2005 Lexus IS Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,208 - $8,297
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
18 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
215
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,208 - $8,297
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
18 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
215
Seats
5

Lexus IS Models & Trims

Sport $6,208 - $7,759*
Horsepower: 215 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SportCross $6,702 - $8,297*
Horsepower: 215 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 17 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.5

6 Reviews

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Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

i love it and it has never and any issues. it is a manual transmission

it's a fantastic car, great handling, reliable, fun to drive.

- steven k

It's a very cool car, and i like it a lot. It is a great commuter vehicle.

Nice car. It runs very well,. It handles like a dream.

- paul c

It has been very reliable. It is paid off. Since I hit a curb a year ago, it doesn't feel as reliable.

It has been a terrific car. I would buy it again.

- Kate N

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$6,208 - $7,759
$6,702 - $8,297

Horsepower

Horsepower
215 hp
215 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L DOHC EFI 24
3.0L DOHC EFI 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
42.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.8 - 39.1 in.
37.8 - 39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.2 in.
30.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 - 37.7 in.
37.3 - 37.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.1 cu. ft.
Not Available

Entertainment

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
215/45ZR17
205/55VR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
105.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.1 ft.
34.1 ft.

Length

Length
176.6 in.
177 in.

Width

Width
67.9 in.
67.9 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3255 - 3285 .lbs
3410 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
215 hp
215 hp

Torque

Torque
218 ft. lbs.
218 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.5 gal.
17.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
21 mpg

City

City
18 mpg
18 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
24 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Standard
Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings