Along with the Mercedes-Benz 190E, the segment really arrived in 1982 with the launch of the much-heralded and often imitated, though never quite duplicated, E30… In observance of National Donut Day last week, we bring you this clip from Guinness World Records. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Dual front airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags, and front seat-mounted side airbags are standard. Your vehicle must use only unleaded gasoline, premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating 91 Research Octane, number or higher required for optimum engine performance, octane cannot be obtained, you may use unleaded gasoline with an octane. Lexus, however, looks to be on the verge of a product renaissance, in the vein of what happened to the brand mid-decade.
The door and center armrests felt short on padding. Both are equipped with the 2. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. For all other models, a Luxury Package, and navigation package add extra goodies. Knee airbags for the driver and passenger are also included. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737. Displays and controls are easy to see and use.
This number is stamped on the top left of the instrument panel, this number is also Certification Label, the engine number is stamped on the engine block shown, Research octane number 96 higher. Lexus has some catching up to do. The A4 and G have better cabins, and just about every competitor is roomier. The nose pushes a bit at first when barreling into sweeping curves, but the car settles on its rear nicely on the way out, proving nearly as drift-happy as a 3 Series or G37. The optional Mark Levinson stereo, however, is worth skipping. Lexus quotes a zero-to-60 time of 8.
Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and Lexus dealers will install new wiper arm nuts, free of charge. Factor in a host of premium comfort and convenience features like available heated-and-ventilated front seats; push-button start; an available Mark Levinson surround sound system; hard-drive navigation; and the Lexus Enform suite of concierge services. Options include heated and ventilated front seats, a power rear sunshade, a navigation system, the Mark Levinson audio system and a backup camera. Send Kelsey an Hide full review. Standard features include chest and knee airbags, plus seat-mounted side-impact airbags and two-row side curtain airbags in the sedan. Thanks to distinct suspension tuning, the convertible rides blessedly softer.
No matter our adjustments, the treble was crashy and distorted, and the bass was a muddled mess. When up, it tightly seals out the elements, while when down it tucks away under the rear deck. Remedy Toyota will notify the Toyota, Scion and Lexus owners. Refueling with higher octane unleaded gasoline, damage and should be corrected by refueling with higher octane unleaded, at minimum, the gasoline you use should meet specifications, fuel tank opening unleaded gasoline. All-wheel drive is available for the sedan version only.
A Homelink programmable garage door opener is standard, as is Bluetooth connectivity. Body styles: Sedan, convertible Engine: 2. An interim letter was mailed to owners on April 4, 2013. My only gripe involves , which was noticeable in both our cars. The compact sedan may undergo a redesign in 2013, so the sedan and convertible are mechanically and visually the same for 2012.
It pulls strongly, sounds muscular and can generally overtake slower traffic whenever your right foot desires. A few minor changes include two new paint options: Nebula Gray Pearl replaces Smoky Granite Mica, and Fire Agate Pearl replaces Glacier Frost Mica. Lexus offers the usual gamut of luxury options, from heated and ventilated front seats to a power rear sunshade. It does not, however, get there without a penalty. And damned it is; legroom is as miserable there as in the 3 Series sedan, and headroom is tenable only because the seat sits low to the floor. On automatic convertibles, a collision warning system comes with the optional. It reminded me of a Mercedes-Benz C240 — the cheapest six-cylinder Mercedes of its time, discontinued in 2006.
General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. However, rear and roof-strength ratings were just Acceptable — one rung down from Good. The nuts that fasten the wiper arms may be insufficiently torqued such that if the wiper arms are restricted by an external load, such as a buildup of heavy snow, one or both of the wipers may become inoperative. In fact, it's one of the few drop-tops in its class that can hold two adults in back, for short stints. Click for a full list of features. Most competing sedans offer one with their larger engines. The recall began on February 1, 2017.
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. The 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class ride decidedly better. It has a wide stance and a 107. The power-adjustable front seats are supportive and generally comfortable, and their long adjustment range should accommodate adults up to the low-6-foot range — backseat space be damned. It does not, however, get there without a penalty. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. The F Sport upgrade adds a sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch dark chrome wheels, F Sport upper and lower grille insert and F Sport seats.