Lexus IS200 Specifications providing a summary of information on technical features from Review Cent

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Lexus IS200

Pros Excellent smooth drive and for money. Superb comfort and

Cons Mpg not the best. Faster available in this class.


Lexus IS200

The IS was originally sold as the Toyota in Japan until the introduction of the generation Lexus IS design.

IS200 Overview (1999 2005)

The Lexus IS series luxury cars/compact executive made by Toyota have steady sellers, mainly in the UK and The IS competes with the BMW 3 Series and sports saloons.

The first was launched in Japan in 1998 as the Altezza and as the Lexus IS 200 in Europe in and as the IS300 in the US in 2000.

Its a smart executive car with a straight-six engine and a reputation for a very drive. Owners describe weight distribution, handling and

The IS 200/300 interior featured elements unique to this range including a chrome ball shifter, pop-up screen, and chronograph -styled panel. The styling of the rear clusters have been applauded and imitated on similar

The IS200s 153bhp engine is known to provide a creamy Other features include build quality, sophisticated and equipment levels including multi-CD stereo, six-cylinder six-speed manual gearbox, control, electric windows, folding mirrors.

Lexus IS groups start at group 12 and to group 14.


No car has ever done as well as as Lexus in the JD Power survey By 2005 Lexus had won the top honour in the JD Power customer satisfaction for the fifth year running. It top with 848 points out of 1000 for satisfaction (the average was 786 also topping the quality/reliability and appeal categories, with 923 and 870 respectively.

In rankings by individual ranges, however, the Lexus /IS300 came second in the individual vehicles although the top for its class. The study involves questionnaires to a random sample of UK car owners. These owners asked to rate their on quality/reliability, vehicle appeal, costs and satisfaction with and servicing.

In 2005 Lexus also its number one slot in the Dealer Survey conducted by the National Dealers Association. Lexus was named Best Manufacturer in Power report published in Express magazine.

Detailed Lexus IS 200



Manual: 134 mph

Automatic: 127 mph

Acceleration mph

Manual: 9.5 sec

Automatic: 11.2 sec

and transmission

2.0 litre engine

Variable Valve Timing (electronically controlled)

ETCS-i Throttle Control System advanced computerised engine system

6-speed manual or 4-speed Electronically Controlled (ECT-

AI shift system

Dual stainless steel system with catalytic

Cylinders/valves in line 6/24

1988 cc

Compression ratio

Stroke/bore 75.0 x 75.0 mm

Maximum output 153

Maximum 144 lb/ft (195 Nm) @ 4600 rpm



Manual: mpg

Automatic: 20.0 mpg


36.2 mpg

Automatic: 36.2 mpg

Manual: 28.8 mpg

Automatic: mpg

CO2 emissions

Manual: 233 g/km

239 g/km

Length 4400 mm


Wheel base mm

Fuel tank capacity 70

Luggage compartment capacity 400


Manual: 1380 kg

1385 kg


Manual: kg

Automatic: 1455 kg

Wheels and

IS200 Wheel:

IS200 205/55R16

IS200 SE Sport 7.0JJ x 17

IS200 SE Sport 215/45ZR17

With brake kg

Without brake450 kg

Chassis and

Rigid high-tensile steel cage

Extensive anti-corrosion

Super-high quality finish multi-layer paint treatment

Rear – Solid

Driver and front passenger

Front seats side system, with curtain front airbags

Seat with and force limiters

Control System (TRC)

Brake force Distribution

Brake Assist (BAS)

Braking System (ABS)


Climate control air

Electric windows with protection and one-touch auto feature on drivers side

control (automatic transmission)

armrest (automatic transmission)

gear shift knob

steering wheel

Drinks front and rear

Chronograph instrument meter design

DVD-based Lexus Navigator

6-speaker stereo hi-fi with 3-wave-band RDS radio 18 pre-set channels and Dolby

In-dash single slot 6 CD

16 inch alloy wheels locking wheel nuts

heated and foldable outside view mirrors

Front fog


Double locking

SE Additional Features

17 inch alloy wheels locking wheel nuts

hi-fi system

Leather/Ecsaine trim

Electrically multi-adjustable front seats

Electric tilt and slide sunroof anti-jam protection


IS200 Sport Additional

17 inch alloy wheels locking wheel nuts

slip rear differential

hi-fi system

Leather/Ecsaine trim

Electrically multi-adjustable front seats

Electric tilt and slide sunroof anti-jam protection


Two tone steering wheel


Stainless steel plates

Rear spoiler

tinted rear windows

steel exhaust pipe

2007 IS Models

The IS was completely for the 2006 model year and was in 2005. The Toyota Altezza also ceased to be used the introduction of the Lexus name in The second generation IS model shown at the 2005 Geneva Show. In the United Kingdom and two IS models are now sold by Lexus:

IS 250 – 2.5 L V6, 204 hp (152 kW), wheel drive

IS 220d 2.2 L Inline-4, 175 hp (130 kW), engine. rear wheel manual only

The 2007 IS include two refined new engines on the is 250 and a petrol and a diesel. The first from Lexus, offered in the IS

This engine harnesses all the and the torque of diesel with the well-mannered smoothness you would to expect from a Lexus. A of features in both the IS 220d and the IS 250 ensures remarkable all-round

Both are rear-wheel drive, the IS is available with 6-speed transmission. The IS 250 is available in both and 6-speed manual versions by a 2.5-litre V6 petrol engine. models include Smart and Start System, knee MP3 compatibility and a full range of of and high quality luxury as standard.

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