Close Up of 2020 Lexus GS F Paddle Shifter

Step-By-Step Instructions To Use Lexus Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters

How To Use the Paddle Shifters in Your Lexus 

Do you love the performance and feel of a manual transmission and the convenience of an automatic? Lexus models like the 2020 Lexus ES and the performance-tuned 2020 Lexus RC are equipped with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and a manual shift mode that will upgrade your drive. Learn how to use the paddle shifters in your Lexus with this quick step-by-step guide created by Earnhardt Lexus. Visit the Earnhardt Lexus inventory today to find a model equipped with paddle shifters! 


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How-To Guide to Lexus Paddle Shifters 

  1. Depress the Brake Pedal and Start Your Lexus 
  2. Shift Your Lexus Into Drive 
  3. Slide the Gear Selector to the Left for Manual Mode 
  4. Pull the Right/+ Paddle Toward You to Upshift 
  5. Pull the Left/- Paddle Toward You to Downshift 
  6. Selected Gears Are Displayed on the Multi-Information Display 
  7. Shift the Gear Selector to the Right for Automatic Mode