The BMW 3-Series, Lexus IS and Infiniti G35 war has been one interesting battle. Well now the BMW 3-Series should watch out as Lexus goes diesel with the Lexus IS 220d. The Lexus IS 220d is powered by 2.2 liter direct-injection diesel engine that allows a combined fuel economy of 44.8 mpg. The Lexus IS 220d produces 177 horsepower with a 0-60 mph time of 8.9 seconds and top speed of 135 mpg.
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