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TheWeeklyDriver.com names Best 12 Vehicles of 2015

The 2015 Lexus ES 350 averaged 30.71 mpg in my first fill-up while is desert driving conditions.

For the ninth straight year, TheWeeklyDriver.com has selected its Best 12 Vehicles of the Year. Ford, Honda and Hyundai each have two vehicles on the 2015 list, which this year has expanded from the usual top-10 list to a dozen selections. As editor and publisher of the TheWeeklyDriver.com since 2004, I fully reviewed 38 cars …

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2015 Lexus ES 350: Perfect sedan for a 2,000-mile desert trek

The 2015 Lexus ES 350 is comfortable for four adults and the trunk is spacious.

What car enthusiast wouldn’t welcome the opportunity to drive across three sates, including long stretches in the desert, on wide, high-speed roads? And considering super cars to classics, what would be an ideal car to drive just under 700 miles from Sacramento, California to Logan, Utah? And after eight days in Utah, how satisfying would …

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Driving the Tour of Utah in a 2015 Lexus ES 350, #1

The 2015 Lexus ES 350 is upscale equivalent of the Toyota Avalon.

Driving from Sacramento, California to Logan, Utah is doable in one day. It’s about a 685-mile trek and takes 12 hours with stops. I opted for the two-day version, and one reason was because of my ride, a 2015 Lexus ES 350. A logical approach to attend the Tour of Utah bike race was a …

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Driving the Tour of California in a Lexus SUV #3

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With two days remaining in the nine-day Amgen Tour of California bicycle race, I stopped for my third refuel of the trip. The 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport had taken me from Sacramento to Santa Clarita, and the new luxury sport utility had done well for itself. The weather in the previous week included …

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