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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$38,889
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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
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330i NA Sedan RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,626
13 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.

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...

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.

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
writes:
The Infiniti Q 50 edges out its a competition in specific areas for me; especially the interior, safety and c...
15
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."
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

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
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 --
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 17 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 184.3 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

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
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD

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