The interior of the car is of a quality and craftsmanship that you would expect from Lexus, a luxury brand know for feeling luxurious. 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. In keeping with its sportier positioning, the dashboard conveys more of a cockpit feel. Read more to learn if this Lexus crossover is right for you. See your dealer for details. The rear chair can be added separately to the luxury package.
Activating the Eco or Sport modes is done by rotating a nicely finished silver disc on the center console. The steering is quick and precise, with a very tight turning circle and a well-planted, settled smoothness around sharp curves. It also adds a number of other trim features, including metallic bumper moldings, black side mirrors, two choices of 18-inch wheels, distinctive cabin fittings, and well-bolstered sport seats with black or red upholstery and accent piping. Cons Small cargo capacity Potentially distracting and frustrating Remote Touch tech interface. Other standard equipment includes 17-inch wheels, automatic headlights, power-adjustable front seats, dual-zone air conditioning, steering wheel-mounted controls, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 7. The F Sport option is the one to have if you really enjoy the act of driving. Almost every surface you can touch from the driver's seat feels rich, and the cabin is a good place to watch nearly everything else in this class out-accelerate your car.
Even when you floor it, the four-cylinder never raises a raspy voice or starts shaking between the shock towers. Through the figure-eight course, the Lexus turned in a 26. The optional frontal collision warning system senses impending collisions with obstacles or other vehicles ahead via the sensors used for the adaptive cruise control. It offers a good cost of ownership, great interior, and strong driving dynamics. The mouse controller moves a cursor on the dashboard display, and even though the system incorporates haptic feedback, which you feel when the cursor lands on a selection, it still requires too much of your attention and is hard to use by feel alone. Under the hood is a 2.
In a luxurious set, popular material such as leather upholstery, hot steering wheels, automatic doordoors and power and added portals, but must be paired with rest and premium packs. An eight-speed automatic transmission conveys power to the rear wheels. The interior of the car is of a quality and craftsmanship that you would expect from Lexus, a luxury brand know for feeling luxurious. Standard alloy wheels are 17-inch, but 18-inch wheels are available. The biggest issue with Remote Touch is its freeform nature, which creates problems in a moving car.
He is highly athletic and has a great experience of driving more than the base and its size is also distinctive. Still, the long and angled dash top and protruding console form an unusual Z-shape when looked at from the side. See your dealer for details. But when you put it in Sport mode, the dial slides across—not digitally, but actually moves—to open up a larger screen beside it, which displays a boost gauge or other information. Still, most competitors are quicker. We drove an F-Sport fitted with 18-inch alloy wheels and lower-profile summer tires, which delivered a noticeable improvement to roadholding. A G-force Artificial Intelligence system, intended for more spirited driving, automatically chooses the optimum gear and downshift pattern, in response to G force.
The sales team were all very pleasant, respectful and low-key. The controller is positioned at the bottom of the center stack, with a raised palm rest to make using it more comfortable but not necessarily easier. You also get sportier trim inside and out, including a perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel and metallic interior trim. Most of the surfaces you touch have a high-grade feel, like the soft-touch trim on the doors. A Drive Mode Select dial on the console can select Normal, Eco, or Sport mode.
However, they have not changed, but the auto brands are on a very smooth, quiet procrastination, superior quality and reputation for excellent reliability. It offers the latest in technological innovation and style. However, the patterned-plastic and silver-colored surfaces look cheap — a problem magnified by competitors like the A4, which includes standard aluminum trim. And sometimes, that fun can arrive in the smallest packages. The analog clock in the dash looks rich, and the car's 10.
Frontal collision warning with automatic emergency braking, parking assistants, and a power liftgate can all be added as standalone options. That's just a bit off the pace of the C300 25. With its good legroom and foot space, the backseat is big enough to comfortably seat two adults. Colors and materials are in the usual Lexus palette of dark grays, muted silvers, and matte wood grains, and that helps it steer away from the garishness offered in some rival models if you don't watch out. Photographs of vehicles may have optional extra equipment pictured. Thanks very much for a pleasant experience! It is jumpy and requires attention.