2006 Lexus IS 250 Overview

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Avg. Price: $15,258
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Avg. Price: $14,707

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4.75 stars

Based on 19 reviews

Love At 1rts Drive by sdezutzn
 — Adding the complete F-sport system made this a 1 in a million car ,as they come from the dealer as an "f-sport" they do not have all the suspension upgrades, intake exhaust etc. A very low mait. vech... Read More
A Great Combination Of Luxury Trim And Sporty Feel At An Amazing Pricepoint! by Keith
 — I initially wanted to get the manual transmission, but went with the automatic with AWD and am SO glad that I did. This car handles amazingly well in all weather conditions and treats snow as if its ... Read More
The Feel Of Luxury And Sporty In One! by lilmason3
 — This car makes road trips enjoyable and comfortable. It has heated seats for those cold days and cooling seats in hot days. Equipped with automatic windshield wipers to make driving in the rain an e... Read More

2006 Lexus IS 250 Overview

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Based on 19 reviews

2006 Lexus IS 250

In 2006, the IS compact sports sedan series split into two engine options, creating the IS 250 and IS 350.  The IS sedan was originally introduced in 2001, and later became available as a compact wagon.  For this new generation, the wagon had vanished but AWD was now available.
The IS 250 was equipped with a more modest V-6, displacing just 2.5 liters.  While it was the smallest Lexus engine since the original ES, it generated a substantial 204 horsepower and 185 pound feet of torque.  The IS had bulked up to over 3600 pounds, as part of an effort to increase interior space, but it still sped from 0 to 60 mph in about 8 seconds.  A six-speed manual transmission was standard, but a six-speed automatic was available.  The IS ran best on premium fuel, and consumed it at a rate of 24/32 mpg.
While the IS 250 certainly offered a stable and comfortable ride, its 204 horsepower engine left it in the dust of compact German competitors.  The 350 offered considerably better performance.  Lexus had revised the the interior for the new generation, to provide a fit and finish more in line with luxury expectations. The SmartAccess keyless system was included as standard equipment. A touchscreen navigation system, Bluetooth capability, back up camera, and premium Mark Levinson audio were available as options.

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Lexus IS 250 Questions

Rogue65
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If You Replace The Rear Struts/shocks On A 2006 Is 250, Will It Provide A S...

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jillc
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Do You Think The Struts On My Is250 Should Be Leaking At 40,000 Miles? I'm ...

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rolex81
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Changing My 2006 To 2009

does the front bumpergrill of the 2009 lexus is250 fit on the 2006 model

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momo1661
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Interior Cleaning

my question is what can i use to clean my dashboard and to make it shine without staining it. some people told me water others windex, and another the leather conditioner. i have a lexus IS250 2006 an...

337 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 years ago)