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2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. 2020 Lexus IS 300 Review

New 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia

2020 Alfa Romeo
Giulia

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New 2020 Lexus IS 300

2020 Lexus
IS 300

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MSRP*
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$39,400 to $74,500
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$38,560 to $41,010
Invoice* $37,463 to $69,755 $35,861 to $38,139
MPG - City 17 - 24 18 - 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 33 24 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Alfa Romeo Giulia than the Lexus IS 300. The Lexus IS 300 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Giulia.

Convenience
The Lexus IS 300 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Alfa Romeo Giulia, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Alfa Romeo Giulia is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus IS 300. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Alfa Romeo Giulia is much higher than that for the Lexus IS 300.

Dimensions
Since the Alfa Romeo Giulia is much wider than the Lexus IS 300, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Alfa Romeo Giulia takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus IS 300.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Alfa Romeo Giulia transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus IS 300.

Handling
The Alfa Romeo Giulia has a larger turning radius than the Lexus IS 300, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Alfa Romeo Giulia is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus IS 300.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Alfa Romeo Giulia and the Lexus IS 300.

Warranty
The Alfa Romeo Giulia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS 300.