The all-new 2021 Lexus 2021 makes a clear statement of exceptional craftmanship that enhance its luxurious appeal and making it a best IS model to date. The Lexus IS has struck a perfect balance between sophistication and sportiness, embodying the aspirations of the car enthusiasts. To the delight of the motorists, the Lexus IS is available in the UAE that comes with a powerful V6 turbocharged engine. The 2021 Lexus IS is a sporty midsize luxury sedan that has been engineered to deliver a remarkable driving experience.
The vehicle has been designed to meet the expectations of a modern-day motorist, the vehicle features a stunning new design that boasts a sleek coupe-like profile. The interior of the luxury sedan makes a statement of class and sophistication as it comes laced with cutting-edge in-cabin technologies and high-quality materials. The refined cabin experience has been accentuated by the cutting-edge driver-assistance systems and latest active safety features.
The advanced drivetrain, latest powertrain and lower center of gravity enable the Lexus IS to deliver remarkable performance. In addition, the vehicle offers impressive fuel efficiency as it is available two engine options; a 2.0-liter, turbocharged and a 3.5-liter V6 engine.
With a striking design, impeccably refined interior and dynamic powertrain, the 2021 Lexus IS offers a true experience of exhilarating performance and exceptional luxury.
Here is a detailed review of the 2021 Lexus IS available in the UAE with a closer look at its new design, performance, safety features and more.
Design of the 2021 Lexus IS
The new athletic silhouette and stunning exterior of the 2021 Lexus IS signifies its wider proportions with eye-catching illuminating system and muscular fenders, reflecting the vehicle’s high performance. The refined and exquisite interior of the luxury sedan features a wide range of advanced in-cabin technologies and high-quality materials.
The authoritative stance of the all-new 2021 Lexus IS has been complemented with sleek lines, bold aggressive sharpness carved into the side and shoulder character lines. The well-designed front fascia of the luxury sedan features spindle grille with intricate pattern that demand a second look. The low-profile hood has been complemented with a sharp L-shape signature daytime running lights and slender headlamps. The bold side profile has a new rocker panels accent with a sharper contour and muscular shoulders over the rear wheel wells to augments the sporty appeal of the sedan.
Design wise, the 2021 Lexus IS features F brand DNA to define the exclusive exterior styling as it comes with a distinctive ‘F’ mesh pattern, rear spoiler and a grille-bottom air intake. The luxury sedan also comes fitted with mesh hourglass grille design that is joined with the checkmark LED running lights sitting at the top. The Premium Triple-Beam LED headlamps of the sedan enhance its presence for other commuters on the road.
The 2021 Lexus IS comes fitted with 19-inch alloy wheels that accentuate its athletic stance. Two newly developed wheel designs have also been introduced in 18-inch and 19-inch sizes that are available as optional. Car enthusiasts can select from a range of eight exterior colors that accentuate the sporty appeal of the vehicle.
The interior of the 2021 Lexus IS echoes refinement and modern craftmanship, thanks to a multitude of convenience features and luxury amenities. The reimagined interior has been designed around comfort of the driver, featuring steering wheel trimmed in hand-selected leather and shift knob.
The comfort of the occupants has been ensured with relaxing in-cabin experience that comes with adjustable seating. There seating in the cabin reflects versatility and comfort as it has installed low-set, eight-way power-adjustable front seats, and standard 60/40-split fold down rear seats. In addition, there is ample head and leg room and comfortable rear seating position to enjoy long rides.
The premium cabin of the luxury sedan has been packed with advanced technologies such as touchscreen multimedia display, dual zone climate control, and USB charging points. The available sunroof accentuates the luxurious appeal of the vehicle. The driver-centric cabin of the 2021 Lexus IS also comes with 8-inch color TFT LCD meter that features a movable meter ring to enable a dual display using a single meter.
A standard 8 inches screen has been made available behind the steering wheel to relay important information to the driver in real-time. The cabin of the luxury sedan has also been packed with advanced 3D audio technologies and Apple CarPlay integration. Some other notable features include Android Auto interfaces, 10.3 inches touchscreen and Amazon Alexa. In addition, the interior evokes a sense of calm within a gorgeous atmosphere as it offer three elegant interior colors such as Ocher, Dark Rose, and the universal Black.
Performance of the 2021 Lexus IS
The all-powerful 2021 Lexus IS comes in two impressive engine options that have been paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Car enthusiasts can select an updated 2.0-liter, turbocharged and intercooled inline four-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 241 hp and 350 Nm of torque. The more powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine is capable of producing 311 hp and 380 Nm of torque.
In addition, these engines ensure outstanding fuel efficiency, and superb drivability as they are paired with an eight-speed sport direct-shift automatic transmission.
The 2021 Lexus IS is a midsize luxury sedan that ensures uncompromised safety as it feature a wide range of advanced safety systems. Some of these essential safety systems include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Active Cornering Assist (ACA), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), 8 SRS airbags, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRC), Parking Support Alert (PKSA), Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA), among many others.
On the other hand, the modern-day touch of the luxury sedan has been enhanced by the advanced technology package such as the Lexus Safety System+ to offer smooth handling and stress-free driving on all conditions. These latest driving-assistance systems include all-speed range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Adaptive High-beam System (AHB), Lane Tracing Alert (LTA), Pre-Collision System (PCS) which include Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Emergency Steering Assist (ESA), and Daytime Pedestrian Detection (DPD).
Price of the 2021 Lexus IS in the UAE
The 2021 Lexus IS is a sporty luxury sedan that is available in the UAE with two engine options. The reimagined exterior, refined interior, excellent fuel-efficiency and dynamic performance of the 2021 Lexus IS make it a standout in the segment. The starting price of the all-new Lexus IS is AED 175,000, which can increase with the optional features, technologies and trim levels selected.