The maximum amount you can tow depends on the total weight of any cargo, occupants and available equipment. Both the driver and passenger seats also feature power lumbar adjustment. It is not a collision-avoidance system and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Always look over your shoulder and use your turn signal before changing lanes. The system then confirms the action with a subtle sound.
Remove the service plug grip. Do not use a rearward-facing child seat in any front passenger seat. Exterior Driver Side View Exterior Front View Exterior Rear View Exterior Rear and Driver Side View. Vibrant white characters are sharply displayed on a high-contrast black background for ease of use and a luxurious appearance. Caution: Do not cut wiring or wire harnesses when removing vehicle components. The steering has excellent weight to it, but the handling presents a predictable amount of understeer and body lean, and the traction control is incredibly aggressive. The ride is comfortable and smooth and there is little road noise to speak of.
Using miniature high-flow linear solenoids to control transmission-fluid line-pressure, the transmission yields quicker shifting response. When accelerating, or starting off on a low-grip surface, torque is quickly provided to all four wheels. Power delivery is a staid affair on both the standard and hybrid model, with few peaks and fewer valleys. New inversely wound front coil springs compress in opposite directions, preventing the negative effects of suspension compression on steering. Check out the Lexus brochures and sales literature below and you will understand why Lexus is hot. Tire Pressure Monitor The Lexus Tire Pressure Monitor alerts the driver when tire pressure is critically low.
An optional back up camera displays images on the eight-inch navigation screen; systems without navigation have an optional 2. Engine Compartment View Power Cables. The front suspension geometry was optimized for the new platform and features a new, thicker stabilizer bar. The front-passenger airbag is a new dual stage, twin-chamber design that, when deployed, helps provide optimal protection. Each screen can display video from separate sources. Discrepancies may be encountered between the system and your actual location.
Password Quote: The covert agents at Autospies. Remove the battery room ventilation hose. Some vehicles equipped with Bluetooth ® technology are available with bilingual capability. So, how does it fair? Subtle surface movement can be seen in the sculpted vertical bars that change shape as they spread upward. The newly designed, standard 10-way power front seats are shaped to accommodate arm movement when operating the available Remote Touch, while also holding the occupants in place. Please see your Lexus Dealer for details. Smart Stop Technology Smart Stop Technology operates only in the event of certain simultaneous brake and gas pedal applications.
The steering is numb, the brakes as average, and the engine makes an unpleasant noise when pushed. The diffusion of sound provides each occupant the same level of audio quality. In 2005 the Lexus was so popular that they actually started selling the brand in Japan, which was first for any Japanese automaker. The grille, headlamps, and tail-lamps are far more dynamic than ever before. While the vehicle is stopped and the brake pedal is depressed, pushing it further activates the feature. At launch the engine line-up which includes the 3.
A leather and wood trimmed wheel is available for added luxury. Wide-view Front and Side Monitor The Wide-view Front and Side Monitor does not provide a comprehensive view of the front and side areas of the vehicle. Wireless Headphones Headphones are for passenger use only. Cold weather will limit effectiveness and view may become cloudy. The new double-wishbone rear suspension, due to its compact packaging, yields a larger luggage compartment; the width between the suspension towers is increased by nearly six inches. Three seat materials include standard fabric, optional smooth leather or even softer semi-aniline leather.
Then drivers can send the locations—up to 200 at a time—to their vehicle, where they will be available for download into the navigation system. Being a hybrid it also uses the 3. If gross trailer weight is above 5,000 lb 2,268 kg , it is necessary to use a weight-distributing hitch with sufficient capacity. Always disconnect components at the connector. After much vehicle and market research the Lexus luxury division of Toyota was formed.
The driver can check hard-to-view areas by simply pressing the camera-select button on the steering wheel or, when in reverse, viewing the camera images on the navigation screen. The torque converter uses a new low-speed lockup damper to enable lock-up from second to sixth gear to help improve the fuel economy. Also available is a new automatic high beam system which uses a camera mounted on the inner rear view mirror to switch between high and low beams in response to oncoming vehicles and those traveling in front, or when other ambient sources are detected, helping reduce driver inconvenience. Remove the air intake covers. The Mark Levinson system, a exclusive, features a center channel coaxial speaker, metal-cone midrange speakers, tweeters and a 100-watt amplified subwoofer. The Lexus was the luxury car of choice and they continued to innovate and built a quality line of luxury automobiles. Reception of satellite signal may vary depending on location.
The screen menus are selected with the controller, eliminating the need to reach out and reducing eye movement. 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. The Lexus continues year after year to come out on the top of the list for quality, reliability, dependability and comfort. To help provide greater handling control, the track is 2. Remove the 3 clips and turn back the front floor carpet assembly. There are limitations to the function, detection and range of the system. Night View Night View is designed to alert the driver to objects beyond the projected light of the low-beam headlamps.