Lexus IS vs Acura TLX

2019 Lexus IS vs. 2019 Acura TLX

Accelerate your life behind the wheel of the 2019 Lexus IS. Engineered for exhilarating performance and equipped with some of our most advanced and intuitive technologies, the Lexus IS is available in two AWD models and a turbocharged RWD. Take style and performance to the next level with a choice of F SPORT  Series 1, 2 or 3 packages.


  • Pre-collision Safety System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Automatic High Beam
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers
  • 10-Airbag System
LSS+ integrates a portfolio of active safety technologies to support your awareness and decision-making under a variety of traffic conditions and contingencies. For even greater peace of mind, Lexus IS makes available Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)19. BSM helps you change lanes with confidence, warning you of vehicles in your blind spot. With an integrated suite of class-leading standard active safety equipment,* security comes included.
  • Track-Tuned Chassis
  • Supercar Instrumentation
  • 8-Speed Sport Direct-Shift Transmission
  • Performance Driving Modes
The 2019 IS channels its athletic prowess from every angle. The bold spindle grille is flanked by air intakes that clearly announce IS’ performance-focused intent. Auto-levelling LED headlamps fuse effortlessly into a character line that runs the length of the silhouette, imparting the impression of a vehicle in motion, even when standing still. IS 300 RWD and IS 300 AWD feature large 17″ alloy wheels. While IS 350 AWD features 18″ alloys, a dynamic “L-shaped” 3 LED headlamp design, and a power moonroof to let more of the world in on the ride.
  • Lexus Memory System
  • Heated and Ventilated Seats
  • Leather-Trimmed Steering Wheel
  • Dual Climate Control
  • Power Adjustable Sport Seats
IS’ interior is thoughtfully and intelligently designed to engage your senses and enhance your command and control. The gauge cluster reinforces the sense that you’re seated in the true cockpit. An available 10.3″ high resolution multimedia monitor redefines the art of at-a-glance information transfer. Interior colours — including Black Metallic and F SPORT  Aluminum provide a final touch of sport-inspired luxury.
  • Drive Mode Select
  • Enhanced Handling With AWD
  • 2.0-Litre Turbocharged Engine
Touch the throttle and Lexus IS 300 RWD’s 2.0-litre twin-scroll turbocharged 4-cylinder puts 241 HP and 258 lb.-ft. of torque6 at your command, while the steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters invite you to take control. IS 300 AWD and 350 AWD add an extra dose of exhilaration with a 3.5-litre naturally aspirated V6 — that generates 260 HP on IS 300 and 311 HP IS 350.