Lexus IS 350 vs Lexus IS C Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2018 Lexus IS 350
CarGurus Instant Market Value
18 listings nationwide


2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
23 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
4 GOOD deals


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Lexus IS 350
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...

2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Lexus’s IS hardtop convertible stays the course yet again, receiving only minor updates for 2015 despite a redesigned IS sedan for 2014. The IS C has been around since 2010 and is ther...

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

2018 Lexus IS 350
The Infiniti Q 50 edges out its a competition in specific areas for me; especially the interior, safety and c...
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."
2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
No User Reviews


2018 Lexus IS 350
2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.1 gal
Fuel Type
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
204 hp @ 6,400 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
185 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.27 in x 3.03 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags 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 --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 44.8 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 25.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.8 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Length 184.3 in 182.5 in
Width 79.8 in 70.9 in
Height 56.3 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 107.5 in

Available Options

2018 Lexus IS 350

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
2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • F Sport Performance Exhaust Upgrade
  • Bi-Xenon High Intensity Headlamps
  • F-Sport Brake Upgrade
  • F-Sport Package W/As Tires
  • F-Sport Package W/Summer Tires
  • F-Sport Suspension Upgrade
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Luxury Package
  • Navigation System Package
  • Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Pre-Collision System
  • Windscreen
  • Wheels: 18" Liquid Graphite Finish W/As Tires
  • Wheels: 18" Liquid Graphite Finish W/Summer Tires

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