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2002 Lexus RX300 Model Comparison

Base Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $35,705.00 $61,055.00 $29,435.00
Destination $575.00 $575.00 $545.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.0L V6 4.3L V8 3.0L I6
Horsepower 220 @ 5800 RPM 300 @ 5600 RPM 215 @ 5800 RPM
Torque 222 @ 4400 RPM 325 @ 3400 RPM 218 @ 3800 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2995 4293 2997
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.3 3.6 X 3.2 3.4 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18 18 18
Highway (mpg) 22 23 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3924.2 3840.5 3254.0
Wheelbase (in.) 103.1 103.1 105.1
Length (in.) 180.1 177.8 176.6
Width (in.) 71.5 72.0 67.9
Height (in.) 65.7 53.1 55.5
Track Front (in.) 61.6 61.0 58.9
Track Rear (in.) 61.0 60.4 58.5
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.7 N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.5 37.2 39.1
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.2 33.9 37.7
Front Legroom (in.) 40.7 43.6 42.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.4 27.1 30.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.8 53.8 52.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.0 46.6 53.5
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.2 55.7 52.8
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.2 49.5 53.9

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 140.6 75.0 89.2

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Tires 225/70R16 245/40R18 215/45R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A Std. N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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