BMW 330i vs. Lexus IS 300

BMW 330i vs. Lexus IS 300
BMW 330i
Lexus IS 300
At a Glance: 330i vs. IS 300

You deserve the very best. When it comes to the apex of luxury sedans, two reign supreme: the 2022 BMW 3 Series 330i and the Lexus IS 300. Each model offers incredible performance, a comfortable interior, and protective safety features, but which one is better for you?

Our team at Pfaff BMW has put together this quick comparison to help our friends in Mississauga, ON choose the appropriate luxury vehicle for them.

0 to 60 MPH Time


9.5 city/6.9 highway L/100 km* | 11 city/7.6 highway L/100 km
330i vs IS 300
Rear Legroom

Rear Legroom

893 millimetres (35.2 inches) | 818 millimetres (32.2 inches)
330i vs IS 300
Active Protection System

Active Protection System

Standard | Not Available
330i vs IS 300
Which is the Right Sedan for You?
BMW 330i

Performance and reliability are important when it comes to choosing your next sedan.

BMW 330i
Power Under the Hood

Luxury and power go hand in hand these days, and the BMW 330i and the Lexus IS 300 deliver. Both models are equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, but if you’re after more power, the 330i is the sedan for you. Its engine is capable of 255 horsepower, while the IS 300 can only manage 241 horsepower.

All that power means you’ll notice faster acceleration when zooming along the highway..

Pair that extra muscle with the optimal fuel economy of the BMW 3 Series 330i, and you’ll be able to go a long time without stopping at the pump. It achieves a fuel consumption of 9.5 city/6.9 highway L/100 km.* Compare that to the IS 300. Its fuel consumption comes in at 11 city/7.6 highway L/100 km.

BMW 330i

It takes more than just power to make a good sedan. You'll want a comfortable interior for the roads you drive to and from work as well.

BMW 330i
Luxurious Interior

You’ll get a bevy of luxury amenities in either model. It’s all about you with standard or available features like:

  • Power-adjustable front seats
  • Multi-zone Climate Control
  • Heated front seats
  • Moonroof

Both sedans offer seating for five and give you at least 970 millimetres (38.2 inches) of front headroom. When you’re in charge of the company carpool, the folks in the back row are more likely to sing your praises from the back seat of a 2022 BMW 330i. It boasts 893 millimetres (35.2 inches) of rear legroom, while the Lexus IS 300 only has 818 millimetres (32.2 inches) of rear legroom.

BMW 330i

One of the most crucial factors to look into when buying a new car is safety. Once again, the 2022 BMW 330i and the Lexus IS 300 have you covered.

BMW 330i
Impressive Safety Features

Safety is of the utmost importance when it comes to choosing a new car. Luckily, both the BMW 330i and the Lexus IS 300 have comprehensive safety suites.

These suites both offer a variant of the following features:

  • Active Lane Keeping Assistant
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Frontal Collision Warning

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and both the 2022 BMW 330i and the Lexus IS 300 have plenty of features for collision prevention.

If the unimaginable should happen, you’ll only get Active Protection with the 330i. This system detects imminent collisions and prepares by automatically tightening the safety belts, closing the windows, and activating post-accident braking. The IS 300 doesn’t offer a similar feature.

Test Drive the Victorious BMW 330i Today!

When you’re ready to upgrade your ride to the lap of luxury, both the 2022 BMW 330i and the Lexus IS 300 will fit the bill.

However, if you want extra amenities, power, and safety, stop by Pfaff BMW to give the 330i a test drive.

We’re ready to help our friends in Mississauga, ON find the best luxury sedan for their unique lifestyles.

Contact us—your new BMW is waiting.

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2022 330i for yourself are conveniently available right here online.

*The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions mentioned have been established in accordance with European Regulation 715/2007 in the version in force on the date of approval of the model concerned. Consumption is expressed in litres/100 km. The values indicate fuel consumption if the car is equipped with an automatic gearbox. The indications given may be subject to variations depending on tyre size and type of transmission.