Last post on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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Lexus IS 300, Lexus IS, Sedan
#3007 of 3008 Great Used Cars
Apr 05, 2011 (2:38 pm)
Late last summer I was doing some political volunteering. A co-volunteer and I were talking about cars. She was a college student and my daughter is in college. She loved my IS300, esp. since it had a rare stick. She knew they were great used cars. And, like me, she wanted a manual transmission. So for fun, we wasted a bit of time and surfed web to see where we could find a decent low mile IS300 with manual. There weren't many! But did find a couple out west. Don't know if she bought one, but she had all the info. And as CR and others have pointed out, the 1st generation ISs were very well built and make great used cars.
#3008 of 3008 Finally Replaced Battery at 126K
Nov 16, 2011 (6:15 am)
After 8 years/2 months of driving and about 126,000 miles I finally had to replace the original battery. Still have not had a single mechanical repair. Just routine maintenance. Added up all the maintenance, including snow tire-related charges, and it came out to $7012. Or about 5.57 cents per mile. Have done 25 oil changes, everyone with full synthetic oil.