Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan

2009 Lexus IS 250
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2009 Lexus IS 250

Pros

  • Compliant ride, capable handling, high-quality interior materials, available all-wheel drive.

Cons

  • Lackluster power plant, overly soft suspension for enthusiastic driving, cramped backseat.

Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan for Sale

Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
99,837 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
Virginia Luxury Motors
8.1 mi away
List$9,999
Est.Loan: $204/mo
Great Deal!Great Deal!
$275 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
LOCAL TRADE IN!! VERY CLEAN.... SUNROOF**ALLOY WHEELS**PADDLE SHIFT**PUSH TO START**CRUISE CONTROL****EXTRA CLEAN!! FULL LEATHER INTERIOR, 8 WAY ADJUSTABLE POWER SEATS, NON SMOKER...Finance Rates Start at 3.99% ON APPROVED CREDIT.....Over 20 Lenders - High Approval Rates...APPLY ONLINE at WWW.VLMAUTO.COM ....FOR BEST BUYING EXPERIENCE, CALL NOW at 703-957-4600. All Our Cars go through a Rigorous 80 points Full Inspection ..OUR CARS ARE CERTIFIED THROUGH OUR MECHANICS AND COME PRE-INSPECTED. OPEN 7 DAYS...TRADES WELCOMED... WE SHIP EVERYWHERE... COMPREHENSIVE EXTENDED WARRANTIES AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. Visit Virginia Luxury Motors online at www.vlmauto.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 703-957-4600 today to schedule your test drive. We try our best to list all options and details carefully however typos and human/machine errors are possible, please call in advance to confirm any specific options, colors, condition related questions to avoid any confusions. We train our sales staff regularly however any verbal claims or promises made by the employees of the dealership are not valid unless expressed in writing. Price does not include a dealership processing fee of Six Hundred and Ninety Five dollars. All sales are AS-IS unless expressed otherwise in writing. Vehicle accessories such as extra keys, floor matts, books, navigation disc, shift knobs etc may not come with the vehicle however we can always order these items at our discounted dealership prices which are to be paid by the customer. APPLY FOR AN AUTO LOAN OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: 10AM TO 7PM SUNDAYS: 12PM TO 5PM
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
101,685 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
E Trade Auto Sales
8.8 mi away
List$9,950
Est.Loan: $203/mo
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Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
47,025 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
CarMax
18 mi away
List$16,998
Est.Loan: $310/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
140,961 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
(6)
Lexus of Rockville
18.3 mi away
List$9,482
Est.Loan: $194/mo
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Just arrived! This Luxury 2009 IS 250 Sport Sdn in Obsidian with Black interior comes equipped with Navigation System, Voice Activated DVD Navigation System w/Rear Camera, and Bluetooth, Intuitive Parking Assist w/Front Rear Sensors, Heated and Ventilated Front Seats, Wood Interior Trim, Illuminated Scuff Plates, Power Rear Sunshade and much more! Lexus has a stellar reputation for great financing with rates on approved credit from as low as 2.9% APR with terms up to 84 months based upon vehicle and lender conditions. WITH NO ACCIDENTS OR DAMAGE REPORTED, THIS VEHICLE IS CARFAX-CERTIFIED and MARYLAND STATE INSPECTION HAS BEEN COMPLETED, as well as a 120 - point inspection performed by a Lexus-trained technician. Lexus of Rockville customers should take pride in knowing that Maryland has one of the most comprehensive state inspections in the country. Lexus of Rockville will also arrange to pick up our customers if they are using Metro, Amtrak, or need transportation from the Washington, DC or Baltimore Airports.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
120,137 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
AutoPlaza
19.8 mi away
List$9,188
Est.Loan: $188/mo
Good Deal!Good Deal!
$253 Below Market
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<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***COMPLIMENTARY 3 MONTHS/3,000 MILES ENGINE, TRANSMISSION, DIFFERENTIALS WARRANTY INCLUDED*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';"> <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* GUARANTEED FINANCING * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* VA INSPECTION * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* CLEAN IN AND OUT * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* V6, 2.5 Liter * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* WELL MAINTAINED * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* GREAT CONDITION* <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* ICE COLD A/C * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* AM/FM RADIO * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* START/STOP ENGINE * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* LEATHER INTERRIOR * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* PASSENGER AIRBAG * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* HEATED SEATS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* POWER SEATS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* FOG LIGHTS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* SUNROOF/MOONROOF * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* POWER WINDOWS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* POWER DOOR LOCK * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Autoplaza offers car buyers competitively priced vehicles and service with a smile. Our friendly and experienced staff will help you find a vehicle that fits your budget and lifestyle. <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Call us today to schedule a test drive! We look forward to serving you and the community for many, many years! <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">We pride ourselves with being the best local used car dealership that offers not only quality used cars, but also best prices in the area. The combination of quality and value in our cars guarantee that you are getting the best deal on a used car in Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland. Hurry up to call us and schedule your test-drive today! <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***COMPLIMENTARY 3 MONTHS/3,000 MILES ENGINE, TRANSMISSION, DIFFERENTIALS WARRANTY INCLUDED*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***RUNS AND DRIVES PERFECTLY*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***CLEAN IN AND OUT*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***AUTOMATIC 6 SPEED TRANSMISSION*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***HEATED/POWER/LEATHER INTERRIOR*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***POWER WINDOWS/DOOR LOCKS*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***NEW VA SAFETY INSPECTION*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">CALL US FOR ANY QUESTION OR TO SCHEDULE A TEST DRIVE. FOR IMMEDIATE RESPONSE CALL (703) 310-6900 <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">EASY AND GUARANTEED FINANCING PROGRAMS.We offer guaranteed financing no matter how bad your credit is (or no credit at all). We can and will get you approved. If you have questions about submitting online loan application please contact us at (703) 310-6900! <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">About the Company: <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Autoplaza LLC is one of the top pre-owned vehicle dealers in Northern Virginia. We provide quality vehicles of various makes and models with the most competitive prices in the region. Autoplaza LLC is dedicated to make your vehicle shopping experience hassle free and straight forward. With that in mind we fully inspect, service and detail all cars in our lot. We hand pick each and every car from all the sources possible around the area and provide it to you <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Disclaimer: <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Listed price for any car, truck, minivan or SUV does not include Virginia or any other state title, tax, registration fees or $499 processing fee. <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Autoplaza LLC will never sell, share, or spam your mobile number. Standard text messaging rates may apply.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
112,108 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
CarMax
36.1 mi away
List$12,998
Est.Loan: $266/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
122,263 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
(3)
Parsons Kia of Winchester
38.5 mi away
List$9,498
Est.Loan: $194/mo
Good Deal!Good Deal!
$261 Below Market
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Call today to schedule your test drive Hey isn't that Bob's old car? Could be! It's a local trade in! Come by or go to www.parsonskiaofwinchester.com for more info.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
101,427 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
Tate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
47.2 mi away
List$13,995
Est.Loan: $286/mo
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Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
97,629 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
(1)
Lucky Line Motors
52.5 mi away
List$11,850
Est.Loan: $242/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
$300 Below Market
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After business hours please contact Tamim at (540) 287-5112Brand new on our lot, we have a BEAUTIFUL, 2009 Lexus IS250 AWD! This IS250 is a GORGEOUS pearl white, sitting on alloy wheels with GREAT tread on the tires, and is matched inside with a CLEAN black leather interior! Powered by a 2.5L V6 motor, paired with a SMOOTH automatic transmission, and is equipped with a fantastic AWD system, all while still being capable of seeing upwards of 26 MPG! LOADED with tons of great features, like the power windows, power locks, power mirrors, power seats, heated AND cooled front seats, dual climate controls, rear back up camera, and that's just the beginning! Premium speaker system with AM/FM radio, CD player, and even has a built in auxiliary and USB cord hook up! With so many great features, and so many more to see, you DO NOT want to miss out on a deal this fantastic! So hurry and call, or stop by TODAY, to schedule your test drive before you miss your chance to own this FANTASTIC, 2009 Lexus IS250 AWD!
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
104,086 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
Thornton Automotive Manchester
80.8 mi away
List$9,900
Est.Loan: $202/mo
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Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
159,858 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
Faulkner Nissan of Mechanicsburg
87.7 mi away
List$8,955
Est.Loan: $183/mo
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Dealer Notes
One Owner, AWD 2009 IS250 w/Great Service History! Priced To Sell Today! Moonroof, Heated/Cooled Leather, Alloy Wheels, Premium Sound, HID Headlights, & Much More! Click Here For More Information!WHY BUY FROM USAt Faulkner, our most important goal is customer satisfaction. That's why our employees treat every customer with the utmost courtesy and respect.OPTION PACKAGESDUAL SPORT EXHAUST, HID HEADLAMPS, PREMIUM PKG perforated leather seat trim, dark gray birds-eye maple or golden brown maple interior trim, REAR LIP SPOILER, ECRU, PERFORATED LEATHER SEAT TRIM. Non-Smoker vehicle.EXPERTS ARE SAYINGThe new IS 250 features impressive interior materials, an attractive cabin design and plenty of luxury amenities. Everything from the soft-touch dash and door panels to the supple leather seats exudes high quality. -Edmunds.com. 4 Star Driver Front Crash Rating. 5 Star Driver Side Crash Rating.Pricing analysis performed on 11/6/2018.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
112,932 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
(1)
Faulkner Honda
90.9 mi away
List$9,499
Est.Loan: $194/mo
Good Deal!Good Deal!
$261 Below Market
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2.5L, AWD, automatic,Heated/Cooled Leather Seats, Moonroof, iPod/MP3 Input, REAR LIP SPOILER, All Wheel Drive. Clean.KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Heated Driver Seat, Cooled Driver Seat, Premium Sound System, iPod/MP3 Input, Multi-CD Changer. Leather Seats, MP3 Player, Keyless Entry, Remote Trunk Release, Child Safety Locks.OPTION PACKAGES: REAR LIP SPOILER. Lexus IS 250 with Matador Red Mica exterior and Black interior features a V6 Cylinder Engine with 204 HP at 6400 RPM*. Non-Smoker vehicle.EXPERTS CONCLUDE: Edmunds.com's review says \The new IS 250 features impressive interior materials, an attractive cabin design and plenty of luxury amenities. Everything from the soft-touch dash and door panels to the supple leather seats exudes high quality.\. 4 Star Driver Front Crash Rating. 5 Star Driver Side Crash Rating.AFFORDABLE: This IS 250 is priced $600 below Kelley Blue Book.WHY BUY FROM US: Faulkner Honda has earned the prestigious \Best Dealerships to Work For\ award again for 2015. This recognition program is dedicated to finding and recognizing the best employers in the retail automobile industry! It is also your assurance that you are visiting a dealership that places the highest value on you, the customer, as well as our employees and their families. We also offer delivery within 400* miles of our dealership. Please contact us to confirm availability to your area. Pricing analysis performed on 10/30/2018. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
108,238 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
(2)
M.W. Auto Sales
96.2 mi away
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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Lexus IS 250 2009 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A)
113,460 miles
Used 2009
Lexus IS 250
Base
(1)
Mercedes-Benz of Chantilly
9.3 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Edmunds' Expert Review

As an entry-level luxury sedan with a dash of panache, the 2009 Lexus IS 250 is an appealing proposition -- but as a sport sedan, it falls a bit short.

vehicle overview

It wasn't too long ago that BMW had the entry-level sport sedan segment pretty much to itself. Sure, there were half-hearted efforts to match the magic of the blue-and-white propeller here and there, but the company's 3 Series remained the car to have for compact-sedan buyers who loved to drive. Eventually, though, rival automakers began to realize that this market segment couldn't be ignored. That's why the number of serious entry-level sport sedans has ballooned in recent years -- and why Lexus decided to get into the act by introducing the IS series.

The 2009 Lexus IS 250 (along with its more powerful IS 350 sibling) represents the second such act for Lexus, the previous-generation IS 300 having been the first. Essentially a rebadged Japanese-market Toyota, this initial effort was entertaining enough, but it couldn't quite match class leaders in terms of performance or refinement. The IS 250, on the other hand, was engineered to meet the European and Japanese competition head-on. It's got strikingly taut styling, a sporty interior and even a manual-shift option to complement its rear-wheel-drive layout. In other words, the 2009 Lexus IS 250 has what sport-sedan shoppers are looking for.

At least, that's how it appears on paper. Unfortunately, driving the IS 250 is something of a letdown from the enthusiast's perspective. The 2.5-liter V6 seems rather crude and underpowered compared with the BMW 328i's silky smooth 3.0-liter inline-6, and while the IS 250's steering is accurate, it's notably lacking in feel. Handling is certainly competent, but the IS 250 bounces up and down like a softly sprung luxury sedan over bumps, even with the optional sport suspension. As for the stick shift, fuggedaboutit -- it's easily worst-in-class. On the whole, it seems that Lexus was aiming for a slightly less sporty demographic with this car, namely buyers who want the look of an entry-level sport sedan along with the compliant ride and coddling interior of an entry-level luxury sedan.

If that was the target, then the IS 250 generally hits the bull's-eye. Interior materials quality is excellent, noise levels are Lexus low, and the IS 250's aggressively styled exterior belies its supple suspension tuning. As a sharp-looking compact luxury sedan with a sporty flavor, the IS 250 is an unqualified success. Just know that you may be disappointed if you expect this Lexus to give a 3 Series sedan -- or an Audi A4, or an Infiniti G35, or even a Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport -- a run for its money when the going gets twisty.

2009 Lexus IS 250 configurations

The 2009 Lexus IS 250 compact luxury sport sedan is available in only one trim level. Standard equipment is generous and includes 17-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, leather seating, power front seats, automatic dual-zone climate control and a premium audio system with a six-disc CD changer and an auxiliary audio jack.

Optional features (mostly bundled into packages) include 18-inch alloy wheels, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, park assist, adaptive cruise control, driver seat memory, rain-sensing wipers, a power rear sunshade, a navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio and a Mark Levinson surround-sound audio system. Heated front seats are standard on the all-wheel-drive model and optional on the rear-wheel-drive versions. Both IS 250s can also be had with ventilated front seats. A sport suspension package (not available on the AWD version) dubbed the X Package is available and features firmer suspension calibrations, 18-inch wheels, sport-biased tires and aluminum pedals.

2009 Highlights

The 2009 Lexus IS 250 receives a handful of minor tweaks, including subtle interior and exterior styling changes, a more advanced stability control system, slightly revised suspension tuning and a two-tone interior option.

Performance & mpg

The 2009 Lexus IS 250 is powered by a 2.5-liter V6 that generates 204 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard, while AWD is available. Transmission options consist of a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic, though if you want AWD, you're stuck with the automatic. Our test of a manual-transmission IS 250 yielded a 0-60 time of 7.5 seconds; for reference, a manual-shift BMW 328i will do the same trick in 6.4 seconds.

EPA fuel-economy estimates stand at 21 mpg city/29 highway and 24 combined for rear-wheel-drive models with the automatic transmission, while the manual shifter knocks those numbers down considerably to 18 mpg city/26 highway and 21 combined. When equipped with AWD, the IS 250 returns 20 mpg city/26 highway and 22 combined.

Safety

Antilock disc brakes, traction control, stability control, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags are all standard on the 2009 Lexus IS 250. Optional is a pre-collision system (PCS) that comes packaged with adaptive cruise control. The PCS uses a radar sensor to detect obstacles in front of the car. If the computer determines that a collision is unavoidable, it pre-emptively stiffens the suspension, retracts the front seatbelts and initializes brake assist so increased braking can be applied the instant the brake pedal is pressed.

In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash testing, the IS 250 earned a perfect "Good" rating for its performance in both frontal-offset and side-impact tests. In government crash testing, the IS 250 managed four stars (out of a possible five) for both frontal crash protection and rear side-impact protection. Front-passenger side-impact protection received a five-star rating.

Driving

The 2009 Lexus IS 250 looks like a sport sedan, but in this case, looks are a bit deceiving. The IS 250's high cornering limits make it a capable back road dance partner, but its uncommunicative steering will leave enthusiasts cold and there's too much body roll for a sporting car. The manual transmission extracts maximum performance from the 2.5-liter V6 engine, but the IS 250 isn't quick by any stretch of the imagination, and the V6 feels unusually reluctant to rev. Moreover, the manual shifter itself is decidedly subpar, with excessive lateral spacing between the gear slots and an unpleasantly notchy feel. On the bright side, the IS 250 rides comfortably and the plush cabin is a peaceful place in which to while away the rush hour.

Interior

The IS 250 boasts a finely wrought interior, with top-notch materials and an attractively sporty design. Fit and finish is generally excellent. Lexus also offers one of the best electronics interfaces in the business, with easy-to-use controls all around. The optional navigation system and accompanying touchscreen are particularly user-friendly.

Most compact luxury sedans aren't generous with rear-seat legroom, and this is particularly true of the IS 250. Adults or even large children may not be happy in the rear seat on long road trips -- especially with a taller driver up front. Don't let the IS 250's four doors fool you; in terms of interior space, it's more akin to a luxury coupe.


Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

great Little Car
john591,02/09/2010
Ownership experience has been positive. The car draws favorable reviews for its styling. The fit and finish are excellent. It is quiet and very solid feeling on the road. Only complaint is getting used to a limitation on driver visibility to the rear.
Very pleased with this car
johnc,10/16/2010
I've had the IS250 for 2 months now and it's everything I'd hoped. Great looks, terrific fit and finish on the interior--which sold me over the BMW 3 and even the Audi A4. As others have noted, the ride's not as sporty as some others but I'm not on twisting turning road all that much anyway, whereas the comfort and style are always noted and appreciated. This is my 3rd Lexus (RX & GS) and have loved them all.
Great mid-size sport sedan
jlandry,11/10/2009
I chose the IS250 over BMW 3 series and Audi due to superior interior fit and trim. Lexus interior finish is by far higher end than BMW finish at a more affordable price point. Obviously the 250 could use some more power, but you can get that in 350 and the 250 gets great mpg. Combined hwy and cty mileage averages about 26mpg. I get 31mpg on hwy. The audio and nav system is superb. One drawback is not being able to program the nav system while the vehicle is moving. Bluetooth is clear. Dashboard instrumentation layout is very sporty and provides quick reference for temp, tire pressure, mpg and distance to empty. Paddle shifters are nice touch and add some sportiness to daily drive.
2018 REVIEW- STILL the best car ever!
Eric Rayel,07/01/2017
This particular year (2009) of the IS250 is stellar. All we can say is it still looks great, handles great in all weather and we have have zero issues with it. We have always maintained it at a Lexus dealership so that helps. Drove it 1,000 miles cross country and then had it shipped to my son- STILL no issues other than maintenance. Bought another Lexus, this time NXT200 and have been very happy with it.
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Features & Specs

MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
204 hp @ 6400 rpm
MPG
21 city / 29 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
204 hp @ 6400 rpm
MPG
18 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
204 hp @ 6400 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover5 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Acceptable
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2009 Lexus IS 250
Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan Overview

The Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 6cyl 6A), 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6A), and 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan?

Save up to $300 on one of 13 Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $8,955 as of11/14/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from3.7 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan Base is priced between $8,955 and$16,998 with odometer readings between 47025 and159858 miles.

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Used 2009 Lexus IS 250 Sedan Listings and Inventory

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Find a used Lexus IS 250 for sale - 2 great deals out of 10 listings starting at $13,305.

Find a used Lexus for sale - 10 great deals out of 23 listings starting at $9,393.

Find a used certified pre-owned Lexus IS 250 for sale - 11 great deals out of 17 listings starting at $16,027.

Find a used certified pre-owned Lexus for sale - 1 great deals out of 20 listings starting at $10,958.

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Should I lease or buy a 2009 Lexus IS 250?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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