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Compare Lexus IS 3 facelift [IS 300] vs BMW M3 G80 [M3]

Reviews

Neo score
81%
77%
Pros
  • Fantastic infotainment system
  • Lots of standard driver-assistance features
  • Excellent ride quality
  • New V8-powered IS 500 F Sport
  • Great S58 engine
  • Good performance
  • Very high price
Cons
  • Lack of storage space
  • Awkward touchpad controller
  • Very ugly front end

Price

MSRP
39000 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

IS 300
IS 300 AWD
IS 350
IS 350 AWD
IS 500 F Sport
M3
M3 Competition
M3 Competition xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
306 L / 10.8 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
442 kg / 974 lbs
505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 335.28 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 297.18 mm
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
15
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/45 R18
275/40 ZR18 103Y XL (front) / 285/35 ZR19 103Y XL
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft
12.2 m

Construction

Battery | Capacity
70 Ah
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
140 mm / 5.5 in
120 mm
Size | Height
1435 mm / 56.5 in
1433 mm
Size | Length
4710 mm / 185.4 in
4794 mm / 188.7 in
Size | Width
1839 mm / 72.4 in (mirror folded)
1903 mm
Track Width | Front
1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
1685.0 kg / 3714.8 lbs
1780 kg
Wheel Size
8.5J x 18
Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19
Wheelbase
2799 mm / 110.2 in
2857 mm / 112.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.4 sec
4.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.9 sec
4.0 sec
CO2 Emission
248 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
0.33
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)
10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
LEV III ULEV
Euro 6d
Engine
8AR-FTS
S58B30T0
Engine | Bore
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
Engine | Power
241.0 hp / 179.7 kW @ 5200-5800 rpm
480.0 hp / 357.9 kW @ 6250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
120.6 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
160.4 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1650-4400 rpm
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2650-6130 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
59 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Manual

Production

Availability
2020-10
2020
Debut
2020-06-15 2020 facelift
2020-09-23
Made In
Germany
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