Automotive Review

A constant in Toyota’s U.S. model lineup for more than 50 years, the Land Cruiser has evolved from a simple utility vehicle into a premium-luxury SUV with seating for up to eight.

All standard

Back in 2013, Land Cruiser received exterior and interior design enhancements and made all previously optional features standard. Today, the customer has only to select exterior and interior colors.

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For 2014, Toyota’s comfortable Avalon is available as a V6 gas model in XLE,

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Subaru of America Inc. has introduced the all-new 2015 WRX. Powered by a new 268-horsepower, 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo Boxer engine, the WRX debuts the model’s first 6-speed manual transmission as well as bold, new sedan designs.

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The 2015 Audi Q7 is a large and versatile sport utility vehicle whose design is both elegant and stylish.

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For nearly 20 years, the Lexus LX models have offered an optimal balance of luxury mixed with everyday usability. For 2014, the LX 570 continues this tradition. With a starting MSRP of $82,630, room for eight, and a 5.7 L V8 with 383 horsepower, the LX 570 boasts a long list of amenities fitting for a Lexus flagship model.

Interior

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The redesigned 2014 Toyota Tundra half-ton full-size pickup truck adds bold elements of design, refinement, quality and craftsmanship, making it the most stylish Tundra yet.

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Lexus created the blueprint for its luxury crossover utility vehicle more than 15 years ago with the original RX models. Today, Lexus continues its success in this segment with the 2015 RX 350, which has a starting MSRP of $40,795.

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For 2015, Ford’s Super Duty lineup is impressive and extensive. For starters, MSRPs range from $31,045 to $68,790. Consumers have 15 models to choose from including F-250, F-350 and F-450 in Regular, Super Cab and Crew Cab editions, as well as five trims: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum.

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The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor is the first-ever EcoBoost-powered sport truck in the F-150 lineup. Delivering distinctive looks with a custom-inspired FX Appearance Package, this short wheelbase, regular-cab F-150 stands out.

Tremor Style

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For 2014, Frontier again offers a choice of a powerful 4.0-liter DOHC V6 engine rated at 261 horsepower and 281 foot-pounds of torque or a fuel-efficient 152-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine (4x2 King Cab) rated at 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway (I4 King Cab 2WD M/T).

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