2008 Lexus IS 350 User Reviews

2008 Lexus IS 350 Review Ratings

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  • 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: 4.5 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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"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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ciscog409 writes:
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4

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Nice and stylish.

Cons

Pricey parts. Do the labor yourself.

ciscog409
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Black Beauty — An amazing first car but i want to get rid of it before i go to the army so i do not have to stress on the payments and insurance while I'm away. Who ever wants to buy this car take good care of it.

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ciscog409 writes:
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Stylish car, fast acceleration, handling great, a/c works great, if maintained this car will be around for along time.

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If you want a Lexus have Lexus money. Things can get pricey sometimes if you go to a shop, but if you love working on cars u will save a lot more money.

ciscog409
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Black Beauitful — i love everything about this car. Im just going to the Army within 3 months and don't want the hassle of paying my car not and insurance while I'm gone. I wish i could keep it. Gas mileage is reliable depending how fast you like to go lol. Its a fun safe car. Some black rims and darker headlights on this bad boy would make it look sick. I hope whoever buys it takes care of it and has an amazing time with it. The damages on the vehicle i did not notice at first until you get into detail with the vehicle. A little paint job here and there would be fine. More pictures will be posted once i return to the vehicle. The car was used mainly on going back and forth to both my jobs. I recommend this vehicle very much.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Miles writes:
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Exterior styling

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Everything other than the exterior styling

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Great Looking Exterior But Everything Else Fails — The car is beautiful on the outside with it's proportions and curves. Compared to other cars in it's class and price range, the inside is very cheap looking and feeling. But the worst part of all, are the electronic aids. In both the IS350 and IS250, the dash will start blinking at you if you accelerate even slightly aggressively. If you every try and push the limits of the car, it will completely take over the steering, gas, and brakes to bring you to a stop in a straight line even if you are trying to turn. Not fun at all to drive and the interior is disappointing.

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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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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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Mike writes:
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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:
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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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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!

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2006 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

Great Ownership By Indyautoplex

Is not a Beemer but it will last longer. Parts are easier to install and purchase. Wonderful alternative to most European cars. I would highly recommend this car to any of my friends or co workers. To... Read More

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

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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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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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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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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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