The new 2018 Lexus IS looks very nice. Except a pleasant appearance, this model comes with a lot of standard equipment. Its elegant and stylish look will definitely attract attention. As for the competition, I will mention a few cars, such as, the Audi A4, Cadillac ATS and the BMW 3 Series.
2018 Lexus IS Redesign
The exterior design of the new 2018 Lexus IS is sleek, smooth and classy. It shares some of the solutions of the previous model, like the new bumpers. Up front, the dominant detail is the large, expressive spindle grille, and the new model features some of the familiar cues. It also goes with a special F Sport tweaks which are here to stay. I cannot forget the 17-inch wheels and LED headlights. The new 2018 model is wrapped with an expressive, angular lines, and all these characteristics make this car very appealing.
Let’s dive together into the interior of the new 2018 Lexus IS. Inside the neat cabin we can find fine materials and tiered dashboard. The front passengers can expect ample space. The back seat is comfortable enough for the longer distances and the trunk space is more than fine. I am talking about the 13.8 cubic feet of cargo space. As for the available equipment, I will mention a rear-view camera, infotainment with a 7.0-inch display, USB and a moon-roof. The list also includes the usual power features, synthetic leather, cruise control and key-less ignition. The new 2018 model also features AM/FM/CD player with Bluetooth. As for the optional features, the list is richer for the heated and ventilated front seats, blind-spot monitors, 15-speaker Mark Levinson audio, parking sensors and much more.
2018 Lexus IS Engine
Under the bonnet of the new 2018 Lexus IS 300 sport model we are able to find a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine with a total output of a 241-horses and 258 lb-ft of torque, and the engine is powered by a rear-wheel drive and matched with an eight speed automatic transmission. The second model is the IS 300 AWD with a V-6 engine that delivers 260 horsepower. It comes with an all-wheel drive and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The third model is the IS 350 with the 3.5-liter V-6 engine that generates 311 hp and 277 lb-ft, and the engine features all-wheel drive and a 6-speed transmission. The second variant is the rear-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
2018 Lexus IS Release Date and Price
The new 2018 Lexus IS have been already available on the market, and the price of the vehicle is between $39,205 and $42,825.