The big news this week was the launch of the latest Lexus SUV, the 2024 TX three-row crossover with two hybrid options. Slotting between the Lexus RX and the Lexus LX, and related to the Toyota Grand Highlander, it gives Lexus a more family-friendly three-row option.
Here’s what moved us this week.
The Lexus TX offers just-right ride and handling, a versatile seating layout, all the luxury features, and an available plug-in hybrid flagship truly the high point of the lineup.
With a variety of efficiency powertrain options, the 2024 Kia Niro is a great alternative to other small crossovers. It’s a 7.0 out of 10.
The redesigned heavy duty pickup truck sports a new face, revised interior, and improved convenience features. It earns a TCC Rating of 7.0 out of 10, but that doesn’t account for abysmal fuel economy or a Safety rating.
The small crossover with a hybrid powertrain isn’t a leader in any area, but it offers good safety credentials and a comfortable ride. It earns a TCC Rating of 6.0 out of 10.
Prioritizing style and handling over space, the 2024 Mazda CX-30 small crossover is a good choice for those not focused on practicality. It earns a TCC Rating of 5.8.
The practical small car is cheerful and cheap, but not chintzy. It’s a well-equipped budget buy that earns a 5.7 out of 10.
While hardly the most space or fuel-efficient SUV, the three-row Durango has its charms—at least when a V-8 is under its hood. It earns a 5.5 out of 10 on account of its strong engines and spacious, if not exactly classy, cabin.
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