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Compare Lexus IS 3 facelift [IS 300] vs Hyundai Sonata 8 [1.6 T-GDI AT]

Reviews

Neo score
81%
37%
Pros
  • Fantastic infotainment system
  • Lots of standard driver-assistance features
  • Excellent ride quality
  • New V8-powered IS 500 F Sport
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • Decent performance
  • Decent exterior styling
Cons
  • Lack of storage space
  • Awkward touchpad controller
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

MSRP
39000 USD
23600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

IS 300
IS 300 AWD
IS 350
IS 350 AWD
IS 500 F Sport
1.6 T-GDI AT
2.0 GDI Hybrid AT
2.5 GDI AT
2.5 Turbo GDI AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
306 L / 10.8 cu-ft
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
442 kg / 974 lbs
462 kg / 1019 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 335.28 mm
Vented 12"
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 297.18 mm
solid 11.2"
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
13.27x
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/45 R18
235/45 R18
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft
36.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
140 mm / 5.5 in
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1435 mm
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
4705 mm
4900 mm / 192.9 in
Size | Width
1839 mm / 72.4 in (mirror folded)
1859 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
Weight
1685.0 kg / 3714.8 lbs
1465.0 kg / 3229.8 lbs
Wheel Size
18 or 19 inches
7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2799 mm / 110.2 in
2840 mm / 111.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.9 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
0.27
Fuel Economy
9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (urban) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (highway)
7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
LEV III ULEV
ULEV 70
Engine
8AR-FTS
Engine | Bore
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc
Engine | Power
241.0 hp / 179.7 kW @ 5200-5800 rpm
180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
120.6 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1650-4400 rpm
264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2020
2020
Debut
2020-06-15 2020 facelift
2019-03
Made In
South Korea, US, China
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