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My seventh Lexus and the best so far!
Great car. No issues over 6 years of ownership, only basic maintenance. Great performance.
I just LOVE this car!
Pros: Very smooth rideI bought this car in 2009, as a Lexus Certified Pre-owned Vehicle. Other than routine maintenance, I've only had to have a few fairly minor items replaced, which were covered by the CPO warranty. Otherwise, I think that the car is GREAT!
Pros: Audio screens with nav.
Cons: Nav. voice recognitionQuite, solid, smooth, responsive steering and engine. Cabin is comfortable and well appointed. Lot's of standard features that you could only get in a package on another car. On the highway it truly drives itself.
Great car, not so great transmission
Cons: TransmissionI really love this car, but replacing a transmission at 80000 miles is unacceptable in a vehicle in this price range.
Great Hybrid drive!!
Pros: The hybrid drive.
Cons: The ride and the visibility.I love the hybrid drive. I average 32.4 over 6500 mi. On one trip averaged 39.4 for 424 mi. But the interior is cramped and it has a lot of blind spots. The ride is overly harsh for a Lexus in this price range.
My new car
Pros: Hard top convertible
Cons: no truck space when the top is downI just purchased a new 2010 Lexus 250- IS C and it is not only the prettiest car I've ever had; it rides and drives like a dream. It is very comfortable, smooth riding, quiet to the ends and pretty riding down the road. I also enjoy the special attention given when I go back to the local dealership when I need work or a simple car wash.