2017 Lexus IS 300

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Lexus IS 300 highlights

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  • Eye-catching exterior
  • All-wheel drive
  • Luxurious interior


  • Underwhelming fuel economy 
  • Small trunk space
  • Optional navigation system isn't intuitive

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 26 highway, 21 combined

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A sporty five-seater for any occasion

Don't let the 2017 Lexus IS 300's four doors fool you; this is no standard sedan. The car's wide stance and standard 17-inch wheels immediately indicate that you're looking at something far better than a simple five-seater. With an impressive engine, aggressive exterior styling, and plenty of luxuries inside, your friends will be glad when you volunteer to drive. The IS 300's refined driving capability, paired with its elegant cabin, makes the IS 300 an excellent choice for a night out or an overnight road trip out of town.

All Lexus IS 300 years

What is new for the 2017 Lexus IS 300?

  • IS 300 trims have been upgraded with Automated Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Bluetooth Technology, and Navigation System as standard equipment this year.
  • Heated Steering Wheel features are now available as options on select trims.

5 reasons to buy the 2017 Lexus IS 300

1. An empowered engine  

Put the IS 300 in drive and enjoy your ride home like never before. All 2017 IS 300s come with a 3.5L six-cylinder engine that makes 255 horsepower, taking you and your carpool from zero-to-60 in just 6.1 seconds. Take control of the IS 300 with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, or lean back and let the six-speed automatic do the heavy lifting.  

2. Ready for any season 

The IS 300 is ready for the season, no matter where you live. All-wheel drive is standard on every IS 300, so you'll never lose confidence on the road, no matter the weather. Lexus' AWD system can equally distribute power between the front and rear axles or adjust the balance during challenging weather conditions to optimize traction.  

3. The cure for cabin fever 

When you just want to go for a drive, the IS 300's cabin is the right place to be. Catch a glimpse of the moon on late-night drives with the sedan's standard sunroof and dial in the temperature to your specifications with the IS 300's dual-zone climate control. Shop for an IS 300 with available leather seats and wood trim to make your rides even more cozy. 

4. Drive confidently  

You'll appreciate the IS 300's agile handling and sporty feel whenever you get behind the wheel. F Sport trims add to the fun with a sport-tuned suspension, heated and ventilated front seats, and larger brake pads. All 2017 IS 300s come with adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning with steering assist, allowing you to enjoy the ride.  

5. Connect on the go 

Each IS 300 has Bluetooth® connectivity and a USB port, so playing the latest podcast on the evening commute is a breeze. The standard eight-inch infotainment display will help you keep track of it all, or you can shop for an IS 300 with an available 10.3-inch display. Control it all with standard voice command capability to elevate your ride home.   

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Lexus IS 300 features and specs

Base 4WD/AWD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Mark Levinson Sound
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

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Leg room

F 44.8"/R 32.2"

Head room

F 38.2"/R 36.9"

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