The engine alone produces 245 hp at 6,000 rpm and 234 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm, with total power increased to 295 hp when the electric motors are spewing their battery power goodness. Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Lexus reminds you to wear seatbelts, secure children in rear seat, obey all traffic laws and drive responsibly. We like the rear-spoiler, as it hides the rear-wiper blades and the radio antenna. Instead of a conventional V-6 engine, there's a 3. The first is an exhaust-heat recovery system that reduces engine warm-up time allowing it to stop earlier, more often, and for longer periods.
It's Lexus's first five-door compact hatch and pitches the company deep into what is tipped to become the world's biggest premium car segement within 12 months. For better driving vision, you should replace it at least once half a year. Cleaning and protecting your vehicle, performing do-it-yourself maintenance, maintenance information, alphabetical listing of information contained manual, opening the fuel tank cap 109, if a warning light turns. You won't believe how the battery recharges. Every effort has been made to ensure the product specifications, equipment, and content on this site are accurate based on information available at time of publishing. Some vehicles shown with optional equipment.
It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. The Lexus controller, though, resembles and acts like a mouse—unlike the click-wheel systems from the Germans. Drivers will have the benefits of a hybrid without sacrificing luxury, versatility or safety. Virgin Islands and in other regions. Getting around 28-30 mpg but closer to 40 mpg when I drive a bit slower.
Overall Verdict: Have a family, money, and the need to save the planet in style? Now, it still gets power from the 3. Our hybrid version amps that up, as it had an added 460 pounds thanks to all those batteries. The leather is soft and the plastics are just right. I would only like a bit more storage space in the rear- less slope to the tailgate. The overall dimensions of the vehicle have grown at bit, around a 2. I have only one quibble with it: I wish the steering were tighter. What is included in Roadside Assistance? All registered in England and Wales.
Stomping on the accelerator forced the motor to give off a depressingly terrible noise and the speed never really arrived. If you have flat tire 592, if the shift lever cannot be, if you lose your keys 609, if the vehicle becomes stuck 621. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations. Once it becomes loose, please get it replaced right away. Manual Description Information on the hybrid system adjusting, operating features such as door locks, mirrors, air conditioning and audio systems, as well other interior, features for comfortable driving experience.
Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With its sleek styling and rugged stance, this hybrid looks everything like a Lexus. Love everything about this car. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms if you have to wait for repairs. Another step in the Lexus Hybrid Drive's evolution is the addition of two new systems that improve its efficiency.
Positioned on the center console, Remote Touch is as natural to the driver's hand as a computer mouse. Stripping out the rear transaxle and electric motor saves 65kg. See your Lexus dealer for details. Both anticipate the vehicle's location based on vehicle speed and steering angle, swiveling the front headlamps into the turn. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Drivers and passengers continue to enjoy good head-, leg-, and shoulder room, so long as there are only four involved.
Stylish molding around the side windows and at the base of the doors provides low-profile strength. The reliability is outstanding, it is as solid as a rock,smooth riding, and extremely quiet. The vehicle that pioneered the car-based luxury utility vehicle segment when it launched in 1998, is completely redesigned and will continue to set new benchmarks in areas that have made it the best-selling luxury utility vehicle: innovation, styling, performance, utility and comfort. Either way, combined system power is rated at 295 horses. These motors provide instant get-away power when you need it, such as when you're merging with freeway traffic.
If you stand and look at it, it seems as if the front is hovering, as it sits up quite high and the tires are placed far back. The controller pod rests easily in hand, with buttons placed on either side of the raised mounting. Hit the jump to find out. The steering is numb, the brakes as average, and the engine makes an unpleasant noise when pushed. What else will be at Geneva on the Lexus stand? What is a Powertrain warranty? Combined with a new, more efficient inverter, the total system output will be 295 horsepower, 27 more horsepower than the current generation. Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. As of this writing, no U.
To complement the new rear suspension and provide excellent dexterity and ride comfort, the front McPherson strut geometry was optimized. The ride is so quiet and comfortable and the performance is like a little mini beast of a motor when you need to put your foot down and get ahead of somebody. The Japanese automaker has created a vehicle with more finesse and more style than ever before. Along with the usual backup camera, which Cars. Not to mention every time you stopped, the car would whine at you as it did its voodoo magic to regain some energy. The voice recognition responds better, the bluetooth system for the phone is easier to use with the remote controller, there is more room in the rear, no more ignition key and the mileage is better. Very comfortable interior and very smooth ride.