Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. We liked the quiet interior, excellent fit and finish and the smooth, quiet powertrain. No, gas is not great in the city, but not bad on he highway for a V8, I've gotten 23 mpg numerous times. Would not recommend Lexus base on above comments from a service manager and adviser. The interior is plush and opulant with leather and wood.
I recommend the sport package. However, removing it increases cargo volume from 13. User Reviews: Showing 1 through 10 of 480. The third row is a bit cramped but we don't use it anyhow, it's just us. The signature grille leads the way for the tall body and narrow greenhouse look. Intended for off-road travel, the Downhill Assist Control, as described by Cars. Squeaky brakes when car had 20,000 mi.
Auto tilt mirrors when backing up are great. Hopefully with proper maintenance and care my truck lasts me for another few years. Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. We purchased a 2008 with 68,000 and the car was clean inside out. But agility and handling are not its forte and the ride is unsettled. It was perfect for what I was looking for. I took it to Lexus for an inspection and other than a few minor things the vehicle is in great condition.
Makes the interior much more attractive. The track is also substantially wider, by 2. Should the buyer opt for the navigation system, a substantial upgrade to the stereo system is included. They were not firmly secured. The ride is very smooth and very quiet.
Can you imagine spending premium dollars and was told they naturally squeak? Unlike the Acura, this is a body-on-frame design; that crowds the interior noticeably it's also 2. The leather upholstery is rich, the instrumentation lights up with electroluminescent lushness, and the wood veneers look expensive. In addition, this particular Lexus had the ability to venture farther off-road than most of its owners would ever have the desire, or courage, to take it. We're not talking about Pintos here. Originally, there was a single trim level and its 4. These trucks are often referred to as out of date dinosaurs, and are compared to their unibody competitors who may outperform in terms of drivability and road manners; but this truck is built for towing, adverse driving conditions, and off-road capabilities while maintaining superior daily driver comfort for the whole family. Tax, tags, title, administration fees, and license fees are not included in price or payment.
Flood-lit running boards are standard equipment; after the demonstration runs, we noticed several of them had been bent by rocks, and one plastic overfender had been torn. Moreover, it has a live axle in back, unlike the Mountaineer's frame construction, which means that the necessarily high floor for axle clearance eats seriously into footroom. Interestingly, some of the Lexus gilding raises the center of gravity, at least marginally. Just found out that you can't get a Verizon phone to work with the system. Other '07 changes included the addition of an auxiliary audio jack and a larger screen for the rear-seat entertainment system. As far as the complaints about 3rd row space I've found that as long as you have kids riding in the back there is ample room for them. Multiple dealer services not solved.
Today, almost everyone rides the brake, which is not conducive to long brake life. The Sat-Nav unit is not the best I've ever seen, and is a bit antiquated by even 2008 standards. We liked the quiet interior, excellent fit and finish and the smooth, quiet powertrain. Not so great features include: limited 3rd row seating space and comfort, high but rare repair costs, fuel efficiency, styling face it, it's ugly front most angles , and rear door. The system was unstoppable on the steep and slippery slopes Lexus had marked off for evaluation just outside Park City, Utah.
Furthermore, this source says that the 2008 Lexus requires premium-grade gasoline. There's even a jack for plugging in the Game Boy when you step up to the theater option. The replacement water pump was not installed correctly and leaked. They also informed me that they have a 3 month warranty and could refer me to a different company when that warranty ran out. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Most comments regarding this 2008 Lexus were neutral and descriptive: Cars.