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

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2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,285
67 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
8 GOOD deals

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2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,630
12 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Lexus’s IS hardtop convertible stays the course yet again, receiving only minor updates for 2015 despite a redesigned IS sedan for 2014. The IS C has been around since 2010 and is ther...

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

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
40
writes:
This is my second IS 250. I love it.
20
writes:
Nice car, little tight in the drivers compartment for a big guy
290
writes:
Great car with great handling. Was surprised to feel the actual power it has. Comfortable
2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2015 Lexus IS 250
AWD
2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
204 hp @ 6,400 RPM
204 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
185 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
185 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.03 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 --
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 Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 44.8 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 25.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.8 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,036 lbs --
Exterior
Length 183.7 in 182.5 in
Width 79.8 in 70.9 in
Height 56.3 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 107.5 in

Available Options

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
2015 Lexus IS C
250C RWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • F Sport Performance Exhaust Upgrade
  • Bi-Xenon High Intensity Headlamps
  • F-Sport Brake Upgrade
  • F-Sport Package W/As Tires
  • F-Sport Package W/Summer Tires
  • F-Sport Suspension Upgrade
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Luxury Package
  • Navigation System Package
  • Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Pre-Collision System
  • Windscreen
  • Wheels: 18" Liquid Graphite Finish W/As Tires
  • Wheels: 18" Liquid Graphite Finish W/Summer Tires

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