Tesla Model 3 vs. Lexus IS

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$46,000
$38,210 - $40,660

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.11 / 5
9 Reviews
4.56 / 5
16 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
271 hp
241 - 260 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
AC Permanent Magnet
3.5L V6 DOHC 24V Dual VVT
2.0L Turbo I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
44.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
38.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.2 in.
32.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
36.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 cu. ft.
10.8 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/40WR19 - P235/45WR18
P225/40YR18 - P225/45VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.2 in.
110.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.8 ft.
34.2 - 35.4 ft.

Length

Length
184.8 in.
184.3 in.

Width

Width
72.8 in.
71.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3838 lbs.
3583 - 3737 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
241 - 260 hp

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
236 - 258 ft. lbs.

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
123 mpg
23 - 27 mpg

City

City
128 mpg
19 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
117 mpg
26 - 32 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Tesla Model 3
Lexus IS

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97 ft³.
90.2 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3838 lbs.
3583 - 3737 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric
22 - 26 mpg.

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
19 - 22 mpg.

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
26 - 32 mpg.

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.00
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Premium Unleaded V-6

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
2.0 L/122 - 3.5 L/211

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Port/Direct Injection

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
6 - 8

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Automatic w/OD

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/40WR19 - P235/45WR18
3.52 - 4.60

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/40WR19 - P235/45WR18
2.04 - 2.72

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
1.40 - 1.86

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
1.00 - 1.46

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
0.71 - 1.23

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
0.58 - 1.00

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
3.17 - 4.06

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.8 ft.
3.13 - 3.77

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
6.8 - 8.0

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Double Wishbone

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Multi-Link

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Double Wishbone

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
Multi-Link

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in.
P225/40YR18 - P225/45VR17

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
P225/45VR17 - P255/35YR18

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
Compact

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.3 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.4 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
Compact in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.2 in.
Aluminum

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54 in.
Aluminum

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
52.4 in.
Steel

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.2 in.
Rack-Pinion

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
184.8 in.
34.2 - 35.4 ft.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in.
4-Wheel Disc

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.8 in.
4-Wheel

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
Yes

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.2 in.
Yes

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 ft³.
13.2 in.

EPA MPG Equivalent - City

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128
12.2 in.

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
117
17.4 gal.

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
123
38.2 in.

Battery Range

Battery Range
260 mi.
44.8 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Model 3
55.9 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
54.3 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
36.9 in.