On The Lot: The Coolest and Not-so-Coolest Cars

Sophie Diven

Staff Reporter

chadpChad Palman ‘12

Make: Lexus

Model: IS250

MSRP: $29990.00-$34285.00


Year: 2006

When did you purchase? December 2009

Stick or Automatic? Automatic

Do you let your friends drive it? Not usually, and definitely not without me.

Best memory: Explaining to my friends how it was sort of a spur of the moment purchase.

Expensive to maintain? Not for routine maintenance.

Approx Average Miles Per Gallon: 21

Fuel Type: Premium

MPG (city): 18

MPG (highway): 26

MPG (combined): 21


How long do you expect to be driving this car?

At least the next 8 years.

If you knew what you know now about your car, would you buy it again?

Without hesitation.

If you were giving $25,000 in cash today, what car would you buy with it?

As bad as it sounds, I would simply keep the car I have and save the money.