The car never ceases to amaze me. Send Mike an Hide full review. Unlike the leading German luxury car manufacturers, Lexus has not developed a knob-based control system for managing accessories like the audio and navigation systems and vehicle settings. I just couldn't see paying the amount of money for a luxury automobile and it continues to be in the shop for repairs. Units Affected 214570 Quick Stats: Amobi Okoye, Houston Texans defensive tackle Daily Driver: 2007 Range Rover Amobi's rating: 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Other cars: Read on Favorite drive: Back roads outside Houston Car he learned to drive in: 1984 Dodge Aries First car bought: 2007 Range RoverHouston Texans defensive tackle Amobi Okoye was so focused on a career in…. The feature is a stunning piece of innovation that no other manufacturer offers. Extended Warranty is highly recommend.
Lexus one-upped Mercedes-Benz and its seven-speed automatic by going with eight speeds, but it probably won't be long before other luxury brands come out with their own. They are doing a recall on the fuel system this week!! Was quoted by Lexus at approx. Trust me, I spent 5 - 6 months researching these vehicles. Lexus has proven itself over the years. For me, it was a no brainer and when my friends who owned other high-end cars test drove mine, they where quite surprised of the power and luxury of this vehicle and some of them had regrets on buying their vehicle. Standard safety features include side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags, front knee airbags and an. The automatic parking is usually a fail, especially when doing the backing into a spot.
I get 24 in town and 29 on the highway which I never expected. It did better parallel parking. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. Besides, even once you've learned one of the knob-based control systems, there are some things — like changing the radio station — that buttons are always better at. Also available is Dynamic Radar Cruise Control that maintains a safe, pre-set distance between the car in front.
The optional air suspension available on the extended-wheelbase model is impressively smooth riding. Each excels in smooth, quiet and effortless cruising with little meaningful performance variation to differentiate between standard and stretched models. I can put the seat almost all the way back and with my young son behind me he can't kick my seat anymore!. The parking guidance is superb with the options of setting the distance and parking distance manually makes it absolutely perfect. I took my car back to dealer to fix small problem with engine few times, rattle noise on dashboard and moonroof, navigation often crash, right side hid light water leak.
The fix is head replacement which I Cannot afford. The standard trunk's size is competitive, but long-wheelbase buyers who choose the Rear Seat Upgrade Package or Executive Class Seating Package get a trunk that's only 12 cubic feet — smaller than a Toyota Corolla's — and no pass-thru. We'll never purchase any other brand for our vehicles. Anti-lock brakes, traction control, and stability control are all standard as well. Historically, Lexus vehicles have proven to hold their value very well. While the base cars are equipped with enough standard luxury items to satisfy most discerning consumers, optional equipment ups the ante considerably in the competitive luxury. Replacement part was defective the dealer delaying repair.
Back seat in the L has amazing legroom, and so does the front. The driver remains responsible for controlling the car's speed with the brake pedal — it'll disengage if you go too fast or press the gas pedal — and finishing the parking maneuver by pulling the car forward if necessary after it's in the spot. See product for application and installation details. Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will clean and reseal the fuel pressure sensor mounting area, free of charge. Can't go wrong with this car at all.
Little of substance has changed with this year's model. Smooth as silk ride, super quiet, beautiful fit and finish and incredible gas mileage for a V8. Had to go to Lexus Corp. I haven't used the parking assisst as there are no parrallel spots in the great state of Texas. The sedan's steering wheel spins freely with little hint of friction, and while the car goes where you point it, the emphasis here — as with the car as a whole — is on preventing the road from disturbing the driver, so is minimal.
The long-wheelbase model's optional variable-ratio steering system changes how much the front wheels turn for a given spin of the steering wheel in order to change steering properties at various speeds. It has three modes — Normal, Sport and Comfort — and drivers looking for a firmer ride need only select the Sport mode. For those who complain about it not being sporty, I prefer luxery at its finest. I absolutely hate it when high-end cars have problems because, guess what, their repairs are horrendous. The driver's seat has three-position memory, and cooled front seats are optional.
We noted an occasional bout of tire thump over rough pavement and slight wind whisper at freeway speeds, but overall cabin isolation is outstanding. Plenty of power, much better gas mileage than I expected for a big V8 26-28mpg on the highway, 23-25mpg in the city. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. The system is automatic or can be adjusted by. The chiller in the seats really came in handy during the hot summer. The system is automatic or can be adjusted by the driver.
Excellent gas mileage, very smooth and quiet. Both cars are available with Lexus's Intuitive Parking Assist, but only the L offers Advanced Parking, which essentially parallel parks the car for the driver. In some warmer temps with certain humidity, the door handles become sticky and gooey stuff comes off on your hands. As mentioned, stepping on the gas defeats the system, so if there's not enough power at idle to push the car backward up a slope, you won't go anywhere. People also complain about the brakes being too touchy, but if you really want to feel touchy brakes drive a 2009 4Runner.