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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,916
14 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,499
1 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...

2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Like many of the cars built by Lexus, the GS can take on its German rivals when it comes to luxury and is arguably superior in terms of reliability and build quality, but just lacks a ...

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."
2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
writes:
Great car, not enough interior space for me.
Power Ranked 2019 Lexus LS 500 RWD better.
"Engine"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Lexus LS 500 RWD better.
"Larger vehicle, wider."
Value Ranked 2019 Lexus LS 500 RWD worse.
"Cost less."
5
writes:
Cost more...get status but...
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD better.
"Roomier...comfortable!"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD better.
"Genesis is a status symbol...wouldnt say it is a FAMILY car, not at all! But, then neither is the Lexus GS 350!"
writes:
Nicely finished car, but underwhelming power and performance. I had to really push it, sport mode was better ...
Power Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 400 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD better.
"Great acceleration and balance when called upon. It seems the engine is conservatively rated given its size/weight vs performance. Immediate response."
Handling Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 400 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD better.
"Not really designed as a race car, but handles quite nicely. Very predictable and crisp given its heft."

Specs

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.8:1
11.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard 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 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 42.3 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 36.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.8 cu ft 18.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.3 in 192.1 in
Width 79.8 in 72.4 in
Height 56.3 in 57.9 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
2018 Lexus GS 350
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Smoky Granite Mica

Option Packages

  • Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System
  • Leather Heated Steering Wheel and Gray Sapele Trim
  • Leather Heated Steering Wheel and Open Pore Trim
  • Leather Steering Wheel and Gray Sapele Trim
  • Leather Steering Wheel and Open Pore Trim
  • Premium Package
  • Intuitive Park Assist (IPA)
  • Wheels: 19" Split 5-Spoke Alloy

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