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2016 Lexus IS 300View 2017 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2016 Lexus IS 300 Overview (See Available Styles)

New/Notable
  • New model is a part of Lexus' IS series of sedans
  • New 255-hp, 3.5L V-6 engine
  • Available F Sport Package includes unique styling, tuned suspension, and premium interior
The 2016 IS 300 is the latest addition to the IS class of luxury sport sedans. The sedan has an available F Sport Package, which includes unique exterior styling, sport-tuned suspension, and more premium interior features. It competes with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3-Series, and Audi A4.

Two trims are available: base and F Sport.

With its massive spindle grill and sharp angled headlights, the IS 300 is an eye-catching sport sedan that prominently features the Lexus “L-finesse” design language. Standard features include a power moonroof, Xenon HID headlights, LEDs for the daytime running lights and fog lights, and heated side mirrors. LED headlights and unique 18-inch wheels are also available.

Powering the IS 300 is a 255-hp, 3.5L V-6 engine with an impressive 236 foot-pounds of torque. It also features a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and all-wheel drive is standard. Fuel economy for the IS 300 is an EPA-estimated 19/26 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the IS 300 has a great selection of colors and available packages for its luxurious interior. The driver-centric cabin comes standard with front bucket seats, heated front seats, a versatile 60/40-split folding backseat, and an audio system with a 7-inch screen, USB ports, and Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio. A tilt/telescoping steering wheel, push-button start, and automatic climate control come standard as well. Available features include leather upholstery, wood dashboard, a memory seat, heated steering wheel, heated/ventilated front seats, adaptive cruise control, an integrated navigation system, and a Mark Levinson premium audio system.

The Lexus IS 300 earned a full 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the NHTSA. Every IS 300 is equipped with 10 airbags, antilock brakes, and an electronic stability system. A pre-collision system, blind spot warning, and lane departure warning are available as well.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 19 MPG
  • Highway: 26 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
5/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

1 of 1 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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