1992 Lexus SC 400 User Reviews

1992 Lexus SC 400 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"power" 11 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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Sean writes:
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5

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Great car, timless design.

Cons

Front heavy, poor gas mileage.

25

Solid Design, Lasts. — Its a pretty fast car but auto transmission, very solid car; no shaking, engine noises, cost pf ownership sort of high, very fun car to drive, especially with all the underpowered 4 cylinders flooding the market. Braking is exceptional, car is front heavy but to counter this it is a rear wheel drive, acceleration is brisk from 0-60 just under 7 seconds,the responsiveness of the car is well above average, and the v8 bellow is great to hear. Has a great Nakamichi sound system with great bass response. Overall, I really enjoy this car as an everyday car and weekend car for longer trips.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mellow1 writes:
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5

Pros

She moves so smooth.

Cons

door panel armrest is weak

Mellow1
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A Thing Of Beauty — The only thing about my Lexus sc 400(Sasha)is that i noticed the driver side door panel is weak, ive asked other owners and they say the same thing.Other then that she's a beaut and purrrrs so soft like a kitten but takes off like a Lion.You can be standing next to her and wont even know she's running!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Adam writes:
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5

Pros

hot, chicks dig it...,

Cons

fuel, finding parts.

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Sexus — my ride is awesome, running a supercharged v8 it certainly packs a punch, i love taking on mountai races coz of the extra weight it makes it hug the road and doing smoke runs has never been so fun. also the leather interior make it a very comfortable ride and there is no shortage of gadgets to play with in the dash :), also a good way to learn japanese.

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Alain writes:
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5

Pros

Luxury, smoothness, engine

Cons

none met so far

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A Must Have — Love this car a lot. get a lot of positive comments from everybody. drives beautiful. steering is tight and responsive. fast for an automatic. lots of comfort. sporty! people can't beleive it's a 92'.

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Jeanette writes:
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5

Pros

Performance.  Reliability.

Cons

Expensive maintenance.

25

It's My Dream Car In The Flesh — I've never owned a luxury vehicle. Granted, this is an older model, but it performs like brand new.

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tonyw062 writes:
1992 Lexus SC 400 Base Review
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3

Pros

looks and performance

Cons

dont know yet. Dash lighting and radio are current problems. (minor)

tonyw062
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Think Its Going To Be Great — this is my first sc. 160k miles. had it for 2 months. runs great and smooth. I will post another review when I become familiar with the project

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Michael writes:
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5

Pros

speed, responsiveness,comfort,looks.

Cons

fuel consumption

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Engineering Excelance — a car designed before its time,one of the best v8 engines designed,all the lexus refinements and reliability.for a big car very fast and so comfortable, electronics beats some of the best of todays cars.

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Nicholas404 writes:
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5

Pros

Strong engines/gearboxes. Great interiors and power and performance. Handles like a go-kart.

Cons

Needed a manual option in the V8's and more TT manuals. Also all needed to fitted with Torsen LSD's. Weight is also a slight problem, weighing in at 1680Kg.

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Luxury Sports Coupe — Smooth car to drive, interior was and electronics were way a head of their time and reliable. Car performance was great with a throaty 4ltr V8 (1UZFE) and only got better with time. 1JZ-GTE also had amazing power and performance options. Handles extremly well witht the stock fitted Actie Air Bag Controlled Suspension, but fitted with aftermarket suspension improves ridginess and handling ability. Great car to drive and has no trouble turning 19's and going sideways.

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Paul writes:
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5

Pros

Build quality, Look's and Power

Cons

Fuel consumption, complicated electrics

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Superb Look's, Loads Of Power, Reliable. — This was the best car I have ever owened. Superb looking, powerful and reliable. The 4 Litre v8 chucks out an incredible 280bhp as standard! 0-60 in 6 seconds! Comfortable well kitted out interia, digital dash, electric seats. Japanesse build quality and reliabilty. Was gutted when I sold it but was too expensive to run :(

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Michael writes:
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5

Pros

sexy

Cons

A touch underpowered by modern standards

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A Menacing Luxury Coupe — Its a little bit sexy, with its leather interiors, big rims, 4 litre V8 and huge sound system

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1993 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

Great Car. The 250 Hp Is About Perfect By tatertv

Little head room. Engine runs great. Leather seats are comfortable. Some things are easier to repair yourself. Check youtube videos to save money. On the highway this car drives like a drean. It has o... Read More

Lexus Sc400 By Bill

The Lexus SC400 is one of the most reliable cars I have ever owned. Performance is outstanding and the features are fully optioned. A year after buying it I was still discovering options I didn;t know... Read More

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1994 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

Get A Good Example Of This Car And You Have A Great Car For Many Years To Come By James

Best car ever even after 17 years of abuse and 200K miles put on her. This car is rock solid and still pulls 150mph. The car gets a modest 20mpg and has a decent ride. The car handles like a GT of t... Read More

Sporty For Younger Peoples That Can Afford Gas Money By Salim

-Interior is really small -exterior is wide and long -car runs on a v8 engine -heavy doors -sporty -very bad family car due to lack of space -fun to drive for younger peoples due to high performance ... Read More

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1995 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

Excellent Daily Driver, Perfect Highway Car By G.A.

There's very little not to like about an SC400. The rear legroom is very small. I would save the backseat for your friends that owe you money. The car has decent trunk space and gets great mileage for... Read More

Not Too Bad For A Daily Driver Besides The Gas Mileage But It Is A V8 So Its Expected. By Josh

The Lexus sc400 is a very fast, very well handling sports car with plenty of power to back up its sleek look. It is a luxury car so naturally its rather expensive . Over all I love driving it and w... Read More

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1996 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

It's Modern Today Because It Was So Far Ahead Of It's Time! By Russell

This is the second SC400 I own, and it's even better than the 1992 model I own. As with my first review, the "One of the best cars ever built" line still applies, maybe even more so! This car set the ... Read More

Brilliant By Mick

Wow. Nice looking motor! I would recommend this car to anyone so long as they don't mind spending a tonne of money on fuel! 4.0 ltr V8 but ooh it does sound nice... It's 15 years old and has a touch ... Read More

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1997 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

If U Like Luxery But Still Want To Be Sporty This Car Is A Must By Kevin

sticker price is $62k in 1997. only 2048 made. premium fuel only. in 1997 they changed the body style a little to make it more modernized. has real 23k gold badges, antenna trim, and muffler tips t... Read More

Kick Asssss By Karthik

Its a V8 - 4 lt Monster. Being a Lexus, its throws all the goodies at you while the engine thumps enough power to fool the speed cams. The Max I have clocked is 183 kmph. But it can go till 280 kmp... Read More

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