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Lexus IS 250

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4.5 (Excellent)

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Generations

The 2015 Lexus IS 250 aims to marry the brand's reputation for serene luxury with a sportier personality, targeting a younger demographic and, most importantly, BMW's lock on the compact sports sedan segment.

2014 - 2015 Lexus IS 250

3/4 Front Glamour 2015 Lexus IS 250

Major changes included:

Under the hood is the familiar all-aluminum V6 that entered production nearly eight years ago. This is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2.5-liter V6 puts out 204 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque while serving up fuel economy numbers of 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway in rear-wheel drive configuration, or 20... Read more »

2014 | 2015

2006 - 2013 Lexus IS 250

3/4 Front Glamour 2013 Lexus IS 250

Major changes included:

The LS 250 is powered by a new 2.5-liter V6, which sends 204 horsepower to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transmission. The rear-drive IS 250 is also available with a newly developed, Formula 1-inspired six-speed automatic. The IS 250 is also available with all-wheel-drive with the IS 250 AWD and comes standard with... Read more »

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