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2003 Lexus IS 300

2003 Lexus IS 300
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With the 2003 Lexus IS 300, the consumer has options. Wagon or sedan? Manual or automatic transmission? No matter the choice, this luxury compact car will satisfy those in search of an attractive-looking vehicle with a sporty feel.

Available Models
The 2003 Lexus IS 300 is available as either a 4-door sedan or a 4-door wagon called the SportCross. The sedan can be purchased with either manual or automatic transmission, while the SportCross wagon is available with automatic transmission.

Interior Features
Like all Lexus vehicles, the inside of the 2003 Lexus IS 300 does not disappoint. Standard interior features include cruise control, an interior air filter, air conditioning with automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, and an AM/FM/cassette with in-dash 6-disc CD changer. Other standard features on this car are a tachometer, map lights, a tilt, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and cloth upholstery. The SportCross wagon also comes equipped with a fold-down front passenger seat, and a split folding rear seat, to accommodate extra cargo.

The VK Power and Leather package, available for both the sedan and the SportCross wagon, gives the consumer the option of leather and ultrasuede upholstery, as well as 8-way power front seats.

Exterior Features
Both the sedan and the SportCross wagon are equipped with high-intensity-discharge headlights, and alloy 17-inch wheels. The SportCross wagon also has a rear spoiler, and a rear wiper/washer. A power sunroof is an option on all Lexus IS 300 models.

The engine housed in the 2003 Lexus IS 300 is a 3.0-litre inline 6-cylinder engine that delivers 215 hp at 5800 rpm, and 218 lbs-ft of torque at 3800 rpm. The sedan's manual transmission is 5-speed, while its automatic transmission is 5-speed with manual shift capability. The SportCross wagon also has a 5-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capability. Fuel efficiency on both the sedan and SportCross wagon has been measured at 18/25 mpg (city/highway).

Safety and Security
The safety and security features on the Lexus IS 300 live up to those offered on other Lexus vehicles. Standard on both the sedan and the SportCross wagon are daytime running lights, 4-wheel disc brakes, brake assist, dual front airbags, front curtain side airbags, and front side airbags. These models are also equipped with fog lights, and a theft-deterrent system. An anti-skid system, including a limited-slip differential, is an option on both the sedan and the SportCross wagon.

2003 Lexus IS 300 Highlights

Unique wedge character sweeps up from the rear flare emphasizes sportiness
Color coordinated front airdam with low grille
High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps
Rear combination lamp with stop lamp inside chrome extension
Ultraviolet and infrared ray reducing glass on all windows
Rear spoiler (optional on sedan, standard on SportCross)
Exterior colors include: Crystal White, Millennium Silver Metallic, Graphite Gray Pearl, Black Onyx, Absolutely Red, Solar Yellow, Electric Mica Green, Intensa Blue Pearl, and Cibola Gold Metallic
Heated outside rearview mirrors
Optional leather/Ecsaine interior trim available in ivory or black
Optional full leather interior in ivory or black
Brushed aluminum sports pedals enhance sporty appearance
Chronograph-style speedometer offers an innovative look and excellent visibility, featuring a 160 mph speedometer, coolant temperature, battery voltage, and fuel consumption gauges within the "chronograph." These are flanked by an 8,000-rpm tachometer and fuel gauge in the cluster.
Optional power moonroof with tilt-and-slide functions and pinch protection

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Fast Stats
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3.0L I6
215 @ 5,800
5-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
18 / 25

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