No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Lexus reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Is RX350 Sport Luxury missing a safety feature?
I recently signed up a contract to purchase a 2016 Lexus RX350 Sport Luxury and the car is to arrive to Australia in August. There are three models within the RX350 range, the Luxury, F Sport and ...Read more
Deadly Takata airbag recall nears 1.2 million in Australia
Only a fraction of the 1.2 million cars on Australia roads with airbags that can spray shrapnel have been fixed, new figures show. Read more
Used Lexus CT200h review: 2011-2015
Lexus and its parent company Toyota have more experience in petrol-electric cars than any other maker. Lexus CT200h is the lowest cost model in the Lexus range by quite a margin, with new cars being ...Read more
Mustang, 370Z, IS350F, 86 or MX-5?
I’ve only ever driven a Toyota Corolla in my 20 years as a driver. I had a 1980 model for seven years then a new 2003 model, which I still drive. Now I’m ready to upgrade to a fun car with a bit of ...Read more
Kluger or RX 3250?
Would you go for a top-of-the-range Toyota Kluger AWD or a top-line Lexus RX 350? Read more
Used Lexus ES review: 1992-2014
Ewan Kennedy reviews the Lexus ES300 and ES300h from 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 used buy. Read more
Used Lexus RX review: 2003-2015
Lexus RX has been a huge success for the upmarket Japanese marque since its launch in Australia in April 2003. More a high riding station wagon than a 4WD it has mild to medium off-road ability in ...Read more
Best SUV for metro driving
We are thinking of replacing our Lexus RX330 which we purchased 12 years ago. Our only requirements are that we need to tow a small caravan to Bright once a year. We do approximately 20,000kms a year ...Read more
Takata airbag recall tally climbs past 660,000 cars in Australia
The number of "ticking timebombs" on Australian roads has increased again. But experts warn there is nothing buyers can do but wait to get their cars fixed.The number of vehicles caught up in the ...Read more
World's biggest recall now affecting 637,000 cars in Australia
More than half a million Australians will be left with no choice but to drive a ticking time bomb while the car industry races to replace 53 million potentially deadly airbags globally.The number of ...Read more
Takata airbag recall now world's biggest with 53 million cars affected
More than half a million cars in Australia are now part of what has become the world’s biggest automotive recall for airbags that can spray shrapnel — and the figure is set to climb.Japanese company ...Read more
Lexus or Infiniti?
I recently had a drive in an entry-model Lexus, which starts at about $62,500. Then I drove the entry version of the Infiniti, which sells for about $55,000. Which is the better car, in your opinion? Read more
Good pick for new SUV?
I'm looking for advice on a new SUV. We test drove the new Lexus NX300h hybrid and the NX turbo but cancelled an $80,000 order for the former because it gets a lot of bad reviews. We are inclined to ...Read more
Used Lexus IS review: 1999-2014
The Lexus IS range of sports sedans was aimed squarely at the BMW 3-series when launched in Australia in 1999. Later, the Mercedes C-Class was also in Lexus’s sights as Mercedes quietly moved it from ...Read more
Luxury replacement for a Mazda 3
I've recently retired and I want to replace my 2005 Mazda 3 with a small luxury car as this may well be my last new purchase. I've looked at the Mercedes A250 and the Audi A3 and friends have ...Read more
Australia on track for record recalls in 2014
Australia is on track for a record number of recalls this year – and it will be a close call to eclipse the number of new cars sold.More than 1.1 million cars have been called back to dealers for ...Read more
Used Lexus LS review: 1990-2014
The most noticeable feature of the Lexus LS series models is their near-silence and comfort. Features that put them very much in the upmarket limousine class. First rate materials are used throughout ...Read more
Lexus or Mercedes-Benz?
I am in the market for a new car and I've come down to a Lexus IS250 or 350 or a new Mercedes-Benz C250. What do you think of these options? Read more
Used Lexus ISF review: 2008-2013
Mr Zo is interested in buying a used Lexus ISF, but because they are quite expensive he wants to be careful and know what he's getting into. He wants to know about common problems, servicing expenses ...Read more
Safest mid-size luxury SUV?
I am looking to buy a mid-sized SUV for about $75,000 and I want the auto emergency braking and as many safety features as I can get. I am tossing up between Volvo XC60, Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Lexus ...Read more