1997 Lexus GS 300

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(4.7) 3 reviews
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Key Specs

of the 1997 Lexus GS 300. Base trim shown.

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(5.0)
Performance
(5.0)
Interior Design
(4.3)
Comfort
(5.0)
Reliability
(5.0)
Value For The Money
(4.7)

Latest Reviews

(4.0)

I really loved this car

by Shabazz from Covina on May 20, 2018

The vehicle treated me excellent . Reliable and economical, no major problems the whole time I owned it fun to drive. And had the smoothest ride ever. I should have kept it and handed it down to my ... Read full review

(5.0)

Everything that you look for in a car!

by DuaneH from New York on July 25, 2017

My car is nearly two decades old and still runs like she's in her prime. She have over 200k miles and everything still works fine. All she ever needs is gas and simple maintenance. The drive alone is ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 1997 Lexus GS 300 currently has 1 recall

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The GS 300 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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