The 2015 Lexus IS 250 is a compact luxury sedan offered in two trim levels: base and crafted Line. The 2015 Lexus IS 250 standard equipment includes 17-inch wheels, Xenon lights, LED running lights / foglights / taillights, heated mirrors external, a sunroof, keyless entry and ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel manual, auto -dimming rearview mirror, eight way power front seats with power driver lumbar (and seat heaters in the all-wheel drive 2015 Lexus IS 250), leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, 60/40-split folding rear seat-backs, a 8 inch color display with a console-mounted control dial, voice-command functionality and eight speaker audio system Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, CD player, the HD radio, iTunes tagging, satellite radio and a dual iPod / USB inputs. The 2015 Lexus IS 250 comes with Siri Eyes mode (compatible with select iPhones), basically turns the car into iPhone rolling.
You can access iTunes, hear and compose text messages and e-mail, organize your calendar and more, all chatty easy digital assistant Apple uses the audio system speakers and Bluetooth microphone. And a new 2015 Lexus IS 250 operating standard smartphone, Lexus Enforma Remote, which includes features like remote engine start, door and window check, the check fuel level and vehicle locator if you lose track of when parked. In addition, if your loan ANYWAY 250, Enforma Remote can alert you when the preset parameters like speed or distance driven.
Many desirable 2015 Lexus IS 250 options are grouped into packages. Premium package includes LED lights and heated and front seats. Navigation package replaces standard infotainment control dial with Lexus’ Remote Touch mouse-type control and adds a navigation system, camera rearview, enhanced Bluetooth and smartphone- based Enforma App Suite. A 15-speaker Mark Levinson audio system can be added to navigation-equipped 2015 Lexus IS 250.
2015 Lexus IS 250 Luxury package includes the Premium package and the camera rearview, and adds auto-dimming external mirrors, rain-receiving wipers, leather upholstery with contrast stitching, wood trim, a power tilt-wheel and-telescoping steering, driver memory functions, camera rearview , a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert and power sunshade rear.
The 2015 Lexus IS 250 F Sport package features full-mesh treatment for the grille, a revised front bumper, panic-wide 18-inch wheels, the suspension of sport is organized, upgraded brake pads, stainless steel door -sill inserts, heated and air front sport seats and bolstering improve, aluminum pedals, a black headliner, perforated leather trim, a direct burning (awd) and a special sport-oriented TFT gauge cluster.
To build on the machines 2015 Lexus IS 250 F Sport, the crafted a line of limited-edition IS 250 adds a unique paint, a two-tone interior in black, two-piece set of Tumi luggage, blind-spot monitors with built cross-traffic alerts and navigation system. Some stand-alone options for the base 2015 Lexus IS 250 include a few things above and same-diameter 18-inch wheels, the adaptive cruise control, lane-departure system with automatic lights and front and rear parking sensors warning.
2015 Lexus IS 250 Interior
The 2015 Lexus IS 250 has as nice inside that you’ll find in this part, and is identical to that of the 350, so you’re not penalized by choosing the entry level model. Are used in the leather supple and handsome wood and metallic accents, and the quality of the plastic is hard to mistake. As expected in a Lexus, everything seems to be screwed together exceptionally well, and. Significantly, unique TFT-enhanced gauge cluster the 2015 Lexus IS 250 F Sport’s gauge physical features with motorized sliding; it’s a nifty parlor trick, even if not particularly useful.
Basic controls in the cabin are intuitive and easy to use. However, mouselike Remote Touch controller for the navigation system concept is interesting that needs more development. Control and on-screen cursor immediately familiar from the use of the computer, but to put the cursor is difficult, and if you’ve misinterpreted click, there is a button and a simple hard ‘back’. In addition, because the images of the same dull colors, to distinguish between them without taking your eyes off the road unnecessarily challenging.
Well-shaped front seats The 2015 Lexus IS 250 provides exemplary comfort, although even offered the F Sport’s extended support during spirited maneuvers. As for the back seat, be completely transformed in this generation. Boasting ample legroom and headroom amazingly enough, it’s now part of the best in this part of the cramped at times. The trunk to catch a maximum of 13.8 of cubic feet for luggage, which is slightly above average, and seatbacks rear fold down for additional load flexibility.
2015 Lexus IS 250 Engine
The 2015 Lexus IS 250 is powered by a V6 2.5-liter produces 204 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. A automatic six-speed is the sole transmission, and buyers can choose between the variants rear- and all-wheel drive-. In the test, the rear-wheel drive IS 250 accelerated 60 mph from zero in 7.5 seconds, the time tepid for this part.
EPA-estimated fuel economy stands at 24 mpg combined (21 city / 30 highway) and rear-wheel drive and 23 mpg combined (20/27) and all-wheel drive. On diverse 120-mile evaluation of our route, the same rear-wheel drive IS 250 test car returned 23 mpg. Competitors with a turbocharged four-cylinders dust and the 2015 Lexus IS 250 both speed and fuel efficiency, and even a grenade six-cylinder BMW 335i little more frugal at the pump.
2015 Lexus IS 250 Safety
Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Lexus IS 250 includes antilock disc brakes, fire and the stability control, front-seat side airbags, the front knee airbags, side curtain airbags, and rear-seat side airbags. In brake testing, the IS 250 F Sport 18-inch wheels and summer tires stood at 60 mph in 118 feet, a lackluster showing compared to competitors equipped the same.
Lexus Enforma Safety Connect is also standard and includes automatic collision notification, stolen a locator car, emergency help button roadside assistance. Optional safety improvements include camera rearview, front and rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and warning system from a lane with automatic lights. The optional adaptive cruise control brings the impact of the preparation that uses radar to monitor traffic conditions before; if a collision is deemed imminent, it automatically tightens the seat-belts front and increases the initial braking force, although the automatic panic braking is not included is.
In government crash tests, the 2015 Lexus IS 250 received five of five stars overall, and four stars for frontal crash protection and five stars for side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2015 Lexus IS 2500 its maximum rating “Good” in the moderate overlap frontal-offset and side-impact tests.