2008 Lexus IS 350 User Reviews

2008 Lexus IS 350 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 11 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"ride" 6 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Mike writes:
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5

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Nice Car lot of horse power

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almost impossible to drive in the snow

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Lexus Is 350 — dont drive it in the snow it is all most impossible to drive. beside that the car is great it have power, speed, and look. so far have went up to 120mph almost got myself killed few months ago. it is a nice car to drive.

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Sean writes:
2008 Lexus IS 350 Base Review
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Great look

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premium fuel

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Is 350 — The best bang for your buck, luxury and performance in a nice looking package. This car is very quick and fun to drive. I would recommend this car to anyone that wants a fun car. The drive is smooth and quiet. Go for the 350 instead of the 250 you will not regret it.

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Jithin writes:
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DVD NAV 14 Speakers Mark Levinson System, Agreesive Looks, Responsive Engine.

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Lacks Behind Legroom.

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Lexus Is 300 (middle East Edition) — I think my ride is sweet cuz it is in pearl white and can keep up to its competitors with less difficulty and for its class it is fast and catches fast saloon cars....the acceleration is quick 0-100 6.9secs, and the since the car is heavy the body and chasis is very stable...and the IS styling is just gorgeous...DVD-NAV Mark Levinson system, leather trim and the with the Aero Kit i said it makes the car look more agressive . and in terms of gas mileage it give 425 KMS for 12 gallons....and the maintainence is not too expensive...and with the F1 paddle shift gears the car is just allf fun to drive with....

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Texandoc writes:
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5

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Powerful, excellent handling, sleek shape, good on fuel

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dashboard can get sticky

Texandoc
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A Keeper — Powerful acceleration, Great handling, Fun to drive and comfortable to be in. Good on gas for a V6. Looks great and interior is well built and looks classy. Has a sports performance yet is still comfortable enough to be a daily driver.

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AGreatLexus writes:
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Extremley comfortable and safe. I am in the car now, if I were not moving I'd keep it until it had 300K miles!

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Well instead of an average of 20 mi per gallon I would like to have more, but i wouldn't give up the comfort or handling of a Lexus

AGreatLexus
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Excellent Vehicle In So Many Ways — Great sunroof, but the sound system is awesome! The navigation system is voice or manually automated which is like hands free commands..really can't beat the car's performance in each and every way. The acceleration is like a rocket for a sedan and the handling is superb!

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lelandc writes:
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Classy, Sporty, Fun, Economical

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Has a high price tag

lelandc
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It Is A Great Car, I Wish I Don't Have To Give It Back, But I Still Have 6 Months With It :) — This car is very well rounded. The performance is great for a car of this class, the breaks are sensitive but responsive, and it handles exceptionally well. The build quality is great, no squeaks or noises. I don't know about the reliability since I have only had it 2 days but I have hears great reviews. It is great on fuel and very fun to drive. It is a classy car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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lelandc writes:
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Classy, Sporty, Fun, Economical

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Has a high price tag

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It Is A Great Car, I Wish I Don't Have To Give It Back, But I Still Have 6 Months With It :) — This car is very well rounded. The performance is great for a car of this class, the breaks are sensitive but responsive, and it handles exceptionally well. The build quality is great, no squeaks or noises. I don't know about the reliability since I have only had it 2 days but I have hears great reviews. It is great on fuel and very fun to drive. It is a classy car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ibm writes:
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Smooth, fast and classy

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Needs more backseat space

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2008 Is350 — Great car to drive. Luxury, power, and attitude all in one package. Not many cars on the road can keep up with it. You will see a lot of pretenders out there with the 250s but very few 350s. 9/10 Rating

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Blake writes:
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very comfy seats, great mileage, very good performance.

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not an is f

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2008 Is 350 — Performance - faster then you might think, very good handling. Build Quality - flawless, very well put together, very nice materials. Appearance - very classy looking, very good paint quality, interior is very stylish. Cost of Ownership - 35mpg highway, no maintenance yet and wont expect much, very reliable Fun Factor - very fun to drive, quick acceleration, nimble steering, sensitive throttle.

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Casey writes:
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Looks good, fast

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Doesn't support MP3 DVD's or long file names for MP3 CD's

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Excellent Car. Loaded With Hi-tech Goodness. — I get 25 miles to the gallon, and the car does 0-60 in 4.9. What more can I say...

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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

Great Little Car By Fredrick

Awesome easy to drive car. Blind spot is a bit hard to look out of, but backup camera helped a lot. F-Sport package with the 18-inchers and stiffer suspension makes the car handle better and look be... Read More

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2010 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

Great Car And Fun To Drive. By EdS2K

I have the 2 door convertible IS350C. Great car and fun to drive. Plenty of power from the 3.5l v-6. It's on the heavy side and you feel that when cornering at high speeds. Factory Bridgestone tires a... Read More

Fantastic ! By Awaiz5

I have a BMW which I would compare the IS350 to Performance - 4/5 Breaking, Handling - 4/5 Appearance Exterior - 5/5 Appreance Interior 4/5 Cost of Ownership - 5/5 Fun Factor - 100% ( Very nice c... Read More

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2009 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

Best Car I Have Owned. By galenbh

I test drove the G35, G37. Both were much harsher at shifting and accelerating. The Lexus is silky smooth to 60. With traction off it will spin out the back tires easily. I also test drove the 335... Read More

Great Car By nick17511b

The navigation display seems outdated to me--had a 2008 Mercedes C300 before this and liked the navigation display (and the entire system) better. Sometimes the navigation self corrects to a ridicul... Read More

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2007 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

2007 Lexus Is350 Sports Sedan By automotive_consumerist

Lexus brings style and power to it's IS350 sports sedan. Around town the the car remains composed and civilized, but put the pedal down and the IS350 puts it's 306 horsepower to good use. Hope you don... Read More

Fun Car To Drive By viking202

This car is a pleasure to drive. It has a quick pick up and responds fast to all commands. The stereo system is very nice and allows 6 dixcs to be rotated at one time. What I love the best is the h... Read More

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2006 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

Best Car I've Owned By angeloriddle

The IS350 is the best car i've ever owned (brands i've owned-Cadillac, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Chevy). The car has just the right balance between sport and class. I will likely stay with the Lexus/Toyota ... Read More

Love It If It Didn't Require Tires By candiroll

I have replaced tires and wheels way too many times to remember. The low tire light comes on constantly. One tiny pothole can cost nearly $500. Unless you drive in a bubble or you love to buy new whee... Read More

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