The base engine offered on the 2018 Lexus RC 300 is a 3.5-liter Gas that makes 260 hp @ 6400 rpm and 236 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm. It is mated to a 6 speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Lexus RC 300 takes 5.3 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 RC 300 takes only 5.3 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

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

Trim Name0-60 MPH
2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
5.3 sec

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

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 BMW M240i4.2 sec---
2018 Cadillac ATS Coupe3.8 - 5.6 sec---
2018 Infiniti Q604.8 sec---
2018 Audi A55.2 sec13.8 sec130 mph117 ft.
2018 BMW 4 Series4.4 - 6 sec---
2018 Lexus RC 3005.3 sec---
2018 BMW 2 Series5.4 - 5.6 sec---
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe5.9 sec---

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

Trim Name0-60 MPH
2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
5.3 sec

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

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

Trim Name0-60 MPH
2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
6.4 sec

2016 Lexus RC 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 RC 3006.4 sec----
2016 Cadillac ATS Coupe8.8 sec17.6 sec149 mph154 ft.-
2016 BMW 4 Series5.7 - 6.7 sec13.7 - 14 sec155 mph-110 - 113 ft.
2016 Audi A56.8 sec15.1 sec130 mph-108 ft.

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