The IS, a mainstay of Lexus's lineup since 2001, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The Lexus IS has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2014 Lexus IS has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0443% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0622%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0443% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0622% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Lexus IS is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Lexus IS is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2014 Lexus IS offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 4%.
And it is about as safe as many comparable models.