2011 Lexus IS 350 belongs to the luxury car segment with some features of a sports vehicle. It has included some modernized cabin tech features and telematics service.
2011 Lexus IS 350 is equipped with a 3.5 liter V-6 engine. This uses an advanced fuel delivery system with both direct as well as port injection. The engine gives a good speed and maintains its form in freeways. Even when cruising there is no noise distraction.
2011 Lexus IS 350 has a 6 speed automatic control having a choice of sports mode and manual gear. However there is no option of manual transmission. The overall ride is comfortable and the car functions pretty smooth even on rough paths.
There are no impressive modern cabin tech features and the design is not tasteful at all. Navigation system is decent displaying traffic status and assists the driver in case of heavy traffic. Certain drawbacks of navigation system is that the display is in 2D and the music system will not become silent when driving instructions are being given.
The communication system is pretty good in a 2011 Lexus IS 350 with Bluetooth service and paired Phone’s contact list getting displayed. Voice command functions properly and some external connectivity features give information on traffic, weather, sports, stocks etc. It has a Mark Levinson system producing high quality music.