Compare 2020 BMW 2-Series vs 2020 Lexus IS

2020 BMW 2-Series
2020 Lexus IS
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228i xDrive Gran Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2 Series 228i xDrive Gran Coupe 23 33 $35,375 $37,500
2 Series 230i Convertible 23 34 $38,725 $41,100
2 Series 230i Coupe 24 32 $33,330 $35,300
2 Series 230i xDrive Convertible 21 31 $40,585 $43,100
2 Series 230i xDrive Coupe 21 31 $35,190 $37,300
2 Series M235i xDrive Gran Coupe 23 32 $42,815 $45,500
2 Series M240i Convertible 22 30 $47,370 $50,400
2 Series M240i Coupe 22 30 $43,095 $45,800
2 Series M240i xDrive Convertible 22 30 $49,230 $52,400
2 Series M240i xDrive Coupe 22 30 $44,955 $47,800
M2 CS Coupe 17 24 $78,250 $83,600
M2 Competition Coupe 18 25 $55,275 $58,900
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IS 300 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS IS 300 AWD 18 24 $38,139 $41,010
IS IS 300 F SPORT AWD 18 24 $38,139 $41,010
IS IS 300 F SPORT RWD 21 30 $35,861 $38,560
IS IS 300 RWD 21 30 $35,861 $38,560
IS IS 350 AWD 19 26 $41,240 $44,345
IS IS 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $41,240 $44,345
IS IS 350 F SPORT RWD 20 28 $39,229 $42,180
IS IS 350 RWD 20 28 $39,229 $42,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,375
$38,139
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,500
$41,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$625 / month
$684 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 2-Series Gran Coupe fills the smallest void in the BMW lineup. The 2020 Lexus IS is polished and poised, but ultimately short on compelling qualities.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 38.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.9
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 32.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 44.8
Second Head Room (in)
35.6 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 90.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
178.5 184.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 10.8
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
927 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P225/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
927 NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P225/45VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3534 3737
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 236 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5000 260 @ 6600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 2.04
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 2 Series Lexus IS
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 8.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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