Does the Lexus 250 come with a manual transmission?

I’m in the market for a used luxury car and the Lexus 250 seems like a natural fit for my tastes and budget. I’m not super concerned about what model year I get, just so long as I can find a stick shift, if possible. Does the Lexus 250 offer a manual transmission?

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Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on Jun 08, 2022
Produced from 2007 until 2015, the Lexus 250, officially known as the Lexus IS 250 is an excellent choice if you want to get a sporty, opulent, and reliable used car. The Lexus 250 comes with a six-speed manual transmission, but only on models made between 2007 and 2012.
Following the 2012 model year, Lexus equipped the IS 250 with either a six-speed or eight-speed automatic transmission.
Unfortunately, used models of the Lexus 250 with a manual transmission aren’t all that easy to find. A major shift in the tastes of American drivers during this time resulted in fewer and fewer purchases of stick shifts.
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