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2020 Lexus RC F
RWD
2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
MSRP
$41,000
Invoice
$38,130
Average Price Paid
$40,613
113 listings nationwide

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2020 Lexus RC F
RWD
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300 AWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Lexus RC F
RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Lexus RC F takes the performance of the regular RC coupe and dials it up to eleven. It faces fierce competition from the Audi RS 5, BMW M4, Cadillac ATS-V, and Mercedes-Benz AMG C ...

2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The IS gets a much-needed massage for 2021 that concentrates on improving styling, handling, feel, and the infotainment system. These are exactly the things that have been holding the ...

Specs

2020 Lexus RC F
RWD
2021 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
472 hp @ 7,100 RPM
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
395 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.3:1
11.8:1
Displacement
5,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.52 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
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
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.4 in 44.8 in
Back Legroom 27.3 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.1 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 700 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185.4 in 185.4 in
Width 81.5 in 72.4 in
Height 54.7 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 110.2 in

Available Options

2020 Lexus RC F
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Flare Yellow
  • Infrared
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio System
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Performance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Special Color
  • Torque Vectoring Rear Differential
  • Triple Beam Led Headlamps W/Auto High Beam
  • Wheels: 19" Hand-Polished 20-Spoke Forged Alloy
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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