2018 Lexus RC 300 Pricing


Edmunds Rating
3.5 / 5.0

Pros

  • Interior craftsmanship is excellent
  • The ride quality will provide hours of comfortable touring
  • Fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine

Cons

  • Tiny back seats are small, even for children
  • Infotainment interface is difficult to operate
  • Overall performance comes up short against rivals

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Features & Specs

2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Starting MSRP$40,640$43,330
MPG2621
Seating44
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower241 hp @ 5800 rpm260 hp @ 6400 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite RC 300 safety features:

Pre-Collision System

Warns you if a collision is imminent and will apply the brakes if you don't act in time.
Blind-Spot/Rear Cross-Traffic Alerts

Lets you know if there's a vehicle in your blind spot or approaching while you're backing out of a parking space.
Lexus Enform Safety Connect

Helps when you need it most with automatic crash notification and roadside assistance.
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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The 2018 Lexus RC 300 is a two-door luxury sport coupe with muscular styling, a high-quality interior and a quiet, smooth highway ride. Shoppers who live in areas with frequent snow or mud will appreciate the standard all-wheel drive, which provides solid traction under a variety of road conditions. And although the RC 300 might not corner like a hardcore sports car, its handling will be more than adequate for most drivers.

The interior of the RC 300 is attractively designed and luxurious. Materials are mostly soft to the touch, and even the few hard plastic parts have an upscale look and feel. The front seats are snug yet very comfortable, but, like a lot of sport coupes, the rear compartment is best reserved for small children. Standard and available technology abound, although controls for the infotainment system and other functions can be difficult to use.

Power for the RC 300 comes from one of two engines. A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder produces 241 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and drives the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. The RC 300 AWD, the all-wheel-drive model, features a 3.5-liter non-turbocharged V6 engine that generates 260 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. It drives all four wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission with standard paddle shifters. The EPA rates fuel economy for the 2018 RC 300 at 26 mpg combined (22 city/32 highway) and the RC 300 AWD at 21 mpg combined (18 city/24 highway).

On the road, the RC 300 has acceleration that's not spectacular, but it is more than adequate for highway passing and will likely satisfy the majority of drivers. It's also more of a comfortable tourer than an ambitious corner-carver. But you can upgrade handling via the F Sport package, which adds an adaptive sport-tuned suspension, larger wheels and performance tires, and upgraded brakes.There's also perforated leather upholstery and some unique exterior trim pieces.

The RC 300 comes in one very well-equipped trim level, with such standard features as keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, an infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, and power-adjustable, heated front seats. The Premium package and Luxury package add a variety of comfort and convenience items. As noted, the F Sport package brings a sport suspension and additional interior appointments. Whatever your preference, let Edmunds help you find the 2018 Lexus RC 300 that best meets your needs.

2018 Lexus RC 300 Overview

The 2018 Lexus RC 300 comes with rear wheel drive, all wheel drive, . Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed shiftable automatic, .

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2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $52,863. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $1,000 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The average savings for the 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 1.9% below the MSRP.

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2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $51,869. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $2,141 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $44,474. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $1,000 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $52,433. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $1,448 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $52,315. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $2,504 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $52,268. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $1,000 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The average savings for the 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 1.9% below the MSRP.

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2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $52,119. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $2,508 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $51,720. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $1,000 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,000 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $50,720.

The average savings for the 2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 1.9% below the MSRP.

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2018 Lexus RC 300 Gas Mileage

2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
26 compined MPG,
22 city MPG/32 highway MPG

2018 Lexus RC 300 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
21 compined MPG,
18 city MPG/24 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG26
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainrear wheel drive
Displacement2.0 L
Passenger Volume94.2 cu.ft.
Wheelbase107.5 in.
Length184.8 in.
Width72.4 in.
Height54.9 in.
Curb Weight3737 lbs.