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2008 IS250 vs 2008 GS350 vs 2006 GS300

Old 02-10-19, 08:33 PM
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Default 2008 IS250 vs 2008 GS350 vs 2006 GS300

So iíve been looking into trading my 2007 RX350 for either a 2008 IS250, GS350, or a 2006 GS300. Anyone have any suggestions on which one?
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Old 02-11-19, 12:37 AM
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Any reason you've excluded the IS350? I test drove a GS350 and a IS250 before getting my IS350 and if I had to pick between the two I'd go with the GS350. If you can, test drive your options and see what you like.
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yeah IS350 would be my top choice for replacement. But it depends what you want..something sporty, cargo room, room for more than two people comfortably. The IS is a cramped car...back seat leg room is minimal, rear seats dont fold down for bigger cargo, really the only negatives i have about my IS. Have never driven a GS but they look great too!
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GS350 is what got me looking for a Lexus. I test drove a GS350, infinity G35 and a Maxima in the same day.
The GS was an 09 with 179k on it. Car drove like new.
​​​​​​​Miles were to high for me.
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i would stay away from the IS250 since it is cramped as stated, and quite anemic in the power department.
an IS350 is much faster, but still too small in my opinion especially if you're coming from an RX.

the GS350 is your best pick from the options you outlined!
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Definitely stay away from the 250. That model year and others is known for carbon build up which isn't something you want.

As others have mentioned, why no IS350?

I would go for GS350 all day if I were you. The IS350 is same engine and lighter (smaller) then the GS, so if you need the extra room the GS is for you.
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