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2022 Lexus IS Destined to Be Among the Best of the Last Modern ICE Vehicles

Discover now which 2022 model of the Lexus IS may very well be the best of the last modern day internal combustion engine vehicles before the world goes totally electric.

Your Last New Car

Some of us get to that point in our lives when we stop to think about what car should be our last one before we die. Now I am not talking about our dream fantasy cars, I’m talking more along the lines of something akin to spousal relationships: A car that will last the remainder of our lifetime; will continue to have a good classic look; be incredibly dependable; and, will not drive us into a Potters Field.

This may seem like an odd way to put it, but when you think about how many car owners take pride in a vehicle that lasts over 200,000 miles, there is a comfort in knowing that when you reach the age where you prefer to be in a vehicle that is going to outlast you without the typical headaches of car ownership---you will want that car as your last one.

Compound that with the inevitability of EV’s slated to dominate the car market over the next 10 years, now may be a suitable time for diehard ICE enthusiasts (and those of us too old to change) to find what could become among the best of the last modern ICE vehicles.

And THAT car, may very well prove to be this year’s Lexus IS 350 with the 2GR-FKS 3.5L V6 engine which was recently reviewed by one of the most reliable and trusted YouTube channel mechanics with expertise in Toyota and Lexus vehicles---The Car Care Nut.

The Car Care Nut

If you are a Toyota or Lexus fan, you will probably have watched at least a few of The Car Care Nut videos to learn about not just Toyota and Lexus maintenance, but also his expert opinion on varying models of both makes, and the pros and cons of each.

In particular, topics we’ve covered such as the best and worst Lexus cars to buy; the truth about new and used Lexus models; and, everything you need to know about saving money buying Toyota and Lexus parts have proven to be popular with our readership.

Today, we have a new review by The Car Care Nut on the 2022 Lexus IS that is informative and useful information for those of us considering what car will be our last for those of us who are looking for a modern ICE vehicle that has good performance, good mileage, proven reliability using the best of older tech; and, “…is built like a tank.”

In his review he will go over the engine, transmission, AWD system, brakes, suspension and steering as well as the exterior and interior with an eye towards what many of us want in a car and why this Lexus fits the bill with multiple benefits rare to see in just one model.

That said, here is the video in its entirety. If you are a current Lexus owner or thinking of becoming one, this could be the most important Lexus review of the year for you.

Should you buy a Lexus IS in 2022? Full Technical Tour and Review

And finally…

For additional reviews about Lexus models, be sure to check out our search engine for earlier articles about Lexus and those you may want to consider such as this review titled "Knife to A Gunfight? New Lexus IS500 F SPORT Sedan vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance."

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Timothy Boyer is Torque News Tesla and EV reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used car news.

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