Top 10 Most Popular Lexus Models in BE FORWARD

Lexus is Toyota’s luxury car brand that was established in 1989. The first car to be released under the Lexus moniker is the Lexus LS in 1989, which was later followed by other brands that fell in the sedan, coupe, convertible, and SUV trims.

In this article, we will have an overview of 10 of the Most Popular Lexus models sold by BE FORWARD. The reviewed models are of the latest generation.

Lexus IS

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The Lexus IS is a compact executive sports car sold by Lexus. The IS was introduced in 1998 as an entry-level sports car model. In 2014 the third-generation model of the IS was released.

The IS is a five-seat car with two rows of comfortable, supportive, and cushy seats. The front seats have plenty of space. The rear seats also offer a decent amount of space, although taller occupants may find it limited. The IS has a well-designed cabin made up of high-quality materials. As standard, the IS comes with front power-adjustable seats and leatherette upholstery. While optional features include leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, and ventilated and heated front seats.

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The standard IS comes fitted with a twin-turbo 2.0-liter (8AR-FTS) inline-4 petrol engine that produces 241 hp and 258 lb-ft, while the all-wheel-drive IS 300 comes fitted with a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter (2GR-FSE) that produces 255 hp and IS 350 which comes fitted with a 3.5-liter (2GR-FKS) that produces 306 hp.
These engines are mated to a six-speed or eight-speed automatic transmission.

Lexus RX

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The Lexus RX is a five-door top-of-the-class midsize crossover luxury SUV sold by Lexus. The RX has a spacious and rich interior with a generous list of standard features.

The fourth and current generation RX was released in 2016.

The RX has five seats that are covered in leatherette upholstery as standard. Other standard features include power-adjustable front seats, sliding and reclining rear seats, and a nice and neat telescopic steering wheel with cruise control and audio control buttons. Optional features include heated and ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, and sport seats.

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There are three RX models: 

  • The base RX 350, which comes fitted with a 3.5-liter (2GR-FKS) V6 DOHC petrol engine that produces 295 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque.
  • The RX 450H hybrid car comes fitted with a 3.5-liter (2GR-FXS) V6 paired to an electric motor.
  • The RX 200t, which comes fitted with a twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter (8AR-FTS) petrol that produces 238 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.

The RX 350 and RX 200t are available as a front-wheel-drive model or an all-wheel-drive model, while the RX 450h is only available in all-wheel-drive.

Lexus GS

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The Lexus GS is an executive sedan sold by Lexus, Toyota’s premium division. The GS was launched in Japan in 1991 as the Toyota Aristo and later launched internationally as the Lexus GS in 1993. Currently, the GS is in its fourth generation which was launched in 2013.

The GS is comfortable and spacious, its interior is inviting and warm. It comes fitted with 10-way adjustable power seats that are comfortable as standard, but you can also opt for the optional 18-way power-adjustable front seats with ventilation and heating and a semi-aniline or faux leather upholstery in the prettiest of shades. 

Standard interior features in the GS include LED ambient lighting, dual-zone automatic climate control, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio, a 12-speaker FM/AM//DVD audio system, an auxiliary input jack, a sunroof, a universal garage door opener, heated auto-dimming exterior mirrors, and alloy wheels.

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The GS has utilized several engines in its range, here we focus on a few as listed below;

  • The base model GS 200t comes fitted with a twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter (8AR-FTS) four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 240 hp and 250 lb-ft. 
  • The GS 350 comes fitted with a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 310 hp. 
  • The high-performance Lexus GS F is fitted with a 5.0-liter (2UR-GSE) V8 that produces 467 hp. This model can accelerate from zero to 100 kph in 4.5 seconds.

Lexus NX

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The Lexus NX is a compact luxury crossover SUV sold by Lexus, a premium Toyota car brand since 2014.
The NX is a good SUV that comes fitted with plenty of standard features and a well-designed cabin. The NX guarantees a comfortable ride, solid safety, predictable reliability, and very good gas mileage.

The front occupants of the NX are treated with the best and comfortable power-adjustable bucket seats, while the rear seat occupants a reasonable amount of legroom, but the seats could be better. The NX has a 500-liter luggage area with the seats up (475-liter for the hybrid model) and 1546-liter with the seats down (1520 in the hybrid model).

Under the hood, the base NX is fitted with the twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter (8AR-FTS) petrol engine that produces 235 hp and 258 lb-ft. This engine is mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission that transfers power to either the front wheel or all wheels, depending on the model.

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The NX hybrid model comes fitted with a 2.5-liter (2AR-FXE) inline-4 petrol engine that is paired to two electric motors that produce 194 hp. This combination delivers a very good fuel economy of up to 14 km/l average.

Lexus LS

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The Lexus LS is the flagship car of the Lexus brand first released in 1989. Currently, the LS is on its fifth generation which began in 2017.

The LS is a five-door four-seat luxury sedan with plenty of space in its comfortable cabin, with plenty of legroom for all passengers.
Heated front and outboard rear seats and leather upholstery are standard. Power-adjustable front and outboard rear seats with memory settings, rear lumbar massage, two-way power lumbar support, cooled front and rear seats, and upgraded leather upholstery are optional.

The LS comes with a 12.3-inch Touch infotainment system with a touchpad joystick controller, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, HD Radio, Siri Eyes Free, satellite radio, Lexus’ Enform app suite, and Enform Safety Connect.

The LS 350 and LS 500, unlike the first four-generation models that were fitted with V8 engines, come fitted with 3.5-liter V6 engines. The first is the 3.5-liter (2GR-FKS) 24-valve DOHC petrol engine that produces 318 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, while the second is the 3.5-liter (8GR-FXS) petrol engine that produces 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine is also used on the LS hybrid models.

The LS has a good safety rating and it comes fitted with some standard and optional safety features such as a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot detection, pre-collision braking, and automatic high beams. Lane-keep assist and a driver attention monitor system.

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Lexus LX

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The Lexus LX is a full-size luxury Sport Utility Vehicle sold by Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus. The Lx was introduced in 1996, and in 2007 its third and current generation model was introduced.

The Lexus LX 570 is an 8-seat SUV built with premium materials with standard features such as power-adjustable seats, leather upholstery, and heated front seats. The second row is fitted with 60/40-split power-sliding seats, while the third row has 50/50-split power-folding seats.
The luxury package features heated and ventilated seats on the first and second row that are covered with semi-aniline leather upholstery.
The first and second-row seats are capable of accommodating full-size adults comfortably, and this is made easy by the power-sliding second-row seats that can slide back and forth. The third-row seat is best left to children.

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The LX 570 comes fitted with a 5.7-liter (3UR-FE) V8 petrol engine that produces 383 hp and 403 lb-ft of torque. The LX570 is a large SUV with terrific acceleration. Its muscular V8 engine enables it to climb hills and tow trailers with ease.
This engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission as standard or an optional six-speed automatic. The eight-speed automatic transmission comes with paddle shifters.

Lexus CT

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The Lexus CT is a premium compact hatchback sold by Lexus, the premium Toyota brand. The CT was introduced in 2010 and is in its first generation.

The CT is a five-seat hatchback. The front seats are comfortable and supportive with a low seating position and solid side bolstering. The cabin offers plenty of space at the front, and rear seats with sufficient headroom and legroom, but if the driver pushes the seat all the way back it might deprive the rear passenger of legroom. A power-adjustable driver’s seat and leatherette upholstery come standard, while optional features include ventilated front seats, heated front seats, a power-adjustable passenger seat, and leather upholstery.

Standard features of the CT include proximity key entry, push-button start, a six-speaker audio system, satellite radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, and a USB port. Optional features include Lexus’ Remote Touch infotainment system, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a moonroof, a 10-speaker stereo system, Lexus’ Enform App Suite, and navigation.

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The CT comes fitted with a 1.8-liter (2ZR-FXE) four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 98 hp or a hybrid system that pairs this engine with two electric motors. This Hybrid system produces 134 hp. This hybrid system has an average consumption of 18 km/l.

Lexus ES

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The Lexus ES is a midsize executive sedan sold by Lexus, Toyota’s premium car brand. The ES was introduced in 1989 and is currently on its seventh generation introduced in 2018.

The exterior looks of the ES have traditionally been conservative, but recent updates made it look more aggressive with a front fascia highlighted by LED headlights and Lexus’ signature spindle grille.
The interior of the ES is spacious with a good balance of elegance and comfort. Interior features on the ES include an eight-speaker audio system, an 8-inch display screen, USB input, Bluetooth connectivity, HD Radio, satellite radio, Siri Eyes, and voice recognition. . Optional features include a 15-speaker Mark Levinson surround-sound audio system, a Lexus’ Remote Touch controller, navigation, high-resolution display, text messaging assistance, and the Enform app suite.

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The fourth-generation ES is available as ES 200 with a 2.0-liter engine, ES 350 with a 3.5-liter engine, and ES 300 h hybrid car that combines a 2.5-liter engine and motor.

  • The base model ES 300h pairs a 2.5-liter (A25A-FXS) inline-4 petrol engine with an electric motor-generator system. It features Lexus’ Drive Select system that enables choosing between the Eco, Power, and EV driving modes. It returns average fuel consumption of 17 km/l.

Lexus IS F

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The Lexus IS F is a performance-oriented luxury sedan sold by Lexus the Toyota premium brand since 2007.

From its exterior looks, you can tell that the IS F is lower than IS. Other noticeable differences include a bulged hood, sharper curves, a wire-mesh grille, skirts on the side air vents, and faux quad exhaust pipes.
The IS F can accommodate four passengers with all of them treated with bucket seats. The cabin is braided with aluminum panels, the steering wheel comes with a paddle shifter, with the presence of the F marque emblems all over the place.

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The IS F comes fitted with a 5.0-liter (2UR-GSE) V8 DOHC petrol engine mated to an eight-speed automated manual transmission. This engine produces 460 hp and 370 lb-ft of torque. The IS F accelerates from 0 to 100 kph in 4.6 seconds.

Lexus GS Hybrid

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The Lexus GS is an executive sedan sold by Lexus, Toyota’s premium division. In 2005 Lexus released the third generation GS  and as part of this launch, they also introduced a hybrid version of the GS.

The GS hybrid is so similar to the non-hybrid models with both versions offering a spacious interior with all sorts of comforts that are inviting and warm. The GS hybrid comes with standard features such as comfortable and supportive 10-way adjustable power seats with the option of upgrading to ventilated and heated 18-way power-adjustable front seats with semi-aniline or faux leather upholstery in the prettiest of shades. 

Standard interior features in the GS include LED ambient lighting, dual-zone automatic climate control, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio, a 12-speaker FM/AM//DVD audio system, an auxiliary input jack, a sunroof, a universal garage door opener, heated auto-dimming exterior mirrors, and alloy wheels.

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Under the hood, the GS hybrid comes fitted with a 3.5-liter (2GR-FXE) V6 petrol engine mated with two electric motors altogether producing 338 hp. Power is transferred to the rear wheels via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmission.

Conclusion

When it comes to luxury cars, Lexus must be in the frame as their vehicles are true champions in this category. Lexus cars are built with advanced engineering that makes driving Lexus cars gentle and seamless. As we have seen in this review the LS, GS, NX, IS, IS F, CT, RX, LX, and ES Lexus models that we have briefly reviewed all offer riders superior comfort, optimal handling, and reliability on the road.

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Written by: Samuel H. Mponezya

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