The 2015 Lexus RX 350 remains a comfortable, easy-driving SUV with a great amount of space, but its features, especially in the driver-assistance category, fall behind those of the competition.
The 2014 Lexus RX 450h isn't a sexy choice, but it is a strong performer and a comfortable luxury cruiser with one of the quietest power trains in its class.
Lexus' styling has gone off the deep end with sharp angles and an aggressive aesthetic, and it looks like the next generation of its popular RX SUV will similarly upgrade its look during next week's New York auto show.
Yamaha's RX-V475 is a great-sounding 5.1 receiver and a good value, although competitors offer better features and design.
The 2013 Lexus RX 350 lacks some of the more advanced features of rival luxury SUVs, but app integration helps keep it modern. F Sport trim does little for performance, mostly making the ride less comfortable.
The Yamaha RX-V473 is a serviceable 5.1 AV receiver, but given that it has only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.
The Yamaha RX-V573 is a serviceable 7.1 AV receiver, but with only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.
The 115th annual New York auto show starts next week -- we'll see new cars from McLaren and Cadillac, not to mention exciting updates, from a hybrid Toyota RAV4 to a new Nissan Maxima.
The Yamaha RX-V671 sounds excellent and supports several high-quality streaming-music services, but it lacks built-in AirPlay support.
The JVC HA-RX900 will only satisfy a niche market of instrumental listeners shopping for a low-cost headphone to use at work or in the office.