The analogue clock is another recognisable Lexus touch, and it adds yet more class. We make every effort to provide you the most accurate, up-to-the-minute information however when you are ready to purchase products or services, it is your responsibility to verify with us that all details listed are accurate. Subtle colors dominate, with matte trims. Though some controls can be managed with buttons and knobs, many functions require fiddling with a fussy mouse. It is powered by a 308-horse 3. The additional length increases interior space, and new options include a panoramic moonroof, heated rear seats, a 12. Mileage inconsistency, stolen entries or an excessive amount of previous owners are facts that change the value of your car significantly, whether you know about it or not.
This Lexus is an odd case where a car is actually better suited to city driving because of its ability to run on electric power alone at low speeds and shut off the engine when sitting in traffic. Well, fuel efficiency for one thing. The optional panoramic moonroof sits above front and rear passengers. As I say on the air all the time, nobody does hybrids better than Toyota. Excludes title, taxes, registration, and license fees. It felt clumsy when pushed to its cornering limits—not unsafe, but not confidence-inspiring, either.
The Lexus Enform telematics system and companion Enform Remote app use embedded connectivity, and therefore requires a subscription after a complimentary one-year trial. It also brings an adaptive variable suspension and a Sport+ setting for the drive modes. The sealed nickel metal hydride hybrid battery produces 37kW. We welcome any feedback from vehicle owners and are dedicated to providing a forum for alternative viewpoints. The floating roof design tapers near the back, above swooping, flared back fenders. The suspension also responds to acceleration, braking and steering initiated by the driver, allowing the person at the wheel to feel one with the car.
We are not responsible for typographical and other errors, including data transmissions or software errors that may appear on the site. Nobody will mistake your ride for a Mercedes-Benz, who are heading the opposite direction, featuring soft sensuous shapes. Stitching on the doors runs parallel and then crosses over itself at one point. It cranks out 295 horsepower and 267 lb. If a lot, choose Eco mode; for a moderate amount pick Normal; for somewhat less, go with Sport or Sport+. Excludes title, taxes, registration, and license fees. Other notable options include wireless phone charging, a colour head-up display, 15 speaker Mark Levinson sound system, and several of the latest active safety technologies.
Combines Side Barrier and Side Pole Star Ratings into a single side rating. The Rollover Resistance test measures the risk of rollover in a single-vehicle, loss-of-control scenario. The paint also possesses a high level of gloss retention to help enhance the initial gloss and color of the paint over a long period of time. These design updates can help enhance occupant protection and handling while helping make a quieter cabin, thanks to increased structural rigidity throughout the platform. Estimated Finance payment based upon 4. I reset the fuel calculator, set the adaptive cruise control to 75-miles per hour and when I got off the freeway, the fuel economy was an incredible 39 miles per gallon.
Excludes title, taxes, registration, and license fees. More than 60% of all used cars imported from the U. F Sport seats are more deeply bolstered. Report a problem with your vehicle, tires, car seats or other equipment. Moreover, this perennial best-selling luxury crossover features hybrid and gasoline powertrains, sophisticated safety features, driver aids and welcome new convenience and technology features to make this one of the best Lexus luxury utility vehicles offering to date. Doug began his career in 1988 at the car stereo trade publication Mobile Electronics, before serving as editor of the leading consume.
Consumer Reports is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to helping consumers. Its key components and control systems have been enhanced and reengineered to deliver impressive fuel economy, low emissions and excellent on-road performance that will satisfy the most demanding driving enthusiast. As part of these events we may be offered free transportation, lodging or meals. The ride height has been raised, but seating positions are lower and the suspension has been retuned to provide a more traditional -like feel. More power, same fuel efficiency.
The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph. The available 12-speaker Pioneer audio system offers crisp, clear sound broadcast throughout the cabin through speakers along the sides of the instrument panel through and 20-cm subwoofers and newly-developed 18-cm woofers in the front doors. See your authorized dealer for complete details on this and other offers. There also are much-welcomed knobs to control audio volume and tuning. The Lexus V6 in particular is a stout unit that combines reasonable, though not class-leading, levels of performance and fuel efficiency.
Interior Features Complementing the new body, the interior is markedly sportier. The rear seat is roomy; the cargo hold, useful. The one knock I have is the mouse-like cursor used to control the large central display screen, which is both frustrating and distracting to use on the move. This system also allows for reduced energy and fuel consumption by limiting the use of the all-weather drive only when necessary and allowing the rear electric motor to act as a generator to charge the battery when the vehicle is in regenerative brake mode. Steve Schaefer has written a weekly automotive column for 26 years, testing more than 1,250 cars. All vehicles shown on this website are offered for sale by licensed motor vehicle dealers, unless where otherwise noted.