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2011 Lexus IS 350

2011 BMW 3-Series

  2011 Lexus IS F 4-door Sedan Angular Front Exterior View 2011 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan 335i RWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$39,720
$34,600
Invoice $35,748 $31,830
MPG
City/Highway
18/27 17/36
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2011 Lexus IS 350 and IS 350 look and drive like sport sedans, but they're not as performance-oriented as sport sedans from BMW or Infiniti. Read Full Review The 2011 BMW 3-Series continues the tradition of excellent handling, brisk performance, and high quality, though its relatively compact size does result in some compromises. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Better ride than other sport sedans
  • Strong feature set
  • Lexus ownership experience

Dislikes:

  • Bland interior
  • Rear seat space
  • Road noise
  • Lack of steering feel

Likes:

  • Superb six-cylinder engines
  • Intuitive handling
  • Comfortable, functional interior
  • Active and passive safety features
  • Fuel-efficient smaller engines

Dislikes:

  • Prices soar quickly with options
  • Clutch can be tricky on manual
  • iDrive system is complex, fussy
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
Rollover Rating:
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