The available F Sport Package adds sport-tuned steering with greater driver feedback and a sport-tuned suspension with stiffer shocks and springs, designed to decrease body sway. Depending on the vehicle model, dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, or replace the air bag assembly. Inside are high-quality materials, a hushed cabin, and a refined-sounding engine. Lot's of info in this thread: Spark Plugs Not a fault as such, but the service schedule states that these need to be changes at the 60,000 mile service. The six speed automatic had steering wheel paddles as well as sport-shifting at the gear shift. In addition, Smart Stop Technology reduces engine power in emergency situations to assist in braking the vehicle quickly. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge.
Front discs at 72k seems pretty good going to me. It was low even compared to other V6 engines in the Toyota family. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. The motor makes barely a peep even at wide open throttle.
I'm told by my service writer at Lexus I need to replace all four tires. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Also, the interior is quite snug. At the far end of the scale, a few owners express their dislike of the car after having driven it for awhile. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. With that being the only mild criticism of the car power is not everything , I miss this car. Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and Lexus dealers will install new wiper arm nuts, free of charge.
It's necessary to remove the inlet manifold to do this so the labour cost is high. The compact sedan may undergo a redesign in 2013, so the sedan and convertible are mechanically and visually the same for 2012. All-wheel drive is available for the sedan version only. Thankfully, despite updates to the front and rear fascias in 2011 its stylistic integrity hasn't been diminished; this remains a very tasteful execution of an established formula. My particular model has the F sport package which boasts major styling and minor performance upgrades which makes the vehicle even better.
But the majority of owners say they are satisfied with their vehicles. I happened to be there 15 mins early. The nuts that fasten the wiper arms may be insufficiently torqued such that if the wiper arms are restricted by an external load, such as a buildup of heavy snow, one or both of the wipers may become inoperative. A Homelink programmable garage door opener is standard, as is Bluetooth connectivity. This particular vehicle has a basic stereo layout, with no touch screen or infotainment system- yet it did not seem lacking without. The V6's limitations are evident not only during acceleration off the mark, but at passing speeds or when climbing steep inclines as well. I have talked to Lexus about this and the service people say that they see more than they should go.
With rear wheel drive, and all season tires on 18 inch staggered fitment wheels, the car could still brave rain and even mild snow admirably. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Offering German performance, quasi-American comfort and Asian attention to detail, the small Lexus lineup was launched at price points guaranteed to make the American consumer take notice. Only solution is to replace mirror. It accelerated quite well, but if one is not paying attention to the dash you will be breaking the speed limit before you know it.
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Although tight on headroom and legroom, it offers a long list of upscale standard features, including leather upholstery and 10-way power-adjustable front seats, as well as a premium audio system. With either drivetrain, power comes from a base 2. Test drove the car and found out it had what started out as a blown turbo. From electric to electrifying, we break it all down in a concise, model-by-model review that begins on the next page. Here's a list of what I've figured out so far, if anyone want's to add some more I'll add them all to this top post as a reference.
However, some testers find the navigation system somewhat complicated to use, and most reviewers find fault with interior headroom and legroom, especially in the rear seat, which can be tight for taller passengers. Of course, if you're in a Lexus showroom shopping for the family, the dealer has roughly a dozen better choices from which to choose. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Four-wheel power-assisted disc brakes, with ventilated discs in the rear, provide good stopping power. A softened wedge profile, short overhangs, and raked windshield created a sporting four door that was almost coupelike in its integration.
Also - I agree with the rear brake caliper slide pin issue of them seizing up, was the same on the is200 but on the fronts on them replacing one side on my 250 at the weekend so am a bit apprehensive on what else this will unearth Also consider front discs especially on the auto version, mine need replacing at 72k. Inside are high-quality materials, a hushed cabin, and a refined-sounding engine. Also, not much leg room in the back seats but I have young children so it works. It does not, however, get there without a penalty. That record was recently broken — now standing at 57… What a difference a year makes. Beyond that, the decisions are already made, with little to add to an already well-equipped platform.
The recall began February 15, 2019. Not only is that a small displacement number for a V6, but the power was lacking compared to other V6 engines. Performance is crisp, styling is attractive and long-term reliability is well ahead of the German competition. Acceleration is quick, and fuel economy is commendable. Body styles: Sedan, convertible Engine: 2.