2004 Lexus SC 430 2-Door Convertible Specs

2-Door Convertible
MSRP based on 2-Door Convertible
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.3L
EPA Class Sub-Compact
Style Name 2dr Convertible
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 5-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission w/intelligence (ECT-i)-inc: OD, liquid-cooled transmission oil cooler

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3840
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.0
Second Head Room (in) 33.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.2
Second Leg Room (in) 27.1
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 46.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 177.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0
Liftover Height (in) 29.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.8

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600
Displacement 4.3L/262
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400
Fuel System SFI
Transmission
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Brakes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.26
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.47
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size T145/70D17
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone

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 No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Driver & front passenger frontal airbags
Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
3-point seat belts in all seating positions-inc: force-limiting...
Rear seat top tether anchors & ISO-FIX lower anchorage brackets
Vehicle skid control (VSC) w/on/off switch
Traction control (TRAC)
Four-sensor tire pressure warning system
Front/rear crumple zones
Front/rear 5-mph bumpers
Front/rear side-impact beams
Daytime running lamps
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
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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