I've brought it to the attention of the dealer and they could not replicate the problem. That is the usual way those sorts of test are done because of the expense of other types of testing. Tire rotation has not helped. I am very discouraged because Lexus has not acknowledged this is an issue, therefore there is no fix in the works yet. Luxury package with upgraded leather seats and Power Rear Sunshade. The drivetrain also merits high operational marks for responsiveness and the confident feeling that there's always plenty in reserve for freeway passing or emergency maneuvers. We are having a fairly good snow event right now.
Waste of time and gas money. I was able to reproduce the problem on cue and this convinced the Lexus tech rep that it was real. Combined with a well-sorted eight-speed automatic transmission, either model can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in around six seconds. I have no Idea what my dealer will do since the software update did not help? Those include the judicious application of brushed aluminum and polished wood inlays along the dash and doors, while the vehicle's seats are clad in supple perforated leather. Those seeking a more responsive drive should definitely consider the Sport Package, which not only returns a firmer ride but delivers better braking and handling.
The vibration I had was at parking lot speeds and up to perhaps 35mph. I did have the update. He claimed they hadn't done any work on it. I will post after talking to dealer tommorow. But other than that, Lexus does a great job of making these models similar from year to year so you don't have to re-learn the features, even from cars 10 years or older. Navigation With lexus Enform with destination assist. We noted an occasional bout of tire thump over rough pavement and slight wind whisper at freeway speeds, but overall cabin isolation is outstanding.
I have an appointment to drop the car off at dealer again this coming Wed. My car shudders, usually in the 35-40 mph range. Cold weather package, with windshield wiper deicer and enhanced interior heater, and higher capacity Battery. The L version is available with a Luxury Package that includes semi-aniline leather with Alcantara headliner. He is going to drive it for a while and give me his opinion. Our secure application is easy to complete, all you need are a few personal and employment details. He had a set of Dunlops on the 400 one time he had to have rebalanced once a month.
Sadly I still felt the vibration. Now it seems to be spreading out to a wider range 36-42 mph. Was that sensitivity speed range determined on a dynamometer or a wind tunnel? Let us know what you finaly come up with. Buyers may also choose additional niceties, such as power reclining rear seats with a massage function. They are very touchy and not smooth as you would expect.
That should give mine a pretty good workout. The mass on the antenna will do two things: it will affect the resonance and it will alter the air flow, in case it is wind induced oscillation. Rear passengers will find ample space, even in the short-wheelbase vehicle, though the additional 4. Testers have referred to this car as being numb and uninvolving. Exterior The side mirrors have integrated turn signals, and the standard 18-inch wheels have a 10-spoke design. Exterior The side mirrors have integrated turn signals, and the standard 18-inch wheels have a 10-spoke design.
Very annoying on a model like this. This car was sold new in July 2011 to another customer who returned it to the dealer on or about Jan 2012. The 460's smooth suspension will detect anything above 10lb. Predictably, the suspension is far better suited to long-distance cruising than to attacking twisty back roads. I just had my 5K service appointment yesterday. With a superb ratio spread, the transmission delivers both excellent performance and solid fuel economy. I would have the tires road-force balanced and see if that helps, if it doesn't I would replace the tires with Michelins and I'd bet money the issue will be gone.
I will let you know what happens after my call and visit! Both sizes are available with rear- or all-wheel drive. The dealer had me ride with the mechanic and I could feel a bit of a shutter vibration with the mechanic driving but was difficult to keep driving at a consistent speed. Was recentlly told by my local service advisor that they and Lexus are aware of the problem and a fix is being researched by Lexus engineers-but no date yet. The trunk can hold 18. Under these circumstances, the car shudders, or shimmies -- almost as if it is going over a slight washboard-shaped area of the road.