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Consumer Reports Lifts 'Don't Buy' Rating for Lexus SUV

Software update fixes handling problem

(Newser) - Consumer Reports has lifted the bombshell "Don't Buy" recommendation it dropped on the 2010 Lexus GX 460 SUV, the AP reports. After the software that runs the vehicle's electronic stability control system was updated, the Lexus passed the emergency handling tests it had flunked last month. Toyota recalled thousands... More »

Toyota Recalls Problem Lexus SUV

'Consumer Reports' warned of porential problems with 2010 GX460

(Newser) - In the wake of a Consumer Reports warning, Toyota is recalling the 2010 Lexus GX 460. The automaker had already suspended sales of the SUV, which the magazine rated "don't buy" because of concerns the vehicle was prone to tipping over. Toyota confirmed the problem and said today the... More »

Toyota Stops Sales of SUV Over Safety Concerns

Consumer Reports gives Lexus GX 460 a 'don't buy' rating

(Newser) - Looks like Toyota's learned a lesson about responding quickly to bad press. The same day that Consumer Reports issued a rare "Don't Buy" recommendation for the Lexus GX 460, parent company Toyota said it would stop selling the vehicle until it resolves safety concerns, reports the Wall Street Journal... More »

Don't Buy This Lexus: Consumer Reports

GX 460 SUV flips in routine testing, magazine warns

(Newser) - The 2010 Lexus GX 460 SUV is so dangerous that Consumer Reports has given it the rarely used "Don't Buy" designation, the magazine said today. The vehicle, which retails for about $52,000 to $57,000 , responded so badly "when pushed to its limits on a handling course"... More »

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