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IS Model Details

2011
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IS 2011

The IS Line provides both technology and performance. Equipped with Safety Connect® [1] [2], plus an available Navigation System [3] with voice command and Lexus Enform® [1] [4], the IS Line offers available SiriusXM services such as SiriusXM Satellite Radio [3] [5], NavTraffic™ [3] [5], NavWeather™ [3] [5] and Sports and Stocks [3] [5]. Audio is enhanced with a standard USB input as well as Bluetooth® audio [6] connectivity for compatible music players, including iPod® [7].

The IS 250 is equipped with a 2.5-liter V6 engine that puts out 204 hp [8] and 185 lb-ft of torque [8]. It features a standard six-speed manual transmission or available six-speed paddle-shift-sequential automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i). It can also be equipped with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

The IS 350 is also available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive and a 3.5-liter V6 putting out 306 hp [8] and 277 lb-ft of torque [8]. It features a standard six-speed paddle-shift-sequential automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and rear-wheel drive.

For RWD A/T models, the IS F SPORT Package: front lip spoiler as well as a unique rear spoiler, upper and lower grilles similar to the LS 460 Sport, a unique 18-inch wheel [9] with Dark Superchrome finish, front fender badge, F SPORT steering wheel and shift knob, F SPORT door-sill scuff plates and pedals, revised sport suspension and a unique Silver interior trim.


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Engine
IS 350 RWD IS 350 AWD IS 250 RWD A/T IS 250 RWD M/T IS 250 AWD
Type 60o V6, aluminum block and heads, direct and port fuel injection  60o V6, aluminum block and heads, direct and port fuel injection  60o V6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection  60o V6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection  60o V6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection 
Displacement 3.5 liters (210 cubic inches)  3.5 liters (210 cubic inches)  2.5 liters (152 cubic inches)  2.5 liters (152 cubic inches)  2.5 liters (152 cubic inches) 
Valvetrain Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)  Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)  Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)  Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)  Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) 
Compression Ratio 11.8:1  11.8:1  12.0:1  12.0:1  12.0:1 
Horsepower at RPM 306 @ 6,400 [8]  306 @ 6,400 [8]  204 @ 6,400 [8]  204 @ 6,400 [8]  204 @ 6,400 [8] 
Torque at RPM 277 lb-ft @ 4,800 [8]  277 lb-ft @ 4,800 [8]  185 lb-ft @ 4,800 [8]  185 lb-ft @ 4,800 [8]  185 lb-ft @ 4,800 [8] 
Emission Rating Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II)  Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II)  Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II)  Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II)  Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II) 
 
Performance
IS 350 RWD IS 350 AWD IS 250 RWD A/T IS 250 RWD M/T IS 250 AWD
0-60 MPH Acceleration 5.6 seconds [8] [12]  5.7 seconds [8] [12]  7.9 seconds [8] [12]  7.9 seconds [8] [12]  8.3 seconds [8] [12] 
1/4 Mile Acceleration 13.9 seconds [8] [12]  14.1 seconds [8] [12]  16.0 seconds [8] [12]  16.0 seconds [8] [12]  16.3 seconds [8] [12] 
Top Track Speed (electronically limited) 144 mph [8] [12]  131 mph [8] [12]  140 mph [8] [12]  144 mph [8] [12]  131 mph [8] [12] 
EPA Fuel Economy Ratings (city/highway/combined) 20/27/22 mpg [13]  18/25/20 mpg [13]  21/30/24 mpg [13]  19/27/22 mpg [13]  19/27/22 mpg [13] 
Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient 0.28  0.28  0.28  0.28  0.28 
Turning Circle 33.5 ft  34.8 ft  33.5 ft  33.5 ft  34.8 ft 
 
Drivetrain
IS 350 RWD IS 350 AWD IS 250 RWD A/T IS 250 RWD M/T IS 250 AWD
Transmission Six-speed paddle-shift sequential automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence
(ECT-i
Six-speed paddle-shift-sequential automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence
(ECT-i
Six-speed paddle-shift-sequential automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)  Six-speed manual transmission  Six-speed paddle-shift-sequential automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence
(ECT-i
Drive Wheels Rear-wheel drive  Full-time all-wheel drive  Rear-wheel drive  Rear-wheel drive  Full-time all-wheel drive 
Final Drive Ratio 4.083:1  4.100:1  3.909:1  3.583:1  4.100:1 
 
Chassis
IS 350 RWD IS 350 AWD IS 250 RWD A/T IS 250 RWD M/T IS 250 AWD
Suspension (front) Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar  Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar  Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar  Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar  Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar 
Suspension (rear) Independent, multi-link with coil springs, inverted monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar  Independent, multi-link with coil springs, inverted monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar  Independent, multi-link with coil springs, inverted monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar  Independent, multi-link with coil springs, inverted monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar  Independent, multi-link with coil springs, inverted monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar 
Steering Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system. 2.9 turns lock to lock  Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system. 2.9 turns lock to lock  Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system. 2.9 turns lock to lock  Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system. 2.9 turns lock to lock  Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system. 2.9 turns lock to lock 
Brakes Four-wheel power-assisted discs, four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [14]  Four-wheel power-assisted discs, four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [14]  Four-wheel power-assisted discs, four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [14]  Four-wheel power-assisted discs, four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [14]  Four-wheel power-assisted discs, four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [14] 
Brake Size Four-piston front calipers. 13.1-in front, 12.2-in rear ventilated discs  Four-piston front calipers. 13.1-in front, 12.2-in rear ventilated discs  Two-piston front calipers. 11.6-in ventilated front, 11.4-in solid rear discs  Two-piston front calipers. 11.6-in ventilated front, 11.4-in solid rear discs  Two-piston front calipers. 11.6-in ventilated front, 11.4-in solid rear discs 
Wheels and Tires 17 x 8.0-in 10-spoke alloy wheels with 225/45VR17 all-season tires front [15], 245/45VR17 all-season tires rear [15]  17 x 8.0-in 10-spoke alloy wheels with 225/45VR17 all-season tires [15]  17 x 8.0-in 10-spoke alloy wheels with 225/45VR17 all-season tires front [15], 245/45VR17 all-season tires rear [15]  17 x 8.0-in 10-spoke alloy wheels with 225/45VR17 all-season tires front [15], 245/45VR17 all-season tires rear [15]  17 x 8.0-in 10-spoke alloy wheels with 225/45VR17 all-season tires [15] 
 
Body / Dimensions
IS 350 RWD IS 350 AWD IS 250 RWD A/T IS 250 RWD M/T IS 250 AWD
Type Five-passenger luxury sport sedan  Five-passenger luxury sport sedan  Five-passenger luxury sport sedan  Five-passenger luxury sport sedan  Five-passenger luxury sport sedan 
Construction Welded-steel unibody  Welded-steel unibody  Welded-steel unibody  Welded-steel unibody  Welded-steel unibody 
Overall Length 180.3 in
(4,580 mm) 
180.3 in
(4,580 mm) 
180.3 in
(4,580 mm) 
180.3 in
(4,580 mm) 
180.3 in
(4,580 mm) 
Width 70.9 in
(1,800 mm) 
70.9 in
(1,800 mm) 
70.9 in
(1,800 mm) 
70.9 in
(1,800 mm) 
70.9 in
(1,800 mm) 
Height 56.1 in
(1,425 mm) 
56.1 in
(1,425 mm) 
56.1 in
(1,425 mm) 
56.1 in
(1,425 mm) 
56.7 in
(1,440 mm) 
Wheelbase 107.4 in
(2,731 mm) 
107.4 in
(2,731 mm) 
107.4 in
(2,731 mm) 
107.4 in
(2,731 mm) 
107.4 in
(2,731 mm) 
Trunk Capacity 13.3 cu ft (378 L)  13.3 cu ft (378 L)  13.0 cu ft (368 L)  13.0 cu ft (368 L)  13.3 cu ft (378 L) 
Curb Weight 3,527 lb
(1,600 kg) 
3,703 lb
(1,656 kg) 
3,435 lb
(1,558 kg) 
3,455 lb
(1,567 kg) 
3,651 lb
(1,656 kg) 
Fuel-Tank Capacity 17.1 gal (65 L)  17.1 gal (65 L)  17.1 gal (65 L)  17.1 gal (65 L)  17.1 gal (65 L) 
Headroom 37.2/36.7 in (946/932 mm) (front/rear)  37.2/36.7 in (946/932 mm) (front/rear)  37.2/36.7 in (946/932 mm) (front/rear)  37.2/36.7 in (946/932 mm) (front/rear)  37.2/36.7 in (946/932 mm) (front/rear) 
Legroom 43.9/30.6 in (1,115/777 mm) (front/rear)  43.9/30.6 in (1,115/777 mm) (front/rear)  43.9/30.6 in (1,115/777 mm) (front/rear)  43.9/30.6 in (1,115/777 mm) (front/rear)  43.9/30.6 in (1,115/777 mm) (front/rear) 
Shoulder Room 54.4/52.7 in (1,382/1,339 mm) (front/rear)  54.4/52.7 in (1,382/1,339 mm) (front/rear)  54.4/52.7 in (1,382/1,339 mm) (front/rear)  54.4/52.7 in (1,382/1,339 mm) (front/rear)  54.4/52.7 in (1,382/1,339 mm) (front/rear) 
Hip Room 54.1/53.7 in (1,374/1,364 mm) (front/rear)  54.1/53.7 in (1,374/1,364 mm) (front/rear)  54.1/53.7 in (1,374/1,364 mm) (front/rear)  54.1/53.7 in (1,374/1,364 mm) (front/rear)  54.1/53.7 in (1,374/1,364 mm) (front/rear) 
 
[1]Contact with the Lexus Enform and/or Safety Connect response center is dependent upon the telematics device being in operative condition, cellular connection availability, navigation map data and GPS satellite signal reception, which can limit the ability to reach the response center or receive emergency support. Enrollment and Telematics Subscription Service Agreement required. [2]The Safety Connect® services Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Location will function in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, and in Canada. Enhanced Roadside Assistance will function in the United States (except for Hawaii) and in Canada. No Safety Connect services will function outside of the United States in countries other than Canada. [3]Availability and accuracy of the information provided by the Navigation System or any SiriusXM services mentioned (if installed) are dependent upon many factors. Use common sense when relying on information provided. Services not available in every city or roadway. Periodic Navigation updates available at additional cost. See Navigation System Owner's Manual or contact SiriusXM for details. [4]Lexus Enform® premium services Destination Assist and eDestination will function in the contiguous United States. These services may also function in Hawaii and limited areas of Alaska for vehicles that contain map data for those states. They will not function in Canada or in other countries outside the United States. [5]SiriusXM services require a subscription after trial period. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement available at siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your complimentary trial, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates unless you call 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Fees and programming subject to change. Available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. [6]Bluetooth® audio device must be enabled with A2DP and AVRCP. [7]iPod® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved. [8]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. [9]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. [10]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. [11]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. [12]Performance figures are for comparison only and were obtained with prototype vehicles by professional drivers using special safety equipment and procedures. Do not attempt. [13]EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary. [14]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. [15]17-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 20,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. Back to top