Lexus IS300 Reviews from Consumer Reports
The Lexus IS300 is a convertible, sedan offered in a 4dr Sport Sdn Auto RWD, 4dr Sdn RWD, 2dr Conv, 4dr Sdn, 4dr Sdn AWD, 4dr Sport Sdn Auto AWD and 2dr Conv. The powertrains include 2.5-liter V6 (204 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 (306 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 27 mpg highway. The IS uses Premium fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2014
Reviewed Lexus IS300s from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2010 Lexus IS300 convertible 250 V6
- 2006 Lexus IS300 250 V6
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