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Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS
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$39,050
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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$41,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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2021 Polestar 2
2021 Polestar 2
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$59,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 96 MPGE
Hwy: 88 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
241 hp @ 5200 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
408 hp
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
487 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,715 lbs
3,472 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
27 MPG
92 MPGE
City
21 MPG
23 MPG
96 MPGE
Highway
31 MPG
35 MPG
88 MPGE

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
17.4 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
365.4 miles
400.2 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
539.4 miles
609 miles
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
N/A
78 kWh
Charge Time
N/A
N/A
8 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.4 in
184.5 in
181.3 in
Height
56.5 in
56.8 in
58.2 in
Max Width
72.4 in
71.3 in
73.2 in
Front Width
62.2 in
61.5 in
63.1 in
Rear Width
62 in
60.9 in
63 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
111.8 in
107.7 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
3.8 in
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.8 in
41.7 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
37.1 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.3 in
54.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
N/A
53.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
35.2 in
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
37.1 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.4 in
55 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
N/A
53.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
12.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
N/A
14.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"
19" x 9"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/45VR18
P225/45HR18
P245/45VR19
Rear Tire
P235/45VR18
P245/40HR18
P245/45VR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Water
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Black
  • Polar White
Void

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Magnesium
  • Midnight
  • Moon
  • Snow
  • Thunder

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Charcoal, WeaveTech w/Black Ash Deco Seating Surfaces
  • Slate, WeaveTech w/Black Ash Deco Seating Surfaces

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Barley, Ventilated Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
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