2019 White Lexus IS

2020 Lexus IS*

VS
2019 Lexus ES

2020 Lexus ES*

2020 Lexus IS

Category

2020 Lexus ES
$38,560 MSRP**

Starting Price

$39,900 MSRP**
2.0L 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

3.5L V6 engine
Rear-wheel drive

Standard Drivetrain

Front-wheel drive
184.3 inches

Exterior Length

195.9 inches
9

Configurations

7
No

Hybrid Option

Yes

2020 Lexus IS vs. 2020 Lexus ES

When it comes to 5-passenger luxury sedans, Lexus presents Clearwater drivers with outstanding options that will undoubtedly upgrade your daily drives and weekend cruises alike. For your convenience, we’ve put two popular choices side-by-side: see the difference between Lexus IS and ES models in the following guide to better understand which model fits your needs best!


Lexus IS vs. ES: Performance Specs

Scanning the chart above, you’ll note the difference between Lexus IS and ES base model engines. The 2020 Lexus IS comes with 2.0L turbo inline 4-cylinder engine with the impressive performance specs.

2020 Lexus IS

  • 241 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Acceleration from 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds
  • Top track speed of 143 mph
  • EPA-estimated 21 city mpg / 30 highway mpg

If power and acceleration are your priority for rides around St. Petersburg, the Lexus ES edges out the 2020 Lexus IS, and achieves a slightly better fuel economy.

2020 Lexus ES

  • 302 hp
  • 267 lb-ft of torque
  • Acceleration from 0-60 mph in 6.6 seconds
  • Top track speed of 131 mph
  • EPA-estimated 22 city mpg / 32 highway mpg
2020 Lexus IS on Open Road

Lexus IS vs. ES: Dimensions

While power and pick-me-up are dominated by the 3.5L V6-equipped Lexus ES, the Lexus IS is sportier and more compact. The exterior Lexus IS dimensions are as listed below, making for easier parking or cruising through Palm Harbor traffic:

  • 184.3 inches exterior length
  • 71.3 inch exterior width
  • 56.3 inch exterior height
  • 110.2 inch wheelbase

The larger 2020 Lexus ES sedan exterior measurements are as follows:

  • 195.9 inches exterior length
  • 73.4 inch exterior width
  • 56.9 inch exterior height
  • 113.0 inch wheelbase
Silver 2020 Lexus ES Hybrid on Highway

Compare the Lexus IS vs. ES More Closely at Lexus of Clearwater

When it comes to the difference between Lexus IS and ES models, you may discover that either dimensions or performance specs matter more to you. Maybe it’s the Lexus ES hybrid option that catches your attention or the incredible capabilities of Lexus Enform. Whatever model you gravitate toward, we have a great selection of both luxury IS and ES sedans here at Lexus of Clearwater and invite you to browse our online inventory today! You can also get a sneak peek at the upcoming 2021 Lexus IS.

*2019 Model Images Shown

**MSRP excludes delivery, processing and handling fee of $1,025, which may be subject to change at any time. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary.


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