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2017 Lexus IS: Should I Buy the Turbo Four-Cylinder or V-6?

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
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2017 Lexus IS 350: Our View

2017 Lexus IS 350: 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
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2017 Lexus IS 350: Car Seat Check

2017 Lexus IS 350: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on May 11, 2017

CARS.COM — The Lexus IS 350 F Sport luxury performance sedan gets some exterior styling updates to the headlights, air intakes, spindle grille, taillights and exhaust, as well as a ne... Read More
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Lexus Says Wild UX Concept Will Hit the Road

Lexus Says Wild UX Concept Will Hit the Road

By Fred Meier on March 15, 2017

CARS.COM — Another day, another small SUV. A Lexus executive says that the brand's SUV lineup will include a production version of the outrageous UX Concept, the small SUV that de... Read More
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2017 Lexus IS: First Look

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
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2013-2015 Lexus Engine Mount Issue

2013-2015 Lexus Engine Mount Issue

By on August 8, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: A whine may emanate from the transfer case under light accleration at speeds from 30 to 50 mph. This may be due to a faulty engine mount and engine mount support member... Read More
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Toyota Names 2016 Models With Problematic Takata Airbag Inflators

Toyota Names 2016 Models With Problematic Takata Airbag Inflators

By on June 10, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota said Thursday that two 2016 SUVs, the Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX 460, still have the most concerning group of Takata airbag inflators. Of cars still potentially in deale... Read More
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2014-15 Lexus Display Screen Issue

2014-15 Lexus Display Screen Issue

By on March 31, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles have a damaged anti-reflective coating on the multidisplay screen on the dash. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2014 Lexus IS 2... Read More
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2016 Lexus IS Gets New Turbo Engine

2016 Lexus IS Gets New Turbo Engine

By Joe Bruzek on July 24, 2015

We've been scratching our heads for seemingly an eternity regarding the anemic 204-horsepower, 2.5-liter V-6 in the Lexus IS 250 sedan that never moved the sedan quickly or efficiently in a ... Read More
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Recall Alert: 2006-2011 Lexus LS, GS and IS

Recall Alert: 2006-2011 Lexus LS, GS and IS

By Matt Schmitz on November 21, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 423,000 luxury sedans, including model-year 2007-10 Lexus LS sedans manufactured between May 9, 2006, and July 20, 2010; model-year 2006-11 GS sedans manufactured betwee... Read More