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2013 Lexus IS 2013 Audi A4 2013 Infiniti G37
     
4dr Sport Sdn Auto RWD
  • 4dr Sport Sdn Auto RWD
  • 4dr Sport Sdn Auto AWD
  • 4dr Sdn RWD
  • 2dr Conv Auto
  • 4dr Sdn AWD
  • 2dr Conv
  • 4dr Sdn
4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Prestige
Journey
  • Journey
  • x AWD
  • Sport 6MT
  • Journey
  • x AWD
  • Sport 6MT
  • Base
  • IPL 6MT
  • Sport 6MT
  • IPL
  • IPL

Prices

MSRP $35,065 $32,500 $32,850
Invoice $32,611 $30,227 $30,550
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.4 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.6 8.5 8.7
Performance 7.2 8.2 8.6
Interior 7.2 8.1 8.2
Safety 9.1 10.0 8.9
Reliability 4.0 3.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful V6 in IS 350
  • Luxurious, high-quality interior
  • High-quality interior
  • Good fuel economy
  • Balanced handling
  • Exceptional safety score
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • Crisp handling
  • Sleek, upscale interior
  • Numerous standard features
Cons
  • Cramped back seat
  • Limited headroom
  • IS 250 is underpowered
  • Less powerful than some rivals
  • Few standard features
  • Limited cargo capacity
  • Below-average reliability rating
  • Uninhabitable back seat in coupe and convertible
  • Impractical trunk in convertible
  • Below-average safety score

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 2.5L/152 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas V6 3.7L/225
MPG 21 City / 30 Hwy 24 City / 31 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.5 110.600 112.2
Length, Overall (in) 180.3 185.200 187.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.900 69.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.200 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3435 3505 3628

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Optional
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.7 91.000 99.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.600 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 41.300 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.500 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1 - TBD - 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.500 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 30.6 35.200 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.300 55.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 - TBD - 53.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.0 12.400 13.5

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Optional Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.0L/121 3.7L/225
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 204 @ 6400 211 @ 4300 328 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 185 @ 4800 258 @ 1500 269 @ 5200
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 33.5 37.700 36.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 16.900 20.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trapezoidal Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard