The completely redesigned 2014 IS sedan represents one of the most ambitious styling exercises in Lexus history. While the current 2.5-liter and 3.5-liter V6 engines carry over into the new model, the 3rd-generation IS brings new levels of refinement, technology and, in usual Lexus fashion, value. A convertible and the high-performance IS F, carried over from 2013, add diversity to the lineup.
You'll Like The 2014 Lexus IS If...
Opting for the most visually appealing vehicle in a particular segment can sometimes mean settling for less when it comes to long-term reliability and value. Not so with the 2014 Lexus IS, as it blends eye-catching style and luxurious interior treatments with one of the most enjoyable ownership experiences in the industry.
You May Not Like The 2014 Lexus IS If...
Though we applaud Lexus for pushing the limits of exterior design with the 2014 IS, some might find the front-end styling to be a bit over-the-top. If engaging driving dynamics are of the utmost importance, the BMW 3 Series or the new Cadillac ATS deserve a spot on your shortlist.
2014 is 250 f sport: sleek, beautiful, high tech, but a bit on the small side.
Love this car. It is a 4 door sedan, which is great. However, the interior is bit small and cramped- my 6� husband can barely get in and always hits his head. Trunk space is kinda small- barely fits my jogging stroller folded up. It sits pretty low to ground and the front bumper goes even lower, which means it stays scuffed from hitting the bump at the front of parking spaces. The tires are low profile, so they're not going to last as long and the front and rear tires are different sizes, so you cannot rotate them. The windshield is super expensive if you ever have to replace. That being said, I still love the sleek look of the spindle grill and smooth curves- mine is matador red, which is beautiful. Love all the bells and whistles inside. The driver's seat has lumbar support and can be lowered/raised. Like the media display. It gets pretty good gas mileage (though premium gas only). Overall, I love this car despite a few disadvantages.
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The only semi problem that I have had is that my clock does not keep correct time. Service dept. Here in Houston/Katy, Texas is incredible!! They have reset the clock several times and it still does not keep correct time. Otherwise, I have had no other problems at all! Drives like a dream! Excellent, I love it! I especially like the feature that sounds to aware you of a vehicle or anything on the side of you or in front of you or behind this car has been extremely reliable and the roadside service is quick and hassle free! I only had to use it once in 4 years and it was only because of a flat tire!
A nice sporty look ride like a sedan.
You should buy a is Lexus vehicle problems none performance dead on very comfortable radio second to none I love my car drive my car from Atlanta to South Carolina I have no problem very liable on the road you can't ask for no more and the most I like about my the maintenance four years running no problems you can ask from a car no more than oil change.
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Fuel System, Gasoline > Delivery
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Lexus GS350 and GS450h, 2006-2013 Lexus IS350 and 2010-2014 Lexus IS350C vehicles, equipped with 3.5L V6 2GR-FSE gasoline engines. The diaphragms in the fuel pulsation dampers may harden over time and develop cracks, possibly causing a fuel leak.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery pipe with a new pipe that has improved pulsation dampers, free of charge. The recall began August 23, 2018. Owners may contact Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota's number for this recall is JLF.
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