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2000 Lexus SC 400
400 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$56,800
1 vehicle

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2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,051

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2000 Lexus SC 400
400 RWD

This was the final year for the first generation of the Lexus SC coupe. The SC would reappear with a new design in 2002. For nine years, the SC 400 and its lower priced counterpart t...

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 SC 400
400 RWD
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Catalina 2000 Lexus SC 400 400 RWDReview:

Lexi — Teve jogando com essos autos,mais ainda nao sei como jogar bem. Estou ainda experimentando, tratando...

85
Randa 2000 Lexus SC 400 400 RWDReview:

Classic Beauty — Still the best looking car on the road. Don't expect roomy back seats. First class service. Luxury a...

2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2000 Lexus SC 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 20 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
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 Standard 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 44.8 in
Back Legroom 27.2 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.3 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 842 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 185.4 in
Width 70.9 in 72.4 in
Height 53.2 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 110.2 in

Available Options

2000 Lexus SC 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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