2009 Lexus IS 250  -  $32,180


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $32,180
Base Invoice: $29,049
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sport Sdn Man RWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 21 | City: 18 | Hwy: 26
Body Style: 4dr Sport Sdn Man RWD
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 2.5L DOHC 24-valve direct injection V6 engine

Pros

Terrific overall performance; plenty of luxury features and high-tech options; attractive styling; standard safety features


Model Highlights

The Lexus IS comes in two primary models for 2009. The IS 250 has a 204-horsepower, 2.5L V6 engine, and the IS 350 comes with a 306-horsepower, 3.5L V6. Both engines have aluminum construction and variable valve timing for intake and exhaust, along with direct injection. While those models are rear-wheel drive, there's also an IS 250 AWD model, which adds all-wheel drive.

The IS 250 has a standard 6-speed manual gearbox with an optional 6-speed automatic with paddle-shifters. The automatic is standard on the IS 250 AWD model and on the IS 350. The IS 350 has particularly strong acceleration and will scoot to 60 mph in only 5.3 seconds.

Electronic stability control, which helps restore vehicle stability by applying the brakes at individual wheels, is standard on the IS 250, while the IS 350 gets the more sophisticated vehicle dynamics integrated management (VDIM), which integrates all of the vehicle's electronic management systems, such as the anti-lock brakes and electronic power steering system, for more seamless assistance in maintaining stability. Eight air bags are standard on the IS, and there's also an optional pre-collision system (PCS) that retracts front seatbelts and readies brake assist when its sensors anticipate a collision.

Other high-tech options on the IS include dynamic radar cruise control, which is packaged together with PCS, high-intensity discharge headlamps with an adaptive front-lighting system (AFS) to help illuminate into corners, and an intuitive park assist system for gauging the distance to adjacent vehicles. There's also a DVD-based touch-screen navigation system, a premium audio system with a 6-disc changer and 13 speakers, or the top-of-the-line Mark Levinson premium surround sound system, which has 14 speakers, 300-watts, and ten amplifier channels and can play DVD movies when the vehicle is stationary.

The X Package brings a sport suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels, a front lip spoiler, and sport pedals to either of the IS models. A Premium Plus Package brings perforated leather upholstery with heated and ventilated front seats.


Model News

The Lexus IS sedan carries over to 2009 with a minor facelift, which includes a restyling of the front and rear bumpers, the grille, and the side mirrors, now with incorporated turn signals. New 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels cap off the exterior changes, while inside, the center instrument cluster has been updated and the rear seat headrests are foldable. Mechanically, the IS's suspension has been retuned to deliver a more athletic ride.


Value Writeup

The 2009 Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 sport sedans bring the driving feel of a sports coupe, in a more practical four-door sedan body style, and have some available high-tech features that aren't offered by their head-on competitors.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG

Cruising Range - City
307.80 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
444.60 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
2.5L/152

Fuel System
Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
204 @ 6400

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4800

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.28

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.47

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73

EPA Classification
Sub-Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
88.3 ft³

Front Head Room
39.0 in

Front Leg Room
43.9 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in

Front Hip Room
54.1 in

Second Head Room
36.9 in

Second Leg Room
30.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.7 in

Second Hip Room
53.7 in

Wheelbase
107.5 in

Length, Overall
180.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in

Height, Overall
56.1 in

Track Width, Front
60.4 in

Track Width, Rear
60.4 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in

Trunk Volume
13.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3455 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17

Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Electric Pwr

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.91

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.5 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.65 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.45 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.1 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
6

Drivetrain Miles/km
70,000

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
11V029000

Mfg's Report Date
JAN 26, 2011

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Potential Number of Units Affected
244,779

Summary
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2009 LEXUS IS AND MODEL YEAR 2006-2007 LEXUS GS VEHICLES. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT TIGHTENING OF THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR CONNECTED TO AN ENGINE FUEL DELIVERY PIPE WITH NICKEL PHOSPHORUS PLATING, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT, OVER TIME, THE PRESSURE SENSOR COULD LOOSEN. IF LOOSENING OCCURS, FUEL COULD LEAK PAST A GASKET USED IN THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE SENSOR AND THE PIPE AND THROUGH THE THREADED PORTION OF THE SENSOR.

Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE THREADED PORTION OF THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR AND IF A FUEL LEAK IS NOT CONFIRMED, DEALERS WILL FURTHER TIGHTEN THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR WITH THE PROPER TORQUE. IF A FUEL LEAK IS CONFIRMED, THE GASKET BETWEEN THE SENSOR AND THE FUEL DELIVER PIPE WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW ONE, AND THE SENSOR WILL BE TIGHTENED WITH THE PROPER TORQUE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09V388000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 05, 2009

Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Potential Number of Units Affected
3800000

Summary
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL CAN GET STUCK IN THE WIDE OPEN POSITION DUE TO ITS BEING TRAPPED BY AN UNSECURED OR INCOMPATIBLE DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT.

Consequence
A STUCK OPEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY RESULT IN VERY HIGH VEHICLE SPEEDS AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO STOP THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES TO REMOVE ANY DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT AND NOT REPLACE IT WITH ANY OTHER FLOOR MAT PENDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODEL-SPECIFIC REMEDIES. TOYOTA WILL MAIL A SECOND NOTIFICATION TO OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES NOTIFYING THEM OF THE FREE REMEDY WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE. THE FIRST NOTICE IS EXPECTED TO BE MAILED DURING OCTOBER 2009 AND TOYOTA WILL ADVISE NHTSA OF THE ESTIMATED DATE WHEN THE REMEDY PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331, LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V340000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 23, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
1,654,713

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Scion xB and Lexus IS F, 2009-2011 Toyota Corolla and Corolla Matrix, 2006-2011 Toyota Yaris, Lexus IS250 and Lexus IS350, 2010-2011 Toyota 4Runner, Lexus IS250C, Lexus IS350C and Lexus GX460, 2011 Sienna, 2007-2011 Lexus ES350, and 2009-2010 Pontiac Vibe vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 Scion xB and Lexus IS F, 2007-2008 Toyota Yaris, 2006-2008 Lexus IS250 and Lexus IS350 and 2007-2008 Lexus ES350 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jer...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Toyota will notify the Toyota and Lexus owners. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. An interim notification was mailed to owners July 6, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for interim notification for this campaign are G1P (Toyota Zone A), G1R (Toyota Zone B), G2G (Lexus Zone A), and G2H (Lexus Zone B). Toyota's numbers for final remedy for this campaign are G0P (Toyota Zone A), G0R (Toyota Zone B), GLG (Lexus Zone A), and GLH (Lexus Zone B).

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V006000

Mfg's Report Date
January 9, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
567,911

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2012 Toyota 4Runner, Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sienna, Yaris, Scion xB, Lexus ES350, GX460, IS-F, IS250, IS350, IS250C, IS350C, and Lexus LFA vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Toyota is recalling certain 2009 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Yaris, Yaris HB, Scion xB, Pontiac Vibe, Lexus, ES350, IS250, IS350, and IS-F vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, unless included in "...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Toyota will notify the Toyota, Scion and Lexus owners. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available are expected to begin January 30, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737. Toyota's numbers for interim notification for this campaign are G1P (Toyota Zone A), G1R (Toyota Zone B), H1A (Toyota Zone C), G2G (Lexus Zone A), G2H (Lexus Zone B) and H2A (Lexus Zone C). Toyota's numbers for final remedy for this campaign are G0P (Toyota Zone A), G0R (Toyota Zone B), H0A (Toyota Zone C), GLG (Lexus Zone A), GLH (Lexus Zone B) and HLA (Lexus Zone C).

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.5L DOHC 24-valve direct injection V6 engine -inc: dual variable valve timing w/intelligence (VVT-i)

6-speed manual transmission w/OD

Keyless start

Rear wheel drive

Double wishbone front suspension -inc: high-mount upper arms, coil springs

Multi-link rear suspension -inc: high-mount upper arms, coil springs

Front/rear gas-filled shock absorbers

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Vehicle speed-sensitive electric pwr steering

Pwr front ventilated & rear solid disc brakes

Stainless steel exhaust w/dual polished pipes

Tool kit

Manual tilt/telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel w/audio & cruise controls

17" x 8" 10-spoke aluminum alloy wheels

P225/45VR17 all-season front tires, P245/45VR17 all-season rear tires

Temporary spare tire

One-piece color-keyed front/rear bumpers

Low grille w/color-keyed front air dam

Projector bulb headlamps w/headlamp off delay

Front fog lamps

LED lights -inc: brake lights, tail lights

UV & infrared ray-reducing glass w/acoustic windshield glass

Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors -inc: puddle lamps, integrated turn signals

Variable intermittent wipers w/mist cycle

AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer -inc: MP3, 194-watt amplifier, (13) speakers, auxiliary audio input, automatic sound levelizer (ASL)

Rear glass-imprinted antenna w/FM diversity antenna

Shark fin satellite antenna

Leather seat trim

10-way pwr front bucket seats w/pwr lumbar

Rear bench seat w/trunk pass-through

Foldable rear headrests

Center console -inc: front armrest, (1) front cupholder, (2) rear cupholders, storage box

1-piece cut pile carpeting

Carpeted floor mats

Scuff plates w/white illumination

Optitron gauges -inc: 160-mph speedometer, 8000-rpm tachometer, fuel level, coolant temp

Digital odometer w/(2) trip meters

Indicator lights -inc: door ajar, TRAC off, headlamp on, high beam, cruise control, fog lamps on, scheduled maintenance

Digital clock

Outside temp gauge

Warning lights -inc: battery, oil level, seat belt, brake, airbags, engine, oil pressure, low fuel, tire slippage (w/TRAC)

Pwr windows -inc: auto-up/down, jam protection, retained accessory pwr

Pwr door locks -inc: anti-lockout, speed-sensitive auto lock/unlock

Lexus personalized settings (LPS)

Remote keyless entry system -inc: lock, two-stage unlock, trunk open, panic feature, volume-adjustable tone, rolling code

HomeLink programmable garage door opener

Cruise control

Illuminated trunk & fuel filler door release

Vehicle theft-deterrent system w/engine immobilizer

Alarm system

Automatic climate control -inc: dust filter, pollen filter, speed & air flow indicators

HD rear window defogger w/timer

(1) cupholder behind shift lever

Coin holder

Auxiliary pwr outlet

Cigarette lighter w/front ashtray

Metallic-finish interior accents

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass

Dual sound-absorbing sun visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors

Dual front/rear assist grips

Lighting -inc: door courtesy, glovebox, trunk, front/rear dome, front/rear reading, LED map, outside mirror button controls

Front seatback pockets

Retractable coat hooks

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)

Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) w/brake assist (BA)

Traction control (TRAC)

Vehicle stability control (VSC) w/cutoff switch

Vehicle dynamics integrated management (VDIM) w/cutoff switch

Front/rear door side-impact beams

Front/rear crumple zones

Daytime running lights

Driver & front passenger airbag (SRS) -inc: front passenger on/off switch

Front/rear side curtain airbags (SRS)

Front seat-mounted side airbag (SRS)

All-position 3-point seat belts

Front/rear outboard seat belts w/force-limiting pretensioners

Height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors

Emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all seating positions

Automatic locking retractor (ALR) for front/rear passenger seats

Child restraint seat (CRS) w/top tether anchor brackets, safety locks

Tire pressure monitoring system

Collapsible steering column

Impact-dissipating soft upper headliner & pillars

First aid kit

 
SOLID PAINT
$0

 
GLACIER FROST MICA
$0

 
STARFIRE PEARL
$0

 
SMOKY GRANITE MICA
$0

 
TUNGSTEN PEARL
$0

 
OBSIDIAN
$0

 
MATADOR RED MICA
$0

 
AMBER PEARL
$0

 
TRUFFLE MICA
$0

 
BREAKWATER BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE PEARL
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ECRU, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, PERFORATED LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ECRU, PERFORATED LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
STERLING, PERFORATED LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PREMIUM PKG
$840

 
LUXURY PLUS PKG
$2,380

 
LUXURY PLUS PKG W/18" WHEELS
$3,210

 
X PKG
$1,021

 
X PKG W/SUNROOF
$1,521

 
18" 5-SPOKE ALLOY WHEELS
$830

 
18" ALLOY WHEELS
$830

 
HID HEADLAMPS
$875

 
HEADLAMP WASHERS
$100

 
MARK LEVINSON PREMIUM AUDIO PKG
$940

 
NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$2,550

 
NAVIGATION SYSTEM/MARK LEVINSON PREMIUM AUDIO PKG
$3,990

 
INTUITIVE PARKING ASSIST
$500

 
** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2008 **
$0

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PKG
$210

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PKG W/APPLIQUE
$279

 
DUAL SPORT EXHAUST W/REAR GROUND EFFECT
$2,095

 
DUAL SPORT EXHAUST
$1,500

 
18" ISP MODE ALLOY WHEELS & TIRES
$2,450

 
18" G-SPIDER ALLOY WHEELS & TIRES
$2,450

 
18" ISP MODE ALLOY WHEELS
$1,375

 
18" G-SPIDER ALLOY WHEELS
$1,375

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$73

 
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE
$69

 
REAR LIP SPOILER
$355

 
GROUND EFFECTS KIT
$1,500

 
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO
$486

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO
$486

 
ALL WEATHER MATS
$109

 
CARGO NET
$64

 
TRUNK MAT
$73

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