2006 Lexus IS 350 User Reviews

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2006 Lexus IS 350 Review
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vs2006 Acura TL
2006 Lexus IS 350 winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Acura TL worse.
"Because it has a much more modern design that is timeless and doesnt age at all."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Acura TL worse.
"The Lexus IS, is and still is one of the most modern vehicles for its time. Its better is quality, looks, features, just about anything you put together, the Lexus will win."
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Great Ownership — 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. Toyota reliability, with Lexus refinement.

Pros: Style, power, & reliability

Cons: Refinement compared to my Mercedes

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Best Car I've Owned — 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 family for all vehicles moving forward!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun and stylish car, sporty yet classy

Cons: Rear seating behind driver isn't really an option

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A Perfect Daily Driver — More than enough power to deal with everyday situations. As it is with Lexus, the build quality is exceptional. Scores high on fun factor due to its power and handling. Massive brakes and sticky brake compound provides for a very good 60 to 0 braking distance. Do not buy this car if you are too conscious on maintenance cost though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: A perfect daily driver that has power but costs a bit more in maintenance.

Cons: My 20 in rims. My fault though!

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Great Value. — Best car I have ever driven. Power to spare. Good highway mileage. Actual experience--25mpg. Good looking (like a trophy wife). Extremely quiet ride. Fun, fun, fun. This car is the best value I have ever owned. You will enjoy it too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun.

Cons: None.

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Like Japanese Cars? Don't Want A German Sedan? Pencil Pusher? Have A Slight Commute? Buy This. — Performance- Feel the weight, not as nimble as the IS300. Quiet engine, road/wind noise are at a minimum, Traction Control gets in the way of everything fun. "Sports Mode'' is rather pathetic and slurps up gas. Gear shifts can be sudden and unwilling to down shift at times. Can be passed by Deutsch cars in a heartbeat. Build- It's a Lexus..need say more? Appearance- What used to be a semi uncommon car has been bought by the everyday suburban family for mom or, nothing shocking or vibrant. Never draws eyes. Sleeper quality to it. Cost- Again, Lexus, it's going to be pricey. Fun Factor- Have to be quite heavy on the right pedal and flappy paddles to really liven it up.

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

Pros: Commuter, plain and simple, Japan's 3 series.

Cons: In some area codes you might as well be invisible

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Worth A Look — The most under-rated car in its class. I have 50,000 miles on mine and I do not have a single complaint so far. Its not as if i drive like an old lady eighther, I have taken it to Deals Gap a few times and it is brilliant as most sports cars with the advantage of being great to frive home in the next day.

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

Pros: Ride, comfort, fit and finish are great. I love that nobody expect it to be fast

Cons: Honestly the only thing i can say is that i wish there were some visual difference between the 250 and the 350

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Legendary Reliability Combined With Power And Style — I had test drove many similar cars before buying. I kept coming back to this one. It was the best combination of looks, performance, and smile factor of any I tried. Consistent 28 MPG highway, yet real pull at 60 mph.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Styling, handling, performance, Levinson sound

Cons: Needs pass-thru back seat, larger trunk.

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Great Road Car. — Performance is hot. I love the styling. Needed squeak in dash repaired - they replaced the entire dash unit under warranty all because I complained of a squeak going 45 MPH at 55 degrees outside on rough roads. No questions asked.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: outstanding combination of performance, mileage (23 average), styling and service.

Cons: if you're looking for a super compliant ride, this is not it.

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Overall Awesome Ride. — Very nice car. Fast, sexy ass ride. A little small inside so its perfect for 2 people, but not recommended for a road trip. Gas milage is decent but overall its great. This is what lexus should be shooting for and they are continuing to in the near future.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast, sporty, and sexy.

Cons: Small, premium gas.

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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

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

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

2008 Lexus IS 350 Reviews

A Keeper By Texandoc

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 comf... Read More

Excellent Vehicle In So Many Ways By AGreatLexus

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. T... Read More

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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