The Lexus IS entered the market in 1998 and is still a top-selling compact executive vehicle in production today. The Lexus IS has been through three different generations. The XE10 was available from 1998-2005, the XE20 was available from 2005-2015, and the newest generation, the XE30, has been in production since 2013. The Lexus IS sports both front-engine, front-wheel-drive and front-engine, all-wheel-drive capabilities. Throughout its generations, the Lexus IS has been available as a 4-door sedan, 5-door hatchback, and 2-door convertible.