The Best Standard Features on the 2016 IS

June 18th, 2016 by

All Style, All Substance.  The Lexus IS.

With a wide array of options available, the 2016 IS not only turns heads while on the road but it refuses to go unnoticed even while parked.  The sleek lines grab your attention but it is the feature rich interior that captivates.  Learn more about the 2016 IS and the best standard features.


The 2016 IS boasts a long list of standard features but some stand apart as being some of the best.  See if your pick makes our list for Best Standard Features on the 2016 IS.

Siri Eyes Free Mode Siri Eyes Free

  • Call Contacts
  • Select and play music from iTunes
  • Hear and compose text messages and emails
  • Hear sports scores, stock info and weather
  • Use maps and get directions (turn-by-turn navigation can be requested through Siri and Apple maps)
  • Perform POI searches
  • Requested search info; read back to driver over vehicle audio system
  • Read notifications
  • Read calendar information; Add reminders, calendar appointments and notes

7-inch VGA Screen


Integrated Display Audio Package with clear 7-inch VGA screen and automatic Traffic and Weather Updates via HD Radio.  Access and view your phone’s contacts, browse your music playlists, stream Bluetooth audio and more.

Multi-Information Display (MID)

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MID data sharing allows content from the headunit to be displayed in MID including song information, call info, NAV direction, vehicle info and more.  See the MID in action here.

Cache Radio

Gives you the ability to pause live AM/FM radio and HD Radio to listen up to 15 minutes later.  Never miss a minute of your favorite radio song or game.  Just hit record and take the phone call then play back the missed minutes later.

Location Specific Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)

The name of this feature explains the value.  No more guessing which tire may need attention.

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Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM)

Amazing safety feature that gives you confidence on the road and makes you a better driver!  “VDIM* is designed to predict and take steps to help prevent a skid even before it occurs by using a combination of individual-wheel braking, torque modulation and steering torque assistance.”  –

Lexus Enform Connected Services

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The 2016 Lexus IS comes with Lexus Enform Safety Connect, Service Connect and Enform Remote with complimentary services for the first year of ownership.  Awesome!

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