If all cars drove as poorly as mine
we'd all take public transportation.
The dealership, when they can be
bothered to return my calls, tells me
its normal for a Lexus to have an
extreme amount of vibration in the
steeringwheel, even on the smoothest
roads you can find in southern
That I can still trade it inon another
Quite trying to pretend your a luxury
car maker. I've driven Cavaliers that
had better road manners and same build
I am 6'6" tall though lean, so keep
this in mind when I make my comments.
First, the car is not a BMW, does not
have anywhere near the handling
(typical sloppy plowing turning
characteristics). Crummy Perrelli (sp?)
tires. Poor mileage. Quality issues too.
After 6 months I have been pleased with
the purchase. Ride quality is very
good, seats comfortable and supportive,
transmission smooth and easy to use in
the Sportshift mode. I like the
Ecsaine fabric because it warms up
quickly and keeps me from sliding in
the seat. The car is quiet, the sound
system very good and the 6 disc changer
in the dash is handy.
I average 22 to 23 mpg on premium fuel
in town driving). I have yet to
observe highway mileage.
The interior space is well designed for
hauling cargo when necessary. The car
remains tight and rattle free as I
approach 4k miles.
Sport shift feature, power passenger
seat, seat heaters, fold down rear
seats and passenger seat back. Analog
instruments in a unique dash layout.
Limited production numbers (I have yet
to see another car like mine in the