There's no doubt that the new Lexus IS is a blast to drive, especially considering its potent powertrains and exceptional athleticism. And to ensure that you get to enjoy this vehicle's thrilling driving dynamics for years to come, Lexus decided to include a slew of standard safety technologies. With so many high-tech safety features working to keep you safe, you'll get to experience the power and capabilities of this vehicle while driving with the utmost confidence and peace of mind.

Since there are so many standard safety features, Hendrick Lexus Charleston is highlighting a select few to give you a better idea of how safe this car is.

Forward-Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking

Using advanced camera technology, the new Lexus IS can detect potential hazards and work to avoid them by applying the brakes when necessary. This safety feature also includes pedestrian and cyclist detection technology, which will come in handy when you're riding through a crowded downtown area or a busy parking lot.

Lane Centering

The new Lexus IS also comes standard with lane-departure warning and lane-keep assist. The lane departure warning will give you an audible and visual warning when you start to drift out of your lane unexpectedly. The lane-keep assist feature is also useful, gently steering the Lexus IS back into the lane when required.

Road Sign Recognition

When you're driving down the highway or across town in your new Lexus IS, you'll have high-tech cameras looking for road signs along the route. For instance, it will watch for speed limit signs and alert you of the current speed limit for where you're driving, helping you maintain a safe speed.

Would you like to learn more about all the cutting-edge safety features found on the new Lexus IS? If so, contact our staff or visit Hendrick Lexus Charleston today.

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