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2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,322
11 listings nationwide

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2019 Lexus RC F
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$79,594
5 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...

2019 Lexus RC F
RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

After watching the steady sales of cars like the Audi RS5, BMW M3 and M4, and Mercedes-Benz C 63 Coupe, Lexus decided to throw its hat into the ring and introduced the RC F, an ultra-p...

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...
5
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."
2019 Lexus RC F
RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Lexus IS 350
AWD
2019 Lexus RC F
RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
311 hp @ 6,400 RPM
467 hp @ 7,100 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
389 lb-ft @ 5,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.8:1
12.3:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
5,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.52 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 --
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 4 seats
Front Legroom 44.8 in 45.4 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 27.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.8 cu ft 10.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 700 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.3 in 185.2 in
Width 79.8 in 81.5 in
Height 56.3 in 54.7 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 107.5 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
2019 Lexus RC F
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Caviar
  • Flare Yellow
  • Infrared
  • Matte Nebula Gray
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Sonic Titanium
  • Special Color - Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • 10TH Anniversary Package
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Leather Package
  • Led Headlamps W/Auto High Beam
  • Moonroof W/Power Tilt/Slide
  • Navigation System
  • Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Audio System
  • Performance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Wheels: 19" Hand Polish BBS 20-Spoke Forged Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" Hand Polished 20-Spoke Forged Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" Split 10-Spoke Forged Alloy

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