The 2002 Lexus IS300 offers sedan and wagon body styles. The sedan comes in base and E-Shift trims, while the wagon is known as the SportCross trim. All models offer 17-inch alloy wheels, heated door mirrors, power door mirrors, fog lights, intermittent wipers, and four-wheel independent suspension. The SportCross adds a spoiler and rear wiper.
The 2002 Lexus IS300 is comfortable and well-appointed no matter what trim is chosen. All the basics are here and options include a navigation system, leather upholstery, heated front seats, power front seats, and power moonroof.
The 2002 Lexus IS300 improves to handle the ultra-competitive entry-level luxury class. Changes include the option for a five-speed manual transmission, and it comes packaged with a sportier suspension than what is offered on the base model. A navigation system and an all-leather interior are optional this year, and the rearview and driver-side mirrors are auto-dimming. There are new head-protecting side curtain airbags to go with the regular side airbags, a BrakeAssist function, and a stability control system to improve safety. A wagon joins the line-up to give choices to those who may be sick of SUVs.
The 2002 Lexus IS300 uses a DOHC, 3.0-liter, six-cylinder engine that is quite similar to the power plant in the GS300. It employs variable valve timing and produces 215 horsepower at 5800 rpm and 218 lb-ft of torque at 3800 rpm. For gearbox choices, there is the five-speed automatic with E-Shift sequential shift mode or a five-speed manual equipped model that also features slightly firmer suspension tuning than the automatic model. All IS300 models are rear-drive. Acceleration is solid as any IS300 regardless of gearbox or options does the zero-to-60-mph sprint in a class competitive 7.3 seconds. It should have enough power to handle traffic situations well.
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