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1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,594
1 vehicle

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2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,300

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
No Expert Reviews
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...

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

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
Callahann writes:
Owned this 96 TT #265/300 which was a fast and great car. Lightly modified to mid 400HP after restoration. Bei...
Looks/Style Ranked 1991 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback worse.
"Tighter body fitment and perfection of body lines."
Value Ranked 1991 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback worse.
"High value due to final model year and dual airbag system standard."
5
tonywvr4 writes:
Close to compare a tie in many ways.
35
krullone 1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 HatchbackReview:

1996 300zx 2+2 Still Sexy After All These Years — This is the second Z32 2+2 that I've owned and I plan to own many more. I love driving this car and...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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...

Specs

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
222 hp @ 6,400 RPM
222 hp @ 6,400 RPM
225 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
198 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
198 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
220 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 22.7 in 27.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 9.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 937 lbs
Exterior
Length 178 in 192.9 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 48.1 in 53.2 in
Wheelbase 101.2 in 105.9 in

Available Options

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
2000 Lexus SC 300
300 RWD

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