Tag Archives: Lexus

2014 Lexus ES 350: Seductive, smooth luxury sedan

The 2014 Lexus ES 350 is a strong player in the entry level luxury sedan segment.

There were many skeptics when Lexus introduced its auto line to America around 1990, but it was an instant success. In recent years, Lexus slipped in popularity as rival automakers introduced alluring entry level luxury sedans. But the carmaker is holding its own in the growing entry luxury market with its posh, decently priced 2014 ... Read More »

Lexus, Mazda shine in 2014 Best Family Car list

The 2014 Mazda6 is challenging longtime sedan leader Toyota Camry and Honda

A family car once meant a station wagon or a lackluster, underpowered box-like sedan. No more. For 2014, U.S. News & World Report has selected performance cars and family oriented cars that are perfectly capable for single drivers. The magazine (and its corresponding online edition) has selected the best vehicles for families in 19 categories, ... Read More »

2014 Lexus RX 450h: Ideal upscale family car

The 2014 Lexus RX 450h is an ideal luxury family vehicle.

Lexus is intelligently — and profitably — expanding its product line with vehicles such as its well-engineered 2014 RX 450h hybrid. The refined gas-electric crossover is well-developed, with good performance, sparkling fuel economy, carlike comfort and maneuverability and roominess. No wonder it’s among Lexus’s top-selling models. Code Embed: Cannot use JSCODE as a global code ... Read More »

Toyota facing $1 billion fine to end safety probe

Lexus, the high-end Toyota brand is at the center of a four-year safety probe.

Toyota could pay as much as $1 billion in a pending settlement with the Justice Department that wound end a four-year probe into accusations the carmaker made misleading statements about its safety problems. The issues relate to allegations of unintended acceleration in Toyota and its upscale brand Lexus in the late 2000s. In 2009, an ... Read More »