Lexus SC 430 vs Lexus LC Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
No Data Available
2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD
MSRP
$101,100
Invoice
$93,012
Average Price Paid
$102,145
247 listings nationwide

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2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
No Data Available
2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$68,405
2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$112,641
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

The SC 430 was initially marketed as the “jewel of Lexus,” the first convertible for the esteemed Asian manufacturer. Still, reception wasn’t universally positive upon release, and Lex...

2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Through the years, Lexus has often offered a range-topping coupe. Its first offering was the SC 300, which then became the SC 400. This was replaced by the SC 430 in 2000. But Lexus ha...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
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Dwight writes:
Smooth and enjoyable for a small amount of back seat space. Instruments placed in ideal easy to get to. Extrem...
Back Seats Ranked 2010 BMW Z4 worse.
"There wasnt much of a difference between the two except for the sound system with a hard top versus a soft top equal better sound."
Family Car Ranked 2010 BMW Z4 worse.
"The SC 430 offer an array of options to entertain, even though it is not much space."
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Virgie writes:
Smooth ride
Heather writes:
Power Ranked 2011 INFINITI G37 Sport Convertible RWD better.
"Faster acceleration; optional manual transmission and sport suspension were plusses."
Back Seats Ranked 2011 INFINITI G37 Sport Convertible RWD better.
"Comfortable seats with ample leg room. Center console to stash items."
2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.8 gal 21.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
288 hp @ 5,600 RPM
471 hp @ 7,100 RPM
Torque
317 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
398 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
12.3:1
Displacement
4,300 cc
5,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.58 in x 3.25 in
3.7 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.6 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 27.1 in 28 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.8 cu ft 3.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 690 lbs 720 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.5 in 187.4 in
Width 72 in 75.6 in
Height 53.1 in 53.2 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in 113 in

Available Options

2010 Lexus SC 430
430 RWD
2021 Lexus LC
500 Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Caviar
  • Flare Yellow
  • Infrared
  • Liquid Platinum
  • NORI Green Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Smoky Granite Mica
  • Structural Blue
  • Ultra White

Option Packages

  • Radio: Mark Levinson 13-SPKR Prem Surround Sound
  • CFRP Carbon Scuff Plate
  • Colored Heads-Up Display (HUD)
  • Inspiration Series
  • Touring Package
  • Premium Paint
  • Wheels: 20" Forged Alloy
  • Wheels: 21" Forged Alloy

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