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null 1998 Lexus LS 400
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 Lexus LS 400 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Lexus LS 400 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1998 Lexus LS 400 Base 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$53,200
    Invoice *$45,135
    Engine4.0L V-8 290 HP
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City19.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.0L V-8 290 HP
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator100 amp
    Battery750 amp
    Axle RatioN/A
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank22.5 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/A
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
    Traction ControlABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/A
    RideN/A
    Ride ControlN/A
    Adaptive Suspensionadaptive suspension
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/A
    Front Suspensiondouble wishbone
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoil
    Front Torsion BarN/A
    Front ShocksN/A
    Rear Suspensiondouble wishbone
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoil
    Rear ShocksN/A
    Steeringrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rear
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/60VR16.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size aluminum
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity5
    Front Seat Typebucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)
    Easy EntryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)
    Rear Seatsbench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable w/tilt
    Rear Child SeatsN/A
    Rear Armrestscenter
    Third Row SeatsN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/A
    Seat Trimleather
    Door Trimleather
    Headlinerfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertgenuine wood
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/A
    Convertible RoofN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdual
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/A
    Glove Boxlocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/A
    Dome Lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfront & rear
    Floor Consolefull
    Overhead ConsoleN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bin
    Dashboard StorageN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/A
    Seatback Storage2
    Refrigerated BoxN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/A
    Door Binsdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/A
    Cargo NetN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/A
    Air Filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/A
    Rear HeaterN/A
    Radiobrand AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/A
    CDcompatible
    MP3 PlayerN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/A
    Speakers7 brand
    AmplifierN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennapower retractable diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasekeyfob
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepower
    Rear Window ReleaseN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/A
    Cell Phonepre-wiring
    Power Outlets4
    AC power outletN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers PackageN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/A
    First Aid KitN/A
    Emergency SOSN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/A
    Voice RecorderN/A
    Picnic TableN/A
    Internet AccessN/A
    Instrument Displayanalog
    Tachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/A
    InclinometerN/A
    AltimeterN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/A
    Clockin-dash
    CompassN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems MonitorN/A
    Check ControlN/A
    Trip Computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/A
    Navigation SystemN/A
    Steering Wheelpower telescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleather
    Tow BarN/A
    Front Windowspower
    Rear Windowspower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/A
    Sun BlindsN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/A
    Electrically Heated Windshieldelectrically heated glass windshield
    Sun Visor StripN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/A
    Childseat SensorN/A
    Head ProtectionN/A
    Knee AirbagN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/A
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/A
    Security Systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume13.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/A
    Exterior Length196.7 "
    Exterior Width72.0 "
    Exterior Height56.5 "
    Wheelbase112 "
    Front Tread62 "
    Rear Tread62 "
    Turning Radius17.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/A
    Curb Weight3,890 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    PayloadN/A
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/A
    Drag Coefficient.28
    Front Legroom43.7 "
    Rear Legroom36.9 "
    Front Headroom38.9 "
    Rear Headroom36.9 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/A
    Front Hiproom57.1 "
    Rear Hiproom56.7 "
    Third Row HiproomN/A
    Front Shoulder Room57.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room57.1 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A
    Passenger Volume102 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume13.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/A
    Running BoardsN/A
    Skid PlatesN/A
    Trunk RackN/A
    PickupN/A
    Bumperscolored with chrome insert
    Rear BumperN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/A
    Bodyside Insertchrome
    Bodyside Claddingcolored
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/A
    Wheel WellN/A
    Fender FlaresN/A
    Grille Moldingschrome
    Paintmonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heated
    TraileringN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/A
    Trailering HitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles72/70,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,780
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Lexus LS 400 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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