Lexus GS 300 vs Lexus IS 250 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,646
62 listings nationwide

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2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,227
35 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
3 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD

The Lexus GS 300 was overhauled in 2006 to take on the company's ambitious goal of quadrupling sales of GS series vehicles and boost market share from five o 14 percent. That means loa...

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Redesigned for 2014, Lexus’s performance-oriented midsize enters 2015 with Siri Eyes Free and LED fog lights standard, otherwise basically unchanged. There’s also a few changes to opti...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
15
Jo writes:
warranty, reliability & better overall value for AWD car
Mark writes:
Nice car. Doesn’t handle or ride as well as a Honda Accord.
GuruYFYQK writes:
A beautiful car
2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
GuruLHGPH writes:
Great
40
GuruWQMXS writes:
This is my second IS 250. I love it.
20
roger writes:
Nice car, little tight in the drivers compartment for a big guy

Specs

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,200 RPM
204 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
185 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
12:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.26 in
3.27 in x 3.03 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.5 in 44.8 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.7 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 1,036 lbs
Exterior
Length 190 in 183.7 in
Width 71.7 in 79.8 in
Height 56.5 in 56.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 110.2 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Deep Sea Mica
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Starfire Pearl
  • Ultra White

Option Packages

  • F-Sport Package
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Luxury Package
  • Luxury Package And Tech Package
  • Navigation Package W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Navigation System Package
  • Pre-Collision System W/Dynamic Radar Cruise CTRL
  • Premium Package
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Wheels: 18" Mesh Aluminum Alloy

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