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Old 01-19-19, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by eddie420 View Post
Pretty sure my 2015 does not have this option. Must be the 2016+.
Correct. It's fairly useless though, so you're not missing out on much.

The only real difference it allows is Normal mode for the engine/trans with the stiffer chassis settings.

Alternatively, you could leave it in Normal chassis settings with "Power" settings for the engine/transmission but technically isn't this what the regular "Sport S" mode does anyway?

Other manufacturers let you individually adjust steering effort, steering response, engine response, transmission response, suspension dampening, etc. but not Lexus. IMO, it's useless in the way they've designed it. I've used it once just to try it but otherwise stick with the 4 modes we get. You're seriously missing out on nothing.
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Old 02-11-19, 01:16 PM
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Wow you all are very conservative! I'm in S+ mode damn near 100% of the time! LOL
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Originally Posted by repugnante View Post
Wow you all are very conservative! I'm in S+ mode damn near 100% of the time! LOL
S+, but driving normally. Just like knowing the power is ther and I can zig if I need to. Standard is more like say what? And eco like donít bother me, Iím napping every time you ask the car to do something. Since Iíve seen about a 1mpg hit from eco to S+, I find the other modes useless. Averaging 24mpg tank after tank and 30 strictly highway in 100% S+.
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Old 02-11-19, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by repugnante View Post
Wow you all are very conservative! I'm in S+ mode damn near 100% of the time! LOL
Doesn't do much when you are sitting in traffic
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Old 02-12-19, 06:07 AM
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Doesn't do much when you are sitting in traffic
Nope. Cylinders go up and down the same. Power is just there when you need to make a quick move.
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Old 02-12-19, 06:11 AM
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Only use ECO on the parkway.

ECO 10%. NORMAL 50%. SPORT 40%
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Originally Posted by rj4510 View Post

Nope. Cylinders go up and down the same. Power is just there when you need to make a quick move.
Lol... too jumpy for me in stop-n-go in sport mode. Really got to feather the throttle.
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Old 02-12-19, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by rj4510 View Post

Nope. Cylinders go up and down the same. Power is just there when you need to make a quick move.
Not entirely true depending on model year. 2016+ can switch between Otto & Atkinson cycles. When in Eco mode & running under Atkinson, cylinders are faced with less resistance, resulting in less operating losses & greater fuel economy, even when you're just sitting at a light.
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Old 03-04-19, 07:21 PM
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90% Eco
10% S+
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