Great for traveling and great for extra luggage. It rides like a dream. Traction control is standard, and stability control is optional. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. Beverage and food accommodations for front and back-seat. Handling is sure and predictable but unexceptional. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.
Leather Interior has held up beautifully. He likes its understated elegance, its comprehensive level of equipment, build quality, comfort, drivability and the satisfaction of telling people he owns a Lexus. The ultra-quick steering gave the car an agile, sporty feel but also made it a handful to keep in a straight line on long highway slogs or on truck-grooved roads. Once you drive a Lexus, you will always want a Lexus! Still had terrific ride, acceleration,smooth handling. Our test car's straight-line performance improved with age, its 0-to-60 time dropping from 7. We were also amazed at how well the light tan interior held up after all our hard use.
Mercedes buyers in particular switched in their droves in what proved to be a wake-up call for the big German carmaker, but more importantly it gave the new Lexus brand a flying start. The car's ongoing popularity in its segment is testimony to this. It isn't the fastest car in the world but if you need some power hit the overdrive and you will be flying. But is a time off. Too bad you can't touch the chrome shift knob without an oven mitt. The lexus i own now is at 130k and i love it.
It is very, very comfortable, beautiful much more attractive than current cars are , still solid feeling and tight despite being 13 years old and with 124k on the clock when I bought it. From the seat of our pants, these tires felt stickier in the dry and much more so in the wet. The dealer fixed it under warranty, and there has since been a recall for this problem. Primary Use: Commuting to work Long May You Run! It looked practically brand-new after 40,000 miles. Time is so compressed in the car business that three or four years on the market seems like a geologic epoch.
Go around a corner, apply half-throttle, and nothing happens for the amount of time it takes to yell at three or four of Ann Arbor's many geriatric drivers. It seems the steel cord was peeking through what was left of the rubber tread. Even with traction control, the car refused to budge up a gentle slope, so snow tires are a must for 17-inch-wheel customers living in the Snowbelt. This is a great car. The engine also garnered praise for its power and turbinelike smoothness.
No matter what you do, the booty goes numb. I replaced one part, I think it was the alternator. That's several thousand less than for a similarly equipped 3-series. An in-line six-cylinder engine with 215 horsepower driving the rear wheels was spot-on, but Lexus's offering of only an automatic transmission set its aim adrift a five-speed manual is available on 2002 models. Fit and finish are first-rate. .
Great head room space for the 6-feet and over people. The big service at 30,000 miles called for replacement of the brake fluid, coolant, and air filter in addition to the items in the previous services. A variable intake manifold enabled a smooth, seamless flow of power from low revs right through to the upper reaches of the speed range. Mazda created Eunos, which failed to get off the ground here and is no longer sold; Nissan set up the Infiniti brand and like Eunos failed to gain any sort of momentum before being withdrawn from the local market. Its ride, although good on smooth roads, tended to fall apart when things got rough. Unfortunately, she had an accident with it maybe brake failure and it was deemed totaled.
After owning some 21 cars he says the Lexus is by far the best he has ever owned. I do a lot of highway driving and found this car to be the best car there is. This well-designed sedan is based on the less lavish and less expensive Toyota Camry. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. The front seats are comfortable. Its ride is smooth and exceptionally quiet. Also fixed under warranty was a loose dead pedal.