Lexus
IS 300
2001
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2001 Lexus IS 300 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2001 Lexus IS 300 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2001 Lexus IS 300 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$30,805
Invoice *
$27,108
Engine
3.0L I-6 215 HP 218.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd E-Shift w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
23.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
3.0L I-6 215 HP 218.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd E-Shift w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Axle Ratio
3.91
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
17.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
Torsen
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
17.0 " silver aluminum / 16.0 "
Front Tires
P215/45ZR17.0BSW performance / P205/55VR16.0BSW 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, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
8-way / (8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
8-way / (8-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru
Seat Trim
cloth / Ecsaine simulated suede/leather
Door Trim
cloth w/carpet lower / Ecsaine simulated suede w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Trim
aluminum

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
express open/close
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
delay
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8 performance
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
integrated roof
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
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
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
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
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
10.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
176.6 "
Exterior Width
67.7 "
Exterior Height
54.9 "
Wheelbase
105 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
17.1 '
Curb Weight
3,270 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
42.7 "
Rear Legroom
30.2 "
Front Headroom
39.1 " / 37.8 "
Rear Headroom
37.7 " / 37.3 "
Front Hiproom
52.8 "
Rear Hiproom
53.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.5 "
Passenger Volume
89 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
10.1 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat monotone with gold trim
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

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2001 Lexus IS 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

Base 4dr Sedan
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT

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