Experience life at its exhilarating peak through the wonders of the 2021 Lexus IS. This sport sedan mixes uncompromising performance with the best in luxury elements and modern technologies. Its two AWD models make for the perfect Calgary sport sedan, while the turbocharged RWD version makes for the perfect introductory trim, at a terrific price. Lexus of Royal Oak is your leading Lexus dealership in the Calgary area, serving you the best in sporty cars for sale like this 2021 Lexus IS.
Browse the IS trims here: IS 300 AWD
Take a look at the IS F SPORT features in our dedicated blog.
The IS is the first Lexus in 2021 to take on the all-new Lexus Driving Signature, which further strengthens the bond between car and driver. Tested on the new Shimoyama 5.3 km test bed, this new IS was pushed to the limit around curves and corners and a variety of driving situations to outperform its past models. This is all bred from an enhanced rigid chassis for superior steering while aiding driving comfort and reducing noise. The suspension was also redesigned with new parts and materials, and with a reduction of the unsprung weight.
Three different powertrains are available on the IS, depending on your trim. The choice remains yours, too, with rear-wheel-drive vs all-wheel-drive. Want the driving fun of a RWD? The IS 300 RWD is for you. But we do live in Calgary after all, so the versatility of AWD with whatever elements Alberta decides to pit us against is a sensible choice for the region.
The IS exists with a thrilling level of performance just on its base trims, but the F SPORT models deliver performance on an entirely new tier. F SPORT wheels provide a bold look while also allowing better corner force. Control the sound that roars from the engine with the active sound control, pumping it up when wanted, and dialing it down when you want your IS to be quiet. A Dynamic Handling Package is available for you to master cornering control, with an Adaptive Variable Suspension that instantly adjusts to your needs.
The legendary Lexus spindle grille has been freshened up, doubling down on its unmistakable presence. Beside it is the aerodynamic headlights that brighten the road ahead of the IS, and help frame its low centre of gravity.
A new feature on the IS this year is its gorgeous light bar that covers the entire rear of the sedan, coming in an L-shaped blade, it’s unmissable for those trying to keep up behind you. New colour options like Grecian Water and Sonic Chrome are available to truly personalize your 2021 IS.
Few brands mix luxury and sport style quite like Lexus does, and the IS is a picture of this craftsmanship. The sedan is both sleek and bold, thanks to the lines across the body’s profile, and muscular fenders that hint at the power underneath, ready to take on available 19-inch wheels.
Just like Lexus blends luxury and sport, so does the interior mix comfort and style effortlessly. The front passenger seat has 8-way power functionality, and trimmed in gorgeous NuLuxe, keeping you secure whether it’s over a long road trip or just a commute into work.
Every aspect of the IS’s interior was made to fit seamlessly with each other, creating a sporty aesthetic throughout. The instrument panel, centre cluster and display all blend in with each other to foster an interior that’s incredibly easy on the eyes. Not to mention the two-town colour scheme providing a sharp accent.
The IS is good-looking and smart, too! Dual zone automatic climate control has touch-sensitive controls and allows you and your passenger to enjoy your own different temperatures. A smart-key with push-button start gets you into your IS quickly and on the go in a flash, while an available power moonroof brings the outside Calgary beauty that much closer.
|Dimensions:||IS 300 RWD||IS 300 AWD||IS 350 AWD|
|Length (mm/in)||4,710 / 185.4||4,710 / 185.4||4,710 / 185.4|
|Width (mm/in)||1,840 / 72.4||1,840 / 72.4||1,840 / 72.4|
|Height (mm/in)||1,435 / 56.5||1,440 / 56.7||1,440 / 56.7|
|Gross Vehicle Weight (kg/lbs)||2,130 / 4,695.8||2,180 / 4,806.1||2,185 / 4,817.1|
The Lexus Display Audio system with Remote delivers unmatched connectivity and peace of mind with its Enform subscriptions. Every IS model comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a simple link between your smartphone and vehicle to interact with your favoruite apps.
Enform Remote comes on a 3-year trial, letting you do everything from remote start, door/unlock and checking the status of your windows and doors all from a distance. Enform Service Connect comes on a 10-year trial, keeping you up-to-date on important vehicle health info and service schedule directly in the Lexus app. Enform Safety Connect comes on a 3-year trial with features like Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Assistance Button, Enhanced Roadside Assistance and more.
The available panoramic view monitor gives you a wide view around your IS, so you can properly assess your circumstances. It’s perfect for parking, alongside the standard backup camera that’ll easily help you navigate into your desired space.
Lexus Safety System+ 2.5 finds itself in the 2021 IS first before any other Lexus. With it comes some of the most innovative and advanced safety systems seen in a Lexus. Vital features like the Pre-Collision System that warns of vehicles or people when you’re making a left-hand turn, or the Emergency Steering Assist, that can take on semi-autonomous maneuvering when need be. With so much more coming months standard safety systems, you’re always in safe and capable hands when driving a Lexus.
The Lexus IS comes refreshed in 2021 from the 2020 model, which brings forth the same IS you’ve grown to love, just with some subtle tweaking and reworking to make it fit even more seamlessly together. That’s from the grille, headlights and tail lights that have been reworked, along with the tech display interfaces inside. As well new is the Lexus Driving Signature and Lexs Safety System+ 2.5, seeing both performance and safety features focused on for an even better driving experience in 2021.