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Lexus IS
2020 Lexus IS
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$38,560
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7.6
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2020 Tesla Model 3
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 148 MPG
Hwy: 132 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
241 hp @ 5800 rpm
N/A
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40YR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P255/35YR18
P235/45WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
141 MPG
City
21 MPG
148 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
132 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
365.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
522 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.3 in
184.8 in
Height
56.3 in
56.8 in
Max Width
71.3 in
72.8 in
Front Width
60.4 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.8 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.4 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
52.4 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,583 lbs
3,552 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
15 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Redline
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Chateau, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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