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2020 Lexus UX 250h review: Space is at a premium

The UX is quite an attractive little thing.


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The 2020 Lexus UX 250h makes a very strong first impression. The sharply styled exterior design looks amazing — especially in my example’s cadmium orange paint — and the hybrid’s generous fuel economy claims are worth a double take. Yet it’s hard to fall in love with Lexus’ smallest model. 

Like

  • Stylish design, high-quality interior materials
  • Excellent suite of standard driver aids
  • Android Auto joins Apple CarPlay for 2020 model year

Don’t Like

  • Very little cargo space, even for a compact
  • Lexus Remote Touch controller isn’t great

While efficient, the

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2020 Lexus GX 460 review: What’s old is cool again

Big grille aside, you have to admit the GX 460 looks pretty butch.


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The GX 460 is the oldest product in Lexus’ lineup, but it found its way back into the spotlight. With overlanding gaining popularity in recent years, the GX is enjoying newfound stardom thanks to its easy-to-modify architecture, legit four-wheel-drive chops and high-quality interior. There are lifted examples all over Car Twitter. Lexus’ ancient SUV is once again cool.

Like

  • Outstanding off-road performance
  • Plush, quiet, high-quality cabin
  • Plenty of room for passengers and cargo
  • Lots of standard safety tech

Don’t Like

  • Really old multimedia interface
  • V8
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2021 Lexus IS sport sedan looks new, is really just a face-lift


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Lexus unveiled the 2021 IS sport sedan on Monday, and while it looks sharper and fresher than the current IS, don’t let the looks fool you — it’s essentially a major face-lift, riding on a revised version of the same platform and using a near-identical interior.

It does look pretty great, though. Every exterior body panel is new, at least, and even the door glass doesn’t seem to be carried over from the 2020 model. The new IS has a lower sharklike front end with an even larger and more complex spindle grille than before, and F Sport

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2021 Lexus IS reveal: Watch the debut here

After seven years, the Lexus IS is getting some love from its maker. The Japanese luxury brand plans to reveal the 2021 IS sedan digitally Monday evening and you can tune into the event right here.

Hosted across various social media platforms, Lexus plans to show off what it has in store for the IS. As mentioned, it’s been quite a while since the sedan got some attention. So far, we’ve only seen a super dark teaser that shows off the taillights, and then a second less shadowy teaser following the announcement of a rescheduled debut date.

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