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2023 Lexus IS 300 AWD
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2023 Lexus IS
300 AWD
MSRP
$41,435
Invoice
$38,535
Average Price Paid
$41,435
187 listings nationwide

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2022 Lexus RC
300 AWD
MSRP
$45,510
Invoice
$42,324
Average Price Paid
$44,853
16 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2023 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Fair Price
$43,220
Good Price
$40,282
Great Price
$38,602
2022 Lexus RC
300 AWD
Fair Price
$45,365
Good Price
$43,236
Great Price
$42,018

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Lexus IS
300 AWD
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2022 Lexus RC
300 AWD
Natalie Harrington Preview:

Lexus may make mainstream luxury cars for people concerned with quality and longevity over performance, but a few models show the automaker’s motorsport pedigree. The RC coupe is one o...

Specs

2023 Lexus IS
300 AWD
2022 Lexus RC
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
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 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 Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional Optional
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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
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 10.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 700 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.4 in 185 in
Width 72.4 in 80.6 in
Height 56.7 in 55.1 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 107.5 in

Available Options

2023 Lexus IS
300 AWD
2022 Lexus RC
300 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Blue
  • Infrared
  • Obsidian

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Mark Levinson Surround Sound System
  • Moonroof W/Power Tilt/Slide
  • Navigation Package
  • Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Audio Package
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Paint (PC)
  • Premium Paint (PJ)
  • Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Wheels: 19" Split 10-Spoke Alloy

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