Pairing an electric motor with a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder Atkinson cycle gasoline engine, the IS 300h has a total system output of 220 hp while producing 99g/km of CO2 emissions in combined cycle driving, managing 65.7-mpg fuel consumption on the European cycle. Mated to the hybrid’s powertrain is an E-CVT transmission that enables the IS 300h to reach 62 mph in 8.3 seconds while sporting a top speed of 125 mph.
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It’s worth noting that the sub-100g/km CO2 number was achieved on the IS 300h SE model, that has been fitted with 16-inch wheels. The IS 300h luxury grade is rated at 103g/km while the IS 300h F Sport and Premier models are rated at 109g/km.
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