An entry-level luxury sedan available in RWD or AWD, the 2012 Lexus IS 250 is powered by a 2.5-liter V6 engine that produces 204 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options consist of a base 6-speed manual and a 6-speed paddle-shift sequential automatic. Fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated 19 mpg city to 30 mpg highway, depending on drivetrain and transmission selection. Features include 17-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing wipers, bi-xenon HID headlamps, backup camera, intuitive parking assist, push-button start, hands-free phone capabilities, leather trim, navigation system, heated/ventilated seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and premium surround sound. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, anti-lock braking, brake assist, vehicle stability control, vehicle dynamic integrated management, direct tire pressure monitor, and smart stop technology. The IS 250 is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.