The base engine offered on the 2018 Lexus IS 300 is a 3.5-liter Gas that makes 260 hp and 236 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm. It is mated to a 6 speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Lexus IS 300 takes 4.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2-liter Gas that makes 241 hp @ 5800 rpm and 258 lb.-ft. @ 1650 rpm. It is mated to a 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Lexus IS 300 takes only 4.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

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2018 Lexus IS 300 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
4.5 sec

2018 Lexus IS 300 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 BMW ALPINA B73.4 sec----
2018 Cadillac ATS3.8 sec----
2018 Infiniti Q504.5 sec----
2018 Lexus IS 3004.5 sec----
2018 Audi A74.9 sec13.4 sec190 mph-109 ft.
2018 Lincoln MKZ5.2 sec----
2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia5.2 - 5.4 sec----
2018 Acura TLX5.7 - 6 sec14.5 sec126 mph-118 ft.
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class5.9 sec----
2018 Audi A45.1 - 7 sec13.8 sec130 mph152 ft.-
2018 Audi A36.1 sec14.8 sec130 mph-88 ft.
2018 BMW 3 Series6.3 sec----
2018 Jaguar XE6 - 6.6 sec----
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class6.3 sec----
2018 Lexus ES 3507 sec----

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2017 Lexus IS 300 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
4.5 sec

2017 Lexus IS 300 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPH
2017 Acura TLX6 sec
2017 Lexus IS 3004.5 sec
2017 Audi A45.1 - 5.3 sec
2017 Infiniti Q504.5 sec
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class5.9 - 6.2 sec
2017 Cadillac ATS3.8 - 5.7 sec
2017 Lexus IS 3504.5 sec

2016 Lexus IS 300 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
8.4 sec

2016 Lexus IS 300 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Lexus IS 3008.4 sec----
2016 Audi A64.6 - 6.5 sec13.3 - 14.8 sec--111 ft.
2016 Volvo S605.4 - 8.7 sec----
2016 Infiniti Q708.1 sec----
2016 Audi A46.1 - 6.3 sec14.7 - 14.8 sec130 mph-108 ft.
2016 Infiniti Q509.3 sec----
2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Sedan6.1 sec----
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class4.5 - 6.5 sec----
2016 Cadillac ATS5.4 - 8.8 sec14.1 - 17.6 sec149 mph154 ft.-
2016 Acura ILX6.6 - 7 sec15.2 - 15.4 sec138 mph-129 ft.
2016 Toyota Avalon7.3 sec----
2016 BMW 3 Series4.8 - 8.1 sec13.3 - 15.3 sec146 mph-115 ft.
2016 Acura TLX5.7 - 7.2 sec14.2 - 15.6 sec155 mph-120 ft.
2016 Toyota Camry7.1 - 8 sec----

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