The Lexus IS 300 AWD is new and improved for 2021, delivering an impeccable driving experience that exhilarates every sense. A design marvel and with unbridled performance capability found inside, the IS 300 invites automotive pleasure like few you’ve felt before. This AWD drive model is primed for life in Calgary and across Alberta, and finished off with the latest in safety and connective tech. Shop for a 2021 Lexus IS 300 AWD for yourself here at Lexus of Royal Oak, where you can find one for sale at a terrific price.
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While three engines are found across the IS trim levels, the IS 300 AWD features a Direct Injection 3.5L DOHC V6. Paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission, it reaches 260 horsepower for hearty power and performance.
In a luxury sports car this sleek and aerodynamic, you expect agile steering to match, and thanks to the enhanced rigidity of the chassis that’s exactly what the IS 300 returns. Not only does this improve the steering feedback but cuts down on noise and vibration as well.
The suspension has been refined in the IS for 2021, updating the entire set-up with new-age parts and materials, along with reducing the unsprung weight for a cohesive response and smooth ride.
|Specifications:||IS 300 AWD|
|Engine||Direct Injection 3.5L DOHC V6|
|Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined) (L/100km)||12.2 / 9.0 / 10.8|
The classic Lexus spindle grille has been redesigned to command presence as soon as you round a corker. Framing both sides like eyes are the headlights that serve to highlight its slick style and low profile. Adorn the IS in new colour options like Cloudburst Grey and Grecian Water.
As a sports car first and foremost, the Lexus IS houses multiple athletic features and challenges the status quo. It’s sleek and aerodynamic thanks to its cutting profile lines, but stays aggressive with muscular fenders that can take on 19-inch wheels.
Lighting the rear is a Lexus signature L-shaped blade light bar that covers the entirety of the rear, ensuring that those you pass won’t soon forget the Lexus that’s charging up ahead.
|Dimensions:||IS 300 AWD|
|Length (mm/in)||4,710 / 185.4|
|Width (mm/in)||1,840 / 72.4|
|Height (mm/in)||1,440 / 56.7|
|Wheelbase (mm/in)||2,800 / 110.2|
|Gross Vehicle Weight (kg/lbs)||2,180 / 4,806.1|
Sporty on the outside and sporty on the inside, you’ll drive like a professional with these fine-detail elements cradling your drive. Everything from the instrument panel to the centre cluster and display all flow together seamlessly to create an authentic luxury experience. A two-tone colour scheme finishes it all off for a beautifully accented finish.
A sporty car the IS 300 is, but it’s also geared for comfort over long drives and road trips. The 8-way power front passenger seats come with a NuLuxe trim, keeping you comfortable over long periods between stops.
The IS has a mind toward modern technologies that allow you to interact with your vehicle more easily and get the most out of its comfort features. Dual-zone automatic climate control satisfies multiple climates at once, a power moonroof brings the gorgeous Alberta world in, while a smart key with a pushbutton start allows you to get in and go in a flash.
Standard comes Lexus Display Audio with Remote, a luxurious system that provides exceptional connectivity and peace-of-mind in both connective and safety elements. Enform Remote, Enform Service Connect and Enform Safety Connect all come on trial periods.
Connect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
An 8-inch touchscreen comes standard, oriented even closer to the driver here in 2021 for better access. If that screen just isn’t big enough for you, equip Lexus Navigation with Remote and enjoy a 10.3-inch screen.
The Ultra-Luxury package on the IS comes with a luxury sound system to expertly score your latest drive. The Mark Levinson Surround Audio system features a 1,800-watt, 17-speaker set-up that will make you feel like you’re in the middle of any concert.
The IS is the first Lexus with LSS+ 2.5, with the latest in assisted driving safety tech. These safety system features include:
Equip your IS 300 AWD with the Luxury or Ultra Luxury package and be met with this advanced reversing technology. Intelligent Clearance Sonar utilizes sensors to notify you of obstacles in your way when backing up, alerting through visual and audible notifications.
Know exactly who’s beside you when you’re changing lanes thanks to the Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. This system warns when a vehicle slides into this pesky spot, while RCTA does so for you when backing up.
The 2021 Lexus IS comes into the new year with a host of refreshed changes. The exterior and interior style has been upgraded, with updated front/rear fascias of the vehicle alongside the infotainment system found in the cabin. Revisions to the chassis and suspension have been implemented to create a better driving experience. Updated and fine-tuned for the modern driver, the 2021 IS 300 AWD is even more ready for life in Calgary.