2009 Lexus GS 350

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18 CITY / 25 HWY
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  • Name 4dr Sdn Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 45000.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
  • Name 4dr Sdn Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 46950.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Regency leather seat trim
  • 10-way pwr heated front bucket seats -inc: lumbar support, 3-position memory, adjustable headrests
  • Rear seat -inc: trunk pass-through, fold-down center armrest, adjustable headrests
  • Cut pile carpeting
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Aluminum alloy scuff plates
  • Wood & leather-trimmed pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/audio controls -inc: multi-info display controls, auto tilt-away
  • 3-pod analog instrument cluster -inc: electrochromatic device (ECD) variable transparency glass feature
  • 7" multi-info touch-screen
  • Digital odometer w/twin trip meters
  • Digital quartz clock
  • Drop-down controls located left of steering wheel -inc: exterior mirrors, meter brightness, odometer reset, trip meter reset, headlamp washer, rear sunshade, park assist, AFS off, interior lamp
  • Pwr windows -inc: 1-touch up/down, jam protection
  • Retained accessory pwr
  • Pwr door locks -inc: anti-lockout feature, driver door 2-turn unlock
  • SmartAccess keyless entry -inc: 2-stage unlock, trunk open, panic feature, rolling code technology, remote window down, volume-adjustable confirmation tone
  • Cruise control
  • Pwr trunk & fuel door release w/valet trunk lockout
  • Pwr trunk closer
  • Alarm system
  • Theft-deterrent system w/engine immobilizer
  • Dual-zone auto climate controls -inc: LCD controls, temp display, smog sensor, auto recirculation, micro dust filter, pollen filter
  • Rear A/C vents on back of center console
  • Rear window defogger w/auto-off timer
  • Auxiliary pwr outlet
  • Wood trim
  • Door trim -inc: integrated armrests, folding front storage pockets
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror -inc: compass, HomeLink programmable garage door opener
  • Dual visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Dual front/rear assist grips
  • Illuminated entry -inc: puddle lamps, interior lights, engine start button ring
  • Front/rear reading lamps
  • Wood & leather-trimmed shift knob
  • Front seatback pockets
  • Integrated retractable coat hooks
  • Fully carpeted trunk w/integrated cargo net hooks
  • 17" x 7.5" aluminum alloy wheels
  • P225/50WR17 summer tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Pwr moonroof -inc: 1-touch open/close, sliding sunshade
  • 1-piece front/rear color-keyed bumpers
  • Chrome surround on grille
  • HID headlamps -inc: auto-on/off, delay
  • Integrated fog lamps
  • LED rear combination lights
  • Color-keyed electrochromic pwr heated mirrors w/memory -inc: pwr-folding, reverse tilt-down, puddle lamps, turn signals
  • Water repellant front door glass
  • UV & infrared reducing tinted window glass
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist cycle
  • P225/50R17 all-season run-flat tires
  • 3.5L DOHC 24-valve DI V6 engine -inc: dual continuously variable valve timing w/intelligence (VVT-i)
  • Acoustic control induction system (ACIS)
  • Electronic throttle control system w/intelligence (ETCS-i)
  • Computer controlled ignition system
  • Electronic spark advance (ESA)
  • Push button engine start
  • Fluid filled engine mounts
  • 6-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission -inc: intelligence (ECT-i), OD, sequential-shift, pwr mode, normal mode, snow mode
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Double wishbone front suspension -inc: high-mount upper arms, coil springs
  • Multi-link rear suspension -inc: high-mount upper arms, coil springs
  • Front/rear gas-filled shock absorbers
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Electronic pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel anti-lock vented disc brakes
  • Dual exhaust w/stainless steel tips
  • All wheel drive
    • Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) w/brake assist (BA)
    • Vehicle stability control system (VSC) w/cutoff function
    • Front/rear energy managing crumple zones
    • Daytime running lights
    • Dual front airbags -inc: occupant-detecting front passenger airbag cutoff
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags
    • Dual front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
    • Dual front knee airbags
    • Force-limiting seat belts for all outboard seating positions w/pretensioners
    • 3-point belts for all seating positions w/height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors
    • Emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all seating positions
    • Automatic locking retractor (ALR) for front/rear passenger seats
    • Child restraint seat (CRS) w/top tether anchor brackets, safety locks
    • Direct tire pressure monitoring system
    • Impact-dissipating upper interior trim
    • Brake pedal regression prevention mechanism
    • AM/FM stereo -inc: MP3 player, auto-reverse cassette, in-dash 6-disc CD changer, 134-watt amplifier, (10) speakers, cassette scan feature, digital signal processing, automatic sound levelizer (ASL), theft-deterrent design, electronic crossover network, auxiliary audio input
    • Shark fin satellite antenna
    • Rear glass-imprinted FM diversity antenna
    • Bluetooth wireless telephone technology

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