• Used model
  • Petrol, Executive
  • 1988cc (2.0 litre), Manual 6-speed, door
233 g/km
29 mpg
NGC Rating
The NGC Rating expresses a vehicle’s environmental impact as a score ranging from 0 for the greenest cars to 100+ for the most polluting.

LEXUS IS review

NGC verdict 24.04.2014

Lexus has now abandoned diesel power for its IS saloon range but thanks to petrol-electric hybrid technology it can offer real world fuel consumption of 39 to 54 mpg and CO2 emissions of 109 g/km for the hybrid F Sport and 99 g/km for the SE version.

Though at its best in towns and suburbs when the assistance of the electric motor is best felt in terms of performance and quietness, the IS 300h is a credible alternative to diesel power from the German 'big three' manufacturers and is a relaxed motorway cruiser. The latest styling gives the Lexus much needed personality without some of the more garish touches now on some models to attract attention. Some drivers might still find the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) irritating.

Review by Russell Bray

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The NGC Whole Life Cost Index expresses a vehicle's total cost of ownership for a private (non-business) driver based on 3 years with 10,000 miles average annual mileage.


Official MPG is combined figure from NEDC test cycle; Real MPG is estimated based on real world driving conditions; Fuel cost is an indicative figure based on Real MPG and petrol price of 116.9p/litre.
Official MPG
29 mpg
9.8 litres / 100km
Real MPG
27 mpg
10.6 litres / 100km
Fuel cost
19.9 p/mile
12.4 p/km


Official CO2 emissions from the NEDC test cycle. Euro standard, NOx and PM (particulates) are official air quality measures. Env Ratings are part of the NGC Rating. GHG = Green house gas rating – measures the impact of lifecycle CO2, AQ = air quality and measures the lifecycle impact of air quality emissions including NOx and particulates.
Official CO2
233 g/km
Tailpipe only
Euro std
3 euro
NOx:30 PM:0
Env Ratings
0 = least polluting

LEXUS IS IS200 key information

  • Practicality
    door, seats
  • Engine Size
    1988cc (2 litre)
  • Transmission
    Manual 6-speed
  • Engine Power
    HP / PS
  • Acceleration 0-60
  • Top Speed
    0 mph / 0 kph
  • NCAP Safety Rating
  • Congestion charge
    No Discount

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Date Updated:5th Oct 2015

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