Yes Review Date: 18th April, 2010 Faults: - Towed from my house because it would not start due to an electrical problem - Towed from my house because of a flat which both the roadside assistance and I cannot remove the tire. Even Porsche is there with its Cayenne see Preview, page C3. And this time the company is more than cautiously optimistic. Today, about 2 years later, the rear wing molding on the driver's side fell off. No complaints, however, about the design or quality of the interior, which is now fully the equal of any car in the Lexus line. Power windows would not always operate as ell as door locks. Electronic brake force distribution balances braking forces for shorter stops.
But if you buy in the fall, there is a good chance it will come from Cambridge. Both of our test cars had the newly optional power-operated tailgate. Model year 2004 Year of manufacture 2004 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2013 Engine and transmission 3. Dealer replaced the pump with the same model pump , but problem was not fixed. Electroluminescent instrumentation is easy on the eyes and illuminates in stages.
The system works, and the difference in ride quality and handling is instantly noticeable. The interior is also filled with many interior storage spaces, some of which are particularly clever or well implemented. Haven't had any issues since then over 2 years ago. The capsule itself is about six inches longer, an inch wider, and a half-inch taller. I just had a new battery installed. The backup camera still works when car is in reverse.
The ample door pockets are hinged to make looking inside easier; the center console has pushbuttons for opening and closing, but will stay open for larger objects; the center front cupholders have a woodgrain cover and flip-up rubber stays to accommodate differently sized cups, and another cupholder is integrated in the dashboard; and rear passengers have a fold-down compartment along with their own map pockets which contains a covered center bin as well as their own cupholders. All wheel drive also helps to avoid prolonged squeals and loss of control when accelerating hard around a turn. Shapes and textures absorb light rather than bouncing it into your eyes. Inside, there is comfortable room for four, sufficient seating for five, and a moderately sized cargo area, all with very good headroom. I used to drive a sports car and my Lexus handles like a sports car.
Both come only with 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. You can adjust backrest angle for the outer seats. Had 9 mile on it and it now has 314600 miles. A maple-veneer lid on the console silently swings away to expose two cup holders, each with compound flaps that manage to securely hold containers of various sizes up to one-liter bottles. Both the engine and transmission are very quiet, but the drivetrain in our test vehicle tended to make a sort of rattly noise when we let off the gas in city driving. The display is easy to read in any light. I still have the warranty and the body of the car is unbelieveable.
Folding the rear seats down is fairly easy, though we found ourselves struggling to reach to the far side of the opposite seat to release it. The rear seats still slide fore and aft about five inches to apportion cargo and passenger space as necessary. But there's a letdown: When you need to dust a dumpy Daewoo with some dismissive passing, the 230 horses don't pull its 4249 pounds with sufficient cool-guy swagger. Can they attract just as many male as female drivers? Car only has 90,000 miles. In both cases, knobs would be simpler, easier to use, and less distracting. Kneeling happens automatically if you've selected that mode.
The front passenger-side wiper has an interesting cam system which allows it greater reach than usual, and there is also a rear wiper-washer. Usually requires battery replacement before battery should require it e. A wide-opening multipanel moonroof is also available, as is a power rear liftgate. Model year 2004 Year of manufacture 2004 First year of ownership 2009 Most recent year of ownership 2010 Engine and transmission 3. In fact you have to pay close attention to notice any shifts at all. Been there for the last 8 years.
And it's quick on its feet, hustling to 60 mph in 7. Great condition, would never know it is almost 11 years old. The console itself glides fore and aft between the buckets, allowing your choice du jour between footroom in back and stuff space in the floor tray in front. Dealer said fix would be approx. The climate control system also tends to require too much attention, particularly the keep-pressing mode button which controls which vents the air goes through. Problems with remote mirror motors. Lexus dealer can't seem to figure out haw to fix it.