6 reviews
2004 Lexus IS 300
2004 Lexus IS 300
Available Price Range $4,602-$11,722 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 21 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2004 Lexus IS 300

Our Take

Introduced for the 2001 model year, the sporty, compact, rear-wheel-drive Lexus IS 300 was meant to be a noteworthy rival to BMW’s 3 Series and other European sport sedans. An IS 300 SportCross body style joined the original IS 300 sedan later that season. In 2002, Lexus added a manual-shif... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Instrument layout
  • Interior space
  • No manual shift for SportCross

Notable Features

  • 215-hp engine
  • E-Shift automatic transmission
  • Available manual gearbox in sedan
  • RWD layout
  • Available SportCross wagon


Consumer Reviews


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by Police officer from south florida on December 2, 2007

Purchased car as lexus certified pre-owned. No complaints so far. Handles better than my previous 03' wrx, not as fast off the line though. Seats are very comfortable and supportive. Tranny shifts so ... Read Full Review


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