Lexus IS 300

2005 Lexus IS 300

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  • (4.7) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,395$12,175
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21
  • Engine: 215-hp, 3.0-liter I-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 Lexus IS 300

Our Take on the 2005 Lexus IS 300

What We Don't Like

  • Instrument layout
  • Interior space
  • No manual shift available in wagon

Notable Features

  • 215-hp, 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder
  • E-Shift automatic transmission
  • Available manual gearbox in sedan
  • RWD layout
  • Sedan or wagon body style

2005 Lexus IS 300 Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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My first Lexus

by Phoenix_Lexus from Phoenix, AZ on December 8, 2010

First - a caveat. I am a longtime Toyota owner, having driven almost nothing but Tacomas (or the pre-Tacoma pick-up) for nearly 20 years, so I may be somewhat biased to the Lexus. I am thoroughly ple... Read Full Review

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2005 Lexus IS 300 Safety Ratings

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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