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2010-2012 Lexus HS 250h Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 24, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit excessive engine oil consumption. This may be due to faulty pistons and rings in the engine. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2010 Lexus HS 250h 2011 Lexus HS 250h 2012 Lexus HS… Read More

2010-2012 Lexus HS 250h Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 24, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit excessive engine oil consumption. This may be due to faulty pistons and rings in the engine. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2010 Lexus HS 250h 2011 Lexus HS 250h 2012 Lexus HS… Read More

After Japan Earthquakes, Toyota to Resume Full Production by May 14

By Kelsey Mays on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota says full production at its Japan plants will resume by May 14, a month after earthquakes in the country hampered production at its largest automaker. After a scheduled holiday from April 29 to May 5, production at… Read More

Redesigned 2016 Lexus LX 570 Still Skimps on Space

By Courtney Messenbaugh on April 29, 2016

CARS.COM — The Lexus LX 570 has been redesigned for 2016, sporting an aggressive new look, but when it comes to this full-size luxury SUV's third row and cargo area, it's the same old problems. Related: 2016 Lexus LX 570… Read More

2017 Lexus IS: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on April 25, 2016

CARS.COM Competes with: Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class Looks like: The current IS got the usual midcycle nip-and-tuck Drivetrain: 241-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder; 255- or 306-hp, 3.5-liter V-6; six- or eight-speed automatic transmissions; rear- or all-wheel drive Hits… Read More

Amid Japan Earthquakes, Lexus Inventory Could Be Impacted

By Kelsey Mays on April 20, 2016

CARS.COM — After the recent earthquakes shut down Toyota facilities in Japan that assemble 19 Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles sold in the U.S., the automaker says it will reopen most plants by April 28, but two plants that build… Read More

2013-2015 Lexus Suspension Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 20, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected cars may exhibit a whining noise from the drivetrain under light throttle at speeds from 30 mph to 50 mph. This may be due to a faulty rear engine mount and transfer case support crossmember, where… Read More

How Japan's Earthquakes Could Disrupt U.S. New-Car Availability

By Kelsey Mays on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Recent earthquakes in southern Japan have killed dozens and left more than 1,000 injured; they've also hampered automotive production in the country. Toyota says it will conduct "at least a partial suspension" of operations at a number of… Read More

Used, Pre-Owned Leases Grow as Off-Lease Cars Flood Market

By Matt Schmitz on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Cars returned after their lease term expires are getting a new lease on life. As leasing occupies a rapidly increasing share of new-car transactions, automakers' captive lenders are having to figure out what to do with the commensurately… Read More

What Are the Best, Worst Car Brands?

By Matt Schmitz on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Many factors, both measurable and subjective, influence the decision to buy one car over another. Among them are reliability, handling and safety; resources abound to help car shoppers decide. Financial news site 24/7 Wall St. has combined data… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Toyota RAV4 and 2016 Lexus RX 350, ES 350

April 7, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 4,000 model-year 2016 Toyota RAV4 SUVs, 90 model-year 2016 RX 350 SUVs and 12,000 model-year 2016 ES 350 sedans The Problem: The affected vehicles have a potential issue with the  brake actuator assembly that enables enhanced… Read More