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Great luxury car, but not a sports car
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By ac451
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2007 Lexus IS 250 Sedan 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)


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So this is the most sporty offering from Lexus (save for the IS 350, but that's another ballgame). This makes me seriously question Lexus' ability to build a sports car. The ride is great, the interior is comfortable, the options and gadgets are perfect, the exterior looks beautiful but where's the power? Where's the handling? Where's the fun factor. Sure, coming from a Honda it's greatly powerful and fun, but after recently trading it in and looking at offerings from BMW and Infiniti, this car feels like a slowpoke! For not much more a 328 or G35 would be exponentially more fun to drive. Sure, the luxury is there, which I love and appreciate, but the sporting characteristic is not.


Favorite Features

More comfortable inside (and nicer looking inside) than a BMW, smooth ride, smooth (though underpowered) engine, looks great, very cheap for a relatively refined car.


Suggested Improvements

Improve the engine, make the handling and steering not feel numb,


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IS 250
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By Insideman
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2007 Lexus IS 250 Sedan 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)


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Car is capable of very good gas mileage. Engine response is delayed and acceleration is weak. However, very strong and capable once up to speed on highway. Suspension a little stiff but good on highways. Steering is quick and you need to get accustomed to it. Some break noise from front and terrible brake dust situation with front wheels. Very solid and fun to drive. Test drove a 330i and decided to go with the Lexus. I am satisfied with my decision.


Favorite Features

Comfort, design and appearance.


Suggested Improvements

Fix the front brake situation with the dust. No excuse for a car of this level to have such a fundamental issue. Improve acceleration and refine program to eliminate slow response. Increase rear seating room.


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Way too much fun
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By Mama Lex
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2007 Lexus IS 250 Sedan 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6A)


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The most fun car that I have ever owned. Few minor flaws such as extreme brake dust on front wheels, loud popping sound from dash. Overall a great little car. Wish it was a bit bigger on the inside. I have two small kids and even they are cramped in the back seat. Makes me feel young again! Head turner!!


Favorite Features

Keyless entry, push button start, heated and cooled seats, XM... too many to list.


Suggested Improvements

Fix the popping sound and figure out a way to make the brake dust subside. Use a heavier duty paint.


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Awesome
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By wasdasd
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2007 Lexus IS 250 Sedan 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)


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overall great car. The exterior of the car is sleek and sexy but not nearly as sleek as the interior. The interior is very comfortable and i love the touch screen/navigation, very user friendly. Only my second car, but I like how the seats are heated and cooled. The handling is also phenomenal, I can make turns at speeds and make tight U turns I never could have with a 5 series. So far I've gotten the car up to 130 mph and everything worked perfectly including the handling.


Favorite Features

Interior's comfy


Suggested Improvements

I would love the car to be a bit faster.


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IS250
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By marie
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2007 Lexus IS 250 Sedan 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6A)


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After 6 months still love the car!


Favorite Features

Interior design and leather seats


Suggested Improvements

Would change having to touch screen to rid the navigation system from main screen


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