Starting at | Starting at 21 MPG City - 30 MPG Highway
The mid-size performance sedan segment is a popular place, but the Lexus IS sedan more than holds its own among the offerings from Infiniti, BMW and Cadillac. While powertrains remain the same for 2014, top-to-bottom refinement everywhere else -- along with Lexus' unbeatable build quality -- has made the IS a bigger and yet more dynamic driver's car.
The Lexus IS sedan is completely redesigned for 2014. For both the IS250 and IS350, exterior styling is much more aggressive than that of the outgoing models, with a pinched, angular grille and rocker panels that flow seamlessly up and into the rear wheel arches.
The 2014 Lexus IS sedan comes in two distinct models -- IS250 and IS350 -- each available in either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The IS250 is powered by a 2.5L V6 producing 204 hp and 185 ft-lb of torque, while the IS350 benefits from a larger 3.5L V6 that delivers 306 hp and 277 ft-lb or torque. Both of the all-aluminum 4-cam engines feature dual variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) to help boost economy and efficiency. The rear-wheel-drive IS250 delivers 23 mpg combined and will sprint to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds, while its IS350 brother is good for 21 combined mpg and an impressive 5.6 seconds from 0 to 60 mph. A 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is standard on the IS250 and the IS350 AWD, while the RWD IS350 utilizes an 8-speed Sport Direct Shift automatic with paddle shifters. Both transmissions feature Sport, Normal and Eco modes, and will match engine revolutions during downshifts when set in Sport mode.
Braking & Traction
|4-Wheel Disc Brakes||Std|
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Daytime Running Lights||Opt|
|Electrochromic Rearview Mirror||Std|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Opt|
|Rain Sensing Wipers||Opt|
|Rear Parking Aid||Opt|
|Basic||4 Years/50,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||6 Years/70,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||6 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||4 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Maintenance||1 Years/10,000 Miles|
Lexus Certified Pre-Owned Warranty
CERTIFIED WARRANTY:Unlimited-mileage warranty up to 6 years. Balance of new car warranty (4 Year / 50K Miles) plus 2 Year / Unlimited-mileage L/Certified warranty. SERVICE MAINTENANCE: Complimentary Maintenance Plan covering the first four basic factory-scheduled maintenance services for 2 years or 20,000 miles
|Age/Mileage Eligibility||Model Years 2009-2015 / less than 70,000 miles|
|Lease Term Certified||Yes|
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