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IS Model Details

2009
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IS 2009

The IS model line moves into 2009 with an impressive makeover: a revised exterior and interior revisions that enhance the overall design. New exterior features include a revised front bumper and grille, redesigned lower intake area, revised tail lamps and integrated turn-signal side mirrors. On the interior, the IS benefits from the addition of dark gray or espresso bird's-eye maple trim. This is complemented by contrast stitching which has been added to the seating, door panels and armrest.

Also new for 2009 is the adoption of Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) [1] for the IS 250. Previously only available on the IS 350, VDIM has the capability to sense a loss of traction before it occurs, giving it an advantage over most conventional stability-control systems that only react after a loss of traction has occurred. Performance specifications remain the same for 2009. The IS 250 is equipped with a 2.5-liter V6 engine that puts out 204 hp [2] and 185 lb-ft of torque [2]. The IS 350 comes with a 3.5-liter V6 with 306 hp [2] and 277 lb-ft of torque [2].


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Standard Luxury Features  IS 350 RWD  IS 250 AWD  IS 250 RWD   IS 250 RWD Manual 
Luxury & Convenience
 
SmartAccess [5] [6] with push-button Start/Stop
 
 
 
 
Dual-zone automatic climate control with interior air filter
 
 
 
 
Dual-zone automatic climate control with interior air filter, smog sensor and automatic recirculation mode
 
 
 
 
Tilt-and-telescopic steering column
 
 
 
 
Power tilt-and-slide moonroof with one-touch open/close and sliding sunshade
 
 
 
 
Power windows with one-touch auto open/close feature
 
 
 
 
Remote-linked window and moonroof opening
 
 
 
 
Retained accessory power for windows and moonroof
 
 
 
 
Electrochromic (auto-dimming) inside rearview mirror
 
 
 
 
Power door locks
 
 
 
 
Cruise control
 
 
 
 
Center console with sliding armrest, storage bin and accessory outlet
 
 
 
 
Foldable front-door storage pockets
 
 
 
 
HomeLink® universal transceiver to operate compatible garage, gate, home lighting and home security systems
 
 
 
 
Lexus Personalized Settings (LPS) [7] to customize select electronic functions
 
 
 
 
Illuminated entry system
 
 
 
 
Dual chrome exhaust tips
 
 
 
 
Trunk pass-through
 
 
 
 
Seating & Trim
 
Metallic-finish interior trim
 
 
 
 
Leather-trimmed interior
 
 
 
 
Leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob
 
 
 
 
10-way driver's and front passenger's (including lumbar) power seats
 
 
 
 
Heated front seats
 
 
 
 
Height-adjustable headrests for all seats with foldable rear headrests
 
 
 
 
Carpeted floor mats
 
 
 
 
Audio & Navigation
 
Lexus 13-speaker Premium Sound System with Automatic Sound Levelizer (ASL) and in-dash, single-feed, six-disc CD auto-changer
 
 
 
 
Auxiliary iPod® [8]/MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) port
 
 
 
 
In-glass antenna with FM-diversity system
 
 
 
 
Shark-fin antenna
 
 
 
 
Instrumentation & Controls
 
Steering-wheel-mounted audio and display controls
 
 
 
 
Electroluminescent instrumentation with startup sequence
 
 
 
 
Automatic on/off projector-beam headlamps with 30-second delay
 
 
 
 
Illuminated interior electronic trunk-lid and fuel-filler door releases
 
 
 
 
 
Standard Safety & Security Features  IS 350 RWD  IS 250 AWD  IS 250 RWD   IS 250 RWD Manual 
Active Safety
 
Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) with cutoff switch [9]
 
 
 
 
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) [9]
 
 
 
 
Traction Control (TRAC)
 
 
 
 
Four-wheel power-assisted disc brakes
 
 
 
 
Four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System
 
 
 
 
Brake Assist [10]
 
 
 
 
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
 
 
 
 
Direct Tire Pressure Monitor System [11]
 
 
 
 
Water-repellent front-door glass
 
 
 
 
Passive Safety
 
Driver's and front passenger's advanced airbag system (SRS) with front passenger's twin-chamber airbag [12]
 
 
 
 
Front seat-mounted side airbags (SRS) [12]
 
 
 
 
Front and rear side curtain airbags (SRS) [12]
 
 
 
 
Driver's and front passenger's knee airbags (SRS) [12]
 
 
 
 
Three-point seatbelts for all seating positions, pre-tensioners with force limiters for front and outboard rear seats
 
 
 
 
Automatic Locking Retractor/Emergency Locking Retractor (ALR/ELR) seatbelts for all passenger seating positions. Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) only for driver's seat
 
 
 
 
Height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors
 
 
 
 
Child Restraint Seat (CRS) tether anchor brackets for rear outboard seating positions
 
 
 
 
Highly rigid body structure with front and rear crumple zones
 
 
 
 
Side-impact door beams
 
 
 
 
Reinforcements in pillars
 
 
 
 
Impact-dissipating upper interior trim
 
 
 
 
Collapsible steering column
 
 
 
 
Daytime running lights
 
 
 
 
Integrated foglamps
 
 
 
 
LED taillamps
 
 
 
 
Variable intermittent windshield wipers with mist cycle
 
 
 
 
Rear-window defogger with auto-off timer
 
 
 
 
Power-adjustable outside mirrors with defoggers and puddle lamps
 
 
 
 
Security
 
Vehicle theft-deterrent and engine immobilizer system [5]
 
 
 
 
Tool kit
 
 
 
 
First aid kit
 
 
 
 
 
Option Packages  IS 350 RWD  IS 250 AWD  IS 250 RWD   IS 250 RWD Manual 
Navigation System/Mark Levinson® Premium Audio System Package 
 
 
 
 
Voice-activated DVD Navigation System [13] with backup camera [14] and Bluetooth® technology [15]
 
 
 
 
Mark Levinson® 14-speaker, 300-watt @ less than 0.1% THD, 20-20,000 Hz [16] Premium Surround Sound Audio System [17] with 7.1 architecture and in-dash, single-feed, six-disc DVD/CD auto-changer
 
 
 
 
Premium Package
 
 
 
 
 
Golden brown or dark gray bird's-eye maple interior trim
 
 
 
 
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
 
 
 
 
Heated and ventilated front seats
 
 
 
 
Luxury Package
 
 
 
 
 
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column
 
 
 
 
Lexus Memory System to control power driver's and front passenger's seats (except lumbar), outside mirrors and steering wheel
 
 
 
 
Electrochromic (auto-dimming) outside mirrors with auto tilt-down in reverse
 
 
 
 
Illuminated door-sill scuff plates
 
 
 
 
Golden brown or dark gray bird's-eye maple interior trim
 
 
 
 
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
 
 
 
 
Heated and ventilated front seats
 
 
 
 
Power rear sunshade
 
 
 
 
Bi-Xenon™ High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps
 
 
 
 
Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
 
 
 
 
Rain-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist cycle
 
 
 
 
Luxury Package with 18-in wheels
 
 
 
 
 
18 x 8.0-in split-five-spoke alloy wheels with 225/40YR18 summer tires front, 18 x 8.5-in split-five-spoke alloy wheels with 255/40YR18 summer tires rear [18]
 
 
 
 
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column
 
 
 
 
Lexus Memory System to control power driver's and front passenger's seats (except lumbar), outside mirrors and steering wheel
 
 
 
 
Electrochromic (auto-dimming) outside mirrors with auto tilt-down in reverse
 
 
 
 
Illuminated door-sill scuff plates
 
 
 
 
Golden brown or dark gray bird's-eye maple interior trim
 
 
 
 
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
 
 
 
 
Heated and ventilated front seats
 
 
 
 
Power rear sunshade
 
 
 
 
Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps and Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
 
 
 
 
Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
 
 
 
 
Rain-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist cycle
 
 
 
 
Sport Package
 
 
 
 
 
18 x 8.0-in split-five-spoke alloy wheels with 225/40YR18 summer tires front, 18 x 8.5-in split-five-spoke alloy wheels with 255/40YR18 summer tires rear [18]
 
 
 
 
Sport-tuned suspension
 
 
 
 
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column
 
 
 
 
Lexus Memory System to control power driver's and front passenger's seats (except lumbar), outside mirrors and steering wheel
 
 
 
 
Electrochromic (auto-dimming) outside mirrors with auto tilt-down in reverse
 
 
 
 
Aluminum door-sill scuff plates
 
 
 
 
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
 
 
 
 
Heated and ventilated front seats
 
 
 
 
Aluminum sport pedals
 
 
 
 
Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps
 
 
 
 
Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
 
 
 
 
Rain-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist cycle
 
 
 
 
X-Package with moonroof (IS 250
RWD/IS 350) 
 
 
 
 
18 x 8.0-in X-Package alloy wheels with 225/40YR18 summer tires front, 18 x 8.5-in X-Package alloy wheels with 255/40YR18 summer tires rear [18]
 
 
 
 
Sport-tuned suspension
 
 
 
 
Aerodynamic front air dam
 
 
 
 
Illuminated door-sill scuff plates
 
 
 
 
Aluminum sport pedals
 
 
 
 
Available without moonroof
 
 
 
 
X-Package without moonroof (IS 250
RWD/IS 350) 
 
 
 
 
18 x 8.0-in X-Package alloy wheels with 225/40YR18 summer tires front, 18 x 8.5-in X-Package alloy wheels with 255/40YR18 summer tires rear [18]
 
 
 
 
Sport-tuned suspension
 
 
 
 
Aerodynamic front air dam
 
 
 
 
Illuminated door-sill scuff plates
 
 
 
 
Aluminum sport pedals
 
 
 
 
Available without moonroof
 
 
 
 
 
Options & Accessories  IS 350 RWD  IS 250 AWD  IS 250 RWD   IS 250 RWD Manual 
F-Sport™ [19] 19-in Forged Alloy Wheels [20]
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] 18-in Forged Alloy Wheels [18]
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] floor mats
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Performance Air Intake [21]
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Clutch
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] shift knob
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Quick Shifter Kit
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Performance Exhaust System
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Front Brake Upgrade [22]
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Rear Brake Upgrade [22]
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Shock Absorber Set
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Lowering Spring Set
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Sway Bar, AWD
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Sway Bar, RWD
 
 
 
 
F-Sport [19] Under Chassis Brace
 
 
 
 
18 x 8.0-in alloy wheels with 225/40YR18 all-season or summer tires front, 18 x 8.5-in alloy wheels with 255/40YR18 all-season or summer tires rear [18]
 
 
 
 
18-in G-Spider alloy wheels with 18-in tires [18]
 
 
 
 
18-in ISP Mode alloy wheels with 18-in tires [18]
 
 
 
 
Wheel locks
 
 
 
 
Intuitive Parking Assist
 
 
 
 
Rear spoiler
 
 
 
 
Voice-activated DVD Navigation System [13] with backup camera [14] and Bluetooth® technology [15]
 
 
 
 
Mark Levinson® 14-speaker, 300-watt @ less than 0.1% THD, 20-20,000 Hz [16] Premium Surround Sound Audio System [17] with 7.1 architecture and in-dash, single-feed, six-disc DVD/CD auto-changer
 
 
 
 
XM® Radio capability [23] [24]
 
 
 
 
Pre-Collision System [25] (PCS) and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control [26] (automatic transmission only)
 
 
 
 
Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps and Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
 
 
 
 
Headlamp washers
 
 
 
 
Car cover See dealer  See dealer  See dealer  See dealer 
Interface kit for iPod® [8] [24]
 
 
 
 
All-weather floor mats
 
 
 
 
Cargo net
 
 
 
 
Cargo mat
 
 
 
 
Rear bumper appliqué
 
 
 
 
 
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MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee of $910. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary.

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[1]Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) is an electronic system designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control under adverse conditions. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether VDIM will be effective in preventing a loss of control. See Owner's Manual for further details. [2]Ratings achieved using the required premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 or higher. If premium fuel is not used, performance will decrease. [3]MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee of $910. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price may vary. Does not include accessory options installed by dealer. [4]Delivery, processing and handling fee is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Lexus provides, as well as Lexus' overall pricing structure. Lexus may make a profit on the delivery, processing and handling fee. [5]The engine immobilizer is a state-of-the-art anti-theft system. When you insert your key into the ignition switch or bring a SmartAccess fob into the vehicle, the key transmits an electronic code to the vehicle. The engine will only start if the code in the transponder chip inside the key or SmartAccess fob matches the code in the vehicle's immobilizer. Because the transponder chip is embedded in the key or SmartAccess fob, it can be costly to replace. If you lose a key or SmartAccess fob, your Lexus dealer can help. Alternatively, you can find a qualified independent locksmith to perform high-security key services by consulting your local Yellow Pages or by contacting www.aloa.org. [6]The SmartAccess system may interfere with some pacemakers or cardiac defibrillators. If you have one of these medical devices, please talk to your doctor to see if you should deactivate this system. [7]The Lexus Personalized Settings (LPS) can be programmed in two ways: For most models equipped with the available Navigation System, the driver can modify the settings themselves; for other models, including those without a Navigation System, programming is done by your Lexus dealer via a one-time, complimentary offer during the first 12 months from the date the vehicle is sold. See Lexus dealer for more information. [8]iPod® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved. [9]Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) are electronic systems designed to help the driver maintain control under adverse conditions. They are not substitutes for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether VSC and VDIM will be effective in preventing a loss of control. See Owner’s Manual for further details. [10]Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of ABS. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake-system maintenance, tire and road conditions. [11]The Tire Pressure Monitor System alerts the driver when tire pressure is critically low. For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge; do not rely solely on the monitor system. See Owner's Manual for details. [12]All the airbag (AB) systems are Supplemental Restraint Systems. All ABs (if installed) are designed to inflate only under certain conditions and in certain types of severe collisions: frontal and knee ABs typically inflate in frontal collisions; side and side curtain ABs in side collisions; Roll-Sensing Curtain ABs at a severe tilt degree, roll or lateral G-force. In all other accidents, the ABs will not inflate. To decrease the risk of injury from an inflating AB, always wear seatbelts, sit upright in the middle of the seat as far back as possible and do not lean against the door. Do not put objects in front of an AB or around the seatback. Do not use a rearward-facing child seat in any front passenger seat. The force of an inflating AB may cause serious injury or death. See Owner’s Manual for further information/warnings. [13]The Navigation System is designed to assist in locating an address or point of interest. Discrepancies may be encountered between the system and your actual location. Road system changes may affect the accuracy of the information provided. Rely on your common sense to decide whether to follow a specified route. Detailed coverage not available in every city or roadway. Periodic updates available at an additional cost. Please see your Navigation System Owner's Manual for further details. [14]The backup camera does not provide a comprehensive view of the rear area of the vehicle. You should also look around outside your vehicle and use your mirrors to confirm rearward clearance. Cold weather may limit effectiveness and view may become cloudy. [15]The Bluetooth® technology phones listed on lexus.com have been tested for compatibility with Lexus vehicles. Performance will vary based on phone software version, coverage and your wireless carrier. Phones are warranted by their manufacturer, not Lexus. [16]Continuous average power, all channels driven, at less than 0.1% THD; 20–20,000 Hz. [17]Mark Levinson® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Inc. [18]18-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 15,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. [19]F SPORT™ Performance Equipment are aftermarket parts and are not Genuine Lexus Parts and, therefore, may not be used in any application that requires the use of Genuine Lexus Parts. F SPORT Equipment are warranted for 12 months from the date of installation or for the balance of the new-car or Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) warranty in force at the date of installation, whichever is greater, when installed by an authorized Lexus dealer. This warranty does not cover maintenance services such as replacement of brake pads/linings and clutch linings. This warranty does not cover noise, vibration, cosmetic conditions and other deterioration caused by normal wear and tear. F SPORT Equipment installed by anyone other than an authorized Lexus dealer are warranted for 12 months from the date of purchase only, and the warranty coverage is limited to the replacement value of the F SPORT Equipment. This warranty does not cover maintenance services such as replacement of brake pads/linings and clutch linings. This warranty does not cover noise, vibration, cosmetic conditions and other deterioration caused by normal wear and tear. Part failure caused by improper installation by anyone other than an authorized Lexus dealer may void the F SPORT Equipment warranty, the new-vehicle warranty or both. [20]19-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 15,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. [21]The air intake system has an aftermarket emission certificate only and cannot be sold or financed with a new vehicle. [22]With either the front- or rear-brake upgrade, the compact spare tire cannot be used. In the event of a flat, the tire must be repaired or replaced. Brake upgrades will fit 18-in factory option wheels, 18-in Genuine Lexus Accessory wheels or 18-in or 19-in F SPORT wheels only. [23]Satellite Radio requires an XM® or SIRIUS® compatible receiver and a subscription service fee after trial. Vehicles without a factory-installed radio receiver require hardware purchase and installation. Please see your Lexus dealer for further details. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions subject to the XM Customer Agreement available at www.xmradio.com or the SIRIUS Terms & Conditions available at www.sirius.com. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. [24]Interface kit for iPod® and XM® Radio services are not compatible and are not available in conjunction with one another. [25]The Pre-Collision System is designed to help reduce the crash speed and damage in certain frontal collisions only. It is not a collision-avoidance system and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as speed, driver input and road conditions. See Owner's Manual for further information. [26]Dynamic Radar Cruise Control is designed to assist the driver and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving practices. See Owner's Manual for important instructions and cautions. Back to top