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2017 Lexus IS

At a Glance

Pricing $40,660 - $43,995
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 3.5l V6
Transmissions A6, A8
Fuel Economy 19-22 (city), 26-32 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 76
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What Changed:

IS 200t becomes the IS 300 (RWD). Horsepower is up slightly on 3.5 l models: 260 bhp on IS 300 AWD models and 311 bhp on IS 350 models.

Official Word:

A daring new styling direction, exciting performance and innovative technology defined the completely new Lexus IS that was introduced in 2013. Since then, sales of the luxury brand's entry-level sedan have surpassed expectations, outselling the previous-generation model, which was very popular in its own right. At the Beijing Auto Show today, Lexus has taken the covers off the new IS, armed with a fresh new look and a number of important changes. Because the original styling...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
IS 300 2 2.0l I4 T (241-bhp) A8 RWD 22/32/26 70 TBD
IS 300 AWD 2 3.5l V6 (260-bhp) A6 AWD 19/26/22 66 $40,660
IS 350 2 3.5l V6 (311-bhp) A8 RWD 19/28/23 76 $41,830
IS 350 AWD 2 3.5l V6 (311-bhp) A6 AWD 19/26/22 72 $43,995

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