Research 1998 Lexus ES 300 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan


Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.10
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582


Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 105.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5
Length, Overall (in) 190.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.8
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.2


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7


Vehicle Name Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sdn
Vehicle Name Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut


Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.81
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.933
Clutch Size (in)


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3319


Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6