The Lexus IS 250 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lexus IS 350 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus IS 250 and the Lexus IS 350 in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus IS 250 as you will with the Lexus IS 350, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus IS 250 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus IS 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus IS 250 and the Lexus IS 350 have similar Destination Charges.
The Lexus IS 250 is about the same width as the Lexus IS 350. When looking at overall length, the Lexus IS 250 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus IS 350.
The Lexus IS 250 has much less torque than the Lexus IS 350, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Lexus IS 250 has about the same turning radius as the Lexus IS 350, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 250 is significantly less powerful than the Lexus IS 350. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus IS 250 and the Lexus IS 350. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lexus IS 250 as you will in the Lexus IS 350.
The Lexus IS 250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS 350.
Compare the 2014 Lexus IS 250 and the 2014 Lexus IS 350.
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MSRP*: $36,100 - $38,635
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|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 2.04%||As low as 2.04%|
|City MPG:||20 - 21||19|
|Highway MPG:||27 - 30||26 - 28|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$33,573 - $35,930||$36,841 - $38,923|
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