See your dealer for details. Like magic, this luxury sedan and I were instantly on a different path. What if you drove a hybrid and it felt completely normal? On top of that, the Toyota has a larger trunk and an easier-to-use infotainment system. A navigation system with the Remote Touch controller is available, as are a 15-speaker Mark Levinson premium stereo, the Lexus Enform App Suite, and a panoramic moonroof. Need a four wheel drive version, that would seal the deal for. Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list.
And in between, the navigation system's screen fits nicely mid-contour. There's also a Lane Departure Alert system that includes an automatic high-beam feature; and the Pre-Collision System uses radar to anticipate a potential collision. Steering is direct, and bumps are tackled with almost comic ease. Features are standard unless otherwise noted. It's essentially the same engine as in the Camry V-6, but with added measures that help cut noise and vibration. The Remote Touch is the only down side to stepping up to this setup, as its awkward, mouse-like controller has you follow a pointer on the screen.
New for 2015 A backup camera is now standard, and a new multimedia system and the subscription-based Lexus Enform Remote smartphone app are now available. Understandable for the driver, but perplexing for the passenger. The navigation system screen fits mid-contour, up top, and we appreciate the curviness of the instrument panel, as well as the positioning of the hooded nav screen. Make sure this has been addressed before you buy this vehicle. A moonroof, push-button start, proximity keyless entry, and dual-zone automatic climate control are also standard.
See your dealer for details. The front seats are supportive and offer plenty of space, and the rear seats have ample legroom even for taller adults. Sometimes they come with simpler cabins that might help…. See your dealer for details. We think that drivers will be able to reach the official ratings here provided they drive conservatively, using the efficiency displays as a guide.
Features are standard unless otherwise noted. Fuel economy at over 40 mpg on regular gas is fantastic. The Acura also has an available V6 that is stronger than the one you'll find standard in the Lexus. For more car reviews and tutorials, visit my YouTube channel at Remember to Subscribe! In the early 1990s, he was part of a team that built a solar-electric race car from scratch. There's now enough room for three adults back there, if you need it, while in front, for the first time, Lexus is offering an available extendable thigh support for taller drivers cushions are longer, too. So many whistles and bells even a heated steering wheel but in particular the back up and parking. The lower anchors are set deeply in the seats.
It has a poor reliability rating and limited rear-seat headroom, but it also has brisk acceleration and a relaxing ride. This is mated to a 6-speed sequential-shift automatic. Both sedans share the same potent powertrain and have smooth handling and similar fuel economy estimates. A little more road noise then I expected, but that might be from the low profile wheels. Additionally, Lexus Safety Connect wraps in roadside assistance, emergency assistance, a stolen vehicle locator, and automatic collision notification—although those services require a subscription one year is included. There is a car that is listed by a dealership that isn't available. Not only do I feel safe, but it's comfortable and luxurious.
Inside, the cabin gets two-tone upholstery. The profile remains a bit formal, but with the smooth, organic sculpting of the side sheetmetal, it's definitely not homely. People like me might accidentally hit the wrong button and stop the car when trying to turn the radio on or off. The 300h features an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission to deliver seamless, efficient shifts. See your dealer for details. Lexus has repeatedly topped reliability and quality rankings, and Lexus dealerships offer an ownership experience that can be matched, but not beaten. Its cabin is full of premium materials, with rich wood or bamboo trims upping the luxury factor.
The Lexus Enform App Suite now uses iHeartRadio 4. Aside from all things automotive, John loves fishing and hockey, preferably in the company of his two boys. The agility of steering and the stability control was my saving grace, moving me out of range before any contact could be made. The new model offers a number of updates, including a stronger engine, a retuned suspension for better handling, a ton of standard safety features, and a larger trunk. It is easy to get lost in the design before going anywhere.
Not only do I feel safe, but it's comfortable and luxurious. NuLuxe synthetic leather upholstery and 10-way power-adjustable front seats are standard. Thanks to its 268-horsepower, 3. In fact, it's so quiet and so smooth it may spoil regular cars for you forever. There's a hard-drive-based navigation system with voice command, Mark Levinson audio, upgraded leather and trims or NuLuxe seats that can be heated and ventilated , a built-in backup camera system, and a next-generation Enform with apps. However, ask for the powertrain to deliver more performance—on a curvy road, or when merging with high-speed freeway traffic, and the hybrid powertrain lets itself be known.