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Old 03-31-13, 10:51 AM   #31
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Considering its not a MMC, what or how much would Lexus change or add?
I doubt they would change anything. 2015 model year maybe a feature or two, or revise the colors and wheel options. Most brands save all the goodies for the "refresh".
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Old 03-31-13, 12:51 PM   #32
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I'll wait for a few more replies and then start a poll based on the suggestions here.
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Old 03-31-13, 02:54 PM   #33
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Default Its all about electronics!

I really enjoy my Lexus ES300h but have been disappointed with the way the nav/electronics display is not customizable and is clunky and modal to use. People don't use computers this way any longer. We're in 2013!

- ability to select several screens that are most used (like energy monitor) and toggle between them in one click instead of the home menu with several layers of stuff that may almost never be used

-ability to reorganize and create a custom screen layout that matches the way one thinks and uses these features

-there is no reason the clock couldn't be automatically set from the GPS signal since GPS uses an atomic clock signal for positioning

-Ability to puit station name or other short text on Sat Radio stations instead of just channel numbers

-ability to delete a preset station and have remaining stations fill the empty slot vs. having to reprogram another station in its place

-as others have said, restore sunglass holder

-find somewhere to store the huge user guides that won't take up the glove compartment- maybe a bracket on the trunk wall or trunk lid or under the rear seat?

Overall a great car but it needs a bit of refinement in human interface and usage.
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Old 03-31-13, 04:20 PM   #34
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-there is no reason the clock couldn't be automatically set from the GPS signal since GPS uses an atomic clock signal for positioning
Totally agree with this. It shouldn't be difficult to implement, either.

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Old 03-31-13, 05:39 PM   #35
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Totally agree with this. It shouldn't be difficult to implement, either.

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"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."
LOL

If everyone had this philosophy, the internet would be a boring place.
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Old 03-31-13, 06:42 PM   #37
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Regarding the user guides, I went to the Lexus Drivers web site and downloaded all the PDF's to all my wireless devices.

Stored in Dropbox too.

My user guide that came with the car is now stored away in an office drawer.

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Old 03-31-13, 08:41 PM   #38
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Regarding the user guides, I went to the Lexus Drivers web site and downloaded all the PDF's to all my wireless devices.

Stored in Dropbox too.

My user guide that came with the car is now stored away in an office drawer.

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Unless you found something that I didn't, there's no Index or Contents. So, trying to find a solution to a problem is pretty much a lost cause. For instance, if you find the need to jack the car. Where's the jack points and procedures page. (Without looking at the Manual, which is in an office drawer)?
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I pull out my iPhone, go to the emergency section and read page 789.

Not really hard to find at all if you're the least bit tech savvy.

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I higher quality subwoofer for the ML system would be nice.
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I pull out my iPhone, go to the emergency section and read page 789.
Not really hard to find at all if you're the least bit tech savvy.
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Did you download each section individually or were you able to find a PDF of the entire manual in one?
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Unlike my other cars that were available in one file, I chose to download a handful of the Lexus ones I deemed important.

Would have been nice to get one file, but that's the way it is.

No, I'm not going to threaten a class action suit over this.

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Perhaps they could make the user manual accessible via the GPS/NAV screen.
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missing sun glass holder and should improve Lexus premium sound system...they say they have 8 speakers but the sound quality is not that good....even 2012 Camry has better sound than 2013 ES350
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That is a fantastic idea! I don't like the analog clock so an option for a digital on would be great - keeps everyone happy or a choice when you purchase.
Amazon- $7.00

Works for me.

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