The Lexus IS received a pretty big update last year, so for the 2022 model year there are only a few changes, which basically just consists of some new packages.
The 2022 IS 300 is now available with a new Premium package that adds 19-inch alloy wheels, a moonroof, heated and ventilated front seats, rain sensing wipers, the memory system, and black open pore wood. The Comfort Package now includes rain-sensing intermittent windshield wipers and auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink system. The 2022 IS 350 F Sport gets a new Memory Package, as well as a power rear sunshade available as a standalone option.
The IS 300 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, while the IS 350 gets a 3.5-liter V6 that with 311 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. Both engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. For buyers that want all-wheel drive the IS 300 AWD is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 with 260 horsepower and 236 lb.-ft. of torque, that’s mated to a six-speed automatic. The IS 350 is also available with all-wheel drive.
If you want even more power, there’s also the new IS 500 F Sport with its 5.0-liter V8 that generates 474 horsepower and 393 pound feet of torque
The 2022 Lexus IS starts at $39,700.