2005 Lexus IS 300 Consumer Review: The little lexus that could
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2005 Lexus IS 300 - Consumer Review

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The little lexus that could
By radardodger on

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2005 Lexus IS 300 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)

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This car is a blast to drive! It feels so light and nimble on twisty back roads it's just plain fun! It never feels like its going to get away from you, even when the front tires are pushing into a turn. Little "step outs" from the rear end are easily corrected on dry roads. The only thing this car needs to be the ultimate entry level "luxury sport", in my mind, is another 50 hp. Very quiet inside, even with 19s. The tiptronic auto works well, although 2nd gear could be a bit taller. Traction control is a bit intrusive, but does its job, even if it stays on to long when it kicks in. The motor, although lacking power, is silky smooth! And that's an understatement.

Best Features

That silky smooth motor! Leather feels very rich and smooth. Stock audio is fair. And of course, just the simple fact that its a Lexus :)

Worst Features

The trunk opening is horrible. There is a fair amount of cubic feet, but forget putting bulky objects in there.
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