Exterior Design

The Lexus IS sedans show a strong family resemblance to the Lexus GS models while establishing their own distinctively sporty identity. A notably wide stance and long wheelbase, coupled with tightly drawn bodywork, give the IS an athletic, road-hungry yet sophisticated style. Carefully shaped body contours, a subtle ducktail-curved trunk lid and "air kick" tail lamps contribute to a low 0.28 coefficient of drag (Cd).

A highly rigid body structure is the starting point for controlling noise intrusion. Strategically placed noise-suppression materials, including special window and door seals, acoustic windshield glass and asphalt sheeting, take over from there.

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    Rear window defogger switch
    Defoggers are used to defog the rear window, and to remove raindrops, dew and frost from the outside rear view mirrors. Turns the rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers on/off. The ...

    Interior lights list
    Your Lexus is equipped with the illuminated entry system to assist in entering the vehicle. Owing to the function of the system, the lights shown in the following illustration automatically turn o ...

    Cup holders
    Cup holders Front To open, press down and release the front of the cup holder lid. Rear Using the cup holder (front) to store small items Remove the holder. The cup holder (front) can be ...