• (5.0) 4 reviews
  • MSRP: N/A
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 21
  • Engine: 290-hp, 4.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2000 Lexus SC 400

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Best car I've owned ever

by The Judge from Highland, CA on December 8, 2014

1995 vintage. Very quick , smooth ride. Built like a bullet. Still runs strong. Minor repairs over 120k total miles. Most recent repair was to the power steering pump. Motor Trend car of the year 1992. Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

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.

Powertrain

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.

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).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

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.

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