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Pros: dual memory seat controls for my wife and myself
Cons: no third row seating.....but that feature is coming in an ex model late 2002 model year
Advice: the correct financing makes all of the differenceStylish enough for the wife....performance equipted for me.........and a dvd entertainment system to keep my boy happy. Who could want more?
Pros: Great acceleration and excellent handling, especially in snow
Cons: Leather seats are a little stiff
Advice: Go with the ES V6-4WD. There is a lot of value for not much more $ in the top of the line model.I've had the ES-4WD for about 3 months now after about a 4 month wait. It was worth the wait. The V6 Tribute has great acceleration with car-like handling. Handling in the snow is exceptional. During a recent snowstorm several cars and SUVs were spun-off on the side of the road. The 4WD Tribute had no problem working through the otherwise slippery stuff. The ABS kicked in a few times to help slow the vehicle down effectively. The ES is very luxurious with a lot of nice features in the luxury package. The leather seats are a little stiff though. They shortened the gear shift on the 2002 models so it is less of a problem. The seat/cargo configuration is convenient and flexible. In summary, great vehicle...great value...great choice. No buyer's remorse here.
Pros: V6 engine
Cons: Gas milage is terrible
Advice: Look into Camry and Accord before buying if you like these cars as well.Test drive different models before buying.
Pros: Look, feel, value, and re-sale value.
Cons: blind spot
Advice: Do research and shopping online. I hate dealing with lying salesmen!Great! Loved the look and feel. Only negative: A design flaw in the Accord since this design introduced (1998-2002) which is it's huge rear blind-spot on both sides. Talked with other owners and all agree. Just be a little extra careful when getting over and you'll get used to it.
Pros: Performance & handaling
Cons: No in dash cd
Advice: Buy,BUY,buy,BUYMy last car was a Z28 6 speed & I was concerned about the loss of performance going from 280 HP to 230 HP automatic. Little did I know. 'This car blows you away' It not only out accelerates the Z but the handling is like night & day. I would recommend this car to anyone i bought the car loaded, sports package, weather package, nav system ecc & its worth every $. As for the A4,3-series, & Mercedes, you have no choice - EAT MY DUST!!!
Pros: Side compartments
Cons: No running boards.
Advice: Drive it, you will love it, then buy it.Drives very solid. More like a Tahoe than a Silverado. Enough power to get you where you need to go, and extremly comfortable.
Pros: Smooth operating convertible top - it's a Lexus.
Cons: My wife doesn't let me drive it often enough.
Advice: Go for it - you'll never regret it.Outstanding vehicle. We have owned M- B, Audi, other Lexus and other quality cars; this one clearly is the best.