There’s a leader of the pack in the mid-size luxury sport sedan segment, the Lexus GS 350. The 2014 GS 350 was named among Edmunds.com’s “Top Rated Vehicles for 2014”. The Lexus RX 350 luxury utility vehicle was named Edmunds.com’s “Most Popular Entry Luxury SUV of 2014.”
Compared to competitors in its segment and price class, the 2014 GS 350 did well when driven by Edmunds.com staff on a standardized road-test loop and in instrumented testing in controlled conditions.
The Lexus GS 350 combines bold, dynamic styling, precise handling, innovative technology, and an interior with premium details. The GS conveys an enhanced sense of confidence to the driver, with a redesigned chassis and a wide, strong stance that rewards driver participation with crisp and precise handling.
The GS is available in rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-weather drive (AWD) configurations, and can be equipped with the available Premium, Luxury or F SPORT packages for greater personalization.
Edmunds.com named the RX 350 “Most Popular Entry Luxury SUV of 2014” based on car-shopper consideration for 2013 calendar year. Consideration is measured by the monthly unique visitors to the research and inventory pages on Edmunds.com.
The RX 350 continues to be the most popular choice in the luxury crossover segment it created more than 10 years ago. The Lexus RX’s standard equipment and option packages maximize value and provide customer’s most demanded features. The 2015 RX 350 is available in front and AWD models.
Standard features for all RX that everyone can appreciate include 40 cubic feet of cargo space, backup camera, a premium audio system, 10-way power front seats with power lumbar adjustment and 60/40 split rear seats that slide and recline. Also standard are 10 airbags: roll sensing side curtain airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, rear-side airbags and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger.
Drivers looking for a sportier luxury utility vehicle will enjoy the RX 350 AWD F SPORT. This model has an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, F SPORT tuned suspension with front and rear performance dampers, 19-inch wheels and unique exterior and interior features.