3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Should have test driven the car more...
By Linh on
2006 Lexus IS 250 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
Initial presentation/design excellent. Ride/handling tradeoff poor compared to best in class; ride is too busy/abrupt for actual handling precision and ability. Electric steering numb. The relationship between dash/windowsill height and seat height makes visibility poor in the name of style and pedestrian safety standards. The transmission, while smooth, is easily confused and is generally delayed when a downshift is required. Engine is smooth and adequate but transmission makes it feel flat-footed. Various technology is advanced and easy to use.
Refine ride/handling relationship and transmission performance.