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Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 06-12-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By markrivers
Please put as little down as possible with your...

Please put as little down as possible with your lease.
If something happens as you drive that shiny new RX out the dealer lot, you can kiss that down payment good bye
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 12-28-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,284
Posted By markrivers
consider the trunk space too, there's a reason...

consider the trunk space too, there's a reason why the ML on a GS/LS sounds better than the ML on an RX/GX.
then there's the source. it has to be a CD to fully evaluate the system.
listening to...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-23-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,549
Posted By markrivers
a lot of people who buy the LC/LX , FJ cruiser...

a lot of people who buy the LC/LX , FJ cruiser and even the 4Runner don't really use them the way they were designed to be use.
sometimes the only off roading these vehicles see is the grass on...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-21-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By markrivers
I am surprised the " your " dealership, don't...

I am surprised the " your " dealership, don't have LX as demo/loaners.
maybe it's one of the perks fro living in California.
there are at least 8 Lexus dealerships within a 50 mile radius in my...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-21-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By markrivers
Dude works in Vegas, so probably a Chipmunk/ male...

Dude works in Vegas, so probably a Chipmunk/ male stripper LOL!
the pay is good though, minus the six figure student loan
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 12-15-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By markrivers
Did you trade any vehicle for it? if you're...

Did you trade any vehicle for it?
if you're not buying it in the end, then that's a good deal
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-09-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,041
Posted By markrivers
Land Rover/ Range Rover is on the opposite end of...

Land Rover/ Range Rover is on the opposite end of the spectrum when it comes to reliability. with Toyota/Lexus on the "reliable side"
Even if, it is under warranty, who wants to sit at a service bay...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-09-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By markrivers
T4Fun has a valid point. when it comes to being...

T4Fun has a valid point.
when it comes to being the "receiving end" of a rear end collision,
you are safer with a truck, pick up truck or an SUV vs a sedan.


there was a similar scenario where...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-08-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By markrivers
(+) on the minivan suggestion. Go with a Toyota...

(+) on the minivan suggestion.
Go with a Toyota Sienna or a Honda Odyssey.


alternative is the Honda Pilot.
then the Toyota Highlander.

the RX has actually more cargo space than a GX (...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 12-08-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By markrivers
this is an example of, if it ain't broke, don't...

this is an example of, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
the regular intermittent wipers is so much better.
the difference is night and day, and it's a SAFETY issue.
who wants to put their lives on...
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 12-02-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By markrivers
The ML on the RX/GX is not that great either. I...

The ML on the RX/GX is not that great either.
I did a comparison before, and a JBL set up on a Toyota sounds better.


the problem is the placement of the speakers at the back and the huge trunk...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-02-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By markrivers
when you come in for service, ask for a loaner...

when you come in for service, ask for a loaner (LX)
that's how I do it with my purchases,
my sales guy/manager already know it,
so when I asked for it, they joke around about getting the docs...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 12-02-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By markrivers
we used to have a 2011 Toyota Prius hatchback,...

we used to have a 2011 Toyota Prius hatchback, and had 135,200 miles on it when we sold it.
regular synthetic oil change ( every 10,000), tires were replaced, cabin filters that's it.
we used to...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-01-15, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By markrivers
is this news to you? im surprised you bought...

is this news to you?
im surprised you bought the car without the necessary research.
as you can see on the cars I own ( plus a Tesla model S)
I am very aware of the limitation of my Land Cruiser....
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 12-01-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By markrivers
we need an " in between" car for city driving,...

we need an " in between" car for city driving, which is also capable of doing long highway drives.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 12-01-15, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By markrivers
the stiffness on the ride for an F sport is...

the stiffness on the ride for an F sport is noticeable.
it was a deal breaker, that why we went with a regular RX350
the 450h rides close to a 350, better actually with the added weight of the...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-01-15, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By markrivers
^ is anyone in your family/ passenger...

^ is anyone in your family/ passenger experiencing the same symptoms?
that's important, there maybe a spilled chemical somewhere in the trunk or under neath the seat.


We had a patient who...
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 12-01-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,477
Posted By markrivers
Congratulations on your purchase!

Congratulations on your purchase!
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 12-01-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By markrivers
nothing can get close to a CD sound quality. if...

nothing can get close to a CD sound quality.
if you can get an FM broadcast in HD, that's far better than your Sirius/XM broadcast.


the ML package is a above average, but not great.
I...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 12-01-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,214
Posted By markrivers
test drive both, then make the decision. ...

test drive both, then make the decision.


we had the same question a few years back F sport vs regular.
my wife went with the regular RX 350 simply for the ride. ( softer)


I don't agree...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 12-01-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,442
Posted By markrivers
can we move on to the next question regular tap...

can we move on to the next question regular tap water vs Evian to wash your car?
using the same argument, anyone who can afford a $55,000 RX have money to buy bottled water.. right? LOL!


bottom...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 11-30-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,952
Posted By markrivers
+1 on this. we have a rear entertainment system...

+1 on this.
we have a rear entertainment system before.
we got tired of buying DVDs and decided to simply use the ipad, and stream Disney junior for our 2 yr old.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 11-16-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By markrivers
same here. I hate the rain sensing wipers on my...

same here.
I hate the rain sensing wipers on my Land Cruiser.
I'm sure it's the same on machinery on the RX.
it's so unpredictable.. so I end up using the next ( continuous mode) option
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 11-13-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,713
Posted By markrivers
^ main consideration why we went with the LC vs...

^ main consideration why we went with the LC vs the LX.
another thing is the 18 in rims on the LC, which is better suited if you really do off road.
the thicker sidewalls etc.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 11-13-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By markrivers
Congratulations! I traded a 100% electric car...

Congratulations!
I traded a 100% electric car for the LanD Cruiser, so I know where you're coming from in terms of saving money on the pump.


Enjoy your new ride.
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