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Lexus of Albuquerque invites you to review everything there is to love about the new 2021 Lexus IS. Contact us today to learn more about the specs, features, and availability of the new 2021 Lexus IS for sale in the Albuquerque, NM, area.
About 20 years ago, the luxury sports sedan was reimagined with the launch of the Lexus IS. The top sports sedan title had been held by one German brand until the Lexus IS entered the game. The immensely popular sports sedan is known amongst the car world for its extraordinary driving experience. The sports sedan field is as competitive as ever and we knew that just being good enough won’t make the cut. ‘The relentless pursuit of perfection’ meant that the 2021 Lexus IS had to be better than ever, and it is. Let’s take a closer look at the brand-new 2021 Lexus IS.
For performance-minded drivers, the allure of the 2021 Lexus IS comes from the rear-wheel driving capability and powerful horsepower of the F SPORT. It really is a calling card of the Lexus IS and we’ll revisit it soon, but first let’s talk more in depth about the performance ability of the Lexus IS. The standard engine is a 2.0L turbocharged inline 4-cylinder is paired with an 8 speed automatic transmission, that can create 241hp and 258 lb-ft of torque at its highest marks. And is able to get up to 30 miles per gallon on the highway. An optional engine is a 3.5L V6 that creates 236 lb-ft of torque and 260 hp, it is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission and option for AWD or RWD. And in comparing the miles per gallon, the RWD comes out on top with 28 mpg and 26 mpg for the AWD. The top dog aka the F SPORT also comes with a 3.5L V6 but it is tuned to perfection to produce 311hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. That means you can go from 0-60 in just 5.6 seconds but still expect to get 24mpg on the highway. Mercy.
The brand-new 2021 IS may share some design cues with the previous model to a certain degree, you’ll definitely notice the all-new headlights, taillights, and wheel options. The available triple-beam LED headlights will be sure to light up the street ahead, while the L-shaped blade-style lightbar lining the rear of the sedan will be a pleasant sight for those left in your wake. 18-inch wheels will be standard on the IS, with the F SPORT getting 19-inch wheels for the first time. Climb inside and you will find an available power moonroof, NuLuxe-trimmed seating, 10-way power drive seat, push button start, and dual-zone automatic climate control.
The 2021 Lexus IS has been built to make your driving experience exciting every time. A standard 8-inch touchscreen and has been moved 3-inches closer to the driver for raise the comfort level. A downright huge 10.3-inch touchscreen comes optional Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound system. Some features also compatible with the 10.3-inch screen are Amazon Alexa, Google Maps, WhatsApp, Google Assistant, Navigation, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay©, and more. The available tech upgrades aren’t just limited to the stereo either, now standard on the 2021 IS is the Lexus Safety Suite+ 2.5. This impressive suite of safety features includes Pedestrian Detection, Emergency Steering Assist, and All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control|Emergency Steering Assist, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Front Crash Warning just to name a couple. If you need a comfortable cruiser or a corner-thrashing sports sedan, the 2021 Lexus IS could be the car you’re looking for. The only way to see is to drive one yourself.
|2021 Lexus IS|
|Engine|| 2.0-liter Turbo 4-cylinder (Standard)
3.5-litre V6 (Available)
3.5-litre V6 (Available, F SPORT)
|Transmission||8-speed Auto (Standard)
6-speed Auto (Available)
|241 hp and 258 lb.-ft. Torque (Standard)
260 hp and 235 lb.-ft. Torque (V6)
311 hp and 280 lb.-ft. Torque (F SPORT)
|Exterior Lighting||Triple-beam LED headlights (Available)
L-shape taillights (Standard)
|Wheels||18-inch wheels (Standard)
19-inch wheel (Available)
|Infotainment||8.0-inch Touchscreen (Standard)10.3-inch Touchscreen, NAV (Available)|
|Parking Camera||Rear Camera
There’s so much to love about the new 2021 Lexus IS. Contact Lexus of Albuquerque today to learn more about the availability of this popular new model. Our friendly team members are standing by to answer all your questions about the 2021 Lexus IS. We look forward to serving you.
Purchased RX 350 and had it shipped to Ohio. Wright Zimmerly was exceptional throughout the process. The most efficient, hassle free buying experience I have ever experienced. I have never purchased a vehicle long distance before but would not hesitate to purchase another vehicle from Lexus of Albuquerque. They did what they said they would when they said they would do it. A seamless transaction. Thanks Wright and Sean.
I purchased an LS500 and got it shipped to Texas. I worked directly with the GM, Mark. He ensured the everything was taken care of from initial paperwork, to sending photos, shipping and TX registration and license plates. Whenever I buy my next Lexus, I will prefer to work with them instead of any of the 4 local Lexus dealers in Houston.
Sean was very helpful in questions we had for the vehicle. he delivered our car to the airport. was a pleasure working with Sean through out the whole process.
Jan 2020, we purchased 2020 NX 300 online from WRIGHT ZIMMERLY / Lexus of Albuquerque. I cannot believe I purchased a car online (which included a trade in transaction) but Wright made the transaction completely painless and very timely. Wright was very responsive to (all) of my emails / texts and then even delivered the car to me in Amarillo, Texas!! Cannot recommend this dealership enough. Oh yeah, and the car is awesome too!