2020 Lexus IS 350 vs 2020 BMW 3-Series

December 2nd, 2019 by

If you’re interested in learning about how the new 2020 Lexus IS models compare to the new 2020 BMW 3 series, you’re in the right place. Basically, the IS base model is less expensive and has some more driver assistance and safety features than the BMW base model. Depending on which trim levels you choose, the comparable Lexus has more horsepower and additional equipment. Not to mention, the quality and reliability you’ve come to expect from Lexus. Read on to learn more about the 2020 Lexus IS models vs. the 2020 BMW 3 series.

Both the Lexus IS and BMW 3 series are 5-passenger luxury sedans. For decades, Lexus vehicles have been known for quality, reliability and value. The IS lineup continues that tradition. Adaptive cruise control and satellite radio are standard on the 2020 Lexus IS 350; you’ll have to pay more for that equipment in the 2020 BMW 330i sedan. The IS 350 comes with a 311HP 3.5L V6 standard while the BMW 330i only gets 255HP from its 2.0L I4. The 2020 IS 350 cabin is detailed with a hand-selected leather trimmed shift knob and steering wheel and NuLuxe interior seating, standard. It also has dual zone climate control, power adjustable sport seats and a 7” color display. A 10.5” Lexus Entune media system is also available.

The Lexus Safety System+ is standard on most new Lexus vehicles, including the new 2020 Lexus IS 350. The Safety System+ comes with a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Assistance, Intelligent High-Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. The Lexus IS lineup has achieved an NHTSA 5-star safety rating, but the BMW hasn’t been rated yet and likely doesn’t compare to the new Lexus’ safety tech.

If you’re looking for performance, consider upgrading to the F Sport Package or Blackline edition. These trims have been known for sharper handling and sportier style. The Blackline is available with darker exterior elements and blue interior touches.

We hope this helped you make your decision when comparing the 2020 Lexus IS 350 vs. the 2020 BMW 330i. If not, please consider coming in to Lexus of Shreveport for a test drive. New inventory is arriving daily. Ask us about our current specials or browse our new IS inventory. Please contact us to set a priority appointment.

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