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With a head-turning design, incredible engine performance, available technological amenities and top-notch safety systems, both the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Lexus IS deliver an immersive driving experience. Both luxury sedans have many similar features, which is mainly why they share close competition. Coming from two premium and highly reliable brands, both luxury sedans never fail to impress urban explorers looking to invest in a highly efficient and future-forward five-seater vehicle. If you’re out for family-friendly sedan shopping, stop by Alfa Romeo of Oakville to learn which of the 2023 Giulia and Lexus IS will be a better choice for you. We have compared both sedans based on their design, engine performance and technological innovations to see which will live up to the expectations of modern car drivers.


The standard all-aluminum 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine of the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia is complemented by Q4 all-wheel drive system and DNA drive mode selector to deliver dynamic performance. It produces 280 horsepower and 306 pound-feet of torque, which is higher than what you get with the standard 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder VVT-i engine of the 2023 Lexus IS.

All trim levels of the 2023 Giulia have the same engine, except for its sporty Quadrifoglio version, which operates on a 2.9-litre V6 direct-injection twin-turbocharged engine. On the other hand, different trim levels of the Lexus IS are available in two more powertrain options other than the standard engine type: 3.5-litre and 5.0-litre direct injection DOHC V6 w/ VVT-i engines. Despite having a larger engine capacity, none of the IS engine options match the same level of functionality and power as the Alfa Romeo Giulia.

Specifications 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia 2023 Lexus IS
Engine Type All-aluminum 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine 2.0L turbocharged DOHC inline-4 cylinder w/ dual VVT-i engine
Horsepower 280 241
Torque (lb-ft) 306 258
Transmission 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic
Fuel Consumption – L/100 Km (city/hwy) 10.5 / 7.7 11.0 / 7.6



The agile and forward-thinking exterior design of the Alfa Romeo Giulia effortlessly captures the interest of bystanders every time you step out on the road. Similarly, the Lexus IS also embraces a captivating design with many elements from its previous years’ models. Both the premium sedans are available with power sunroof, wide exterior paint colour palette and multiple wheel designs, which beautifully add to their performance and exterior aesthetics. The exclusive Estrema is an awe-inspiring addition to the Alfa Romeo Giulia lineup, featuring a textured carbon fibre grille and mirror caps.

On the inside, the Lexus IS and Alfa Romeo Giulia promises top-grade comfort. One has a driver-centric cabin, while the other takes care of its passengers with heated/ventilated seat options, respectively. The 2023 Giulia embraces a dramatic effect with premium materials and finishes, which effortlessly add to its ultra-luxurious interior design.

Technology and Safety Systems

Top-notch technological amenities, including surround sound audio system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and a fully-coloured digital display with touchscreen control, are common in the 2023 Giulia and IS. One thing that you will absolutely love about the 2023 Giulia is the wireless charging pad that will never let you run out of battery on your road journeys.

These sedans ensure maximum on-road safety with their advanced safety features and driver assistance technologies. The Lexus IS comes standard with the Lexus Safety System+ 2.5, offering features like an automatic high beam, dynamic radar cruise control and lane departure alert with lane keep assist. On the other hand, the Alfa Romeo Giulia comes with the following safety and driver-assist features:

  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Highway and Jam Assist
  • Intelligent Speed Control
  • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning with Full Stop
  • Active Blind Spot Assist

After carefully comparing both these sedans, it’s obvious that the 2023 Giulia will be more beneficial for urban drivers. The latest technologies, engine capabilities and bold design always keep you a notch above the rest on the road. To learn more about the incredible features of the all-new 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia, visit our website or get in touch with our automobile professionals today!

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