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BASE INVOICE
$35,748
BASE MSRP
$39,720
On Features
The 2011 Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 sedans have up-to-date connectivity items as part of a strong feature set that stacks up well in any comparison.
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Mark Levinson audio system delivers excellent sound quality.
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The iPod interface...can be a bit frustrating.
Edmunds

Dip into the F-Sport catalog, however, and the dollars start adding up.
Motor Trend

Ventilated seats mitigate the argument against black-colored leather seats that become hot in the sun and burn the backs of your thighs.
Cars.com

Choppy playback made iPod integration unlistenable.
CNET

The 2011 Lexus IS sedans have a strong list of standard features, even when compared with other sport sedans in its price range. All IS 250 and IS 350 models include leather upholstery, power front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a power moonroof, a power-adjustable steering wheel, and a HomeLink garage-door opener, and all-wheel-drive models get standard front heated seats. Newly standard on IS 350 models are HID headlamps and LED running lamps.

Bluetooth hands-free capability is built into the base audio system, which has a six-disc changer, 13 speakers, and 194 watts of power and has iPod connectivity and Bluetooth audio streaming compatibility. A 300-watt Mark Levinson surround sound system includes ten separate amplifier channels and also has the capability to play audio DVDs and DVD movies.

Optional upgrades for the IS range include a retractable moonroof, ventilated front seats, dynamic radar cruise control, adaptive front lighting, and a backup camera. There's also a navigation system with live traffic data, and the Lexus Enform suite of services available through subscription allows weather sports, and stock information, turn-by-turn guidance, or roadside assistance.

Conclusion

The 2011 Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 sedans have up-to-date connectivity items as part of a strong feature set that stacks up well in any comparison.

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