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If, in a sport sedan, you find a level of refinement fully appropriate to your transportation mission, the 2012 Lexus IS 250 or IS 350 delivers that refinement in spades. It may lack the ferocity of a
If you, like the segment, are moving into the ranks of "mid-size," you may find the accommodation offered by the Lexus IS models too small, especially in the rear seat. And while many buy a
If BMW's 3 Series serves as the definition of "sport sedan," then the Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 might be seen as the "Grand Tourers" of the category. With a nimble chassis and responsive powertrains the lineup remains recreational, but all iterations of the Lexus IS provide a level of compliant composure the Germans rarely deliver – at least in this size category. Of course, what's under the hood will determine, in large part, where you peg the smile meter. Opt for the IS 250 with automatic and you have the perfe
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By Les (FL) on Wednesday, May 01, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 55,599overall rating 9 of 10rating details
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9
"It's handles like a sports car, has plenty of horsepower but is comfortable, good on gas and has all the bells and whistles. At 5 years old it still drives like new."
1 person out of 1 found this review helpful
By Sadie (AR) on Wednesday, April 17, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 68,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Comfort, stereo, smooth ride, cheap maintenance"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"I have had my car for over a year and I love it. I haven't had any issues with it and I haven't regretted my purchase one time. If I were to get a new car I would definitely consider buying another IS, but maybe a 350 instead for added pep. I would buy this car over my previous 3-series BMW for sure. Love the cheap maintenance in comparison and how smooth the ride is. I love everything about this car!"
5 people out of 5 found this review helpful
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