Compare 2008 Lexus IS 350 vs 2008 Lexus IS F

2008 Lexus IS 350
2008 Lexus IS F
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350 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 18 26 $27,460 $30,855
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 29 $28,501 $32,025
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 26 $30,689 $34,485
350 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic 18 25 $32,311 $36,305
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $49,840 $56,000
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F 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 18 26 $27,460 $30,855
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 29 $28,501 $32,025
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 26 $30,689 $34,485
350 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic 18 25 $32,311 $36,305
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $49,840 $56,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,311
$49,840
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,305
$56,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$605 / month
$933 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Lexus IS-F challenges the best from Germany, bringing 168-mph capability with an uber-high pricetag to boot.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 52.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
30.6 30.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.3 85.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.1 183.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 107.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 13.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.20 x - TBD - 13.6 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.15 x - TBD - 14.2 x 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.4 13.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 33.5
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.91 2.91
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 225/40YR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70MR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 255/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3527 3780
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 19 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection DI/SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 371 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/210 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
306 @ 6400 416 @ 6600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.72
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.08 2.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.60
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 350 Lexus IS F
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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