Compare Lexus IS vs Lexus IS 500

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
5.0L V8 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
5.0L V8 Gas
Horsepower
241 hp @ 5200 rpm
472 hp @ 7100 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
395 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,715 lbs
3,748 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
23 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
365.4 miles
348 miles
Cruising Range Highway
539.4 miles
487.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.4 in
185.4 in
Height
56.5 in
56.5 in
Max Width
72.4 in
72.4 in
Front Width
62.2 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
62 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
110.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.8 in
44.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
32.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
36.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.4 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
54 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
10.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.2 ft
34.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
19" x 9.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/45VR18
P235/40YR19
Rear Tire
P235/45VR18
P265/35YR19
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Water
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Grecian Water
  • Infrared
  • Iridium
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • White w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles