Doing my due dilligence - Club Lexus Forums

Log In 

Doing my due dilligence

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-16-14, 11:59 AM   #1
IS250Tom
Driver School Candidate
Thread Starter
 
IS250Tom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: CA
Posts: 2
Default Doing my due dilligence

Hey CL,

I'm new to the forum and would love to get some feedback from folks on the Lexus IS250. I am potentially thinking about picking one up, but a friend had mentioned that there were a lot of mechanical issues. He thinks I should get the IS350. I don't really need the 3.5 litre. The few things I would do to the car would be purely aesthetics (IS forged rims Tom's body kit). I want it clean and subtle. any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Have a great day!

Thanks,

Tom
IS250Tom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-14, 08:29 PM   #2
mitsuguy
Maintenance Moderator
iTrader: (2)
 
mitsuguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: AZ
Posts: 6,372
Default

the 250 was a poorly designed and executed motor... the 350 is significantly better, not just in terms of power, but reliability
mitsuguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-14, 11:23 AM   #3
IS250Tom
Driver School Candidate
Thread Starter
 
IS250Tom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: CA
Posts: 2
Default

Thanks for the feedback. I see a lot of IS250s and wonder about the reliability factor. I would assume if there are still many older IS250s on the road they can't be that bad?
IS250Tom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-14, 04:57 PM   #4
Exia
Driver School Candidate
 
Exia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: KY
Posts: 38
Default

I am a little biased but after getting my IS300 back in working order, I love it, descent power, has good looks, and hey 2jz inline 6 you can never go wrong
Exia is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Electric SuperCharger neomacz Performance 15 01-30-16 03:36 PM
TOM's push start button available? dnasians IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 21 05-24-15 09:19 PM
Best place to buy Toms zapa IS F (2008-2014) 3 12-23-12 01:23 PM
Worth spending $1300 on TOM'S front/rear brace and lower suspension??? sdpq Suspension and Brakes 18 08-29-07 02:34 PM
Tom's catback Marc82 SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 1 03-23-06 09:07 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:03 PM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved