Lexus SC 2001

This generation of Lexus SC has been produced from January, 2001 to January, 2010. We can provide information about 2 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with classical rear wheel drive.

This Lexus is available with one petrol engine with displacement 4.3 litres and power of from 286 to 304 horsepower. All engines have a timing belt driven camshaft, which requires more frequent service than a timing chain, but replacing timing belt is less expensive, and these engines are generally slightly more fuel efficient and quieter (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with only with automatic gearbox.

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Lexus SC 2001 average fuel consumption in combined cycle is from 11.3 to 12 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Lexus SC 2001 version is Lexus SC 430 V8, consuming 11.3 litres of petrol per 100km.

Lexus SC 2001 CO2 emissions is approximately 287 grams per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.1 seconds has Lexus SC 430 V8 version, Lexus SC 430 is slower and reaching this speed only in 6.4 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 4.3 petrol 8-cylinder 286 hp version (Lexus SC 430) and the 4.3 petrol 8-cylinder 304 hp version (Lexus SC 430 V8).

Lenght of Lexus SC is 452 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Lexus SC is about 2 cm longer than Opel Vectra, but 2 cm shorter than Toyota Corolla sedan. Lexus SC gross weight is from 2055 to 2110 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 13 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Lexus SC trunk space is 135 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 450 litres.

This Lexus is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 12 500 €. Below you will find more detailed information about Lexus SC prices and costs.

Lexus SC modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption
Lexus SC 2001 4.3 430 Sep 2001 — Jan 2010 4.3 Petrol 286 HP 12.0 l/100km
Lexus SC 2001 4.3 430 V8 Jan 2001 — Dec 2005

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds
Most fuel efficient version

4.3 Petrol 304 HP 11.3 l/100km
Lexus SC service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Lexus SC prices

Lexus SC 2001 - 2010 cabrio price in Latvia is from 8500 € to 17000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Lexus SC price is very high - Lexus SC is almost two times more expensive then average cabrios of this age (compare cabrios 2001 - 2010 prices). Lexus SC high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Lexus could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

Lexus SC 2005 price 15 000 € 15 500 € 17 000 €
Lexus SC 2004 price 11 000 € 12 500 € 13 500 €
Lexus SC 2002 price 8500 € 9000 € 10 000 €

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Lexus SC 2001 features (options)

Percentage of Lexus SC with corresponding feature (option)

Metallic paint
Climate control
Xenon headlights
Tire pressure control
Leather upholstery
Electrically adjustable seats
Electrically adjustable steering wheel
Heated seats
Cruise control
Rain sensor
Rear parking sensors
Adjustable steering wheel
Bi-xenon lights

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