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2016 Lexus IS 200t

  • New entry-level trim
  • New 241-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • Available F Sport Package includes unique styling, tuned suspension, and premium interior

The 2016 Lexus IS 200t is the new entry-level, luxury compact sedan that replaces the old IS 250. It also has an available F Sport Package, which includes unique exterior styling, tuned suspension, and more premium interior features. It competes with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3-Series, and Audi A4.

Two trims are available: the base and F Sport.

With its massive spindle grill and sharp angled headlights, the IS 200t is an eye-catching sport sedan that prominently features the Lexus’ “L-finesse” design language. Standard features include a power moonroof, Xenon HID headlights, LEDs for the daytime running lights and fog lights, and heated side mirrors. LED headlights and unique 18-inch wheels are also available.

Powering the IS 200t is a new 241-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to an 8-speed sport direct-shift automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive (RWD). Fuel economy for the IS 200t is an EPA-estimated 22/33 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the IS 200t has a great selection of colors and available packages for its luxurious interior. The driver-centric cabin has standard front bucket seats, a versatile 60/40-split folding backseat, an audio system with a 7-inch screen, USB ports, and Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio. A tilt/telescoping steering wheel, remote keyless entry, push-button start, and automatic temperature control come standard as well. Optional features include leather upholstery, wood dashboard, a memory seat, heated steering wheel, heated/ventilated front seats, adaptive cruise control, an integrated navigation system, and a Mark Levinson premium audio system.

The Lexus IS 200t earned a full 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the NHTSA. 10 air bags, antilock brakes, and an electronic stability system come standard. A pre-collision system, blind spot warning, and lane departure warning are available as well.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 22 MPG
  • Highway: 33 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

5 of 5 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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