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SPECIFICATIONS
TRIM
MSRP
IS 250 $0
IS 250 AWD $0
IS 350 $0
ENGINES
Type:
2,499cc V6; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 204 at 6,400
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 185 at 4,800
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 83.0 x 77.0
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Redline: 6,600
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 18 - 21 / 26 - 29
Available with: IS 250
 
Type:
3,456cc V6; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 306 at 6,400
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 277 at 4,800
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 94.0 x 83.0
Compression Ratio: 11.8:1
Redline: 6,600
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 18 / 25
Available with: IS 350
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.79, 2.28, 1.52, 1.19, 1.00, 0.79
Final Drive: 3.73
Available with: IS 250 RWD
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.54, 2.06, 1.40, 1.00, 0.71, 0.58
Final Drive: 3.91
Available with: IS 250 RWD
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.52, 2.04, 1.40, 1.00, 0.72, 0.59
Final Drive: 4.10 (IS 250 AWD); 4.08 (IS 350)
Available with: IS 250 AWD; IS 350
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive & All-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
Double-wishbone; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
11.7 in. power-assisted vented discs
13.2 in. power-assisted vented discs (IS 350)
Rear:
11.5 in. power-assisted discs
12.2 in. power-assisted vented discs (IS 350)
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,455 (IS 250 RWD)
3,651 (IS 250 AWD)
3,527 (IS 350)
Weight distribution: 52 / 48
54 / 46 (IS 250 AWD)
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 17.1
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
33.5
35.5 (IS 250 AWD)
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
180.1
Width [in.]:
70.9
Height [in.]:
56.1
56.7 (IS 250 AWD)
Wheelbase [in.]: 107.5
Front Track [in.]: 60.4
Rear Track [in.]: 60.4
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.28
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
88.3
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
39.0
Rear Headroom [in.]: 36.9
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
43.9
Rear Legroom [in.]: 30.6
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
54.4
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 52.7
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
54.1
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 53.7
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
13.0
 
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