The 2019 Lexus IS 300 Sedan is a compact sedan offered in 2 trims, starting off at a base MSRP of $38,560. For that price, it mainly competes with the BMW 3 Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Volvo S60. Between 2 trims, the IS 300 offers 2 powertrains. The base engine is a 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 capable of making 241 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. If more power is required, there is also a 260 horsepower-making 3.5L V6. The former engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission whereas the latter bonds with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The IS 300 reaches 60 mph from zero in 6.8 seconds on its base engine, which gets pumped up to 5.7 seconds with the 3.5L V6. Depending on the powertrain, the IS 300 can manage a combined fuel economy of between 26 and 21 MPG. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 8 striking colors the IS 300 comes in really pull you towards itself.