.

A distinctive quad-headlight design sweeps back into the hood and fenders in much the same manner as Mercedes' E-Class cars. Short front and rear overhangs give the GS a sporty look, and tidy hindquarters with creative rear taillights keep this car from blending in with the rest of today's high-line sport sedans.

The appearance of the car is supported by a powerful drivetrain. The GS 300 uses a 3.0-liter, inline six engine that develops 225 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 200 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. The engine use variable valve timing (called VVT-i) to promote additional power and fuel efficiency. A five-speed automatic is the only transmission available.

The Lexus' roomy cabin provides the driver and front-seat occupant with excellent visibility and room to stretch out. An impressive 44 inches of legroom and 58 inches of shoulder room accommodates the long-limbed and broad-shouldered in the front seat. Rear-seat passengers don't fare as well, however, and get only 34.3 inches of legroom. Luxury touches include a standard dual-zone climate control, a power tilt and telescoping steering wheel, and all of the other power goodies typically found on luxury cars. Popular options include a Nakamichi premium sound system and a GPS-based navigation system that uses touch-screen controls.

Both models come standard with Vehicle Skid Control, which is a system that employs the sensors, actuators and computer electronics of the antilock braking and traction control systems to help reduce vehicle skids caused by understeer or oversteer conditions. ABS, front and side airbags, and traction control are all standard.

As with other vehicles in the Lexus line, road feel and absolute sportiness take a back seat to pure luxury and refinement. BMW's 5 Series offers a bit more fun, and the Mercedes E-Class has, well, the Mercedes emblem on the hood. But for all-around, everyday living with rock-solid reliability, you can't beat the GS series, especially if price is a consideration.

2000 Highlights

The GS 300 gets a new BrakeAssist system and child seat-anchor brackets. The GS 300 is certified as a low-emission vehicle. Crystal White and Millennium Silver Metallic replace Diamond White Pearl and Alpine Silver Metallic.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2000 Lexus GS 300.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Best car ever
rpin,07/22/2010
I'm writing this to help all that are looking to purchase this car, I have a gs with 183.000 miles and still feels like a car with at least 70.000, this car has never giving me problems is extremely reliable and possibly the best car I have ever own, fun to drive, and with the aftermarket suspension that I put on it, it feels more sporty than ever.
Love my Lexus!
missy,11/17/2009
I purchased my car used in June of 2009 with about 123k miles. The previous owner already changed the timing belt and water pump. The dealer gave me an old change and new front brakes. I had to replace the contacts on the starter (about $85 including labor), flushed the transmission, new spark plugs & replaced some engine seals. I didn't do all this work at once though. I expected to do a little maintenance since it was a used car.
Great Car, Love it!
Great Car,08/10/2010
I bought this car used with 85k last month, great for a 10 year old car. It is truly a wonderful car. I immediately changed oil, front rotors, front pads, rear pads and rear rotors(all were original). I have put about 3k miles in about month. This car rides like its brand new. This is definitely a keeper. If you can a find one with good miles, you cant go wrong. I checked all the review sights prior to buying. No one believes it's 10 years old when I tell them. It looks and rides great.
BEST CAR I HAVE EVER OWNED!!
clublexusgs300,04/22/2014
i bought this car a year ago with 150k on it. i did a royal purple synthetic oil change along with royal purple trans fluid. This CAR IS AMAZING. The 3.0 v6 will get up pretty quick if you have it switched to the power mode. The car is extremely comfortable with plenty of space to put stuff. For as big and roomy as the car is you wouldn't know while driving, it feels like a fun little sports car, and the shift in the transmission is almost not even noticeable. i now have almost 200k and it looks and feels like it has under 100kI put someHID headlights& led tail lights and put some nice wheels and tires on it and it turns heads. This is the best car that i have ever owned.
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 23 hwy
Seats 0
5-speed automatic
Gas
220 hp @ 5800 rpm
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Safety

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2000 Lexus GS 300
Used 2000 Lexus GS 300 Overview

The Used 2000 Lexus GS 300 is offered in the following submodels: GS 300 Sedan. Available styles include Base 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A).

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Price comparisons for Used 2000 Lexus GS 300 trim styles:

  • The Used 2000 Lexus GS 300 Base is priced between $4,995 and$4,995 with odometer readings between 124322 and124322 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2000 Lexus GS 300?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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