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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 Lexus IS
300 AWD
MSRP
$41,050
Invoice
$38,178
Average Price Paid
$41,050
219 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
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300 AWD
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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,670
32 listings nationwide

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2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,446
15 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 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The Lexus IS enters its fourth generation of production, embodying lessons learned from the LC and RC. The 2021 IS targets enthusiast drivers and luxury buyers who might be thinking Ge...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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...
20
Earl writes:
This a picture of a two door (probably a convertible) and is shown with cheap wheel covers. The Lexus AWD conv...
Value Ranked 2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6 better.
"Fuel economy, first year depreciation and exterior appearance (the Lexus has fewer color options)."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6 worse.
"The Lexus is more comfortable in the front seats. Even though both cars are designed and built in the same plants; you are treated better at a Lexus dealership in the maintenance department."
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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 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Jay writes:
3.5 Engine screams
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Acura TLX FWD with A-Spec Package better.
"Low-slung lock"
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Acura TLX FWD with A-Spec Package better.
"More comfortable and faster"

Specs

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
2021 Lexus IS
300 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
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 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 --
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 44.8 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.8 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 184.3 in 185.4 in
Width 79.8 in 72.4 in
Height 56.3 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 110.2 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 (PC)
  • Intuitive Park Assist
2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Water
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica

Option Packages

  • Comfort Package
  • Intuitive Park Assist W/Auto Braking
  • Mark Levinson Audio System
  • Navigation Package
  • Navigation Package W/Mark Levinson Audio
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Intuitive Park Assist W/Panoramic View Monitor

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