Lexus
GS 300
1997
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1997 Lexus GS 300 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Lexus GS 300 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Lexus GS 300 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$45,700
Invoice *
$39,233
Engine
3.0L I-6 220 HP 210.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
23.9 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
3.0L I-6 220 HP 210.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto
Alternator
80 amp heavy duty
Battery
600 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
4.27
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
21.1 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P215/60VR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth w/carpet lower / leather w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Dashboard Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
brand AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
7 brand / 7 performance
Amplifier
amplifier / premium
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
power retractable diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Cell Phone
pre-wiring
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
194.9 "
Exterior Width
70.7 "
Exterior Height
55.9 "
Wheelbase
109 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
18.0 '
Curb Weight
3,693 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31
Front Legroom
44.0 "
Rear Legroom
33.8 "
Front Headroom
38.3 " / 36.9 "
Rear Headroom
36.8 " / 35.6 "
Front Hiproom
53.9 "
Rear Hiproom
56.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Passenger Volume
97 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
13.0 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Cladding
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
72/70,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/unlimited
Accessories Months/Miles
96

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Lexus GS 300 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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