There's a larger fuel tank 19. Other than that, I thought it was a great car. The car get filthy easily because of poor design. Model year 2003 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2006 Engine and transmission 3. You have to tranny fluid because if you drive it after it starts smelling burnt you are asking for trouble.
I want to drive it for another 5-10 years into the ground. I replaced my transmission at 140k. The windows start to have issues, but that happens in most cars. Also in colder weather, it takes longer to shift from 2nd to 3rd,and more rpms, just the first time. If the price is right, buy it! It delivers a smooth on-road ride, fine handling, a quiet interior and a responsive V6 engine. One electric motor helps the engine drive the front wheels and another on the rear axle drives the rear wheels.
Performance is good all though the ride is not smooth. I am thinking about trading the car in after only three months ownership. I have asked for a refund and they offered to send me to their arbitration company! I would not hesitate to start out today on a long trip, no matter the weather conditions. Cadillac and Lincoln have mixed records. It has a few quirks tho. Believe that brakes wear too soon.
So stay away from 99-00, the 01-03 are better, but they still have had some go. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Slow, but not a big deal. It has tons of cargo room. The Acura especially was very low to the ground and I felt uncomfortable sometimes making certain left terns.
Comfort and Luxury with Lexus Pride in Ownership. This was the first luxury car we ever purchased and it has proven to be the best car for our family. Prior to purchase, I had been leasing a Honda Civic and before that an Acura Integra. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. Also, the sunroof is very nice, and all power equipment with leather seats is always a luxurious bonus.
It has leather bucket seats in front, a bench back seat and then a back cargo area. Friends who drive it cannot believe it is 10 years old with 250K plus miles on it. Power and Associates® is a registered trademark of J. There is a popping noise in the transmission audible to anyone in the car. Although the has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2008 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. Primary Use: Commuting to work Loved The Car But It Failed To Warn Of The Coolant Leak Which Ruined The Engine By whk109 Loved everything about it except the engine failure as I drove cross country.
Ask a Toyota or Lexus dealer to have other fluids like brake, differential, steering. Plenty of room and seating, nice sunroof. One day I had the sunroof open and was driving on a beautiful spring day. General Comments: Best car ever!!! I changed my tranny fluid at a Toyota dealer for only 140 bucks Yay!!! The main point on this is you have to drive the transmission 'nice' otherwise you will feel it slip and seem to miss in the lower gears as the automatic transmission clutches attempt to cycle to the next gear. Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J.
Primary Use: Family transportation Loved The Car But It Failed To Warn Of The Coolant Leak Which Ruined The Engine — Loved everything about it except the engine failure as I drove cross country. I could not re-start the car. The sound system is incredible! Lexus repaired at no cost my '08. Engine now rev's incredibly high after starting. In France last year in hot sunshine, absolutely brilliant, although that was when a 5 speed box would have been handy. Driven between the speeds of 60-70mph, the vehicle's transmission has a humming sound. It's still shifting and running well.