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Dono writes:
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BMW 3 series with Toyota Supra engine, fun to drive and maintenance is not killing the pocket

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
lexusrider writes:
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One Of The Best Cars Ever Made! — Lexus outdid themselves with this one. Its a sporty luxury sedan that is a blast to drive. Too bad they only made this model from 2001-2005. Im just glad to be an owner and experience this amazing creation. Thank you Lexus!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliable, quick, and fun to drive! Best car to have ever owned!

Cons: Only problem with my baby is the gas milage and the fact that I have to use atleast 91 octane.

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
James writes:
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My Is — Affordable performance! Nice power band from the factory and responds well to upgrades. I have an intake and custom straight through exhaust and it sounds amazing! Id like to get rid of some of the body roll by getting some Tein springs under it and a set of Anti Roll bars as well, after that ill probably leave the suspension alone(not a track car afterall, just having fun on the roads leading to work and back).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Head Turner, Tourqe, The E-Shift is fun, Trac off is even funner!!!!

Cons: Heavy, Body Roll.

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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I Love My Car! — Its fast enough... hugs the curves and does pretty good in the snow for a rear wheel drive car. The clutch mysteriously went out and gas mileage is way awesome. I love driving this car, and so does everyone else that does!

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

Pros: It's not over the top and awesome to drive.

Cons: Expensive to fix... body wise.

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
Joshua writes:
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Ok — The car needs more power. It needs to have a turbo and be more like a sti or evo without the all wheel drive. It looks really nice though as long as you dont drive off the road. haha haha

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: triptronic

Cons: automatic

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
Charlotte writes:
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The Is Is... — This car is awesome. It has nice excel and breaking. I have owned this car for over 6 years and finally something broke on it-the radio...a CD got stuck in the player....go figure....they are hard to fnd and becoming rare.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: everything

Cons: nothing

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
Blake writes:
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Bad-ass — Great acceleration, handling is a bit iffy but it's what to expect in a RWD car, good build quality (toyota rules), decent appearance (wish it was a different color but w/e), mileage not great but is expected with this kind of car, really fun to drive!!!!!

Pros: fast, fun, daily driveable, made by toyota

Cons: nothin

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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4dr. Supra(non Turbo) — Performance: The IS300 performs very well for a small sedan. However, I would of liked a factory tuned turbo setup. I think a turbo would of complimented the smooth design and feel of this car. Handling wise, the IS300 needs wider tires and definitely needs to be lowered. Quality: It's a Lexus, so the quality is obviously there. Appearance: Body lines on car flow very smooth from front right to the back. The interior of this car is also very clean, comfortable, and simple. However I personally do not like the orange colour on the dash and cluster. Cost: The car uses 91octane, so gas can get pretty pricey. Maintenance wise, the car is a mix of quality "Lexus" and powerful "Toyota Supra" parts. Which can make this car a bit pricey to maintain. I think its worth it, especially with all the aftermarket parts out there. Fun factor: This car is fun to drive and would be even more fun with some of those aftermarket goodies. EX. lowering kit, wheels/tires, a turbo (my favourite), etc. I think this car would be a good buy for young enthusiasts.

Pros: Fun to drive, next best thing to a supra, and IT"S A LEXUS!!!

Cons: NO STOCK TURBO!!! Needs to be a bit lower from factory and needs wider tires.

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Reliable And Fun — Car is put together better than I had expected. Not particularly fast, but handles well, and has never, I repeat never, had to go in for service or repair. I've only seen 1 other IS in my color, which is a bright red. Too many out there are gray or silver, which makes them all look like a cheap Toyota or Honda.

Pros: Build quality

Cons: Not real fast

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2003 Lexus IS 300 Sedan RWDReview
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Is300 — This is the best car anyone could possibly own for the money!!!!Its not the fastest car in the world but it has the supra engine so it would be very easy to make it quick. its got more luxury then sergios 350z. Maintenance is easy but it takes a lot of gas and its the supreme.

Pros: Everything

Cons: gas milage

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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Lexus IS Reviews

Review By GuruXNVV2

I like the fact that it’s AWD V 6 engine plus my new vehicle has a smooth ride great on gas which is a plus over all it’s a beautiful car Read More

2021 Lexus IS Reviews

Review By Jhun

I couldnt ask for a better car for its value it drives and rides well and i think its look and style is just incomparable love ❤️ this car Read More

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The car i tested had the dynamic handling package and it handled great..very nice car Read More

2020 Lexus IS Reviews

Review By Christine

This car has everything. It is sexy, has every luxury, every technology in a consumer vehicle....I bought it and I love it. Read More

2019 Lexus IS Reviews

Review By Guru92DYRV

I really like my new vehicle the only thing I wish it had was fog lights I Read More

Review By GuruDNBZ5

Nice car to drive if you like sporty car, not a family car. Even if you get the base model still drive awesome, I had a BMW 330e model before I owned the Lexus and the BMW is a solid car. But with ... Read More

2018 Lexus IS Reviews

Review By CARLOS

It’s a joy driving the IS 300, it’s is nice and compact, it gets in and out of turns easily.. It has plenty of power with the dual turbo engine and sport mode on top for an extra boost. Plenty of sa... Read More

Review By Guru9NVCW6

Extremely smooth ride and all the fun features you could want in a luxury car Read More

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