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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,262
115 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
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300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,934
21 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,051
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

As sporty as it looks, the IS 350 has always been more cruiser than crusher. And while that’s not necessarily a bad thing, it’s hard to argue with a bit more power and performance. For...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

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

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
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Kevin writes:
The Infiniti Q 50 edges out its a competition in specific areas for me; especially the interior, safety and c...
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GuruXYRFZ writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2018 INFINITI Q50 Red Sport 400 RWD better.
"More plush. "
Value Ranked 2018 INFINITI Q50 Red Sport 400 RWD better.
"Much faster for the amount of money and zero maintenance fees."
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
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Torque
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.8:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 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 --
Rollover 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 10.8 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.3 in 185.7 in
Width 79.8 in 81.4 in
Height 56.3 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Navigation System
  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio System
  • F Sport Package
  • F Sport Package with Comfort Package
  • Comfort Package
  • Premium Paint
  • Intuitive Park Assist
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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