2017 BMW 3 Series vs 2017 Lexus IS

Luxury shoppers interested in a compact sedan with a confident attitude may be attracted to either of the vehicles in this 2017 BMW 3 Series vs 2017 Lexus IS comparison. Both seat five passengers, have approximately 13 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk, and come standard with attractive features and luxuries. The 2017 BMW 3 Series is available in 320i, 330i and 340i gasoline-powered options, each with its own distinctive engine. Hybrid and diesel engine options are also available. The 2017 Lexus IS is offered in 200t, 300 and 350 options. Most of these models are available with all-wheel drive.

While the turbocharged base 2017 Lexus IS 200t has some power advantages over the starting 2017 BMW 320i, it comes at a higher price point. When it comes to the elite models of these vehicles, the 2017 BMW 340i offers more engine output with its 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder than the 3.5-liter V-6 in the 2017 Lexus IS 350. The top BMW model also offers better mileage and premium standard features.

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2017 BMW 340i vs 2017 Lexus IS 350
320 hp, 33lb-ft Engine Output 306 hp, 277 lb-ft
21/34 mpg Mileage (city/highway) 19/28 mpg
13 cubic feet Cargo Space 13.8 cubic feet
16 Speakers 10

Standard Features on the 2017 BMW 3 Series

The 2017 BMW 3 Series is a vehicle that hits all the right notes for luxury shoppers. Those intrigued by power can be comfortably satisfied by many of its engine options, while comfort and convenience features abound. When comparing the elite trims of the 2017 BMW 3 Series vs the 2017 Lexus IS, the BMW sedan delivers options like a 16-speaker sound system and more charging options than its rival. Luxury advantages like dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, and the elite iDrive infotainment system come standard on the 2017 BMW 3 Series. The 2017 Lexus IS also comes well-equipped in all models, and comes with 10 speakers in its IS 350 option.

For more information on this 2017 BMW 3 Series vs 2017 Lexus IS comparison, or to test-drive a 2017 BMW 3 Series in Topeka KS, contact a member of the New BMW of Topeka sales team today.

side view of the 2017 BMW 3 Series
front seats of the 2017 BMW 3 Series
steering wheel and dashboard of the 2017 BMW 3 Series
grille-view of the 2017 BMW 3 Series