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If you appreciate the aggressive styling of contemporary sports cars, but crave the refinement and comfort of a luxury sedan, the 2013 Lexus IS is tough to beat. It may lack the athleticism of a BMW 3
If interior volume and rear-seat legroom are at the top of your list, you may find the Lexus IS less accommodating than its larger European rivals. In addition, drivers who prefer a generous helping o
If the BMW's 3 Series serves as the definition of "sport sedan," then the 2013 Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 might be seen as the "Grand Tourers" of the category. While the Lexus IS isn't as engaging or nimble as its sportier rivals, all iterations 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. The entry-level IS 250 focuses on practical characteristics such as fuel e
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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!"
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