Lexus proves that technologically-advanced luxury vehicles can also be very reliable. In fact, most models have average or better predicted reliability, according to our member surveys. Interiors are mostly well-finished; the engines are smooth and fairly powerful; and hybrid models are very fuel efficient. New models have a sportier character, sometimes at odds with the legacy Lexus virtues of luxury. Touchpad controls for the infotainment systems are frustrating. Performance varies in our road tests. Some cars, like the IS and LS sedans, disappoint.