The 2015 Lexus IS 350 is a compact luxury sedan available in one level trim. Standard equipment for 2015 Lexus IS 350 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, leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, 60/40-split folding rear seat-backs, an 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, HD radio, iTunes tagging, satellite radio and a dual iPod / USB inputs.
The 2015 Lexus IS 350 and comes with Siri Eyes mode, basically turns the car into iPhone rolling, to allow access to iTunes, hear and compose text messages and email, organize your calendar and more, all chatty easy digital assistant Apple uses the audio system speakers and Bluetooth microphone. Many desirable 2015 Lexus IS 350 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 350s.
The 2015 Lexus IS 350 Luxury package includes the Premium package and the camera rearview, and it adds auto-dimming mirrors external, wipers rain-sensing, 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.
Finally, the 2015 Lexus IS 350 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 and adaptive dampers, upgraded brake pads, enough sound generator that amplifies the noise engine during acceleration, stainless steel door sill inserts, heated front sport seats and the spirit and bolstering improve, aluminum pedals, a black headliner, perforated leather trim, a heated steering wheel and a special sport-oriented TFT gauge cluster. Available only in the rear-wheel drive 2015 Lexus IS 350 F Sport variable-ratio steering system that includes wheel power tilt-and-telescoping steering. The warning Stand-alone options include a few things above and same-diameter 18-inch wheels, adaptive cruise control lane-departure and automatic lights and front and rear parking sensors.
2015 Lexus IS 350 Interior
The 2015 Lexus IS 350’s interior is one of the best in the class, boasting top-notch materials unusual and attention to detail. The dashboard, armrests, steering wheel and even the sides of the center console are swathed in a dense, high-quality padding. The front seats are brilliantly comfortable and supportive in the circumstances, shrinks during hard cornering – yes, even the F Sport seats and bolsters their development. In back, the cramped IS now one of the first to receive more compact luxury sedans, swallowing two adults and relative ease thanks to a nicely shaped outboard seats and increased legroom.
The 2015 Lexus IS 350’s dashboard design is attractive and modern, and rakish angle of the center pile enhance the sense of spaciousness inside. The optional F Sport digital instrument panel features a cool motorized gauge the circular slides side to side, and LFA-inspired configurable TFT display. The buttons on the handles easy to use, as nifty touch-panel fingertip slider to control the temperature. Control the arrow button wobbly, especially if you’re on the move, and it does not help that there’s no hard ‘back’ and the icons – The only real foible here mouselike Remote Touch interface that comes with the navigation system all the same color. Fortunately, the 350 has an effective voice for controls many functions infotainment. The Elephant in the amount of 2015 Lexus IS 350 is an extraordinary 13.8 cubic feet, and seat-backs rear fold down to open more space.
2015 Lexus IS 350 Engine
Offered with either rear- or all-wheel drive, the 2015 Lexus IS 350 is motivated by a V6 3.5-liter generating 306 hp and 277 pound-feet of torque. An automatic transmission eight speed standard for rear-wheel drive model, and automatic six-speed used in all-wheel drive cars. Steering-wheel paddle shifters are standard in any case. In acceleration test, rear-wheel drive IS 350 from Baile 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. That legal slightly below the average for compact luxury sedans with upgraded engines, but few will walk away from 350 ANYWAY think it needs more muscle.
The EPA estimates that the rear-wheel drive 2015 Lexus IS 350 will deliver 22 mpg combined (19 city / 28 highway). That trails the BMW 335i, for example, with a significant margin. However, diverse 120-mile loop evaluation, we wrote impressive 26 mpg, well above the average EPA combined. The all-wheel drive IS 350 is rated at 21 mpg combined (19/26).
2015 Lexus IS 350 Safety
The 2015 Lexus IS 350 standard safety equipment includes anti-lock disc brakes and brake assist, fire and stability control, front seat side airbags, front knee airbags, side curtain airbags, and rear-seat side airbags. In the test, the 2015 Lexus IS 350 required 123 feet to stop 60 mph, which is the average distance for this class of car, and all-season tires.
The 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 a top five-star general, and four stars for frontal crash protection and five stars for side-impact protection. The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2015 Lexus IS 350 its maximum rating “Good” in the moderate overlap frontal-offset and side-impact tests.