2016 Lexus IS 300
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Exterior Dimensions
Starting at
$39,700
EPA - est City/Hwy
19/26
Engine
3.5L V6
Seats
5
Power
255 hp


2016 Lexus IS 300 Reviews From Owners
(2 Reviews)

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By Msbop6@yahoo.com

on Oct/16/16

2016 Lexus IS 300

Build Quality
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Reliability
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Fun-to-Drive
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Comfort
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Exterior Design
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Performance
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Interior
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Value
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Cute little ride!

This is our second Lexus and I highly suggest buying new. We got a used Lexus and absolutely loved it until the engine went out and stopped cold. Now this new one is under warrantee and we hopefully will never have that problem again. It is very comfortable and runs very smooth. But as mentioned in other reviews, the mouse is very distractible . Otherwise, great little car.

By Alex R.

on Oct/28/16

2016 Lexus IS 300

Build Quality
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Reliability
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Fun-to-Drive
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Comfort
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Exterior Design
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Performance
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Interior
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Value
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IS300 F Sport - stylish, fun, upscale

This IS 300 F Sport has been an absolute pleasure. While sport sedans today, including some of the others I tested before acquiring an IS, are somewhat watered-down for the most part, this one doesn't make compromises. It's a very comfortable place to be while still offering high levels of driver engagement, and it looks the part, too. Starting off, the sedan is pretty low to step into, which lets both driver and passenger know this is not a family sedan. It took me a couple of days to adjust to the step-in height, but it's certainly easy to live with. The seats hug you quite nicely and have soft Nuluxe upholstery - my example's seating is finished in Rioja Red, which contrasts nicely with the black surfaces on the dash and headliner. I love the analog clock and brushed-aluminum accents, which are sort of retro-looking. After starting the car the first thing you notice is the awesome F Sport instrument cluster, which is mostly a digital display. It looks sharp and is reconfigurable to show lots of trip data and even glows red when your RPM reaches a configurable threshold. The steering wheel is also fantastic and one of my favorite features of the car - it's wrapped in soft leather and is fairly chunky. The steering feel, too, is quite good for a modern car, providing enough resistance at speed to give me confidence around corners. Speaking of corners, this thing stays pretty flat and drama-free even at turning speeds I wouldn't dare attempt in my old Camry. And despite the V6 being detuned to 255 HP compared to the IS 350's 306 HP, this thing still has plenty of power and is satisfying to drive quickly. The intake sound amplifier also means the V6 really comes alive at higher RPMs - and it sounds quite nice! My only real gripes with this car have to do with the infotainment, which seems to have a lot of menus. The mouse-like controller can also take some getting used to - and I bet your passengers won't want to learn it. In addition, this thing rides well over most roads, but sometimes more broken pavement transmits some noise into the cabin than you might expect. The handling benefits of the suspension tuning as well as the composure on the highway far outweigh the slight downsides on crappy roads, for my taste - not to mention this thing is near-silent on any decent road anyway. All that said, this is a great small luxury car that seems designed to appeal to the enthusiast without overdoing it. If you're buying this car for a fun, engaging driving experience with some luxury touches, you won't be disappointed.



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Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • WHEELBASE
    110.2 Inches
  • OVERALL LENGTH
    183.7 Inches
  • WIDTH, MAX W/O MIRRORS
    79.8 Inches
  • OVERALL HEIGHT
    56.3 Inches
  • MIN GROUND CLEARANCE
    5.1 Inches
  • BASE CURB WEIGHT
    3737 pounds


Interior Dimensions

Interior Dimensions

  • Passenger Capacity
    5
  • Front Leg Room
    44.8 Inches
  • Front Shoulder Room
    55.9 Inches
  • Second Leg Room
    32.2 Inches
  • Second Shoulder Room
    53.4 Inches
  • Cargo Volume
    13.8 cubic feet


Transmission

Transmission

  • Transmission Type
    AUTOMATIC
  • Final Drive Ratio
    3.77 Inches
  • Driven Wheels
    all wheel drive


Suspension

Suspension

  • Front Suspension Classification
    Independent
  • Rear Spring Type
    Coil Springs
  • Independent Suspension
    Four-wheel
  • Rear Suspension Classification
    Independent
  • Front Stabilizer Bar
    Yes
  • Front Spring Type
    Coil Springs
  • Rear Stabilizer Bar
    Yes


Wheels

Wheels

  • Tire Type
    All Season
  • Rear Tire Width
    225
  • Rear Tire Profile
    45
  • Rear Tire Speed Rating
    V
  • Front Tire Width
    225
  • Front Tire Profile
    40



Safety

Safety

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System:
    Yes
  • Head Airbags
    Front And Rear
  • Passenger Airbag Deactivation
    Occupant Sensing Deactivation
  • Side Airbags
    Dual Front
  • Knee Airbags
    Dual Front


Entertainment

Entertainment

  • Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
    Yes
  • Total Number Of Speakers
    15
  • Cd Player
    Single CD Player
  • Digital Audio Input
    Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
  • Cd Mp3 Playback
    Yes
  • Radio
    AM/FM HD Radio
  • Watts
    835


Exterior

Exterior Features

  • Exterior Entry Lights
    Exterior Entry Lighting
  • Exterior Mirror Adjustment
    Power
  • Heated Exterior Mirrors
    Yes
  • Turn Signal Side Mirrors
    Turn Signal In Mirrors


Interior

Interior Features

  • Rear Heat
    Rear Ventilation Ducts
  • Air Filtration
    Interior Air Filtration
  • Front Air Conditioning Zones
    Dual
  • Front Air Conditioning
    Automatic Climate Control
  • Air Filtration
    Interior Air Filtration


Mechanical

Mechanical

  • Engine
    3.5L V6 24 Valve Gas Premium Unleaded (required) 2GR-FSE
  • Front Suspension
    independent
  • Rear Suspension
    independent
  • Fuel Capacity
    17.4 galons
  • Rear Brake Type
    Ventilated Disc
  • Front Brake Type
    Ventilated Disc



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2016 Lexus IS 300 Features


Fuel Efficiency

  • CITY
    19 mpg
  • HIGHWAY
    26 mpg
  • EMISSIONS STANDARD
    Federal Tier 2 Bin 3
  • GREEN HOUSE GAS SCORE
    7
Market Value


2016 Lexus IS 300 Key Factors: Current Warranty

Warranty Terms Are Listed In Years/miles. Listed Details Represent Standard Offers. Programs May Vary By Model.


TYPE OF COVERAGE
REMAINING
  • BASIC
    4 years / 50,000 miles
    2 years
  • POWERTRAIN
    6 years / 70,000 miles
    4 years
  • CORROSION
    6 years / Unlimited miles
    4 years
  • ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
    4 years / Unlimited miles
    2 years



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