The IS, part of Lexus's lineup since 2001, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. 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 2016 Lexus IS has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0452% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1583%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0452% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1583% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Lexus IS is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Lexus IS is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2016 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.