Used 2005 Lexus IS 300 Wagon

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2005 Lexus IS 300

Pros

  • Outstanding driving dynamics, slick interior decor, competitive pricing.

Cons

  • Small rear seat and trunk, not much storage space, aging design struggles to keep up with its more modern competition.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Can't match the BMW 3 Series, but its combination of price, performance and premium features make the IS 300 a very intriguing sport sedan or wagon.

2005 Highlights

The IS 300 continues into 2005 largely unchanged. A limited-slip differential is no longer available with the manual transmission.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Lexus IS 300.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

solid investment
boogerman,09/09/2005
The best thing is the low maintenance - this is a modest luxury wagon, but is a great alternative to the bmw saab audi or vw wagons. It is quiet, smooth and incredibly responsive. The tight steering and ample 215 horsepower make for an exciting drive.
Fun on Wheels
Artsvet,10/27/2004
A real kick to drive. Traded in my BMW 3 series for it, and I'm not sorry. Handles like a dream, a has a real sport car feel. Only complaint is the small trunk.
Thumbs Up to IS 300
Richard Frazer,03/19/2005
My use of this car is for daily commuting. It is fun to drive , has sporty handling and performance(5 speed manual transmission), has classy features and is built with quality materials and workmanship. For my purposes it is just the right size but this would not be practical for those with larger needs. Its positive attributes overshadow the plain styling. The mileage is acceptable (25- 27 mpg mountain driving conditions) but could be improved, maybe to around 30- 35 while maintaining the performance.
Lexus Sports Wagon
George,07/05/2005
This car is a kick to drive. It is so smooth and manuevers very well. Easy on gas too. It is sporty yet can handle plants etc coming from Home Depot. I love this car.
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Features & Specs

MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
215 hp @ 5800 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 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
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Marginal
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2005 Lexus IS 300 Wagon Overview

The Used 2005 Lexus IS 300 Wagon is offered in the following styles: SportCross 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 5A).

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Should I lease or buy a 2005 Lexus IS 300?

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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