Lexus RC 200t vs Lexus RC 300 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2017 Lexus RC 200t
RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Lexus RC was introduced for the 2015 model year to compete with German coupes like the BMW 4 Series, Audi A5, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. While RC apparently stands for “Radical Cou...

2018 Lexus RC 300
AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The 2018 Lexus RC 300 artfully blends performance and luxury in an attractive coupe silhouette. For 2018, the RC 300 gets new standard technology and a light bump in power. Overall, t...

Specs

2017 Lexus RC 200t
RWD
2018 Lexus RC 300
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
241 hp @ 5,800 RPM
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,650 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 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
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
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 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 45.4 in 45.4 in
Back Legroom 27.3 in 27.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.4 cu ft 10.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 700 lbs 700 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.8 in 184.8 in
Width 81.5 in 81.5 in
Height 54.9 in 55.1 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 107.5 in

Available Options

2017 Lexus RC 200t
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Infrared
  • Molten Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Special Color - Infrared or Ultrasonic Blue Mica
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Navigation System
  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • F Sport Package with Summer Tires
  • F Sport Package with Summer Tires (without Moonroof)
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front and Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Pre-Collision System
  • Moonroof with Power Tilt/Slide
  • Wheels: 19" F Sport Forged Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" x 8" Front and 19" x 9" Rear Aluminum Alloy
2018 Lexus RC 300
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Infrared
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Special Color - Infrared or Ultrasonic Blue Mica

Option Packages

  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Black Line Special Edition with All Season Tires
  • Navigation System Package
  • Front & Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Moonroof with Power Tilt/Slide
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Aluminum Alloy

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