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2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$39,065
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2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,198
70 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,750

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Redesigned for 2014, Lexus’s performance-oriented midsize enters 2015 with Siri Eyes Free and LED fog lights standard, otherwise basically unchanged. There’s also a few changes to opti...

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

For 2020, BMW expands the 3 Series lineup with a new trim. The compact 3 Series competes with mainstays like the Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Lexus IS. The base 330i carries o...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
40
writes:
This is my second IS 250. I love it.
20
writes:
Nice car, little tight in the drivers compartment for a big guy
300
writes:
Great car with great handling. Was surprised to feel the actual power it has. Comfortable
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
10
writes:
Inside is futuristic, the outside is a redesigned 2018 340i. Not much to say , great for anyone not a performa...

Specs

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
204 hp @ 6,400 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
185 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.03 in
3.23 in x 3.72 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 Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.8 in 42 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.8 cu ft 17 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,036 lbs --
Exterior
Length 183.7 in 185.7 in
Width 79.8 in 81.4 in
Height 56.3 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Deep Sea Mica
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Starfire Pearl
  • Ultra White

Option Packages

  • F-Sport Package
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Luxury Package
  • Luxury Package And Tech Package
  • Navigation Package W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Navigation System Package
  • Pre-Collision System W/Dynamic Radar Cruise CTRL
  • Premium Package
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Wheels: 18" Mesh Aluminum Alloy
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD

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