2013 Lexus IS Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$18,114 - $22,855
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
204
Seats
4-5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$18,114 - $22,855
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
204
Seats
4-5

Ranks #1 By Owner Reviews

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.7 Overall Score
Performance 3.9 Comfort 3.8 Styling 3.7 Value 3.5

Editor's Overview

Now in its 7th and final year of production, the second-generation 2013 Lexus IS still offers plenty of refinement, attractive styling and a range of engine choices. Owners will also appreciate this luxury sport sedan's strong residual values and solid reliability record long after signing on the dotted line.

Lexus IS Models & Trims

4dr Sport Sdn Auto RWD $18,114 - $20,787*
Horsepower: 204 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 18 x 8.0 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
4dr Sport Sdn Auto AWD $18,114 - $20,787*
Horsepower: 204 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0 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
2dr Conv Auto $19,582 - $22,855*
Horsepower: 204 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 18 x 8.0 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

5

10 Reviews

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

Very classy, luxurious, and safe.

It is a luxury car and I love it. It is such a smooth ride, you never feel unsafe in the road. It has a moonroof and leather seats which are comfortable and very roomy. It is cheap on gas and has many safety benefits. Very classy and very feminine which is what I was looking for.

- Sabrina O

2013 Is250c white with red interior.

I have had my car for 3 years on a lease and we decided to purchase my vehicle. It is in great shape and still has low miles. It is the last year they made this convertible. The Lexus still holds it value. It is a great reliable vehicle. We've owned 5 Lexus in our family.

- Rachael C

That I really love this car.

What I like the bodystyle, how it performs from 0 to 60, is great on gas mileage. Maintenance can be a little expensive sometimes but it's worth it 😁

- Deborah C

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$18,114 - $20,787
$18,114 - $20,787

Horsepower

Horsepower
204 hp
204 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L 24
2.5L 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
43.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
37.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.6 in.
30.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
36.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13 cu. ft.
13 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Standard

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
225/40R18
P225/45VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
107.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
33.5 ft.
35.5 ft.

Length

Length
180.3 in.
180.3 in.

Width

Width
70.9 in.
70.9 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3435 .lbs
3651 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
204 hp
204 hp

Torque

Torque
185 ft. lbs.
185 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.1 gal.
17.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
27 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Optional
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

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

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings