Lexus announced the pricing for the redesigned 2014 Lexus IS sports luxury sedan line. The good news is that the IS 350 models get a 2.1% (or $885) dollar reduction in starting price. Not many redesigned new vehicles in the luxury segment can claim a price drop.
On the flip side, the IS 250 models get a price hike of – interestingly also $885. There’s also a new F-Sport that gets LED headlamps, unique bumpers and F-Sport grille and 18-inch wheels.
In the end, it will be even more difficult to choose between the more efficient 204 horsepower IS 250 and the quicker 306 horse IS 350. The two model ranges are now just $3,500 apart.
|IS 250||RWD||2.5L V6||6AT||$35,950|
|IS 250||AWD||2.5L V6||6AT||$38,485|
|IS 350||RWD||3.5L V6||8AT||$39,465|
|IS 350||AWD||3.5L V6||6AT||$41,700|
|Package||IS 250 RWD||IS 250 AWD||IS 350 RWD||IS 350 AWD|
|F SPORT Package||$3,115||$2,675||$3,620||$3,180|
|Navigation System with Mark Levinson||$3,225|
|Power Rear Sunshade||$210|
|18” Wheel Package with All-season tires||$935|
|18” Wheel Package with Summer tires||$935|
|Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS)||$400|
|Intuitive Park Assist||$500|
Given the option – which Lexus IS would you choose?
Please enjoy this insider TFLcar video of the 2014 Lexus IS being revealed at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show:
Andre Smirnov is a life-long automotive enthusiast, software engineer, writer, and reporter. He has been writing and reporting at TFLcar since 2011. When not working or spending time with the family – you can find him tinkering in the garage or scouring the internet and other media for various automotive, mechanical, and computer related information.