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2002 Lexus IS 300

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By Carolina Rocket
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2002 Lexus IS 300 SportCross 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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Car is exactly what I expected except the gas consumption. Tried to save money by using mid grade instead of the premium required. Have gone back to premium and expect mileage to improve. Sound system is fantastic. Steering is equal to the S2000. Room in the rear is much better than expected.


Best Features

Looks, Sound system, Different. Its a Lexus = reliable.


Worst Features

Better gas mileage.


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great car but...
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By steveNsc
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2002 Lexus IS 300 SportCross 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought this car new and the only costs besides normal maintenance was a recent change of the oxygen sensor, 299.00. During warranty period I have had problems with front suspension creaking. Dealer could not correct it so I have learned to live with it.


Best Features

quality of interior. style


Worst Features

wearing out of front tires prematurely and creaking front end.


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IS 300 5SP Drivers Car
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By Bryan Infantino
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2002 Lexus IS 300 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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My wife and I bought this car just over a year ago. It is a driver's car. Great around corners and great on a long trip. It is very powerful although I wouldn't mind just a little more power. Navigation system is awesome, we use it all the time. The car is just big enough for taking another couple out but small enough to feel like a true sports car.


Best Features

Power, Sports car feel, Handling, Navigation System, 5 speed, Looks great, Reliable.


Worst Features

A little more power, 6 speed manual, Just a little more space, keep the weight as is or lighter.


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Wouldn't Trade It For Anything
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By YellowIS
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2002 Lexus IS 300 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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This car has been a blast to drive since day one, never failing my expectations, nor failing to put a smile on my face. The lines of the car are only appreciated when hand washing and waxing the car. One of the smartest decisions I have ever made was purchasing this vehicle.


Best Features

Exterior design, 2JZ engine, Lexus prestige, handling, nothing drives like it. 17" 5 spokes are some of the nicest stock rims I've seen


Worst Features

Interior is short of being luxurious. Back Seat is a LITTLE tight.


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Great Car
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By Great Car
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2002 Lexus IS 300 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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It just does everything well. It's a blast to drive, and it cruises like a big car. Navigation system needs to be more intuitive, and fuel economy isn't great, but overall we're super happy with this little sedan!


Best Features

Five speed trans. and interior design.


Worst Features

Navigation system & fuel economy


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