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2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible

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Base 4.3L V8 5-speed Automatic - (165 reviews )

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By JARebo
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2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible 2dr Convertible (4.3L 8cyl 5A)


Review

I've had this car for about 2.5 years
now, and I still love it. The car has
an UNBELIEVABLE interior and is soooo
comftorable (unless ur sitting in
the "back seats"). This car drives
very well, but you can feel the bumps
and potholes. Very fast car and
extremely fun to drive. "Back seats"
are only useful to put your bags or
umbrellas. The convertible hardtop
aspect is great, especially for me
living in New York weather. Once I
had a flat tire, and went to the gas
station to get it changed, and they
couldnt find the spare tire, so we
went home and we realized that the
tires were RUN FLAT- it was amazing;
you could go up to 65 mph with a flat
tire.


Best Features

Wood interior, front passenger legroom, sound system, navigation system, convertible hardtop, sleek and cool look- lots of stares, run flat tires, nice standard rims, you pay $60,000 for a car and your getting all the options (unlike ALL mercedes supercars, like the SL65 has options!)


Worst Features

Either take out the backseats or make them bigger. Trunk was only big when the top was up-make it bigger. Fix the wheels so that the ride isnt so bumpy.


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EXCESSIVE RUSTING
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By ONTHE BCH2001
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2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible 2dr Convertible (4.3L 8cyl 5A)


Review

since purchasing the car ive had rust
problems. it first started on the door
and then moved to the retractable roof.
i had the rust removed from the roof 4
times to date.to top that off i was
told on my last schedulled visit that
my whole undercarriage is rusted
out.for the last 9 months my lawyers
are fighting lexus to buy the car back.
i would not recommend buying any
product from lexus.


Best Features

none


Worst Features

rustproofing and standing by there product


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My SC
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By Cu
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2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible 2dr Convertible (4.3L 8cyl 5A)


Review

I have owned 2 SC's. I have loved them
both. The new, retractable hard top
gives me the best of both worlds. There
is little road noise with the top up.
The stereo is high quality. The car is
the ultimate if you want a convertable.
I didn't look for a car with big back
seats and a huge trunk. It fits me
perfectly, as all the instruments are
within reach. Wow. What a ride!
Everyone who drives it, loves it!


Best Features

The car drives well in wet weather. Acceleration is immediate. The interior is plush.Safety features are abundant. The car is so much fun to drive! The headlights automatically acclimate to the road level in front of you. You can always see the road.


Worst Features

There is a blind spot with the car. The side mirrors need to be redesigned in order to help with this problem. A built in front and rear radar detector needs to be offered as an option. This car will move.


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LOVE IT!
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By Amar
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2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible 2dr Convertible (4.3L 8cyl 5A)


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Unlike many drivers, I am a 23-year-old single
male, but like everyone else I love it! The thing is
like a portable amusement park. Also, I live in
Georgetown and love getting eyed by all the hot
girls-- their eyes light up. Though it's not as good
as my baby bulldog, the attention is incredible. But
the best moments are when you are all alone,
driving fast on the highway.


Best Features

The retractable hardtop


Worst Features

I am seeing too many other SC430's around and I wish they limited production to about 1,000/year.


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Daves Lexus
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By thongdee
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2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible 2dr Convertible (4.3L 8cyl 5A)


Review

Quiet, reliable, beautiful,Powerful,
exceptional handling, fast
(awesome),finest of quality everything
about this vehicle is first class!!!!


Best Features

The sound system, the air conditioning system, the interior design and quality is superb, the quietness of the engine and interior is magnificent!!!!


Worst Features

UNKNOWN


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