But for this version of the car, Lexus modified that formula by trying to create a more engaging driving experience. How It Drives Lexus has overcome the driving-experience quirks that have plagued many hybrids. The transmission changes gears promptly. It replaces the rotary dial with a mouselike controller that awkwardly guides an on-screen cursor. See your dealer for details. Cars are better today than ever.
This is a record of safety issues for vehicles of this year, make, model and trim. See your dealer for details. It works like a computer mouse. Capable of sprinting to 60 mph in just 7. The vehicle identification number tells you if your car is affected. By this point I was no longer interested in this vehicle.
The outer rear seats have the same wide, comfortable feel as the front buckets, and legroom is good for taller passengers. See your dealer for details. Would like more iPhone friendly interior and connect-ability. The salesman, Ron Sommer, was very nice to work with--answered all my questions, gave me all the info I needed on the car's repairs and carfax--and corrected any errors in writing up the sales order that occurred. Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The overall result is a less satisfying upscale sedan.
I was contacted two days later about this same vehicle. Among the amenities you can add are a navigation system, heated and ventilated seats, a panorama glass roof, a power rear sunshade, and a Mark Levinson premium sound system. Both models can run on regular 87-octane gasoline. All models come with power-adjustable front seats, leatherette upholstery, a moonroof, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and Siri Eyes Free. Dealer kept car for a week soon after delivery but could not resolve issue.
Acceleration from a stop is smooth and predictable — even when the gas engine turns on for supplemental power. . According to the trip computer, I averaged 29. But the Lexus luxury and solid feel are over the top. The E-Class offers a supple ride, superb reliability, and an exquisite interior, but it also delivers sharper handling. They pointed us to a provision in the manual that allegedly explains how to deal with the problem.
The optional Premium Package included light-colored bamboo wood trim that looked great and provided an eye-pleasing contrast to the rest of the cabin, which was finished mostly in black materials. Our team has 75 years of experience working in and writing about the automotive industry. My driving also included some stretches on fast-moving highways and suburban streets. We review every problem as we work to keep our roads safe. Buying used can be an advantage, as these cars often deliver just as much utility as brand-new vehicles and are a better value.
But the cosseting, easygoing nature has been dialed back, with a less plush ride, cuts in interior refinement and more complicated controls. Combines the Side Barrier Driver and the Side Pole Star Ratings into a Front Seat rating. Approximately 1 out of 3 times I am given wrong directions or the system can not give me directions. Was fixed by dealer under warranty. The V6 operates smoothly, achieves an efficient 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, and provides quick acceleration. Report a problem with your vehicle, tires, car seats or other equipment. Other owners complaining about similar issue.
It's available with rear- or all-wheel drive. Superb reliability and safety ratings make it a great used-car choice. Combines Side Barrier and Side Pole Star Ratings into a single side rating. But for this version of the car, Lexus modified that formula by trying to create a more engaging driving experience. The Side Barrier test simulates an intersection collision between a standing vehicle and moving barrier at 38. For its certified pre-owned vehicles, Lexus extends its original new-car warranty to cover six years or unlimited mileage.
Today's cars also are more high-tech than ever. The regenerative braking system starts slowing the car with just the slightest brake-pedal pressure. My iPhone connected easily using Bluetooth, and the multimedia system downloaded my address book quickly. It consists of a mouse-like controller on the center console that moves a cursor on the dashboard screen. I called on a Toyota Highlander and was originally told that the car had been sold. Why You Can Trust Us U.