About Lexus IS 250
Lexus IS 250 is a mid-size luxury car manufactured by the extraordinary Japanese automaker Toyota's luxury automotive division Lexus since 2005. The first Lexus IS 250 was introduced in 2005 for the 2006 model year as the second-generation IS. In its name, IS stands for "Intelligent Sport" and since its born, Lexus IS 250 has won J.D. Power and Associates' Best Vehicle in the entry level luxury class in its 2006 Initial Quality Survey, 2006 and 2007 of Best Prestige Car in the Australia's Best Cars and so on. Until now, Lexus IS 250 has been produced through two generations.
The first-generation Lexus IS 250 (2005-2013) was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2005 as a preproduction model and then debuted at the 2005 New York International Auto Show in April as a production version. It went on sale in United States as a 4-door sedan for 2006 model year, then in 2008, a IS 250 C 2-door hardtop convertible was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. IS 250, IS 250C and IS 250 AWD were powered by the 2.5 L V6 engine mated to 6-speed automatic and manual transmissions. Then the second-generation Lexus IS 250 (XE30; 2013-present) was released at the 2013 North American International Auto Show. Besides trim levels from previous generation, F Sport, RWD, Supreme, Executive trim levels were available in succession. But 2.5 L V6 engine and the 6-speed automatic transmission are still carried over from the first generation.
Lexus IS 250 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Similarly, as a model without a profound history in development, people could always find dissatisfactions on Lexus IS 250. Some even complained about the problems on it, if you happen to own one IS 250, you should know what they have complained for your reference:
First, braking and suspension failure. It seems both issues are common on Lexus models, Lexus IS 250 also appear these problems. What's more, braking failure in Lexus IS 250 also manifests as squealing brake pads, pulsating brake pedal and poor brake response, and the brake pad set is often the culprit. Suspension failure would have symptoms such as uneven tire wear, strange noises from underneath the vehicle and excessive vibrations, which could be attributed to defective strut housing and control arm bracket.
Second, engine failure. Another common problem in nearly every vehicle without exception for Lexus IS 250. Some drivers said the engine would make squealing noises and power steering and air conditioning also stopped working, some said the engine performance also reduced. Complete loss of power while accelerating, worse gas mileage and even constant overheating engine deteriorate its performance. if your Lexus IS 250 starts to have difficulty in starting and the Check Engine Light is also activated, you should go check if the spark plug, air filter and driver belt are working properly.
To own a Lexus IS 250 at prime condition need your more efforts. Routine maintenance is essential. Door lock works to protect your vehicle and property in vehicle from thieves, emblem indicates your vehicle's identity, seat belt protects occupants from being thrown away from inside the vehicle, all of them should be maintained on a regular basis as each is the integral part of your Lexus IS 250. And wiper blade though is made of soft rubber, always works under harsh conditions such as downpours or heavy snow and so on, it strives to cleaning or clearing off debris on the windshield so that driving vision won't get blocked. So, for your driving safety, you had better get it changed every six to twelve months.
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