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Lexus IS250 Reviews

Compact luxury comparison: Lexus IS v BMW 3 Series v Audi A4 v Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Rarely does a single car define the segment in which it resides, but that's exactly the case with the BMW 3 Series. For three decades it has been a synonym for the compact luxury sedan genre; the yardstick rivals have long measured themselves against. When this generation of Mercedes-Benz C-Class launched in 2007, the manufacturer claimed it was better than a 3 Series (implicitly acknowledging the BMW was the one to beat)...

2013 Lexus IS250 Review

The new-generation IS250 makes huge gains on its predecessor, but is it enough to topple its German rivals?

2006 Lexus IS250 Sports Road Test

Before signing the papers I was given a run down of how to lock, unlock, start and stop the car – who would have thought it would be so hard! We head inside to get the papers signed and I receive a challenge from the fleet manager. He tells me that he would be surprised if I returned the car with any more than 10L/100KM fuel average...