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Compare Cadillac CT4 vs Lexus IS 3 facelift

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Neoscore
85%
81%
Pros
  • Beautiful design
  • Good build quality
  • Superb performance in the CT4-V
  • Fantastic infotainment system
  • Lots of standard driver-assistance features
  • Excellent ride quality
  • New V8-powered IS 500 F Sport
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Low cargo capacity
  • Lack of storage space
  • Awkward touchpad controller

Variants

2.0 Turbo
2.0 Turbo AWD
2.7 Turbo
2.7 Turbo AWD
CT4-V
CT4-V BLACKWING
IS 300
IS 300 AWD
IS 350
IS 350 AWD
IS 500 F Sport

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
303 L / 10.7 cu-ft
306 L / 10.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.0 Turbo10.4 L / 11.0 qt2.0 Turbo AWD10.4 L / 11.0 qt2.7 Turbo13.0 L / 13.7 qt2.7 Turbo AWD13.0 L / 13.7 qtCT4-V13.0 L / 13.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.0 Turbo5.0 L / 5.3 qt2.0 Turbo AWD5.0 L / 5.3 qt2.7 Turbo5.7 L / 6.0 qt2.7 Turbo AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT4-V5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT4-V BLACKWING6.6 L / 7.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
IS 300442 kg / 974 lbsIS 300 AWD435 kg / 959 lbsIS 350432 kg / 952 lbsIS 350 AWD426 kg / 939 lbsIS 500 F Sport420 kg / 926 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
2.0 TurboVentilated discs, 300 mm2.0 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 300 mm2.7 TurboVentilated discs, 300 mm2.7 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 300 mmCT4-VVentilated discs, 321 mmCT4-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 380x34 mm
IS 300Ventilated discs, 335.28 mmIS 300 AWDVentilated discs, 335.28 mmIS 350Ventilated discs, 335.28 mmIS 350 AWDVentilated discs, 335.28 mmIS 500 F SportVentilated discs, 355.6 mm
Brakes | Rear
2.0 TurboVentilated discs, 315 mm2.0 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 315 mm2.7 TurboVentilated discs, 315 mm2.7 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 315 mmCT4-VVentilated discs, 315 mmCT4-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 340.5x28 mm
IS 300Ventilated discs, 297.18 mmIS 300 AWDVentilated discs, 297.18 mmIS 350Ventilated discs, 297.18 mmIS 350 AWDVentilated discs, 297.18 mmIS 500 F SportVentilated discs, 322.58 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
2.0 Turbo225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.0 Turbo AWD225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.7 Turbo225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.7 Turbo AWD225/45 R17, 235/40 R18CT4-V235/40 R18CT4-V BLACKWINGFront wheel tires: 255/35 R18 Rear wheel tires: 275/35 R18
IS 300235/45 R18IS 300 AWD235/45 R18IS 350Front wheel tires: 235/40 R19 Rear wheel tires: 265/35 R19IS 350 AWDFront wheel tires: 235/40 R19 Rear wheel tires: 265/35 R19IS 500 F SportFront wheel tires: 235/40 R19 Rear wheel tires: 265/35 R19
Turning Circle
2.0 Turbo11.3 m / 37.1 ft2.0 Turbo AWD11.6 m / 38.0 ft2.7 Turbo11.3 m / 37.1 ft2.7 Turbo AWD11.6 m / 38.0 ftCT4-V11.3 m / 37.1 ft
IS 30010.4 m / 34.1 ftIS 300 AWD10.8 m / 35.4 ftIS 35010.4 m / 34.1 ftIS 350 AWD10.8 m / 35.4 ftIS 500 F Sport10.4 m / 34.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
140 mm / 5.5 in
Size | Height
2.0 Turbo1423 mm / 56.0 in2.0 Turbo AWD1423 mm / 56.0 in2.7 Turbo1423 mm / 56.0 in2.7 Turbo AWD1423 mm / 56.0 inCT4-V1423 mm / 56.0 inCT4-V BLACKWING1422 mm / 56.0 in
1435 mmIS 3001435 mm / 56.5 inIS 300 AWD1440 mm / 56.7 inIS 3501435 mm / 56.5 inIS 350 AWD1440 mm / 56.7 inIS 500 F Sport1435 mm / 56.5 in
Size | Length
2.0 Turbo4756 mm / 187.2 in2.0 Turbo AWD4756 mm / 187.2 in2.7 Turbo4756 mm / 187.2 in2.7 Turbo AWD4756 mm / 187.2 inCT4-V4756 mm / 187.2 inCT4-V BLACKWING4755 mm / 187.2 in
4705 mmIS 3004710 mm / 185.4 inIS 300 AWD4710 mm / 185.4 inIS 3504710 mm / 185.4 inIS 350 AWD4710 mm / 185.4 inIS 500 F Sport4757 mm / 187.3 in
Size | Width
2.0 Turbo1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.0 Turbo AWD1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.7 Turbo1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.7 Turbo AWD1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)CT4-V1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)CT4-V BLACKWING1814 mm / 71.4 in
1839 mm / 72.4 in (mirror folded)
Track Width | Front
1532.0 mm / 60.3 in
1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1568.0 mm / 61.7 in
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
2.0 Turbo1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.0 Turbo AWD1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.7 Turbo1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.7 Turbo AWD1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbsCT4-V1640.0 kg / 3615.6 lbs
IS 3001685.0 kg / 3714.8 lbsIS 300 AWD1745.0 kg / 3847.1 lbsIS 3501700.0 kg / 3747.9 lbsIS 350 AWD1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbsIS 500 F Sport1765.0 kg / 3891.2 lbs
Wheel Size
2.0 Turbo8J x 17, 8 J x 182.0 Turbo AWD8J x 17, 8 J x 182.7 Turbo17J x 17, 18J x 182.7 Turbo AWD17J x 17, 18J x 18CT4-V8.0J x 18CT4-V BLACKWINGFront wheel rims: 9J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 18
18 or 19 inchesIS 3008.5J x 18IS 300 AWD8.5J x 18IS 350Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 19IS 350 AWDFront wheel rims: 8.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 19IS 500 F SportFront wheel rims: 8.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 19
Wheelbase
2775 mm2.0 Turbo2775 mm / 109.3 in2.0 Turbo AWD2775 mm / 109.3 in2.7 Turbo2775 mm / 109.3 in2.7 Turbo AWD2775 mm / 109.3 inCT4-V2775 mm / 109.3 inCT4-V BLACKWING2776 mm / 109.3 in
2799 mm / 110.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
IS 3006.9 secIS 300 AWD6.1 secIS 3505.6 secIS 350 AWD5.7 secIS 500 F Sport4.2 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
IS 3000.28IS 300 AWD0.29IS 3500.28IS 350 AWD0.29IS 500 F Sport0.30
Fuel Economy
2.0 Turbo8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)2.0 Turbo AWD8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)2.7 Turbo11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)2.7 Turbo AWD11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (highway)CT4-V11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
IS 3009.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (urban) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (highway)IS 300 AWD10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (combined) | 12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)IS 35010.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (highway)IS 350 AWD10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (combined) | 12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)IS 500 F Sport11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (combined) | 13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
IS 300230.0 km/h / 142.9 mphIS 300 AWD230.0 km/h / 142.9 mphIS 350230.0 km/h / 142.9 mphIS 350 AWD230.0 km/h / 142.9 mphIS 500 F Sport240.0 km/h / 149.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
2.0 TurboRear-wheel drive2.0 Turbo AWDAll-wheel drive2.7 TurboRear-wheel drive2.7 Turbo AWDAll-wheel driveCT4-VRear-wheel driveCT4-V BLACKWINGFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
IS 300Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveIS 300 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveIS 350Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveIS 350 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveIS 500 F SportFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
LEV III ULEV
Engine
2.0 TurboLSY2.0 Turbo AWDLSY2.7 TurboL3B2.7 Turbo AWDL3BCT4-VL3BCT4-V BLACKWINGLF4
IS 3008AR-FTSIS 300 AWD2GR-FKSIS 3502GR-FKSIS 350 AWD2GR-FKSIS 500 F Sport2UR-GSE
Engine | Bore
2.0 Turbo83.0 mm / 3.3 in2.0 Turbo AWD83.0 mm / 3.3 in2.7 Turbo92.5 mm / 3.6 in2.7 Turbo AWD92.5 mm / 3.6 inCT4-V92.2 mm / 3.6 inCT4-V BLACKWING94.0 mm / 3.7 in
IS 30086.0 mm / 3.4 inIS 300 AWD94.0 mm / 3.7 inIS 35094.0 mm / 3.7 inIS 350 AWD94.0 mm / 3.7 inIS 500 F Sport94.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
2.0 Turbo10:12.0 Turbo AWD10:1
IS 30010.0:1IS 300 AWD11.8:1IS 35011.8:1IS 350 AWD11.8:1IS 500 F Sport12.3:1
Engine | Displacement
IS 3002.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 ccIS 300 AWD3.5 L / 210.9 cu-in / 3456.0 ccIS 3503.5 L / 210.9 cu-in / 3456.0 ccIS 350 AWD3.5 L / 210.9 cu-in / 3456.0 ccIS 500 F Sport5.0 L / 303.2 cu-in / 4969.0 cc
Engine | Power
2.0 Turbo240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 5000 rpm2.0 Turbo AWD240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 5000 rpm2.7 Turbo309.0 hp / 230.4 kW @ 5600 rpm2.7 Turbo AWD309.0 hp / 230.4 kW @ 5600 rpmCT4-V329.0 hp / 245.3 kW @ 5600 rpmCT4-V BLACKWING472.0 hp / 352.0 kW
IS 300241.0 hp / 179.7 kW @ 5200-5800 rpmIS 300 AWD260.0 hp / 193.9 kW @ 6600 rpmIS 350311.0 hp / 231.9 kW @ 6600 rpmIS 350 AWD311.0 hp / 231.9 kW @ 6600 rpmIS 500 F Sport472.0 hp / 352.0 kW @ 7100 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
IS 300120.6 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-inIS 300 AWD75.2 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-inIS 35090.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inIS 350 AWD90.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inIS 500 F Sport95.0 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
2.0 Turbo92.3 mm / 3.6 in2.0 Turbo AWD92.3 mm / 3.6 in2.7 Turbo102.0 mm / 4.0 in2.7 Turbo AWD102.0 mm / 4.0 inCT4-V102.0 mm / 4.0 inCT4-V BLACKWING85.6 mm / 3.4 in
IS 30086.0 mm / 3.4 inIS 300 AWD83.1 mm / 3.3 inIS 35083.1 mm / 3.3 inIS 350 AWD83.1 mm / 3.3 inIS 500 F Sport89.4 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
2.0 Turbo350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.0 Turbo AWD350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.7 Turbo472 Nm / 348.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm2.7 Turbo AWD472 Nm / 348.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpmCT4-V515 Nm / 379.8 lb-ft @ 1800 rpmCT4-V BLACKWING603 Nm / 444.7 lb-ft
IS 300350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1650-4400 rpmIS 300 AWD320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 2000-4800 rpmIS 350380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 4800 rpmIS 350 AWD380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 4800 rpmIS 500 F Sport536 Nm / 395.3 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Engine | Type
2.0 TurboTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 Turbo AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.7 TurboTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.7 Turbo AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinderCT4-VTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT4-V BLACKWINGBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
IS 300Bi-turbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderIS 300 AWDNaturally-aspirated direct- and multi-port-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderIS 350Naturally-aspirated direct- and multi-port-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderIS 350 AWDNaturally-aspirated direct- and multi-port-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderIS 500 F SportNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Final Drive
2.85
Transmission | Gears
2.0 Turbo8-speed2.0 Turbo AWD8-speed2.7 Turbo10-speed2.7 Turbo AWD10-speedCT4-V10-speedCT4-V BLACKWING10-speed
IS 3008-speedIS 300 AWD6-speedIS 3508-speedIS 350 AWD6-speedIS 500 F Sport8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2.0 Turbo20192.0 Turbo AWD20192.7 Turbo20192.7 Turbo AWD2019CT4-V2019CT4-V BLACKWING2021
2020-10IS 3002020IS 300 AWD2020IS 3502020IS 350 AWD2020IS 500 F Sport2021
Debut
2019-10
2020-06-15 2020 facelift
Made In
US: Michigan, China: Shanghai
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