2011 Lexus IS F  -  $61,535


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $61,535
Base Invoice: $55,469
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 18 | City: 16 | Hwy: 23
Body Style: 4dr Sdn
Transmission: 8-speed sport direct shift automatic transmission
Engine: 5.0L DOHC 32-valve SFI V8 engine

Pros

Wide range of models; choice of rear- or front-wheel drive in sedans; sporty driving feel; high-tech features and options; nicely appointed interior


Model News

Following the introduction of all-new IS 250C and IS 350C retractable-hardtop convertible models last year, the IS sedans receive a bit more attention this year. For 2011, the Lexus IS sedan lineup especially takes a step toward a sportier image and more performance potential. A new IS 350 AWD (all-wheel drive) model is added to the IS sedan lineup. There's also a new F Sport Package available on rear-wheel-drive IS 250 and IS 350 models, which adds some of the appearance upgrades, as well as a sport suspension and sportier steering tuning. A special new Ultrasonic Blue color is available with the package.

The Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 sedans get a new black-metallic trim inside, as well as a new headlight and taillight design. Also new this year, sedans get newly designed 17-inch alloy wheels and optional 18-inchers.

LED running lamps are also new to the lineup this year. They're included in all IS 350 and IS-F sedans but optional on IS 250 sedans and all IS C convertibles.


Model Highlights

The Lexus IS remains offered in two different body styles, both available in IS 250 or IS 350 guise. IS 250 models come with a 204-horsepower, 2.5-liter V6 engine while IS 350 models get a 306-hp, 3.5-liter V6. Both engines come with variable valve timing for responsiveness as well as fuel efficiency--the IS 250 is quite economical with EPA ratings of up to 21 mpg city and 29 highway. While the IS 250 comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission, with a 6-speed automatic (and steering-wheel paddle-shifters) optional, all IS 350 models come with the automatic.

In all Lexus IS models, a double-wishbone suspension design in front and a multi-link rear setup help reduce weight and increase responsiveness. The suspension in the IS is tuned to be quite firm, yet there's enough give to maintain enough ride comfort for most.

The IS has rather compact exterior proportions, which means that backseat space is tight for the tallest adults, especially in IS C convertibles. However it's quite comfortable in front. Leather upholstery is standard, with new black-metallic accents in the sedan and the IS sedan has a reasonably large trunk.

Although the Lexus IS C convertibles bear a strong likeness to the IS sedans from the front and back, their fast-opening retractable hardtop setup, made of lightweight aluminum, is an excellent way to enjoy open-air motoring without compromises the rest of the year. The top opens or closes in just 20 seconds and wind buffeting is quite good with it down.

A full roster of airbags is of course standard, but IS models also include anti-lock brakes and Brake Assist, an advanced electronic stability control system called VDIM. It incorporates the electric power steering to help maintain control in an emergency maneuver.

Standard features on the IS include power front seats, dual-zone climate control, rear seat vents, a power moonroof, a telescoping steering wheel, a HomeLink universal remote and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Also standard is a premium audio system with 13 speakers, Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming, satellite radio and a CD changer. The IS 250 AWD and IS 350 AWD add heated seats.

Options across the lineup include a navigation system that incorporates a Mark Levinson premium surround sound system, which has 14 speakers and 300 watts. The Lexus Enform with Safety Connect feature is an extra for the navigation system, bringing direct emergency operator-assisted service as well as access to information from XM's NavTraffic, NavWeather and Sports and Stocks services. HID headlamps and LED running lamps are available on the IS 250 sedan and standard on the IS 350, while other high-tech options include rain-sensing wipers and radar cruise control with a Pre-Collision System. The available navigation system includes a rear backup camera; another option is Intuitive Park Assist, which employs ultrasonic sensors to indicate proximity to other vehicles.

A performance-oriented IS F sedan stands at the top of the IS lineup; it gets an 8-speed Sport Direct-Shift transmission with paddle shifters plus Brembo disc brakes, 19-inch wheels and a performance suspension--plus a 416-horsepower, 5.0-liter V-8 engine. Altogether, the IS F can get to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds, according to Lexus.

New for 2011 is an F Sport Package for rear-wheel drive models; it adds many of the features of the IS F, including a sport suspension and special steering tuning, along with dark-finish 18-inch wheels, front and rear spoilers and an Ultrasonic Blue exterior hue.

A set of F Sport accessories, available at dealerships for both on the sedans and convertibles, adds many of the appearance upgrades individually.


Value Writeup

The Lexus IS family now includes something for most compact luxury coupe, convertible or sedan shoppers--with offerings ranging from conservative all-weather all-wheel drive sedans to sunny convertibles and serious track-duty sport sedans. The IS sedans ride and handle well and offer some of the tech options of larger luxury models, while the IS C models have excellent packaging with a tight-fitting, quick-folding automatic hardtop that stows away without taking up the entire trunk. While Lexus makes an ES 350 model that's roomier and more comfortable-riding, the IS is considerably sportier in every way.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4

EPA Classification
Sub-Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG

Cruising Range - City
270.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
388.70 mi

Engine Type
Gas V8

Displacement
5.0L/303

Fuel System
Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
416 @ 6600

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
371 @ 5200

Trans Type
8

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.59

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.17

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
85.7 ft³

Front Head Room
37.2 in

Front Leg Room
43.9 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in

Front Hip Room
54.1 in

Second Head Room
36.7 in

Second Leg Room
30.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.7 in

Second Hip Room
53.7 in

Wheelbase
107.4 in

Length, Overall
183.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.5 in

Height, Overall
55.7 in

Track Width, Front
61.4 in

Track Width, Rear
59.6 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in

Trunk Volume
13.3 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3780 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Size
P225/40YR19

Rear Tire Size
P255/35YR19

Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18

Front Wheel Size
19 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
19 x 9.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.6

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
14.2 x -TBD- in

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.9 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
6

Drivetrain Miles/km
70,000

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

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.

5.0L DOHC 32-valve SFI V8 engine -inc: intake camshaft electric variable valve timing w/intelligence (VVT-iE), exhaust camshaft hydraulic variable valve timing w/intelligence (VVT-i)

Push button start

8-speed sport direct shift automatic transmission -inc: manual mode, paddle shifters

Torsen limited-slip rear differential

Rear wheel drive

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

Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: low-mount upper arms, coil springs

Front/rear gas-filled shock absorbers

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Speed-sensing electric pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel vented & drilled pwr Brembo disc brakes

Dual polished stainless steel exhaust tips

Tool kit

19" x 8.0" front 10-spoke forged aluminum alloy wheels

19" x 9.0" rear 10-spoke forged aluminum alloy wheels

225/40YR19 front & 255/35YR19 rear tires

T135/70MR18 spare tire

Tilt/slide pwr moonroof

Rear spoiler

Bi-Xenon (HID) auto-leveling headlamps w/delay-off

Fog lamps

Adaptive front lighting system (AFS)

LED brake & tail/plate lamps

Color-keyed electrochromatic heated pwr mirrors w/memory -inc: puddle lamps

V-shaped mesh grille w/trapezoidal-shaped bumper, lower intake

Variable intermittent rain-sensing wipers w/mist cycle

AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer -inc: MP3/WMA, (13) speakers, digital signal processing, automatic sound levelizer (ASL), electronic crossover network, USB/aux input, iPod input, Bluetooth, integrated XM satellite radio w/90 day free trial subscription

Rear glass-imprinted antenna w/separate diversity antenna

Roof-mounted shark fin satellite antenna

10-way pwr front heated sport bucket seats -inc: dual pwr lumbar, memory

Leather seat trim w/IS F logo embroidered seat cushions

Rear bucket seats -inc: trunk pass-through, foldable headrests, dual console mounted cup holders

Front center console -inc: armrest, storage box, (2) cupholders

Front ashtray w/12V pwr outlet

Coin holder

Front/rear floor mats

Aluminum scuff plates

Pwr tilt/telescoping leather-trimmed steering wheel w/memory

Steering wheel audio controls

Optitron gauges -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel, coolant temp

LCD shift meter & rpm limit warning tone

LCD engine oil temp gauge & voltmeter

Multi-info display -inc: outside temp, cruise range, average fuel consumption, current fuel consumption, average speed

Dual digital LCD trip meters w/odometer display

Warning lights -inc: battery, oil level, seat belt, brake, SRS airbag, engine, low fuel, EPS, trans oil temp, ABS, tire pressure, tire slippage, door open, TRAC off, high beam, hazard, AFS off, snow mode, cruise control, headlights on, SPORT indicator, fog lamps on

Pwr windows -inc: 1-touch up/down, jam protection

Retained accessory pwr

Pwr door locks -inc: anti-lockout, autolock

Lexus personalized settings (LPS)

SmartAccess keyless entry -inc: multi-function remote, two-stage unlock, trunk open, panic feature, volume-adjustable confirmation tone, rolling code, illuminated entry

HomeLink programmable garage door opener

Cruise control

Illuminated pwr remote trunk lid & fuel door release

Vehicle alarm system w/engine immobilizer

Automatic climate control -inc: cabin dust/pollen air filter, LED air vent dials, speed & airflow indicators

Rear window defogger w/timer

Aluminized composite trim

Piano black door trim finish

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass

Front/rear dome light

Individual LED map lights integrated into headliner

Leather-trimmed shift knob

Sound-absorbing sun visors w/vanity mirrors

Illuminated entry

Courtesy lights -inc: door, glove box, trunk

Front-door storage pockets

Dual front/rear articulating assist grips

Retractable coat hooks

4-wheel 4-channel/4-sensor anti-lock braking system (ABS)

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

Vehicle dynamics integrated management (VDIM) -inc: vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control (TRAC), normal mode, sport mode, cutoff switch, throttle input

Front/rear side-impact beams

Front/rear crumple zones

LED daytime running lights

Driver & front passenger dual-stage SRS airbags -inc: front passenger on/off switch

Driver & front passenger knee SRS airbags

Front seat-mounted side-impact SRS airbags

Front/rear side curtain SRS airbags

Safety Connect -inc: automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assist button (SOS), enhanced roadside assistance

All-position 3-point seat belts w/force-limiting pretensioners -inc: front height adjustments

Height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors

Emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all seating positions

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

Child safety rear door locks

Direct tire pressure monitoring system

Emergency interior trunk release

First aid kit

 
MERCURY METALLIC
$0

 
STARFIRE PEARL
$0

 
ULTRASONIC BLUE MICA
$0

 
MATADOR RED MICA
$0

 
SMOKY GRANITE MICA
$0

 
OBSIDIAN
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, ALCANTARA/LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ALPINE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK/ORANGE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PWR MOONROOF DELETE
$0

 
HEADLAMP WASHERS
$100

 
MARK LEVINSON SOUND SYSTEM W/HDD NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$3,925

 
HDD NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$2,485

 
TWO-TONE LEATHER TRIMMED SEATS W/CONTRAST STITCHING
$0

 
PRE-COLLISION SYSTEM (PCS)
$1,500

 
INTUITIVE PARK ASSIST
$500

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PACKAGE
$220

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PACKAGE
$296

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$73

 
EXTERIOR PAINT PROTECTION FILM
$429

 
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE
$76

 
TRUNK MAT
$73

 
CARGO NET
$64


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