Vehicle Photos
Exterior Photos
Interior Photos
2012 Lexus IS 250

2012 Lexus IS 250 Rebates and Incentives

Prices and Incentives

Dealer Price:
$33,795 - $37,425

Original MSRP:
$31,430 - $34,805

2012 Lexus IS 250 Review
The 2012 Lexus IS 250 is a 4-door, 5-passenger new sedan that has been carried over from 2011. The 2012 Lexus IS 250 is offered in two models, the Base and the Premium. The 2012 Lexus IS 250 has a 4.6 liter, V8 engine and a 6 speed automatic transmission. The Lexus GX 460 carries a 50,000/48 basic warranty and is a new car that averages over 20 MPG and 30 mpg highway.

The 2012 Lexus IS 250 comes with all of the following as standard: full power accessories, child safety door locks, ABS brakes, traction/stability control, front power outlet, engine start/stop button, CD player, Bluetooth® wireless access, USB port, MP3 player, automatic headlights with auto off, halogen headlights, fog lights, front air dam, rear spoiler, air conditioning, cruise control, outside temperature gauge, steering wheel mounted controls, tire pressure monitor, trip computer, delayed courtesy lighting, leather steering wheel, keyless entry, remote fuel door, cloth seating, front bucket seats, second row floor mats, tilt steering column, seatback storage, armrest storage, cup holders, alloy wheels, tire detail, privacy glass, power/folding and heated exterior mirrors, rear wiper and a rear defroster. *Not all of the above features may come as standard on the 2012 Lexus models.

Some optional upgrades for the 2012 Lexus Models include a Comfort Plus Package, Convenience Package, and a Navigation/Mark Levinson Audio Package.

The 2012 Lexus IS 250 is a new car under $40,000 that has a starting price of $33,595.
Warranty Information
Basic: 4 Years/50,000 Miles
Recalls Issued
2012 Lexus IS 250 N/A

2012 Lexus IS 250 Models & Prices

2012 Lexus IS 250 BASE
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sport Sdn Man RWD $33,795 $31,430 $512 / Month*
4dr Sport Sdn Auto RWD $34,965 $32,518 $530 / Month*
4dr Sport Sdn Auto AWD $37,425 $34,805 $567 / Month*

2012 Lexus IS 250 Features and Standard Equipment

EXTERIOR Features
BASE
17" x 8" aluminum alloy wheels
Acoustic insulation w/sealer & undercoating
Acoustically-laminated tinted windshield glass
Auto-off projector beam headlamps w/headlamp off delay
Body-colored front air dam w/low grille
Body-colored heated pwr mirrors -inc: puddle lamps, integrated turn signals
Front fog lamps
Front/rear body-colored bumpers
LED brake, tail & license plate lights
P225/45VR17 all-season front tires, P245/45VR17 all-season rear tires
P225/45VR17 all-season tires
Pwr tilt/slide moonroof w/1-touch open/close & sliding sunshade
Temporary spare tire
UV/infrared-reducing window glass
Variable intermittent wipers w/mist cycle
INTERIOR Features
BASE
(2) front/(2) rear articulated assist grips
Automatic climate control -inc: dust filter, pollen filter, speed & air flow indicators
Carpeted floor mats
Center console -inc: armrest, storage box, DC pwr outlet, (2) cupholders
Cigarette light & ashtray
Cruise control
Dual digital trip meters w/odometer
Dual sun visors w/vanity mirrors
Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass
Foldable rear headrests
Front seatback pockets
Heated pwr front bucket seats
HomeLink universal garage door opener
Illuminated scuff plates
Illuminated trunk & fuel filler door release
Indicator lights -inc: door open, high beam, hazard, cruise control, TRAC off, scheduled maintenance, headlights on, fog lamps
Leather seat trim
Leather trimmed interior w/metallic-finish accents
Lexus personalized settings (LPS)
Lighting -inc: door courtesy, glove box, trunk, front/rear dome, front/rear reading, LED map lamps, outside mirror button controls
Optitron gauges -inc: 160-mph speedometer, 8000-rpm tachometer, fuel level, coolant temp
Outside temp gauge w/digital clock
Perforated leather seat trim
Pwr door locks -inc: anti-lockout, speed-sensitive shift-linked auto lock/unlock
Pwr front bucket seats
Pwr windows -inc: auto-up/down, jam protection
Rear bench seat w/trunk pass-through
Rear seat console w/armrest, (2) cupholders, storage box
Rear window defogger w/timer
Retained accessory pwr
Retractable coat hooks
SmartAccess remote keyless entry system -inc: two-stage unlock, trunk open, panic feature, volume-adjustable tone, rolling code, multifunction in-key remote, remote illuminated entry
Tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/audio/phone/display controls
Vehicle theft-deterrent system w/engine immobilizer
Warning lights -inc: battery, oil level, seat belt, brake, airbags, engine, oil pressure, low fuel, tire pressure, tire slippage
MECHANICAL Features
BASE
2.5L 24-valve direct injection V6 engine -inc: dual variable valve timing w/intelligence (VVT-i)
6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission -inc: intelligence (ECT-i), OD, paddle shifters
6-speed manual transmission w/OD
All wheel drive
Double wishbone independent front suspension -inc: coil springs
Front/rear gas-filled shock absorbers
Front/rear stabilizer bars
Multi-link independent rear suspension -inc: high-mount upper arms, coil springs
Push button start
Pwr front ventilated & rear solid disc brakes
Rear wheel drive
Stainless steel exhaust w/dual polished pipes
Tool kit
Vehicle speed-sensitive electric pwr rack & pinion steering
SAFETY Features
BASE
4-wheel 4-channel/4-sensor anti-lock brake system (ABS)
All-position 3-point seat belts
Automatic locking retractor (ALR) for front/rear passenger seats
Brake override system -inc: smart stop technology
Child restraint seat (CRS) top tether anchor brackets
Child safety rear door locks
Daytime running lights
Driver & front passenger airbag (SRS) -inc: front passenger on/off switch
Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) w/brake assist (BA)
Emergency interior trunk release
Emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all seating positions
First aid kit
Front seat-mounted side airbag (SRS)
Front/rear crumple zones
Front/rear door side-impact beams
Front/rear outboard seat belts w/force-limiting pretensioners
Front/rear side curtain airbags (SRS)
Height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors
Safety connect -inc: auto collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assist button (SOS), enhanced roadside assistance, (1) year trial subscription
Tire pressure monitoring system
Traction control (TRAC)
Vehicle dynamics integrated management (VDIM) w/cutoff switch
Vehicle stability control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
ENTERTAINMENT Features
BASE
AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer -inc: MP3/WMA, 194-watt amp, (13) speakers, aux audio input, USB/iPod input, electronic crossover network, digital signal processing w/auto sound levelizer (ASL), integrated SiriusXM satellite radio w/90-day free trial subscription
Bluetooth connectivity
Rear glass-imprinted antenna w/FM diversity antenna
Shark fin satellite antenna

2012 Lexus IS 250 Options and Addition Equipment

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT Options
BASE
18" LIQUID GRAPHITE ALLOY WHEELS W/ALL-SEASON TIRES -inc: P225/40R18 front, P255/40R18 rear all-season tires
18" LIQUID GRAPHITE ALLOY WHEELS W/SUMMER TIRES -inc: P225/40R18 front, P255/40R18 rear summer tires
DYNAMIC AUTO-LEVELING HID HEADLAMPS W/DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS
F-SPORT PKG W/ALL-SEASON TIRES -inc: F-sport suspension, aluminum sport pedals, aluminum scuff plates, 18" F-sport dark graphite alloy wheels, 225/40R18 front all-season tires, 255/40R18 rear all-season tires, front lip spoiler, rear decklid spoiler, sport grille, sport steering wheel, sport shift knob, sport front bucket seats w/microfiber inserts, heated front seats (REQ: FB22 Black Sport Microfiber Leather Seat Trim)
F-SPORT PKG W/SUMMER TIRES -inc: F-sport suspension, aluminum sport pedals, aluminum scuff plates, 18" F-sport dark graphite alloy wheels, 225/40R18 front summer tires, 255/40R18 rear summer tires, front lip spoiler, rear decklid spoiler, sport grille, sport steering wheel, sport shift knob, sport front bucket seats w/microfiber inserts, heated front seats (REQ: FB22 Black Sport Microfiber Leather Seat Trim)
HEADLAMP WASHERS (N/A w/HL HID Headlamps or LD Luxury Plus Value Edition)
INTUITIVE PARKING ASSIST W/FRONT/REAR SENSORS
LUXURY PLUS VALUE EDITION -inc: perforated semi-aniline leather seat trim, heated & ventilated front seats w/driver memory, wood interior trim, pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/memory, electrochromic exterior mirrors w/reverse tilt-down, exterior mirror memory, illuminated scuff plates, pwr rear sunshade, HID headlamps, LED daytime running lights, rain-sensing wipers (REQ: LA__ Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim) (REQ: NV Navigation System or VN Navigation System/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Pkg)
LUXURY PLUS VALUE EDITION W/18" WHEELS -inc: 18" alloy wheels, P225/40R18 front all-season tires, P255/40R18 rear all-season tires, perforated semi-aniline leather seat trim, heated & ventilated front seats w/driver memory, wood interior trim, pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/memory, electrochromic exterior mirrors w/reverse tilt-down, exterior mirror memory, illuminated scuff plates, pwr rear sunshade, HID headlamps, LED daytime running lights, rain-sensing wipers (REQ: LA__ Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim) (REQ: NV Navigation System or VN Navigation System/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Pkg)
NAVIGATION SYSTEM -inc: HDD navigation, LCD screen, back-up camera, Lexus Enform w/1-year trial subscription, destination assist, eDestination, auto collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assistance button, enhanced roadside assistance, Lexus insider, voice command, NavTraffic, NavWeather, Sports & Stocks
NAVIGATION SYSTEM/MARK LEVINSON PREMIUM AUDIO PKG -inc: DVD/CD changer, (14) speakers, 300-watt amplifier, HDD navigation, LCD display screen, backup camera, Lexus Enform w/1-year trial subscription, destination assist, eDestination, auto collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assistance button, enhanced roadside assistance, Lexus insider, voice command, NavTraffic, NavWeather, Sports & Stocks (REQ: LL or LT Luxury Plus Value Edition)
NAVIGATION SYSTEM/MARK LEVINSON PREMIUM AUDIO PKG -inc: DVD/CD changer, (14) speakers, 300-watt amplifier, HDD navigation, LCD display screen, backup camera, Lexus Enform w/1-year trial subscription, destination assist, eDestination, auto collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assistance button, enhanced roadside assistance, Lexus insider, voice command, NavTraffic, NavWeather, Sports & Stocks (REQ: LD Luxury Plus Value Edition)
PREMIUM PKG VALUE EDITION -inc: perforated leather seat trim, heated & ventilated front seats, wood interior trim
PREMIUM PKG VALUE EDITION -inc: perforated leather seat trim, heated & ventilated front seats, wood interior trim (REQ: LB__ Leather Seat Trim)
PREMIUM PKG VALUE EDITION -inc: perforated leather seat trim, wood interior trim (REQ: LB__ Leather Seat Trim)
PAINT Options
BASE
CERULEAN BLUE METALLIC
DEEP SEA MICA
FIRE AGATE PEARL
MATADOR RED MICA
NEBULA GRAY PEARL
OBSIDIAN
STARFIRE PEARL
TUNGSTEN PEARL
ULTRASONIC BLUE MICA
PAINT SCHEME Options
BASE
STANDARD PAINT
POST PRODUCTION OPTIONS Options
BASE
18" G-SPIDER ALLOY WHEEL UPGRADE (PPO)
18" G-SPIDER ALLOY WHEEL W/18" TIRES (PPO)
CARGO NET (PPO)
DOOR EDGE GUARDS
EXTERIOR PAINT PROTECTION FILM (PPO)
F-SPORT 18" ALLOY WHEELS W/18" TIRES (PPO)
F-SPORT 19" ALLOY WHEELS W/19" TIRES (PPO)
F-SPORT 19" FULL-FACE ALLOY WHEELS W/19" TIRES (PPO)
F-SPORT BRAKE UPGRADE (REQ: F7 or L7 Alloy Wheel & Tire Upgrade) (PPO)
F-SPORT PERFORMANCE EXHAUST SYSTEM (PPO)
F-SPORT SUSPENSION UPGRADE (PPO)
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PACKAGE -inc: cargo net, trunk mat, wheel locks, SmartAccess key gloves (PPO)
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PACKAGE -inc: cargo net, trunk mat, wheel locks, SmartAccess key gloves, rear bumper applique (PPO)
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE (PPO)
REAR LIP SPOILER (PPO)
TRUNK MAT (PPO)
WHEEL LOCKS (PPO)
SEAT TRIM Options
BASE
BLACK, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
BLACK, PERFORATED SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: LD Luxury Plus Value Edition)
BLACK, PERFORATED SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: LL or LT Luxury Plus Value Edition)
BLACK, SPORT MICROFIBER LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: FJ or FK F-Sport Pkg)
ECRU/LIGHT BROWN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
ECRU/LIGHT BROWN, PERFORATED SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: LD Luxury Plus Value Edition)
ECRU/LIGHT BROWN, PERFORATED SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: LL or LT Luxury Plus Value Edition)
LIGHT GRAY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
LIGHT GRAY, PERFORATED SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: LD Luxury Plus Value Edition)
LIGHT GRAY, PERFORATED SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM (REQ: LL or LT Luxury Plus Value Edition)

2012 Lexus IS 250 Technical Specifications

Brakes
BASE
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
BASE
Trunk Volume (ft 13.0
Engine
BASE
Displacement 2.5L/152
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 204 @ 6400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4800
Exterior Dimensions
BASE
Height, Overall (in) 56.1
Length, Overall (in) 180.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Wheelbase (in) 107.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9
Fuel Tank
BASE
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2
Steering
BASE
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5
Suspension
BASE
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Tires
BASE
Front Tire Size P225/40YR18
Rear Tire Size 255/40YR18
Transmission
BASE
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 6
Vehicle
BASE
Front Head Room (in) 37.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft 88.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 30.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7
Weight Information
BASE
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3455

2012 Lexus IS 250 Safety Features

Safety Features
4-wheel 4-channel/4-sensor anti-lock brake system (ABS)
All-position 3-point seat belts
Automatic locking retractor (ALR) for front/rear passenger seats
Brake override system -inc: smart stop technology
Child restraint seat (CRS) top tether anchor brackets
Child safety rear door locks
Daytime running lights
Driver & front passenger airbag (SRS) -inc: front passenger on/off switch
Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) w/brake assist (BA)
Emergency interior trunk release
Emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all seating positions
First aid kit
Front seat-mounted side airbag (SRS)
Front/rear crumple zones
Front/rear door side-impact beams
Front/rear outboard seat belts w/force-limiting pretensioners
Front/rear side curtain airbags (SRS)
Height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors
Safety connect -inc: auto collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assist button (SOS), enhanced roadside assistance, (1) year trial subscription
Tire pressure monitoring system
Traction control (TRAC)
Vehicle dynamics integrated management (VDIM) w/cutoff switch
Vehicle stability control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
News Reports & Reviews
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS N/A