The only hiccup is the six-speed automatic. This makes for a fun driving experience, and a fairly comfortable one as well. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard equipment, as is all-wheel drive. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard; all-wheel drive is available. The F Sport version includes a unique mesh grille and a more aggressive front fascia. Windows and door locks are all power operated.
The Navigation package includes a navigation system, two additional speakers, a Remote Touch infotainment control interface, and an expanded suite of smartphone apps. Significant available features include all-wheel drive, 18-inch wheels, a power liftgate, a power moonroof, auto-dimming side mirrors and rain-sensing windshield wipers. A secondary controller Remote Touch, if equipped with navigation is used to access the screen; the controller falls conveniently to hand with an ergonomic wrist rest for support. It replaces the dial with a touchpad that's similar to what you'll find on a laptop computer. Leatherette seats are standard; leather, heated, and ventilated seats are available.
Also, a number of previously optional safety features became standard in 2018, including forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control. . There is also the spindle grille that has now become synonymous with Lexus models. We even named it our. All models use a sequential six-speed automatic transmission. Non-F Sport trims are also available; their Premium, Luxury and Executive labels correspond to the equivalent F Sport equipment level. Prices will vary depending on the vehicle's condition, mileage, features, and location.
Standard alloy wheels are 17-inch, but 18-inch wheels are available. On the flip side, its back seat is spacious enough for two adults, though its cargo area is closer to models a size category down. Some of these features are available as individual options. For safety, the Lexus features 8 airbags which are integrated with sensors that detect crash severity so as to deploy at appropriate speeds. Consequence If the air bags fail to deploy in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Power comes from a 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that develops 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, delivering 24 or 25 mpg in combined driving. Standard safety features include a backup camera and a tire pressure monitoring system. The engine uses an advanced valve control system to toggle between Atkinson cycle and Otto cycle to optimize fuel efficiency and performance. Available features include a blindspot warning system, rear cross-traffic alert, a lane departure warning system, a pre-collision system, and adaptive cruise control. Considering its value, 2015 is the best model year to buy. The vehicle will ride on 17 or 18 inch10-spoke aluminum wheels.
High fuel economy and generous seating space make it a nice companion on the daily grind as well. It's offered in two trim levels: Base and F Sport. The Editorial department is independent of Cars. Inside is an abundance of high-quality materials, as well as an impressive amount of rear legroom for this vehicle class. All-wheel drive is available on both trims.
The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018. The vehicle returns 21 mpg and 28 mpg for city and highway drives respectively. May require sleeve for phone. News Best Cars has been ranking and reviewing vehicles since 2007, and our team has decades of experience in the auto industry. The rear seats are cozy as well. Some optional upgrades for the include a Navigation package, front and rear parking sensors, and a Towing package.
Driver assists like a blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert, a pre-collision system with adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning are also available. We consider it as the most worthy upgrade, though basic standard equipment is substantial. The cabin includes power front seats, iPod connectivity, Bluetooth streaming audio, automatic air conditioning and a split, folding backseat. Available features include a navigation system, an app suite, and Qi wireless charging. The rear also features a privacy glass. Near the back its roof forms an arc which serves to provide extra headroom for rear passengers and also creates more cargo space.
As required in all new vehicles in this model year, front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are standard equipment. Two trims are available: the base model and F Sport. At the rear, the vehicle is hooked with a bow-tie look and a spoiler is added to add to its beauty. Access to the cabin is keyless. This year, the Remote mobile app has been added to the available Lexus Enform Service. There's also an , which is covered separately. At the front, the vehicle features a new aluminum hood.
In a bid to penetrate this market, Lexus is planning to release a redesigned automobile that will make buyers feel cool. A Drive Mode Select dial on the console selects Normal, Eco, or Sport mode. Even taller adults will find adequate space to stretch out in the back seat. Cabin add-ons include a navigation system, a heated steering wheel and heated and ventilated front seats. Both also offer welcoming interiors, many advanced safety features, and lower-than-average ownership costs. A hybrid version is also available, which is covered in a separate review. Both rows offer generous head- and legroom.