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2003 Lexus IS 300 Information & Specs

Summary

The 2003 IS 300 is a 4-door, 5-passenger sports sedan, or luxury wagon, available in 3 trims, ranging from the 5-Speed Sedan to the SportCross. The 2003 IS 300's closest competitors include the Acura 3.2 TL, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Volvo XC70. Upon introduction, the 5-Speed Sedan is equipped with a standard 3.0-liter, I6, 215-horsepower engine that achieves 18-mpg in the city and 25-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard. The SportCross is equipped with a standard 3.0-liter, I6, 215-horsepower engine that achieves 18-mpg in the city and 24-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard. The 2003 IS 300 is a carryover from 2002.

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Engine and Transmission

Engine Type: 3.0L I6
Displacement (CC/CI): 2997 / 183
Valves: 24
Horsepower @ RPM: 215@5800
Torque @ RPM: 218@3800
Fuel System: Gas / SEFI
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual

Steering, Suspension, Brakes

Steer Diameter (Curb): 34.1/34.1
Engine Locat./Drive: RWD
Brakes (Fr/Rr): Disc/Disc
Steering: R&P
Suspension (Fr/Rr): Ind/Ind
Tires: 215/45R17

Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight: 3255 LB
Wheelbase (Ft/Rr): 105.1
Length: 176.6
Width: 67.9
Height: 55.5

Standard Features

Front Driver Airbag, Front Passenger Airbag, First Aid Kit, Side Guard Door Beams, Automatic Climate Control, Interior Dust and Pollen Air Filter, Remote Fuel Door Release, Cloth Seats, Rear Window Defogger, Front Halogen Foglights, Cruise Control. ...