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2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,300
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,767

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD

This was the final production year for the first generation of SC coupes. The SC would briefly vanish in the following year, before returning with a complete redesign for 2002. The S...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

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

2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD
fciblue 2000 Lexus SC 300 300 RWDReview:

Sc300 — The Lexus SC is one of the company's original models released in the early 90's. This particular on...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jerry71 2000 Lexus SC 300 300 RWDReview:

Soarer 2.5gt-t (1jz-gte) Single Turbo — 1JZ w/Garrett, HKS WG, 3" DP, Wide Band O2, Blitz Boost Controller, Stinger Stand-Alone, 550cc, R154...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
225 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
220 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
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10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
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3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
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 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 27.2 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.3 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 937 lbs 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 185.7 in
Width 70.9 in 81.4 in
Height 53.2 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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