2003 Lexus IS 300 Consumer Review: Get something else...

2003 Lexus IS 300 - Consumer Review

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Base Sedan (3.0L 6-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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2003 Lexus IS 300 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Actually got mine in May 2001; not
2002. It was before the standard was
available; so I am stuck with a
slipping aoutomatic. Handles great;
not quick enough; has its fair share of
problems. Being that I live in NY; I
have to drive it in the snow - talk a
bout a freaking adventure!!! I mean,
the car does not really excel at
anything other than handling; but
everything else is so average at best -
it cannot make up for its downfalls.

Do yourself a favor; save your pennies
and get a real sportscar. If it has to
have 4 doors than save up for a 540.
Looking forward to getting out of my
lease early on this thing - I am a bit

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Worst Features

6 speed; an engine with some power; upgraded interior (it is awfully plastic in there); an AWD model. Give me some time and I will have more for you...
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