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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
$38,713
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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
$23,173
83 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
9 GOOD deals

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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
360
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...
10
writes:
One of the best driving sedans iv owned in a long time fun enough power for what it is an plenty of tuning opt...
Family Car Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD worse.
"4 doors more room and for those of us who live where it snows the awe system is nice to have "
Value Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD better.
"Insane power per dollar "

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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