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Pros
  • Multi-link suspension on all four corners
  • Surprisingly good handling for a large sedan
  • Up to 550hp and 868Nm of torque (CT6-V)
  • Down to very low 1.7L/100km fuel consumption (PHEV)
  • Fantastic infotainment system
  • Lots of standard driver-assistance features
  • Excellent ride quality
  • New V8-powered IS 500 F Sport
Cons
  • Lack of storage space
  • Awkward touchpad controller

Variants

2.0T
2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV
2.0T PHEV
3.0T V6 AWD
3.6L V6 AWD
CT6-V Blackwing
IS 300
IS 300 AWD
IS 350
IS 350 AWD
IS 500 F Sport

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
2.0T433 L / 15.3 cu-ft2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV310 L / 10.9 cu-ft2.0T PHEV300 L / 10.6 cu-ft3.0T V6 AWD433 L / 15.3 cu-ft3.6L V6 AWD433 L / 15.3 cu-ftCT6-V Blackwing447 L / 15.8 cu-ft
306 L / 10.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.0T8.6 L / 9.1 qt2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV8.6 L / 9.1 qt2.0T PHEV9.8 L / 10.4 qt3.0T V6 AWD10.6 L / 11.2 qt3.6L V6 AWD9.8 L / 10.4 qtCT6-V Blackwing10.9 L / 11.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.0T4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0T PHEV4.7 L / 5.0 qt3.0T V6 AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qt3.6L V6 AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT6-V Blackwing9.5 L / 10.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
2.0T74.0 L / 19.5 gal2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV59.0 L / 15.6 gal2.0T PHEV59.0 L / 15.6 gal3.0T V6 AWD74.0 L / 19.5 gal3.6L V6 AWD74.0 L / 19.5 galCT6-V Blackwing73.0 L / 19.3 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
Ventilated discs2.0T13.6 in2.0T PHEV14.5 in
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
Ventilated discs2.0T12.4 in2.0T PHEV13.3 in
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
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/45 R19; 245/40 R202.0T235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R202.0T (340 Hp) PHEVFront wheel tires: 235/50 R18 Rear wheel tires: 265/45 R182.0T PHEV235/50 R183.0T V6 AWD235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R203.6L V6 AWD235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R20CT6-V Blackwing245/40 ZR20
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
2.0T12.2 m / 40.0 ft2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV12.2 m / 40.0 ft2.0T PHEV12.2 m / 40.0 ft3.0T V6 AWD11.3 m / 37.1 ft3.6L V6 AWD12.2 m / 40.0 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
2.0T4-door Sedan2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan2.0T PHEV4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan3.0T V6 AWD4-door Sedan3.6L V6 AWD4-door SedanCT6-V Blackwing4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
140 mm / 5.5 in
Size | Height
2.0T1472 mm / 58.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1500 mm / 59.1 in2.0T PHEV1472 mm / 58.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1472 mm / 58.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1472 mm / 58.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1473 mm / 58.0 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
2.0T5184 mm / 204.1 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV5179 mm / 203.9 in2.0T PHEV5184 mm / 204.1 in3.0T V6 AWD5184 mm / 204.1 in3.6L V6 AWD5184 mm / 204.1 inCT6-V Blackwing5227 mm / 205.8 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
2.0T1879 mm / 74.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1879 mm / 74.0 in2.0T PHEV1879 mm / 74.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1879 mm / 74.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1879 mm / 74.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1880 mm / 74.0 in
1839 mm / 72.4 in (mirror folded)
Track Width | Front
2.0T1610.0 mm / 63.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0T PHEV1610.0 mm / 63.4 in3.0T V6 AWD1610.0 mm / 63.4 in3.6L V6 AWD1610.0 mm / 63.4 inCT6-V Blackwing1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
Track Width | Rear
2.0T1626.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1640.0 mm / 64.6 in2.0T PHEV1626.0 mm / 64.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
2.0T1659.0 kg / 3657.5 lbs2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2000.0 kg / 4409.2 lbs2.0T PHEV2055.0 kg / 4530.5 lbs3.0T V6 AWD1853.0 kg / 4085.2 lbs3.6L V6 AWD1781.0 kg / 3926.4 lbsCT6-V Blackwing2032.0 kg / 4479.8 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
2.0T8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 202.0T (340 Hp) PHEVFront wheel rims: 18 Rear wheel rims: 182.0T PHEV8J x 183.0T V6 AWD8J x 18, 8.5J x 19J, 8.5J x 203.6L V6 AWD8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 20CT6-V Blackwing20 in
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
3109 mm / 122.4 in
2799 mm / 110.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
2.0T5.2 sec2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV5.1 sec2.0T PHEV5.2 secCT6-V Blackwing3.8 sec
IS 3006.9 secIS 300 AWD6.1 secIS 3505.6 secIS 350 AWD5.7 secIS 500 F Sport4.2 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
IS 3000.28IS 300 AWD0.29IS 3500.28IS 350 AWD0.29IS 500 F Sport0.30
Fuel Economy
2.0T9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1.7 L/100km / 138.4 MPG (combined)2.0T PHEV9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)3.0T V6 AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)3.6L V6 AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)CT6-V Blackwing16.8 L/100km / 14.0 MPG (urban) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 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
2.0TFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVRear-wheel drive2.0T PHEVFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive3.0T V6 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive3.6L V6 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveCT6-V BlackwingAll-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
2.0TLTG2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVLTG2.0T PHEVLTG3.0T V6 AWDLGW3.6L V6 AWDLGXCT6-V BlackwingLTA
IS 3008AR-FTSIS 300 AWD2GR-FKSIS 3502GR-FKSIS 350 AWD2GR-FKSIS 500 F Sport2UR-GSE
Engine | Bore
2.0T86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0T V6 AWD86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.6L V6 AWD95.0 mm / 3.7 inCT6-V Blackwing86.0 mm / 3.4 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
2.0T9.5:12.0T (340 Hp) PHEV9.5:12.0T PHEV9.5:13.0T V6 AWD9.8:13.6L V6 AWD11.5:1CT6-V Blackwing9.8:1
IS 30010.0:1IS 300 AWD11.8:1IS 35011.8:1IS 350 AWD11.8:1IS 500 F Sport12.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0T2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc2.0T PHEV2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc3.0T V6 AWD3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 cc3.6L V6 AWD3.6 L / 222.7 cu-in / 3649.0 ccCT6-V Blackwing4.2 L / 255.8 cu-in / 4192.0 cc
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
2.0T269.0 hp / 200.6 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV276.0 hp / 205.8 kW @ 5300 rpm + 116.0 hp / 86.5 kW (electric motor)2.0T PHEV265.0 hp / 197.6 kW + 100.0 hp / 74.6 kW (electric motor)3.0T V6 AWD409.0 hp / 305.0 kW @ 5700 rpm3.6L V6 AWD340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 6800 rpmCT6-V Blackwing550.0 hp / 410.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
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 | Redline
2.0T7000 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV7000 rpm2.0T PHEV7000 rpm3.0T V6 AWD6500 rpm3.6L V6 AWD7200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
2.0T134.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV138.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in2.0T PHEV132.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in3.0T V6 AWD136.8 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in3.6L V6 AWD93.2 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inCT6-V Blackwing131.2 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in
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
2.0T86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0T V6 AWD85.6 mm / 3.4 in3.6L V6 AWD85.8 mm / 3.4 inCT6-V Blackwing90.2 mm / 3.6 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
2.0T400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4500 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4300 rpm + 270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft2.0T PHEV400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft3.0T V6 AWD542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 2500-5100 rpm3.6L V6 AWD385 Nm / 284.0 lb-ft @ 5300 rpmCT6-V Blackwing868 Nm / 640.2 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
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
2.0TTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0T PHEVTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.0T V6 AWDBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.6L V6 AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT6-V BlackwingBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 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
Fuel Capacity
73.8 L
Transmission | Gears
10-speed2.0T8-speed2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV8-speed2.0T PHEV8-speed3.0T V6 AWD8-speed3.6L V6 AWD8-speedCT6-V Blackwing10-speed
IS 3008-speedIS 300 AWD6-speedIS 3508-speedIS 350 AWD6-speedIS 500 F Sport8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic2.0TAutomatic Hydra-Matic2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVe-CVT2.0T PHEVe-CVT3.0T V6 AWDAutomatic Hydra-Matic3.6L V6 AWDAutomatic Hydra-MaticCT6-V BlackwingAutomatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2.0T2016 ~ 20202.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2016 ~ 20202.0T PHEV2017 ~ 20183.0T V6 AWD2016 ~ 20203.6L V6 AWD2016 ~ 2020CT6-V Blackwing2018 ~ 2020
2020-10IS 3002020IS 300 AWD2020IS 3502020IS 350 AWD2020IS 500 F Sport2021
Debut
2015 New York Auto Show
2020-06-15 2020 facelift
Made In
US: Michigan; China: Shanghai
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