The seats offer a good compromise between support and comfort. Lexus could have used hard, low-grip tires that reduce rolling resistance and further improve fuel economy, but chose to enhance handling instead. Check out the Lexus brochures and sales literature below and you will understand why Lexus is hot. Our premium service shop provides everything your car needs from the inside out. . Steering and braking are on the heavy side compared to other luxury brands such as Mercedes.
It travels over rough, broken, pavement without jostling whoever is inside, but it does not float. There are hundreds of reasons to stop and explore the scenery. This video is recorded and uploaded by cDemo Mobile Inspector. Toyota's hybrid system is an electric motor assisted by a gas engine, while some of the other hybrid systems are oriented around a gasoline engine assisted by an electric motor. Even so, the engine is always fun to play with and has a reasonable driving attitude that always results in a very smooth driving experience. Was looking at Ford and Chevy pretty hard.
Some competitors will carry diesel engines in 2009 models. Some vehicles shown with optional equipment. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The display controls the navigation system, audio settings, and climate control. The driver can also monitor gas-electric power distribution on the multi-function display, which dominates the center stack and serves as the navigation screen in vehicles so equipped. The Lexus was the luxury car of choice and they continued to innovate and built a quality line of luxury automobiles.
I like almost everything in this car: many comfort features standard compared to other luxury brands, like auto-dimming side mirrors, cornering xenon lights. It shows the image provided by the back-up camera, which is included with the navigation system and automatically activates when the transmission is shifted into reverse. We invite you to visit Lexus of Edmonton conveniently located on 170th street in Edmonton, Alberta to test drive one of the great new Lexus models we have in stock! Folding armrests on both front seats offer more comfort on longer trips. Slide the transmission lever to drive and you can pull silently away on electric power. Inventory is subject to change. The Service Team at Lexus of Edmonton is passionate about caring for the best vehicles in the world and is committed to keeping your Lexus in top performing condition.
It will run in this silent mode in stop-and-go commuter traffic, eliminating the noise and pollution that the cars around you are putting out. In 2007 it was redesigned, and reviewers from around the Web—including those here at TheCarConnection. Its optional navigation system comes with Bluetooth wireless technology. Rather, in the mind of this driver—the more curves, the better. Its shape is defined by radically raked, body-colored pillars at the four corners of the cabin, with window frames blacked out to blend into the ovoid shape of the side windows. Stability control is standard, as are a driver's knee airbag and front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags.
This seven-inch screen is also used for climate control and trip computer functions, and can display the outside temperature and clock with alarm. That is why our Lexus Service Center in Edmonton, Alberta offers a wide selection of luxury car services. It's a careful design outside, with a little more luxuriant flair inside--and it's a little hard to tell the difference from the previous generation, a good-looking car in its own right. The 400h hybrid powertrain adds less than 300 pounds to the curb weight and that's an impressive engineering achievement, given the powerful motors and batteries. It offers the trendy crossover look within a rewarding appearance. After much vehicle and market research the Lexus luxury division of Toyota was formed.
Our test vehicle came equipped with the Mark Levison sound system, providing impressive sound quality, free of distortion at any volume. The optional navigation system is one of the best. Virgin Islands and in other regions. Safety options, according to Edmunds, include a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, and rain-sensing wipers. It's smooth, roomy, luxurious and responsive.
With its sleek styling and rugged stance, this hybrid looks everything like a Lexus. The wood treatment is a welcomed detail in a vehicle priced on the higher end of the scale. We shopped around to find a used Lexus with the options that we wanted, bought it, and couldn't be more happy. The 400h models without a towing package sport a blue hybrid badge on the front, and the rear spoiler is color-keyed. John Matras filed the original report from Pennsylvania, with staff reports by NewCarTestDrive. Shifting into drive without sound or vibration can feel strange.