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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Fast Fun Sport Sedan — fun to drive gas mileage is bad due to engine but performance and comfort out weigh that. Build Quality........amazing paint and no rust. Very strong body integrity. Simple maintenance such as headlight repair is difficult and expensive bulb alone costs 100$

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

Pros: Everything

Cons: Gas Mileage and headlight repairs

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Good At Alot But Not Great At Anything. — The interior is great and the exterior is good. The paint starts to fade around the handle for my car. Not sure if that's a model specific problem. Also to be fair the car is over 10Yrs old and to my knowledge the paint job hasn't been reconditioned so some fading is to be expected possibly. My main and only gripe is the mpg. It's terrible. I'm barely getting 15mpg. Granted I'm prone to driving a tad agressively. However anything less than 20 combined avg is unacceptable. I don't help myself in that department by living in NY but otherwise this is a really solid car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The car is reliable.  The appearance is good.

Cons: mpg.

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Sexy Lexy — i have alwasy wanted one of these and to boot i found one in excellent condition with a manual. handles awesome and has power for a four door car that youd think otherwise. completly thrilled that this was the first nice thing i ever bought myself

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: love the look, all the options it has compared to new cars nowadays

Cons: gas milage isnt the best when you have to use premium but its not horrible its definiatly not a "electric" car or anything fancy

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
Jason writes:
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Is300 Is Dope! — I like it, It's got lots of potential... turbo, the stance, wheels, needs manual tran, light tint, needs women to get in it more often haha. It's really fun to drive, 3000 lbs. 222 horse at the crank, not bad. Not sure if it would bang out against the old teggy but it does well. I need snow tires for it in the winter. gas mileage depends how you drive it but it takes premium so that's a pain. Repairs? needs it's 30,000 mile maintenance. Interior is impeccable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it's a lex...

Cons: maintenance is a bit expensive

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Weeee — The IS is a great overall sport sedan. It could of course handle a little better, or go a little faster, but then I would have more speeding tickets. it is pretty comfortable all the way around. I have had to change the brakes, and plugs, and currently it has a check engine light on, but it is just the way things go right now. i have gotten allot of good use out of it, and still expect more.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun

Cons: smaller if your bigger

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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By Far My Favorite Car I Have Driven — The car is beautiful to look at and a great car to drive. The performance could be better but for a naturally aspirated 5 speed inline 6 engine, it moves pretty nicely. the only thing i have needed to replace on it is the clutch after 90,000 miles because i could tell it was going soon. The gas mileage is decent, could be better but its not terrible and it rarely ever needs any maintenance. Overall the car has a great ride quality and gets a lot of attention on a daily basis by other people.

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

Pros: Great ride and the beauty of the car itself

Cons: Lack of great power

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Great Car And I Would Recommend It To Anyone Looking For Affordable Luxury/performance — The performance of the car is pretty impressive. I feel that the car lacks a little in overall power but seems to make up for it in handling and driveability. The build quality seems to be pretty good but it is a toyota at heart. I think that the car has great overall looks and is simple and classy at the same time and in very easy to figure out all features and operations of the car in a short period of time. It get pretty good mileage and it needs basic care like any car. The car is a blast to drive and handles better than expected but if it was not a 5 speed I really would have no interest in the car at all.

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

Pros: fun and comfortable mixed with sportcar like styling and performance

Cons: cant really think of any except the fact that it is hard to find a 5 speed model

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2002 Lexus IS 300 SportCross Wagon RWDReview
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Like A Reliable Bmw 3 Series, Just A Tad Slower — Decent acceleration, awesome braking, and responsive handling. Few repairs have been needed. IS 300 is not the easiest on the eyes though. Not very good gas mileage, especially considering the performance that it offers. The IS 300 is a fun sporty car to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Performance is pleasing, especially steering feel

Cons: Gas mileage, no direct audio connection

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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No Idea What This Is For — Acceleration is alright, its mage mor for handeling which is amazing, iv taken turns with recomened speeds of 35 at 70 mph. My baby's only got 100k miles so no problems yet Exterior looks amazing, simple but aggressive from the front, sad to say, i bought it with a nasty bump on the passenger rear panel :( MPG is better than i thaught

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handeling!!!

Cons: not the fastest car in the world

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2002 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Its A Lion — Sporty, could be faster but very very fun. Runs great other than a few shifting problems. Very easy to customize, built on a supra chassy i believe? The gas mileage isnt too great. I got about 160 miles on one tank driving ultra conservatively

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

Pros: Fun yet comfortable

Cons: Not as fast as some other cars close to its price range

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