The 2019 Lexus IS combines a smooth ride with powerful performance, making it a top competitor in the compact sports sedan segment. This car’s performance is only enhanced by a comfortable, quiet cabin that will make your daily drive much more fun. For a luxurious, sporty everyday driver, look no further than the 2019 IS.
The 2019 Lexus IS is available in three trim levels: 300 RWD, 300 AWD, and 350 AWD. The IS 300 is available with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, while IS 350 models only come with all-wheel drive. All trims are also available with an F SPORT package.
Powertrains and Performance
There are two powertrains available for the 2019 Lexus IS. The first is a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline-four engine, which is standard on the 300 RWD model. This engine is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission and puts out 241 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
The second option is standard on the 300 AWD and the 350 AWD models. It’s a 3.5-litre V6 engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine offers more power with 260 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque on the 300 AWD model and 311 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque on the 350 AWD model.
The inside of the 2019 Lexus IS was designed with the driver in mind. The cockpit gauges hint at its athletic performance, while the sweeping interior lines highlight the car’s luxury feel. The Lexus IS’ rear seats are considered the most accommodating yet, offering plenty of room for passengers to stretch out and relax. This car even offers 306 litres of cargo capacity in the trunk, which can be expanded if you fold down the 60/40-split rear seats to give you more flexibility.
Standard and Available Features
There are numerous features to choose from with the 2019 Lexus IS. The base trim level comes standard with dual-zone automatic climate control, Lexus Premium Auto, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM™ satellite radio, a 7-inch display screen, Siri® Eyes Free, heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and push-button start. The standard Lexus Safety System+ offers a Pre-Collision System, Automatic High Beams, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist.
As you move up the trim levels, you will find other features like a heated steering wheel, a 15-speaker Mark Levinson® Surround Sound Audio System, a 10.3-inch display screen, navigation, and a Driver Seat Memory System. Available safety features include a backup camera, backup sensors, a Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.
For a closer look at the 2019 Lexus IS, schedule a visit to Lexus Downtown. We’re here to answer all your questions and get you behind the wheel for a test drive.