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The 2010 Lexus SC 430 is a luxury convertible with a power-retractable hardtop. It's provided in one well-equipped trim level.
Though expensive compared to the non-hybrid RX, the 2012 Lexus RX 450h provides on its promise of cool fuel efficiency, utility, performance and luxury. Lexus RX 450h SUV offers the following pros: Economical hybrid powertrain; smooth ride; premium and convenient interior; smart controls interface; top security scores.
The Lexus RX 330 is available in a single trim with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The traditional equipment list contains items such as power-adjustable front seatings, stability and traction control, second-row seatings that slide and recline, dual-zone automatic conditioning and a performance back hatch.
The 2007 Lexus LX 470 is a midsize luxury SUV. There's only one trim level and it comes comprehensively equipped with performance and heated front seatings, illuminated running boards, automatic conditioning, a Dvd-based navigator with an integrated back-up camera system, auto-dimming mirrors, a moonroof and virtually each other imaginable amenity.
The 2012 Lexus LS 600h L falls well short of expectations in terms of both fuel efficiency and performance. We recommend looking into newer luxury sedans instead, whether hybrid-powered or traditional. Lexus LS 600h L Sedan offers the following pros: Exquisite craftsmanship inside and out; supremely quiet and convenient cabin; super ultralow-emissions car (SULEV) rating.
The 2012 Lexus LFA is a technological tour de force that's capable of thrilling performance. But it will be interesting to see if it can successfully command such an equally exotic asking price tag. Lexus LFA Coupe offers the following pros: Ferocious and melodious V10; razor-sharp agility; hyper-accurate steering; exquisite cabin; highly customizable.
Much of the development of the new Lexus IS-F took place at Fuji Speedway and the Higashi-fuji Technical Center in Japan. The Lexus IS-F is based on the proven rear-wheel-drive Lexus IS, which is equipped with a double-wishbone front and multi-link back suspension. As well as the IS performs, Lexus developers demanded much more of the all-new Lexus IS-F. The result is a performance tuned 5.
The 2012 Lexus IS 350 scores points for appealing look-and-feel and unshakable reliability, but comes up short in practicality and driver engagement. Lexus IS 350 Sedan offers the following pros: Smooth, comprehensive V6; convenient ride; top-notch dashboard class. Lexus IS 350 Sedan drawbacks are: Small backseat; mediocre headroom; not as sporty as it looks.
Can't match the BMW 3 Series, but its mix of price tag, performance and luxury features make the Lexus IS 300 a very intriguing sport sedan or wagon. Lexus IS 300 Sedan offers the following pros: Impressive driving dynamics, slick dashboard decor, competitive pricing.
There aren't many luxury hybrid sedans to select from, but the 2012 Lexus HS 250h provides with a premium cab and thrifty fuel consumption. Lexus HS 250h Sedan offers the following pros: Convenient, quiet cabin; user-friendly innovative equipment; security features; impressive create class.
The 2009 Lexus GX 470 is a midsize luxury SUV provided in one very well-appointed trim level. Traditional features include 17-inch alloy wheels, an adaptive variable suspension, heated outside mirrors, lighted running boards, leather seatings, heated performance front seatings, dual-zone automatic conditioning, a sunroof and a performance tilt and telescoping helm.
The 2012 Lexus GX 460 is not only very capable off-road, but also manages to coddle its occupants on pavement. Still, most crossover Suvs provide better on-road performance and passenger convenience. Lexus GX 460 SUV offers the following pros: Capable off-road performer; top-notch dashboard with a lot of of luxury features.
The 2011 Lexus GS 460 provides a lot of of performance and luxury features at a reasonable price tag, but is ultimately outclassed by its stout competition. Lexus GS 460 Sedan offers the following pros: Cool power; refined ride and handling balance; quiet and well-appointed cabin; impressive fit and finish.
Though dubious in terms of outright value, the 2011 Lexus GS 450h midsize hybrid-powered luxury sport sedan provides swift V8-style performance while consuming fuel like a V6 family sedan. Lexus GS 450h Sedan offers the following pros: Strong performance; seamless hybrid system; exceptionally quiet cabin; impressive fit and finish.
The 2007 Lexus GS 430 midsize luxury sport sedan comes in just one trim level, and is rear-wheel drive only. It comes equipped with a long list of traditional amenities that include automatic dual-zone conditioning, push-button motor start, 10-way performance driver and front passenger seatings, a 10-speaker luxury audio system and a one-touch performance moonroof.
As far as entry-level luxury sedans go, the 2012 Lexus ES 350 remains a top choice, but it's not the only choice. Lexus ES 350 Sedan offers the following pros: Comprehensive, velvety-smooth V6; plush ride; sumptuous dashboard. Lexus ES 350 Sedan drawbacks are: Price tag increases rapidly with options; unimpressive handling and braking.
The five-passenger, 4-door Lexus ES 330 sedan is sold in just one trim level. Many luxury features are traditional, including performance front seatings with memory, automatic dual-zone conditioning, a performance moonroof, Homelink, a full set of auto-dimming mirrors, one-touch up-and-down windows on all doors, leather seats and burled walnut or golden bird's eye maple wood trim.
The 2012 Lexus CT 200h stands out in the small but cool premium-compact segment due to its high fuel efficiency, sporty handing and appealing price tag. Lexus CT 200h Hatchback offers the following pros: Best fuel efficiency in its segment; appealing price; engaging handling for a hybrid; driver-friendly cab with superb ergonomics.
The 2011 Lexus LX 570 provides a remarkable mix of around-town civility and off-road capability. Lexus LX 570 SUV offers the following pros: Gutsy V8; well-balanced ride and handling; advanced off-road capabilities; luxuries galore. Lexus LX 570 SUV drawbacks are: Third-row bench lacks legroom and limits trunk capacity when folded; expensive relative to the related Toyota Land Cruiser.
The Lexus GS 300 is a midsize 4-door luxury sedan that comes in just one trim level. Luxury touches include traditional dual-zone automatic conditioning, a performance tilt and telescoping helm, 10-way performance front seatings, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and an in-dash CD changer. Auxillary is an impressive-sounding Mark-levinson stereo system that provides discrete 5.
The 2012 Lexus RX 350 leads when it comes to providing a plush ride, a premium cab and everyday utility. For most consumers, those attributes should be enough to overcome its rather uninspiring driving dynamics.
The 2011 Lexus LS 460 is a relative bargain compared to the established European rivals, but still comes up short in terms of personality. Lexus LS 460 Sedan offers the following pros: Serene ride; impeccable construction; smooth, strong V8 power; smart controls features; limolike features for back bench.
The 2012 Lexus IS 250 scores points for appealing look-and-feel and unshakable reliability, but comes up short in regard to practicality and performance. Lexus IS 250 Sedan offers the following pros: Compliant ride; luxury cab materials; quiet dashboard. Lexus IS 250 Sedan drawbacks are: Cramped backseat; mediocre headroom; lackluster engine; not as sporty as it looks.
The 2011 Lexus GS 350 provides a lot of of performance and luxury features at a reasonable price tag, but is ultimately outclassed by its stout competition. Lexus GS 350 Sedan offers the following pros: Cool power; refined ride and handling balance; quiet and well-appointed cabin; impressive fit and finish.
Packed with features and security equipment, the Lexus ES 300 sets the traditional for entry-level luxury sedans -- as long as luxury is the most hight-priority part of this segment for you. Lexus ES 300 Sedan offers the following pros: Powerful array of luxury and comfort features, superb ride class, smooth and silent V6, advanced security technology, impressive reputation for reliability.