A silver 2021 Lexus NX 300 parked at night with trees in the background
Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is the 2021 Lexus NX?

What are you really paying for when you splurge on a luxury car? Some prioritize style and comfort. But peace of mind should be at the top of your list. Does the 2021 Lexus NX pass the safety test? You’d think safety would be a guarantee with all the fancy tech inside new vehicles – …

2020 Lexus GX 460 with city scape in the background
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Lexus GX 460 Holds True to its Paradigm

The 2021 Lexus GX 460 has a rugged history. It’s reputed for its reliability and rugged off-road capability. However, this Lexus SUV still offers premium appointments with its luxury interior. After testing this body-on-frame luxury SUV option, I have to say it holds true to its paradigm. That it’s a luxury vehicle that brings a …

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Trucks & SUVs

Most Reliable 2021 Large Luxury SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Looking through the vast amount of 2021 large luxury SUVs available can be quite daunting. Additionally, the most expensive SUVs aren’t necessarily the most reliable. To simplify your search, we’ve compiled a list of the most reliable large luxury SUVs tested by Consumer Reports. Before diving into this list, it is worth noting that Consumer …

A white 2021 Lexus GX full-size SUV drives through the snow
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Lexus GX 460 Is a Dynamic Dinosaur

The 2021 Lexus GX 460 may not be a dinosaur in the same way as the Ford F-150 Raptor or the Ram 1500 TRX, but it is a dinosaur nonetheless. While it’s certainly plush and comfortable, this Lexus model feels a little dated and lacking in ultra-modern tech-rich features. But for the right families who …

The all-black 2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series parked on pavement in front of mountains
Sedans & Coupes

Blacked-Out 2021 Lexus Comes Covered in Carbon Fiber

The Lexus LC 500 is a perfect cross between a smooth-riding luxury cruiser and a ferocious sports car. It boasts a powerful engine and well-balanced chassis, plus one of the best interiors in its segment. For 2021, the Lexus LC 500 gets even more racing control enhancements and Android Auto. Of course, the LC 500 …

A 2021 Lexus RX with Black Line trim drives down a coastal road

The Most Reliable 2021 Luxury Midsize SUVs

Luxury midsize SUVs are ideal if you want an extra powerful and pampering ride. There are many options in this segment that boast superior amenities. But which luxury midsize SUVs are the most reliable?  Unsurprisingly, the most reliable midsize luxury SUVs belong to Lexus Lexus continues to be the most reliable luxury car brand for 2021, as Consumer …

The Lexus UX is the brand's entry-level luxury SUV.

The Lexus UX Shade Is Unnecessary

Lexus continues to be the most reliable luxury car brand. So if you want an upscale and easygoing car ownership experience, Lexus is the one to go with. In particular, the 2021  Lexus UX is an attractive choice for an entry-level car, despite some shady reviews. The Lexus UX is built for comfort  Like most of its siblings, the …

2021 Nissan Murano parked in front of an affluent home

Can the Nissan Murano Really Measure Up to the Lexus RX?

The differences between mainstream vehicles and luxury ones have been shrinking for a while. Sometimes the comparisons between classes are justifiable; other times, they aren’t. Take the Nissan Murano, for example. People constantly measure the Murano against the Lexus RX. How does this Nissan stack up against Lexus’ most popular model? The 2021 Nissan Murano and the …

A silver 2021 Lexus NX parked on rugged terrain

The Most Reliable 2021 Luxury Compact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

There are plenty of compact SUVs for you to cross-shop. But if you want a more refined experience, it’s worth splurging on a luxury model. The best luxury compact SUVs are elegant, dynamic, and plush. But if you want an exceptionally reliable one, there aren’t as many options. Consumer Reports surveyed the latest small luxury SUVs, and the org …

a gray 2020 Mazda CX-9 SUV driving on a gravel road in the countryside

The Mazda CX-9 Can Be as Luxurious as the Lexus RX

The Lexus RX boasts exceptional style and comfort. Even so, a few things might make you reevaluate its premium price tag. Going for the RX’s mainstream counterpart, the Toyota Highlander, is an obvious choice to save money. Though, you’ll see that the ‘under the radar’  Mazda CX-9 is a compelling alternative to the RX also.  Where the 2021 Lexus RX shines …

A white 2021 Lexus RX 450h on a city street
Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Luxury Cars With the Lowest Maintenance Costs

Everyone loves looking at luxury vehicles, but not everyone can afford the high sticker price. If you’re car shopping and are considering buying a luxury vehicle, remember to account for its yearly costs. Even relatively affordable luxury models are made with more expensive materials, meaning dealers charge a premium when the car needs service. Still, …

A silver 2021 Toyota Highlander parked between two trees

Is the Toyota Highlander a Budget Lexus RX?

The Lexus RX is one of the best-selling midsize SUVs, thanks to its peaceful driving experience. But as a luxury model, the RX isn’t among the most affordable midsize SUVs you can buy. Say you wanted this Lexus’ offerings at a discount. Could you consider the Toyota Highlander as a budget RX?  Driving the 2021 Lexus RX vs. the …

A bright blue Lexus ES 350 in drive mode.

The 2019 Lexus ES Is the Used Luxury Car You Shouldn’t Ignore

The 2019 Lexus ES is a luxury car that makes a lot of sense. When it was new, critics raved about the ES for its creamy-smooth ride quality and relatively lower ownership costs. These qualities make it an excellent used car too. Could this luxury car be the one for you? 2019 Lexus ES performance specs Lexus completely redesigned …

2020 Lexus GS F is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Sedans & Coupes

The 2020 Lexus GS Is Breathing Its Last Reliable Breath

Oh, here we go again! You can always trust the suits at accounting to be party poopers. Going by experience, any car enthusiast would have been thrilled when they heard the launch announcement of the 2020 Lexus GS. It did not disappoint as it came with the signature Lexus GS perks: a vast array of luxury features …

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Trucks & SUVs

2 Lincoln SUVs Beat the 2020 Lexus RX

In terms of quality, J.D. Power ranks SUVs based on the results of a consumer survey. Vehicles with the fewest problems per 100 are rated the highest. According to the study for the 2020 model year, two Lincoln SUVs beat the 2020 Lexus RX. The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus and the 2020 Lincoln Navigator made it …

A red Lexus NX on the track.

Skip the Infiniti QX50 and Get the Lexus NX Instead

For a small SUV with everyday opulence, you might be interested in the Infiniti QX50. Critics recognize the QX50 for its smoothness and pampering cabin. But even with these qualities, there are few reasons why you might want to get the Lexus NX  instead.  The 2021 Lexus NX is more refined than the 2021 Infiniti QX50 The QX50 leaves …

A photo of the Toyota Tundra outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

Could the 2022 Toyota Tundra Get a Hybrid Engine from Lexus?

The current-generation Toyota Tundra has been with us since 2007. Despite having a widely-loved and reliable engine, it’s falling behind some of the electrified competition. The arrival of the Hybrid Ford F-150 certainly puts some pressure by offering tons of power with great efficiency. Thankfully, it seems there is a chance the all-new Tundra could …

A blue 2020 Lexus IS sedan sits in front of two gray buildings.
Sedans & Coupes

Should You Buy a Lexus IS or a Mercedes-Benz CLA?

Competition in the luxury sedan segment is growing increasingly tighter. If you’re in the market for a new car, it can make choosing one a difficult task. And neck-and-neck are the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA and Lexus IS.  If you’re torn between these two compact luxury cars, check out our breakdown of their pros and cons. …

A white 2021 Lexus GX full-size SUV drives through the snow
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Lexus GX Is Actually Losing an Important Feature for Kids

SUVs are great family-friendly vehicles that can make a difference on long trips, especially for families with small kids. With rear-entertainment systems topping the list of amenities families look for in an SUV, it’s surprising when you find one that doesn’t include this feature. For example, the Kia Telluride is a popular three-row SUV that …

Lexus RX 450h luxury hybrid SUV on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020 in Brussels
Crossover & Midsize

The Standard 2021 Lexus RX Is Safer Than Ever

When it comes to driving a luxury SUV, Lexus has been the industry standard to aspire to for many years. The 2021 models are no exception, offering consumers spectacular value with more standard features and upgraded safety enhancements. One model stands out – the Lexus RX. Lexus offers five SUV and crossover variants. The UX …

Lexus UX 250h compact crossover hybrid SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Lexus UX Is the Safest Standard Version of the SUV Ever

Despite the popularity of luxury cars, some models aren’t actually the best value for the price. Lexus’s vehicles were already more affordable than their rivals but now have several new standard safety features. Even newer models, like the Lexus UX, got some much-needed upgrades. The Lexus UX, the automaker’s debut subcompact SUV, has already proven …

2020 Lexus NX 300 is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Expect Even More Safety in the 2021 Lexus NX

The days of driving with just seat belts are gone. Now the focus is on safety, and the vehicle with the most features often comes out on top with both critics and consumers. Lexus seems to be taking this new trend seriously and has added some coveted new safety features to the 2021 Lexus NX, …

A red Lexus NX on the track.

It’s Clear Who Should Get the Lexus NX and Who Should Get the Acura RDX

If you’re shopping for a small luxury SUV that’s still relatively affordable, you’ll probably get stuck between the Lexus NX and the Acura RDX. These SUVs stand out in the class for their curvaceous style and dependability. Deciding between the NX and the RDX may seem challenging initially, but it’s pretty clear on the type of driver each …