Lexus made large modifications to the IS vary for the 2021 mannequin yr after introducing the newest technology in 2014. For 2023, the updates are primarily beauty, a few look packages geared toward maintaining a contemporary edge on a confirmed bundle, to go together with one dealing with bundle. Costs are solely up a couple of hundred bucks as nicely. MSRPs for the approaching IS vary after the $1,150 vacation spot cost, and the modifications in comparison with 2022, are:
- 2023 IS 300 RWD: $40,585 ($310)
- 2023 IS 300 AWD: $42,585 ($310)
- 2023 IS 350 F SPORT DESIGN RWD: $43,660 (new trim)
- 2023 IS 350 F SPORT DESIGN AWD: $45,660 (new trim)
- 2023 IS 350 F SPORT: $44,910 ($210)
- 2023 IS 350 F SPORT AWD: $46,910 ($210)
- 2023 IS 500 F SPORT PERFORMANCE: $58,270 ($270)
- 2023 IS 500 F SPORT PERFORMANCE PREMIUM: $62,770 ($270)
There are two extra trims within the lineup, the IS 350 F Sport Design driving the rear axle or each axles. It wears the F Sport exterior trim items just like the grille, bumpers, decklid spoiler, and badging, in addition to a quartet of 19-inch F Sport alloy wheels. There are two causes the Design trim is much less inexpensive than the common F Sport, the primary being that it is lacking normal and non-obligatory options. The Design does not get goodies just like the heated, leather-trimmed steering wheel, climate-controlled entrance seats, or rain-sensing wipers, nor can it’s optioned with tech like the motive force’s reminiscence seat and NuLuxe surfaces with black geometric trim.
The second motive is that the IS 350 F Sport good points a Dealing with Bundle for 2023, putting in an adaptive suspension, Drive Mode Choose with Sport S/S+ and Customized Modes, and on the RWD model, a Torsen limited-slip differential. As a result of the AWD model lacks the LSD, the bundle prices $770 on that mannequin, versus $1,610 for the RWD trim. The F Sport Dealing with Bundle may be upgraded with 19-inch matte black solid BBS wheels.
There’s much more menace available on the IS 350 F Sport with the $1,500 Particular Look Bundle. On this one, the hood and roof are painted black, the wheels are swapped for 19-inch Enkei split-ten-spoke F Sport Efficiency models with a darkish end. Lexus will supply solely 480 models with this bundle for the mannequin yr.
The 19-inch Enkei alloy wheels normal on the IS 500 F Sport will include a darkish end for 2023. The IS 500 F Sport in both normal or Premium grade will get its personal limited-edition Particular Look Bundle, this one costing $3,570 and provided in simply 150 examples. There’s Molten Pearl paint, which is orange as an alternative of the white one often thinks of when pearl is talked about, the 19-inch matte black solid BBS wheels, a black NuLuxe inside with satin chrome trim, and color-matched ground mats and key holder. These BBS wheels may be ordered a la carte for $2,450.
The 2023 lineup is on the Lexus configurator now. The small-run Particular Look Packages do not go on sale till the autumn, however anybody ought to in all probability ship phrase to their native Lexus seller pronto.