1998 Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sedan 4-Door Sedan Specs

4-Door Sedan
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan (CA/NY/MA/CT)
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 19 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 4dr Sdn (CA/NY/MA/CT)
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD, ECT-i intelligence

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3319
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 105.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 212 @ 4400
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 198 @ 5200
Displacement 3.0L/183
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.933
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.39
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.10
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system...
Front seat-mounted side-impact air bag supplemental restraint...
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Shift lock system w/recessed/covered shift lock button
Front/rear 3-point outboard seat belts w/adjustable anchor
Rear center lap belt
Force-limiting front seat belt pretensioners
Child safety rear door locks
Collapsible steering column
Front/rear crumple zones
Side-impact door beams
First aid kit

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 70,000
Drivetrain Years 6

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
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