Lexus IS 200t vs Lexus RC 200t Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2017 Lexus IS 200t
RWD
Chase Hammond Preview:

Lexus’ current propensity for dishing out wildly aggressive styling in order to rid itself of a certain stuffiness and sell more vehicles is old news by now. And yet the new 2017 IS 20...

2017 Lexus RC 200t
RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Lexus RC was introduced for the 2015 model year to compete with German coupes like the BMW 4 Series, Audi A5, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. While RC apparently stands for “Radical Cou...

Specs

2017 Lexus IS 200t
RWD
2017 Lexus RC 200t
RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
241 hp @ 5,800 RPM
241 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,650 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,650 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 44.8 in 45.4 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 27.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.8 cu ft 10.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 700 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.3 in 184.8 in
Width 79.8 in 81.5 in
Height 56.3 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 107.5 in

Available Options

2017 Lexus IS 200t
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Redline
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • F Sport Package
  • Luxury Package
  • Navigation Package with Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Navigation System Package
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Paint
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Park Assist
2017 Lexus RC 200t
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Infrared
  • Molten Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Special Color - Infrared or Ultrasonic Blue Mica
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Navigation System
  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • F Sport Package with Summer Tires
  • F Sport Package with Summer Tires (without Moonroof)
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front and Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Pre-Collision System
  • Moonroof with Power Tilt/Slide
  • Wheels: 19" F Sport Forged Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" x 8" Front and 19" x 9" Rear Aluminum Alloy

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