Summer performance tires are included, too. See your dealer for details. The view outside is pretty good, as well. The 6-speed automatic gearbox has an easy job of using the available torque for the right gear and shifts are almost stealth-like in nature. That said, the cargo volume of 17.
It holds higher revs longer and makes the acceleration significantly crisper, potentially at the price of lower real-world gas mileage. The standard Lexus Safety System+ comes with adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane departure warning with steering assist, and intelligent high beams. Editors had problems with the eight-speed automatic transmission, too. Value in Its Class It has been a little more than four years since , and a lot has changed since then. Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. What's more, the Tahoe can do 0-60 a full second faster.
It's also the best-selling luxury vehicle in the country. The F Sport is the most aggressive interpretation with a black mesh grille and metallic bumper moldings, black side mirrors, and 18-inch wheels to help distinguish it from the others. Gear select switches are located on the side of this unit. For those times when the sun is too bright, the rear window has a power-operated shade. Activating the Eco or Sport modes is done by rotating a nicely finished silver disc on the center console. The overall silhouette hasn't changed too much since 2004, when Lexus introduced a gently sloping rear windshield to avoid the boxiness of many competing at the time. The F Sport option is the one to have if you really enjoy the act of driving.
Thankfully, selecting Sport or Sport+ with the drive mode knob makes things slightly better. . The F Sport package adds larger brakes to each corner, with the front getting 14. The car handles well, but the ride is a little stiff. The refresh also brought the 200t variant and its 2. Crash-test scores are also generally impressive. For this comparison, though, the 530i with its 2.
The infotainment is operated via a touchpad in the center console. Hide full review What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty? Adaptive cruise control is also part of the package, but it won't work in stop-and-go traffic, so the tech might be useful on a road trip but not for everyday commuting. The seat cushion is also a little low, resulting in a slightly knees-raised seating position. Automatic rear emergency braking is now included with the rear-cross traffic alert and parking assist system. Interior packaging isn't hugely compromised by having half a foot less space between the wheels, though, and the Lexus manages to be relatively comfortable up front with room for a fair amount of cargo in the back. Multiple editors commented on the Lexus' eight-speed automatic, which feels geared more for fuel economy or relaxed driving than a driver of the F Sport trim might expect of a normal transmission mode.
We give it a 7 out of 10 on our comfort scale. If you golf, ski, hunt or otherwise need toying abilities, do not buy this vehicle. That turbo-4 approach the modus operandi for much of the class, and the version offered by Lexus is in line with the rest. See your dealer for details. Lexus is targeting younger connected customers as well as premium buyers who want a functional vehicle for urban settings. A backup camera and a blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert are optional. It is jumpy and requires attention.
That's good enough for a 6 out of 10 for fuel efficiency on our scale. But gazing upon the angry, jutting jawline of , those play-it-safe days suddenly feel a long time ago. In National Highway Traffic Safety Administration testing, however, it earned only four out of five stars for frontal-impact protection though the maximum five stars for side impacts. They have a rubberized finish, which is a little odd, and the tops of them are beveled, which gives them a strange feel. See your dealer for details.
With its good legroom and foot space, the backseat is big enough to comfortably seat two adults. You can lock the folding seats from the trunk, which deactivates the cabin seat-release buttons. It can feel a little heavy when you first brake into a corner, but beyond that the steering is smooth, predictable, and without a lot of dead-air play. The optional power folding rear seat also includes individually adjustable backrests, allowing each of two rear occupants to alter the seat angle to their liking. On the issue of service, consumers should not hesitate because Lexus has Lexus Service Point in all provinces in Indonesia through an authorized workshop of Lexus Indonesia. Longer skis will not fit in the back, even with the back seats down. Its higher price and premium fuel requirement do count against it on the value front.