2007 Lexus IS 250 User Reviews

2007 Lexus IS 250 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"awd" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"seat" 3 reviews
"design" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"noise" 2 reviews

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LarrySilver writes:
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5

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Steering is quick.

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Not enough room in the back seats

LarrySilver
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I Love It! — The Lexus IS250 is a very fun car. Mine has a F sport exhaust, intake and shifter knob. I had also tinted the back tail lights. Black on black is my favorite combination on this car. Very quick with turns.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Vikash writes:
2007 Lexus IS 250 AWD Review
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- Brilliant build quality, both interior and exterior
- Very smooth and comfortable ride
- Great handling in wet conditions, and around corners

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- Rear leg space insufficient to accommodate two adult passesngers comfortably
- The flappy-paddle gear box is attached to the steering wheel such that it turns *along* with the steering wheel. This makes it difficult to change gears using the paddles when around a tight corner as they have moved to a really awkward position during the turn! More thought should have been put into designing that.

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Drop-dead Gorgeous! — Fantastic build quality, clearly a demonstration of the L-Finesse Lexus philosophy. Looks great b oth on the inside and the out. Sharp curves and aggressive lines mark the front, while the rear is very compact unlike a BMW-3 Has amazing handling, the AWD works great in wet/ icy/ snow conditions. (I live in Minnesota, trust me, it gets real bad here in the winter). Interior is great, the best selling point for the interior would be the dashboard. The machine accelerates quite fast, and is very nimble and stable around corners. This is a semi-sports luxury car, so the ride is very smooth, suspension is obviously not tuned towards the sports end. Would have liked to have the 'Sports' mode option like in the European version here too. The flappy-paddle gear box is a great tool to impress your friends, but as an alternative to the stick-shift, it loses. Couple all the above with Lexus' customer service, and we have a winner.Overall, a fantastic car to own and drive everyday. If you do want a serious and worthy alternative to the BMW-3 series or Audi A-4 stereotypes, this is the car for you. Definitely a head-turner.

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John writes:
2007 Lexus IS 250 AWD Review
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Brand, Luxury, Fuel Economy and Safety

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2.5-liter still lack of torque, should have IS350 AWD

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Lexus Is 250 Awd Summary — The new 2.5-liter V6 is quiet and refined, even with normally noisy direct injection on board, also the new IS looks as good as it does and produces an aerodynamic drag coefficient as low as it does. love the AWD in rainny day, passing those idiot drivers XD

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sfdjdave writes:
2007 Lexus IS 250 AWD Review
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5

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Styling, Dependability, All Wheel Drive

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Takes premium gas

sfdjdave
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Nicest Car I've Owned So Far — I was initially attracted to this car because I was tired of driving my Nissan Versa econobox. What a big change! I purchased it used from a private party. I really enjoyed driving it. It's a very comfortable car. Even back seat passengers were very happy with the comfort of the seats. Braking and acceleration are fantastic. Since it was equipped with all-wheel drive, I felt very safe driving it in wet weather. All in all, an excellent car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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esprov writes:
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AWD capability, Navigation, Bluetooth, Xenon headlights, sex appeal, maintenance costs, comfort, heated and ventilated seats, handling.

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A little underpowered at time.

esprov
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An Amazing Buy. — I loved my Lexus. I purchased it Certified Pre-Owned and owned it for two and a half years. In that time I had a couple of minor issues with the car that were all taken care of through Lexus without any cost out of pocket. I definitely would recommend this car, new, used, or CPO, without any hesitation. GREAT CAR!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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mjohn625 writes:
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5

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I love almost everything about this car.  Only one con(see below)

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I am 6'5"... so I have to put the seat all the way back, it basically makes the seat behind me non-existent.  But that wouldn't be a problem for most people, but it is for me.

mjohn625
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Great Car! — I love this car! It has everything that the newer versions have. I have test driven the 2012 Lexus IS250, and nothing has changed AT ALL! (it actually gets worse gas mileage). I love having a backup camera too, I don't think I will ever be able to parallel park without it again! ha

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Philfritz42 writes:
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This car is loaded! AWD. GPS, heated/ cooled seats. it has everything a person could want!

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I have found no cons to this car.

Philfritz42
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Outstanding Automobile — Overall....this car is phenomenal. Fast, luxurious, clean, every imaginable option...it's simply a great car for the money. It has the reliability of Lexus, and just as relevant, the feel of a Lexus. which comes with more luxury than ever wanted. This car is meant to drive to 200K. Its. A. Lexus.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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a2jo writes:
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Great looking and handling

a2jo
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Love It! — Smooth Really good looking Love the features including Nav, the sound system Handling is very sporty Brakes are good and responsive Love the reliability with this car Is easy to maintain Gets good gas mileage Great pickup Love the aux input

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Taverasj1 writes:
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4

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nice smooth car, reliable. easy to work on. easy to use navigation tools. attracts girls hehe

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some parts can be expensive. a little small in the back.  

Taverasj1
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Nice Car — the is250 is a nice car, a comfortable family car. if kept clean he beige interior looks really nice.the materials used are good quality. the car is slow when comparing it to the is350 or isf.. However, its still good enough for the regular driver.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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pooderheads writes:
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Great styling, looked like a sports car, comfortable front seats, ergonomics good, excellent turning radious

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Didn't feel or perform like a sports car, cramped back seat, pass through to trunk too small,parts too expensive, road noise higher than I thought for Lexus reputation

pooderheads
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For 1 Or2 People, Not A Family Car — Gas mileage was average, about 25 mpg. Ride quality was pretty good, overall felt like a Toyota Camry but with better sheet metal. Only had this car for a year, shop time consisted of recalls for accelerator pedal, and replacing windshield.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Lexus IS 250 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

I Love This Car, Its Good Looking On The Road And Feels More Like A Sports Car Than A Coupe By Merika

For the past two years I have had no problems with the car except for the new engine due to a recall from Lexus. Very sleek and sporty, it feels more like your driving a sports car than a coupe. Read More

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2008 Lexus IS 250 Reviews

Love The Looks, Love The Handling. Wish It Had Better Acceleration Sometimes By MikeBur

Great touring car, that had good handling on surface streets. The all-wheel drive (AWD) and rain-sensing wipers are awesome in PacNW. I always thought the Xenon HID headlights were a gimmick, and al... Read More

Great Small Luxury Car By Pureevil81

We have owned this car for three years, and other then oil and gas we haven't spent a dime. Fuel mileage is great, and it looks great. It could use more power, and the small back seat makes it diffi... Read More

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2009 Lexus IS 250 Reviews

2009 Lexus Is 250 Base By Abdulrahman

I like this car because I am student and I like small size and I don't like car that cost much gas. I found this car really good for people who would like to use it for ling term. thanks Read More

Excellent Car By uncfmm

This car is excellent as a daily driver, reliable and quick. It has the looks and interior styling of a luxury car but with a sports-car twist. Once you're inside you are practically in your own world... Read More

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2010 Lexus IS 250 Reviews

Classy, Sporty Looking, & Affordable Luxury By Brianfoundmycar

Not much to ctiticize except for what I noted in "cons". Still, that didn't sway me from buying this car. Lexus cars have always been known to be a little short on power, but the reliablity is stellar... Read More

Great Car By Joey

Its a good car. Fun to drive. Easy to have fun and take a lot of people. The seats are comfy and its just a very smooth riding car. There are a lot of ways to make this car fun Read More

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2011 Lexus IS 250 Reviews

Sharp By Lucabra

The looks fantastic and has enough gadgets to keep you interested. The GPS is a little more confusing than it needs to be but it has been a nice car. The fit and finish are good and it has enough powe... Read More

Absolutely Love It! By Jim

Performance - incredible handling with AWD. Quality - Lexus is the best I've owned. Ride is very refined but sporty. Love the color and interior is well designed. Ergonomics is very good. Stereo coul... Read More

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