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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Lexus IS 250

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Lexus IS 250 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Lexus IS 250 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$30,855$34,485
    Invoice *$27,460$30,689
    Engine2.5L V-6 204 HP2.5L V-6 204 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd E-Shift w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L V-6 204 HP2.5L V-6 204 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd E-Shift w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp
    BatteryN/AN/A
    Axle Ratio3.734.10
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank17.1 gal.17.1 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelfull-time all wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/Apermanent
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability control
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensiondouble wishbonedouble wishbone
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/45VR17.0BSW ASP225/45VR17.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)245/N/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typesportsport
    Heated Front SeatsN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(8-way power)(8-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(8-way power)(8-way power)
    Rear Seatsbenchbench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thru
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleatherleather
    Door Trimleatherleather
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/A
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/chromeleather/chrome
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofexpress open/closeexpress open/close
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    Radiopremium AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scanpremium AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted 6-discin-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers13 performance13 performance
    Amplifier194W amplifier194W amplifier
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpower
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Cell Phonepre-wiringpre-wiring
    Power Outlets22
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfront
    First Aid Kitfirst aid kitfirst aid kit
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    Compasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee Airbagdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume13.0 cu.ft.13.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length180.1 "180.1 "
    Exterior Width70.9 "70.9 "
    Exterior Height56.1 "56.7 "
    Wheelbase108 "108 "
    Front Tread60 "60 "
    Rear Tread60 "60 "
    Turning Radius16.7 '17.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,431 lbs.4,615 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,455 lbs.3,651 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A2,575 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A2,535 lbs.
    PayloadN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.28.28
    Front Legroom43.9 "43.9 "
    Rear Legroom30.6 "30.6 "
    Front Headroom37.2 "37.2 "
    Rear Headroom36.7 "36.7 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom54.1 "54.1 "
    Rear Hiproom53.7 "53.7 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room54.4 "54.4 "
    Rear Shoulder Room52.7 "52.7 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume86 cu.ft.86 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume13.0 cu.ft.13.0 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surround
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles72/70,00072/70,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/unlimited72/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited48/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 Lexus IS 250 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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