Lexus
GS 300
1998
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1998 Lexus GS 300 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Lexus GS 300 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Lexus GS 300 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$36,900
Invoice *
$32,051
Engine
3.0L I-6 225 HP 220.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
20.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
3.0L I-6 225 HP 220.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Battery
heavy duty
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
19.8 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Adaptive Suspension
adaptive 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
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P215/60VR16.0BSW performance / P215/60VR16.0BSW performance AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum

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 / leatherette w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood
Dashboard Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
dual
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
brand AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
6-disc
Speakers
7 brand
Amplifier
amplifier
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
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
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
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.8 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
189.2 "
Exterior Width
70.9 "
Exterior Height
56.7 "
Wheelbase
110 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
18.5 '
Curb Weight
3,635 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.30
Front Legroom
44.0 "
Rear Legroom
34.3 "
Front Headroom
39.0 " / 36.9 "
Rear Headroom
37.4 " / 35.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.6 "
Passenger Volume
97 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.8 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Bumpers
body-colored with chrome insert
Bodyside Insert
chrome
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
96/80,780

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 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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