Toyota & Lexus in trouble for misleading ads

Toyota and Lexus repeatedly advertise their hybrid models as “self-charging”. Norway has now decided that enough is enough and banned misleading car commercials in the Scandinavian nation. The Norwegian Consumer Protection Agency officially banned these commercials, deeming it misleading ...

Lexus NX 450h+ Enters The Market: 37 EV Miles, 18 kWh, $55,650 MSRP

The first plug-in hybrid Lexus - with a Toyota RAV4 Prime powertrain.

2021 Lexus IS: 6 Things We Like and 4 Things We Don’t

The redone 2021 Lexus IS 300 and IS 350 get a round of applause simply for the fact that a market remains for honest-to-goodness sports sedans. With the sales rush to all things SUV, this once red-hot segment has ...

What's New From Lexus for 2021?

The biggest news from Lexus this year is a significant update to its compact sports sedan. The 2021 Lexus IS gets more aggressive styling and a new multimedia system this year. The rest of the luxury brand’s showroom gets ...

How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 Lexus IS 350?

The verdict: Lexus updated its entry-level sports sedan for 2021, and the IS 300 and IS 350 get more muscular styling as well as an updated multimedia system that should be easier to use than the outgoing version. Also ...

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance: Get Your V-8 While You Can

Competes with: Alfa Romeo Giulia QV, BMW M3, Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, Mercedes-AMG C63 Looks like: An IS 350 F Sport with cooler wheels Powertrain: 472-horsepower, 5.0-liter V-8; eight-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Fall The V-8-powered Lexus IS ...

2021 Lexus ES 250 AWD Review: A Peculiar but Needed Lexus ES

The verdict: The 2021 Lexus ES gets all-wheel drive for the first time, though it might not be what you’d expect: Four-wheel traction is paired only with a noisy, modestly powered four-cylinder engine.  Versus the competition: With disappearing competition, ...

2021 Lexus RX 450h Review: The Best RX?

The verdict: The 2021 Lexus RX 450h’s hybrid powertrain, quality interior and improved tech make it a solid fuel-efficient family-hauler, despite some minor blemishes. Versus the competition: A stylish interior and relatively new touchscreen help the RX 450h keep ...

How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 Lexus NX 300h?

The verdict: Lexus’ NX compact SUV slots between the RX and the UX in the luxury brand’s lineup and comes in gas-only NX 300 and hybrid-powered NX 300h forms. For this Car Seat Check, we tested the NX 300h ...

Lexus LF-Z Electrified Concept: A Look at Lexus’ Electrified Future

Looks like: A lower, more angular RX Defining characteristics: New electric all-wheel-drive system called Direct4; large rear fin and split rear windscreen Ridiculous features: Extremely concept-y four-seat interior including a steering yoke in place of a traditional wheel Chance ...

Is the 2021 Lexus ES 250 a Good Car? 4 Things We Like and 3 We’re Not Crazy About

In an era when most automakers are ditching luxury sedans in favor of upscale SUVs right along with their customers, Lexus has instead expanded the ES lineup for 2021 with its first all-wheel-drive variant. The result is the ES ...

2021 Lexus RX 450h: 6 Things We Like and 2 Things We Don’t

The 2021 Lexus RX 450h fixes much of what was wrong with this luxurious mid-size SUV, while simultaneously sidestepping the quirks that come along with many hybrid-powered vehicles: strange engine noises, modest passing power at highway speeds, a wooden-feeling ...

Updated 2022 Lexus ES Addresses One of Its Greatest Misses

Competes with: Acura TLX, Cadillac CT5, Infiniti Q50, Toyota Avalon Looks like: The 2021 ES with some very subtle updates Powertrains: 203-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder with eight-speed automatic, all-wheel drive (ES 250); 302-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 with eight-speed auto, front-wheel drive ...

2022 Lexus NX Is Redesigned to Plug-In ’N Play

Looks like: 2021 NX with updated front and rear Competes with: Acura RDX, Infiniti QX50, Volvo XC60, Audi Q5  Powertrains: 203-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder gas engine (NX 250); 275-hp, 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gas engine (NX 350); 239-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder hybrid ...

2022 Lexus NX Brings Smart Looks, Smart Tech

Lexus has updated its NX luxury small crossover for the 2022 model year, putting it on a new platform, giving it some updated styling and bringing a bunch of new technology to the party — including something special: an ...

Finally, There’s a New Lexus Multimedia System: 6 Things We Like, 2 We Don’t

Let it be decreed from on high, today is a great day: Lexus has finally, finally, made an updated, fully modern, easy-to-use multimedia system for its cars and SUVs. It has an interesting story,  too, because it was developed ...

The 2022 Lexus LS 500h Has a Hands-Free Driving System; We Try It

I’m not gonna lie, self-driving cars freak me out a little bit. It takes a shift in expectations and perceptions to push a button, sit back and let a 3-ton automobile guide itself down the highway at 75 mph ...

Lexus UX300e to come with 10-year battery guarantee

Lexus will be offering a ten-year warranty (or one million kilometres) on all traction battery functions on its first BEV model UX 300e. The Japanese company has also released further details about the battery and its air cooling. The ...

Lexus UX 300e order launch in Norway

With the reservation start for the Lexus UX 300e in Norway, the Toyota subsidiary has released a first idea of the prices of its first BEV series model. Prices will start at the equivalent of around 38,000 euros. ++ ...

2022 Lexus ES, IS: More or Less (or Much, Much More)

Lexus’ popular mid-size ES and compact IS sedans enter the 2022 model year with some updates: The ES finally adds a touchscreen display and the hybrid ES 300h gets an F Sport package, while the IS (which got most ...

Lexus RX: Which Should You Buy, 2021 or 2022?

Most significant changes: The 2022 Lexus RX SUV carries over with new paint colors and a standalone option of foglamps for all trim levels. Also, Lexus again will offer RX Black Line Special Edition versions with distinct exterior and ...

El SUV eléctrico Lexus RZ aparece en un primer vídeo teaser

1/3 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus RZ, teaser 2/3 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus RZ, teaser 3/3 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus RZ, teaser © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus RZ, teaser Está basado en la misma plataforma e-TNGA que el Toyota bZ4X. El ...

2022 Lexus NX Review: A Day Late, Not as Short

The verdict: A full 2022 redesign for Lexus’ NX compact SUV reintroduces an entry-level powertrain, boosts mileage and acceleration for the available hybrid variant, adds the first Lexus plug-in hybrid (for some markets) and makes the whole NX lineup ...

2022 Lexus LX 600 Brings Lavish Accommodations for Rough Terrain

Competes with: Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, Lincoln Navigator Looks like: The outgoing LX 570 with a new grille and bigger wheels Powertrains: 409-horsepower, turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 with 10-speed automatic transmission; four-wheel drive Hits dealerships: ...

10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Ford Maverick Nixes Lexus NX, Hops Honda CR-V

We’ve seen the rise of the tiny house trend in recent years, as some Americans feel overwhelmed by the trappings of consumer culture and aspire to simplify by way of shrinkage. Well, what better to park in front of ...

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance Quick Spin: Louder, But Better?

In 2020, we drove Lexus’ mildly updated IS compact luxury sedan, its rear-wheel-drive-based competitor to luxury stalwarts like the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. We found it to be a pleasant cruiser with a compliant ride, ...

2022 Lexus LX 600 Up Close: First-Class Perks for First and Second Rows; Third Row? Don’t Ask

2022 Lexus LX 600 | Cars.com photo by Christian Lantry The Lexus LX 600 leans into luxury with its 2022 redesign, introducing an Ultra Luxury trim as well as the first LX F Sport, and occupants in the first ...

Redesigned 2022 Lexus NX: 5 Things We Like and 4 We Don’t

Lexus just redesigned its NX luxury compact SUV for 2022, and that was a very good move. The outgoing first-generation NX finished dead last in our most recent comparison of luxury compact SUVs, plagued by some decidedly un-Lexus-like qualities ...

10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Lexus LX 600 Reigns Over Range Rover

The Los Angeles Auto Show returned this month for 2021 with appearances from the Lexus LX and Land Rover Range Rover, both redesigned for the 2022 model year. Like pretty much every other major automotive exhibition during the pandemic, ...

How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2022 Lexus NX 350?

The verdict: The Lexus NX was redesigned for 2022, and the compact SUV has grown in size and sports a new, much-improved multimedia system. For this car seat check, we tested an NX 350, which scored well thanks to ...

Another Day, Another All-Electric SUV: Add Lexus RZ, Polestar 3 to the Pile

The ring of all-electric SUVs might seem a little like one of these nowadays, what with all the brands throwing their hats in. Time now to add two more to the list: the Lexus RZ and Polestar 3. Lexus, ...

What's New With Lexus for 2022?

Toyota’s luxury brand, Lexus, has freshened its SUV lineup for 2022 with redesigns of the full-size LX and compact NX SUVs. Meanwhile, the IS sport sedan that Lexus updated for 2021 gets a new V-8 performance version for 2022; ...

2022 Lexus NX350h first international drive

Settling into the driver’s seat of the new NX350h is to arrive at the current core of the Lexus universe. This petrol-electric-powered medium SUV is the brand’s most important model. The NX accounts for one-third of Lexus sales in both ...

2020 Lexus RX Review: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Up until the 2020 Lexus RX, every modern Lexus came with an annoying asterisk: Yes, it was a fine vehicle, but the touchpad or mouselike multimedia controls were so confounding and frustrating that it eventually made you think Luddites ...

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review: Robbing Peter to Pay Sol

2021 Lexus LC 500 convertible | Cars.com photo by Joe Wiesenfelder The verdict: The convertible version of Lexus’ 2021 LC 500 does an admirable job of avoiding the common pitfalls of coupes-turned-droptops, but it also loses some of the ...

2021 Lexus IS 350 Review: Refocused but Not Rejuvenated

2021 Lexus IS | Cars.com photo by Steven Pham The verdict: A few mild updates keep Lexus’ sporty IS sedan alive and kicking, aimed squarely to capture the few remaining sports sedan buyers left on the market. Versus the ...

2020 Lexus UX 250h Review: An Efficient Pseudo-SUV

2020 Lexus UX 250h | Cars.com photo by Mike Hanley The verdict: The 2020 Lexus UX 250h hybrid subcompact SUV drives like a small hatchback and has great gas mileage estimates, but a small cargo area limits its utility.  ...

Lexus Reveals Cool But Bizarre ROV Hydrogen ATV Concept

First a battery-electric SUV, now a hydrogen-fueled side-by-side ATV? We can’t even imagine what Lexus will get up to next week. You’re looking at the Lexus ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle), created by Lexus’ European operations as a concept. Lexus claims ...

Lexus ROV Concept, un curioso UTV todoterreno de hidrógeno

1/55 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus ROV concept 2/55 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus ROV concept 3/55 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus ROV concept 4/55 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus ROV concept Slideshow continues on the next slide 5/55 SLIDES © Motor1.com Copyright Lexus ...

Lexus ROV Is The Off-Road Adventure Buggy We Never Expected

We're by no means complaining. There have been rumors that the Lexus GS will be revived as a hydrogen-fuel cell vehicle based on the Toyota Mirai. Lexus doesn’t currently sell any fuel cell vehicles, but the Japanese automaker is exploring ...

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