Experience Performance & Excitement with the 2023 IS SedanApr 14th, 2023
2023 Lexus IS Performance & Efficiency Specs
Luxury and performance come together in the 2023 Lexus IS sedan. It features a sleek exterior with a powerful and efficient powertrain. Independent online reviews have been quick to note the nimble and precise handling of the latest IS as well as its comfortable interior features. There are also some additional appearance packages available to further add to the sedan’s athletic refinement. However, we’re here to talk about the performance and efficiency specs. Lexus of Calgary customers will be able to choose among three engine options, depending on which trim grade they take home. Follow along while we take a closer look.
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Powertrain Options for the 2023 IS
The 2023 Lexus IS is available in four trim grades: IS 300, IS 300 AWD, IS 350, IS 500. Customers choosing the entry-level IS 300 will have a twin-scroll turbocharged 2.0-litre, inline four-cylinder engine making 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The IS 300 AWD and IS 350 use a naturally aspirated 3.5-litre, V-6 engine. However, the engine used by the IS 300 AWD makes 260 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque, while the IS 350 produces 311 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.
Buyers looking for the most performance available should be asking a Lexus of Calgary product expert about the IS 500. It has a naturally aspirated 5.0-litre, V-8 under the hood making 472 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque.
A 6- or 8-speed automatic transmission will be available, depending on which drivetrain and trim grade combination they choose.
Fuel Economy Scores
Buyers who want to maximize the fuel economy potential of their Lexus IS purchase will have a lot to work with. The latest member of the IS family will be able to achieve at least 12.38 L/100 km in the city and as much as 11.2 L/100 km on the highway.