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We're Not Mad, We're Just Disappointed: 8 Cars That Can Do Better

By Brian Normile on December 18, 2017

CARS.COM — After a year full of rigorous Cars.com Challenges and comparisons, there is one clear conclusion: Some of the cars out there are just ... not great. While winning one of our Cha... Read More
2017 Lexus IS: Should I Buy the Turbo Four-Cylinder or V-6?

By Mike Hanley on July 19, 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Lexus IS 200t had a poor showing in our 2017 Luxury Sports Sedan Challenge, where it finished last in a field of seven cars. A big reason why was its weak drivetrain. ... Read More
2017 Lexus IS 200t: Our View

By Mike Hanley on July 11, 2017

The low price is a plus, but Lexus needs to add some size, remove some weight and comprehensively rethink major aspects of the IS. Read More
Luxury Sports Sedan Challenge Video: Handling

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 11, 2017

CARS.COM — Pure sports cars aren't as popular as they used to be, and one very good reason is that luxury sports sedans have gotten so entertaining to drive — especially when it c... Read More
Is the BMW 330i Still Fastest in Its Class?

By Joe Bruzek on July 10, 2017

CARS.COM — Here's a fun fact about the seven compact sports sedans we tested in Cars.com's 2017 Luxury Sports Sedan Challenge: Every engine had 2.0 liters of displacement (the amou... Read More
Luxury Sports Sedan Challenge: Is the BMW 3 Series Still Best?

By Joe Bruzek on July 10, 2017

CARS.COM — Even if you've never owned a luxury sedan, you know the big players because they've been around so long: Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class. These veterans of ... Read More
2017 Lexus IS 200t Review: Photo Gallery

By Brian Normile on June 8, 2017

CARS.COM — Blue may be the warmest color, but is the 2017 Lexus IS 200t in Ultrasonic Blue Mica hot enough to overcome its European rivals? We recently tested the IS 200t against six of it... Read More
2017 Lexus IS: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on October 1, 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-cy... 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 plan... 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 con... Read More