Silver and Gray 2021 Lexus IS Models Next to a Modern Building

Next-Generation 2021 Lexus IS Adds Lexus Safety System+ 2.5 and 10.3-Inch Lexus Enform Touchscreen

2021 Lexus IS Release Date, Features and Design Specs 

Lexus provides drivers with a premium automotive experience, unrivaled performance and an affordable price point at every turn. Phoenix-area drivers in search of a compact luxury sedan will love what the 2020 Lexus IS brings to the table. The debut of the next-generation 2021 Lexus IS will add style, technology and performance to an already impressive platform. Learn more about the latest edition of the Lexus IS sedan with this overview of the 2021 Lexus IS release date, features and design specs. 


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When Will the 2021 Lexus IS Be Available Phoenix AZ? 

Do you have your heart set on the next-generation Lexus IS luxury sedan? The 2021 Lexus IS is expected to arrive at Earnhardt Lexus in the fall of 2020. To deliver a peerless performance, the 2021 Lexus IS employs Lexus Driving Signature design concepts that promote luxury and performance. The Lexus IS was tested and developed at the Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama.  

2021 Lexus IS Design and Body 

The 2021 Lexus IS puts an emphasis on speed, handling and agility that are provided by a more rigid and responsive chassis that pairs with a redesigned lightweight suspension system. To help improve agility, the next-generation Lexus IS will feature standard 18-inch alloy wheels and be available with 19-inch alloy wheels. Additional highlights of the 2021 Lexus IS design include a bold spindle grille, slimline headlights, full-width taillights, updated rocker panels and available triple-beam LED headlights. 

Gray 2021 Lexus IS Front Grille
2021 Lexus IS Taillights

2021 Lexus IS Engine Options and Specs 

Phoenix-area drivers who crave performance will find no shortage of horsepower-driven thrills when they slide into the driver’s seat of the 2021 Lexus IS. Entry-level Lexus IS 300 models employ a 241-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 258 pound-feet of torque. Lexus IS 350 variants employ a 311-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine that makes 280 pound-feet of torque. Base rear-wheel drive models employ an eight-speed automatic transmission that is replaced by a six-speed automatic transmission when you opt for the intelligent all-wheel drive system.  

2021 Lexus IS Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Touchscreen
2021 Lexus IS Rear Seat Interior

2020 Lexus IS Features and Technology 

Lexus-brand models will deliver peerless technology and luxury at every turn and the 2021 Lexus IS is no exception to the rule. Base Lexus IS entries will employ an 8-inch Lexus Enform touchscreen infotainment system that provides access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa. Upgrade your automotive experience with a 10.3-inch Lexus Enform touchscreen display with navigation and a 17-speaker Mark Levinson® sound system. To promote safety, the latest variant of the Lexus IS will employ the latest variant of Lexus Safety System+ 2.5 with Lane Tracing Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and more. 


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Are you looking for a world-class compact luxury sedan? The 2021 Lexus IS will check all the boxes and this review of the 2021 Lexus IS release date, features and design specs will help you get to know the next-generation Lexus IS. Visit the Earnhardt Lexus inventory to find a Lexus IS that will fit your lifestyle and budget!