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2000 Lexus LS 400
400 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,258
5 listings nationwide

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2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,974

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2000 Lexus LS 400
400 RWD

The 2000 Lexus LS 400 was last offering of the flagship's second generation. The entirely new 430 would emerge in 2001 and due to a larger engine, the LS would receive its first badge...

2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The IS gets a much-needed massage for 2021 that concentrates on improving styling, handling, feel, and the infotainment system. These are exactly the things that have been holding the ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2000 Lexus LS 400
400 RWD
25
Phil writes:
The Best car Ive ever owned. Most comfortable, powerful, luxurious and reliable.
Back Seats Ranked 1995 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWD worse.
"Recline with massage."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1995 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWD worse.
"Probably similar, but Lexus just feels bigger!"
175
Marco 2000 Lexus LS 400 400 RWDReview:

Lexus Best Flagship Car — I love everything about my car. Had many Toyotas in the past and other european cars . Nothing like ...

155
Patrick 2000 Lexus LS 400 400 RWDReview:

Great Understated Car With Surprising Performance — This car is a wonder to drive. With 290 bhp it levels most competition. Want a stoplight sleeper? ...

2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2000 Lexus LS 400
400 RWD
2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,000 RPM
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.8:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.7 in 44.8 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.9 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,055 lbs --
Exterior
Length 196.7 in 185.4 in
Width 72 in 72.4 in
Height 56.5 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 110.2 in

Available Options

2000 Lexus LS 400
400 RWD
2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Water
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica

Option Packages

  • Comfort Package
  • Intuitive Park Assist W/Auto Braking
  • Mark Levinson Audio System
  • Navigation Package
  • Navigation Package W/Mark Levinson Audio
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Intuitive Park Assist W/Panoramic View Monitor

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