2018 LEXUS IS VS. 2018 AUDI A4
When it's time to upgrade to a new luxury sedan, you might have your options narrowed down to the 2018 Audi A4 and the 2018 Lexus IS. If you're not sure which one is right for you, read on to learn more about what each vehicle offers so you can make the right choice.


You want a luxury sedan that offers plenty of power when you step on the gas, and both the Audi A4 and Lexus IS deliver. The Audi A4 comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that works with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission to provide 190 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. However, if you're looking for even more responsive performance, you'll want to get behind the wheel of the Lexus IS. Then, you'll enjoy a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine and eight-speed automatic transmission that produces 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.

Luxury and Convenience

To go along with the excellent power, the A4 and IS come with impressive luxury and convenience. Both vehicles come standard with an infotainment system that has a 7-inch touch-screen display, 10-speaker audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, and voice-activated commands. Additionally, both vehicles include a heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather-wrapped shift knob. While the Audi has eight-way power-adjustable front seats, the Lexus includes a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat.

Safety and Security

When you're searching for some of the latest safety features, you'll find them on the Audi A4 and Lexus IS. Both vehicles come standard with a rearview camera to help you see what's behind the vehicle when you're backing up. Additionally, the Lexus comes standard with the Lexus Safety System+. This collection of comprehensive safety features includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane-departure alert with steering assist, intelligent high beams, and high-speed dynamic radar cruise control.


As you're comparing the Audi A4 and LEXUS IS, you'll find the two sedans are similarly priced. In fact, the Audi starts at $36,000, and the Lexus starts at $38,210.


You want to enjoy your new vehicle for many years to come. That's why you'll appreciate the extensive warranty offered on both the 2018 Audi A4 and Lexus IS. Both vehicles have a four-year/50,000-mile basic warranty, corrosion warranty with unlimited miles, one-year/10,000-mile maintenance warranty, and roadside assistance warranty for four years and unlimited miles. While you can get a four-year/50,000-mile drivetrain warranty on the Audi, Lexus goes a step above to offer a six-year/70,000-mile warranty.


Both the Audi A4 and the Lexus IS offer seating for up to five people. Additionally, both sedans have very similar measurements. You'll enjoy 55 inches of front shoulder room and 38 inches of front headroom. While the Audi has 41 inches of front legroom, the Lexus lets you stretch out more by offering 44 inches of front legroom.
Now that you have a better idea of the similarities and differences between the 2018 Audi A4 and Lexus IS, stop by HENNESSY LEXUS OF GWINNETT to see the IS for yourself and discover even more reasons why it's the ideal vehicle for you.