The publication issued a “Don”t Buy: Safety Risk,” which is rarely given by the magazine. Shortly after Consumer Reports issued the warning, Toyota stopped sales of the large luxury SUV to come up with a fix.
Toyota said Friday that its engineers are reproducing the same “slide” that the magazine found in its tests.
“We’re going to work on a countermeasure” to eliminate the handling issue on the GX, said Bill Kwong, a U.S. spokesman for Lexus. “It’s too early to say exactly what that will be.”
– By: Kap Shah
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