I have always, always loved my bmws. I have driven and owned various different models and still have a 05' 545i. But I have to say Lexus came up with a really convincing competitor to the german factor. I love the handling, a little on the light side but very precise. The engine did not feel weak at all and I'm very happy with the way it responds. Gorgeous exterior design that is both aggressive and dignifying at the same time. The interior is also excellent with many convenient features.
Keyless entry, push to start, a great stock stereo system!! Having bought several bmws, I can really appreciate how much is included within the standard package of the IS 250 awd
standard xenon would be nice. Otherwise flawless as far as I can see.