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Comments

    • Huzeyfe Kiran
      Huzeyfe Kiran

      Year 2019 and this car is still my favourite lexus i prefer.this.car over new models but after i saw 49k price tag, I don't know what to say it just lot's of money for a compact sedan :/

      about 1 month ago
    • Samuel Mullen
      Samuel Mullen In reply to Huzeyfe Kiran

      I am torn between a 2015 IS 250 with premium package and a 2012 IS350. I prefer the interior on the 2015 but I also like the older model and would get a 350

      about 23 days ago
    • Safwan Zilla
      Safwan Zilla In reply to Huzeyfe Kiran

      in dubai?

      about 1 month ago
    • Tengu
      Tengu

      I would like to have this generation's exterior and the current generation interior...

      about 2 months ago
    • B Money
      B Money

      I think the best looks ones 06 07 08 not because I have the 06 just because they look more sporty and just in general

      about 3 months ago
    • brandon mora
      brandon mora

      as soon as one of these pops up around where i live i’m getting it!

      about 3 months ago
    • Pube83
      Pube83 In reply to brandon mora

      brandon mora
      They go quick if they haven't been abused.

      about 14 days ago
    • LexZeus YamahAltezza
      LexZeus YamahAltezza

      You forgot to turn on the power mode

      about 5 months ago
    • zarniax5x5
      zarniax5x5

      damn the toyota gr engines all sound the same, theyre all great though !

      about 10 months ago
    • zarniax5x5
      zarniax5x5 In reply to zarniax5x5

      I dont like how a variant of this motor is in the new tacoma. Seems too high-revving to be in a truck. They should've just stuck the dual vvti 4runner motor in it and mated it to an 8 speed if they wanted better mpgs instead of going to the smaller motor.

      about 10 months ago
    • Kia DetroiitBj
      Kia DetroiitBj

      Is that the spoiler at 3:38

      about 1 year ago
    • Juan Carlos
      Juan Carlos In reply to Kia DetroiitBj

      No it's a privacy screen if this car has the sport package the trunk receives a lip

      about 9 months ago
    • Bassel
      Bassel

      Guys im thinking to buy a used one. Am i thinking right ?

      about 1 year ago
    • JDM N' Planes
      JDM N' Planes In reply to Bassel

      Yes. The 3.5 V6 will be very reliable. Even then, if it breaks down, there are plenty of parts. Toyota uses the 3.5 in many of their cars. It's also pretty powerful. 0-60 in mid 5 seconds. The car is nice, too.

      about 11 months ago
    • Pranay Sabherwal
      Pranay Sabherwal

      I love the enging sound

      about 1 year ago
    • k. Love
      k. Love

      ...that engine tick sounds so ragady

      about 1 year ago
    • Lukas
      Lukas In reply to k. Love

      k. Love it's the direct injection

      about 1 year ago
    • Kingdrosive 3
      Kingdrosive 3

      My car sounds broken

      about 2 years ago
    • Juan Carlos
      Juan Carlos In reply to Kingdrosive 3

      Direct injection

      about 9 months ago
    • thái nguyen
      thái nguyen

      the most gorgeous old model interior of lexus sedan

      about 2 years ago
    • Rashondria Brown
      Rashondria Brown

      Can you please do this again in a parking lot with same as the Lexus is350 f sport day and night drive without talking with a walk around thank you

      about 2 years ago
    • YouTube Studios
      YouTube Studios

      The Same Spot As The Lexus IS 200t

      about 2 years ago
    • YouTube Studios
      YouTube Studios

      Can You Do In The New Location You Always Be At

      about 2 years ago
    • YouTube Studios
      YouTube Studios

      Can you do a new review,test drive,night drive on this...btw make them separate

      about 2 years ago
    • Roha Day
      Roha Day

      You are very good autobloger

      about 3 years ago
    • jerzsey88
      jerzsey88

      That was the best review of this car I've ever seen and you didn't say a word !

      about 3 years ago
    • RCH
      RCH

      Very nice video !

      about 3 years ago
    • n777ua
      n777ua

      U didn't show that AWD model's awful bulging footwell. I owned that car, 2007 with the 3.5L, for 4 years. Just got a new C400 and haven't looked back. I do not miss 1) the awful driving position (seat will not go down anywhere near far enough, so it constantly feels like you're riding on top of the car, not in it), 2) the truly egregious steering feel. It would ride every line in the road, requiring constant corrections. It would also sometimes disconnect entirely (VERY disconcerting), and it would have no feel 3) The AFS xenon lighting is useless, it makes corners worse, not better. Maybe that's why all 2011-up IS's had the feature removed permanently. 4) the interior switchgear felt like a nice family car, not a Luxury car (window switches are Toyota parts bin, for instance). 5) engine is sadly gutless below 4,000RPM. I always found myself wanting more low end torque. Car needed a turbo I4/V6. 6) brakes are not great at all.

      It was also not reliable. Entire AC system blew at 50K, sending shrapnel throughout whole system -$4,000. Steering wheel position system went - $1,000. Full steering rack replacement @30K - warrantied at $3,200. 2 window regulators @70K $800. Control arms $1,200, CV Axles @50K $850. For comparison, the 2006 VW Passat VR6 had an 02 sensor and a warrantied MAF sensor. Still have that car and it's at 100K. Will not drive a Lexus again, they felt built to a price, and a copy of the real thing(s) from Germany.

      about 4 years ago
    • JoHnRyD3R
      JoHnRyD3R In reply to n777ua

      mine done 200k without issues

      about 8 months ago
    • Lukas
      Lukas In reply to n777ua

      I've seen these with over 250k many times, I always see people who drive German or American cars saying I bought a new Camry or Lexus and had tons of problems with it. Obvious lies as these things don't happen to these cars

      about 1 year ago
    • eddiesushi
      eddiesushi In reply to n777ua

      either you are the only person in the world to get a lemon IS350 or you're lying for some reason. I have the same car (albeit rwd) and can't relate to ANYTHING you wrote lol
      mine's at 90K soon without a single repair done or required (according to the dealer) while all my beamer friends are at the garage every few months. What are you on about? Sounds like a naughty benz salesman snuck into your car one day and tampered with all your electronics to screw you into buying an overpriced, pretentious car ;)

      about 3 years ago
    • Van Romondt
      Van Romondt In reply to n777ua

      +n777ua You're a terrible liar, stop trash talking Lexus my aunt's mercedes didn't last four months without issues and lets not even talk about her older z4 beamer

      about 3 years ago
    • Trades46
      Trades46

      Looking at the exterior, I think the design dated well. The LEDs still look sharp and the car is still relatively modern. Unfortunately that falls apart interior-wise: the 2014- ISes are much improved in this regard.

      about 4 years ago
    • Pube83
      Pube83 In reply to Trades46

      Trades46
      Interior might look slightly dated, but it's higher quality. Lexus interior quality has went down with every new generation, more and more hard plastics.

      about 14 days ago
    • Volvocloud
      Volvocloud

      Fun Fact: the IS350 RWD comes with a 4.083 final drive, and the IS350 AWD comes with a 4.100 final drive.

      about 4 years ago
    • Volvocloud
      Volvocloud In reply to Volvocloud

      Another Fun Fact: Despite the Lexus Having a 6-speed auto and the Acura TSX V6 having a 5-speed auto, the Lexus actually revs _higher_ in top gear than the Acura. At 80mph, the Lexus runs 2500 rpm, but the Acura TSX V6 runs 2200 rpm.

      about 4 years ago
    • utubesuxman
      utubesuxman

      Those rims are not nearly as sporty as the rims that came on my 2009. I would definitely switch those if I owned one of those newer models.

      about 4 years ago
    • Jesse Stipek
      Jesse Stipek

      I have an '11 AWD IS250... didn't know the 350's came in AWD on this model. Must have been a 2013-only option?

      about 4 years ago
    • Pube83
      Pube83 In reply to Jesse Stipek

      Jesse Stipek
      No, you just didn't look hard enough.

      about 14 days ago
    • Daniel Carrión
      Daniel Carrión

      Damn sounds exactly if I was sitting there in mine... Whats the camera/microphone set up?

      about 5 years ago
    • Winding Road Magazine
      Winding Road Magazine In reply to Daniel Carrión

      http://youtu.be/vAb0FTYpn-k

      about 5 years ago
    • misterq0604
      misterq0604

      The exterior design has aged pretty damn well

      about 6 years ago
    • JaySmitty33
      JaySmitty33

      would you recommend this or the c300 4matic?

      about 6 years ago
    • alex morazan
      alex morazan In reply to JaySmitty33

      Lexus

      about 1 month ago
    • Aviation Direction
      Aviation Direction

      Try owning one, then decide.

      about 6 years ago
    • fsimpro
      fsimpro

      I have. The steering on the IS is completely dead with no feel, it's like driving a video game.

      about 6 years ago
    • Roberto Luongo
      Roberto Luongo

      lexus used to go for 60 grand - 80 grand. this car goes for 40 grand brandnew. forget lambo and ferrari.. thats 80's swag. theses days about M class or AMG

      about 6 years ago