It's possible to lock the center differential in high range or low range, or leave it open in either range. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-255-3987 -. The system uses a Torsen limited-slip center differential to normally send 40 percent of power to the front wheels, but it can direct more to the wheels with better grip as needed. Although it's not a very fuel-efficient vehicle, and no one expects it to be, it is at least powerful enough to go anywhere a reasonable person would want to take it. Regular commuters and vacationers haven't been overlooked in the innovations.
Cameras are located inside the grille and side view mirrors, and the radar antenna is located behind the Lexus emblem in the front grille. The running boards are fitted closer to the body to provide a more integrated appearance. The Comfort setting was perfect for everyday driving while still providing a stable ride. A Pre-Collision System option is claimed as another first in this class, as are active front head restraints and 10 airbags. At higher speeds, the six-speed offers a double overdrive combination, with a sixth-gear ratio of just 0. The four-wheel-drive system has four modes, actuated by a toggle switch on the center console.
Distinctive character lines in the hood convey a feeling of power. Semi-Analine leather is used on the seats and trim, a grade that has the benefit of consistent color characteristics. Both the engine and transmission are controlled and linked by sophisticated electronic management systems that help ensure optimal performance and fuel economy, with minimal emissions at all times. Nent wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State California cause, cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm, pounds which are known to cause brain damage, l Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead lead com. A roll-sensing curtain airbag is designed to protect all three rows, and the second-row passengers also have separate seat-mounted side airbags.
It's hyper-quiet, comfortable, and capable all out of proportion to its buyers' needs, always ready to pirouette or plie on demand. The new V8 finally has enough punch to deal with towing and hilly terrain. The Wide-view Front and Side Monitor uses cameras in the front grille and under the passenger-side mirror to help the driver see unseen objects or obstacles, a benefit when parking or maneuvering in tight spaces. Third-row entry is made easier by use of a touch-and-tumble seat on the right side. Lexus build quality should assure long-term value. It uses the same heavy frame and stout powertrain as the Toyota Land Cruiser. The taller hood line, broad mirrors, pronounced wheel arches and wide stance combine to suggest a more muscular character.
Chrome accents on the dash are used judiciously. In the off-road environment, the Crawl Control feature made going up and down steep grades without having to touch the throttle or brakes as easy as setting cruise control. The design has also been adapted to provide ride smoothness, suppress road noise, and provide better overall comfort over rough roads. The styling is complemented with features that include Adaptive Front Headlights, a power back door, puddle lamps, headlight washers and a front wiper de-icer. There's also an Active Height Control feature that can lower the body by about two inches for easier entry and exit or raise the vehicle by about three inches for off-roading.
It is the first Lexus to offer a wide-view front and side monitor system for hard-to-see areas, and incorporates the new Adaptive Radar Cruise Control and Pre-Collision System. In the event of a rear-end collision, the headrests automatically tilt forward to limit the chance of whiplash injuries. An impressive 90 percent of that peak torque is available from 2,200 rpm, which makes the engine especially useful for towing and hauling tasks. With a bigger, more powerful 5. N Allow inspection and repairs to be performed by Lexus dealer, l Lexus technicians are well-trained specialists and are kept up date with, l Keep a copy of the repair order, vehicle is under warranty, your Lexus dealer will promptly take care it.
A six-spoke 20-inch alloy wheel design creates a two-dimensional appearance that is sporty yet elegant. The front suspension can travel nine inches for tough off-road situations, and a variable gear ratio steering system has just 2. Several new suspension technologies help allow good on-road handling and off-road prowess--two aspects that are usually mutually exclusive. Certainly, the detail work on the leather, trim panels and dash area is in keeping with Lexus standards. The system also controls ride height quickly, lowering the chassis by an average of two inches for entry and exit and returning automatically to its normal height when the vehicle begins acceleration. With over 30 inches of headroom in all three rows, tall passengers can be transported without a complaint and hauling large objects is easy, as the power-sliding second row and semi-powered third row fold conveniently to give a total of 83 cubic feet of available cargo space. Front-seat occupants are protected by two-stage main airbags, two side airbags, and two knee airbags.
Up to eight people can be seated in three rows of seating, which has been redesigned for better versatility. The new six-speed transmission has a very low first gear, complementing the engine's torque with enhanced mechanical leverage. The large projector headlights are restyled to add a dose of sophistication to the beefy front end. Between the two are four smaller dials for fuel, coolant temperature, voltage, and oil pressure. In fact, it seems to have been optimized for such bushwacking, with innovations like Crawl Control think three-speed downhill-assist that also works uphill , Active Height Control which can tip-toe three inches above or kneel camel-like 2. Without cancelling the Crawl Control mode, the driver can reduce vehicle speed by braking, or alter the speed higher or lower by adjusting a speed selector switch.