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Arrive in style: the best in luxury cars

With longer commute times and more social commitments than ever before, Americans are looking for a car in which they can arrive in style. Comfortable interiors, luxe materials, and all the bells and whistles make a great luxury vehicle.

Discover great luxury cars and SUVs that are guaranteed to make an entrance.


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2021 Lexus IS 350 F Sport Review

Lexus makes the F Sport package exclusively available and standard equipment on the IS 350.


2021 Audi RS7 Test Review

2021 Audi RS7 Test Review

Who says your family-hauling daily driver and your corner-carving sports car can't be one and the same?


2022 Acura MDX A-Spec Review

2022 Acura MDX A-Spec Review

The Japanese automaker has been pushing to get back to its roots of producing exciting performance cars. And it's not letting the MDX go unnoticed.


2021 BMW Alpina XB7 Review

2021 BMW Alpina XB7 Review

The Alpina is BMW's in-house boutique builder, and the BMW Alpina XB7 is its first SUV.


Read 2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Review

2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Review

The AMG E63 S is full of personal touches that make it an extrordinary example of Mercedes-Benz engineering.


Read Editor's Picks: Our Favorite Compact SUVs for 2021

Editor's Picks: Our Favorite Compact SUVs for 2021

Compact SUVs represent the best combination of efficiency and affordability. But not all of them are created equal.


Read Editor's Picks: Our Favorite Car Colors for 2021

Editor's Picks: Our Favorite Car Colors for 2021

White, black, and silver may still be popular car colors. But there's a rainbow of choice out there if you know where to look.


Exterior view of the 2021 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition

2021 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition Review

The 2020 Lexus RCF Track Edition is now the 2021 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition, offering power and poise to curves and more.


Exterior view of the 2021 BMW M5 Competition

2021 BMW M5 Competition Review

Does the BMW M5 Competition sedan live up to its legendary status?


Exterior view of the 2021 Audi SQ5

2021 Audi SQ5 Review

    

The entire 2021 Audi Q5 lineup was refreshed for the model year, including the performance-inclined SQ5 version. 


Exterior view of the 2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD Advanced+

2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD Advanced+ Review

Genesis continues to gain footing with its first luxury SUV: the 2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T Advanced +.


Exterior view of a popular convertible car

Editor's Picks: Best Convertibles for 2021

Our editors round up the best of the 2021 convertibles.


Exterior view of the 2021 BMW M440i xDrive

2021 BMW M440i xDrive Review

Should you judge a car by its trim alone? The BMW 4 series sets high standards on the outside and the inside.


Exterior view of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

An entry-level crossover for Mercedes-Benz, the GLA 250 seeks to bring new customers into the fold.


Exterior view of the 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review

The Lexus LC is a masterpiece, with spaceship styling and its very own life force.


Exterior view of the 2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance

2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance Review

The 2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD is another prime example of Acura engineering, giving the brand a competitive crossover.


Exterior view of the 2021 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury

2021 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury Review

The 2021 version of Cadillac's smallest sedan benefits from an array of updates and upgrades.


Exterior view of the 2021 Cadillac XT6 Sport AWD

2021 Cadillac XT6 Sport AWD Review

Since there's no shortage of competitors (like the Lexus RX L, BMW X7 and Lincoln Aviator), I was curious to see how the 2021 Cadillac XT6 in its more capable and aggressively styled Sport AWD trim level.


Exterior view of the 2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label experience

2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label Overview

Discover the upscale interiors of the Lincoln Navigator Black Label experience and learn how to configure your Navigator in premium comfort and style.


Exterior view of the 2020 Lexus LS 500

2020 Lexus LS 500 Review

The word legendary gets thrown around a lot: but in the case of the 2020 Lexus LS 500, the shoe fits.


Exterior view of the 2021 Lexus UX F Sport

2020 Lexus UX F Sport Review

Given that the Lexus RX basically invented the concept of the luxury crossover, the UX comes into its hotly contested segment with some big familial advantages.


See the body of the 2020 Lexus RC F

2020 Lexus RC F Review

The RC F was overdue for a refresh, one that went deeper than just new front and rear fascias.


Exterior view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R

2020 Honda Civic Type R Review

The Honda Civic Type R remains a gem of a car, and while it's - quite deliberately - not for everyone, the target market will be thrilled with the latest incarnation of Honda's red-hot Civic.


See the body of the 2020 Bentley Continental GT V8

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 Review

Find out what it means to own a Bentley. The Continental GT V8 offers an executive experience to the modern driver.


Exterior shot of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster Review

Until the AMG ONE and the new AMG GT Black Series arrive, The Mercedes-AMG GT R will remain the sharpest arrow in Mercedes-Benz's formidable quiver.


See the body of the 2021 Toyota Supra

2021 Toyota Supra  Review

The controversial partnership between Toyota and BMW produced the iconic Supra for 2021, yielding overwhelmingly positive results.


Exterior view of the 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport

2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport Review

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has evolved for 2020 to reveal cosmetic and performance upgrades. Learn about the Stelvio Ti Sport and what it has to offer for the 2020 model.


Exterior view of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Review

The Mercedes-AMG C-Class is compact, turbocharged, 4-cylinder compact car that makes up for some of the shortcomings for other Mercedes-AMG models.


See the body of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 53

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 53 Review

One of the highest ranking sports cars, see the combination of power and posh interiors offered by the Mercedes-AMG GT 53.


See the body of the 2020 Lexus GS F

2020 Lexus GS F Review

Discover whether or not the Lexus GS F can live up to other performance vehicles in the midsize luxury sedan segment.


See the body of the 2020 BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe

2020 BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe Review

This BMW 235i xDrive is full of surprises: from its 405 horsepower engine to its four door body style. See what makes this competition vehicle from BMW a stand-out.


See the exterior of the 2020 Lexus RC F

2020 Lexus RC F Review

Lexus refreshed the RC F for 2020 and packed a muscle-car classic with a peppy V-8 engine.


Exterior view of the 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review

The wait for the Lexus LC 500 is finally over. Lexus reimagined the hard-top convertible for the 2021 Lexus LC 500 convertible.


See the body of the 2020 Lexus ES 350 Ultra Luxury

2020 Lexus ES 350 Ultra Luxury Review

The Lexus ES 350 Ultra Luxury trim attempts to fill in the gap between the basic ES package and the LS.


Exterior view of the 2020 Nissan GT-R

2020 Nissan GT-R Review

These three letters have represented Nissan's engineering breakthroughs and racing success for the last 50 years.


Exterior view of the 2019 Lexus LC 500

2019 Lexus LC 500 Review

A production run of just 500 units meant the 2019 Lexus LC 500 cars were quickly tucked away by collectors.


Exterior view of the 2019 Lexus LS 500

2019 Lexus LS 500 Review

Within the span of a year, Lexus completely redesigned its original sedan offerings. See how the 2019 Lexus LS 500 F Sport fared against the competition in the luxury sedan segment.


Exterior view of the 2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura TLX Review

What you're looking at here isn't just any Acura TLX. Nope, this is a very limited edition of the TLX called the Acura TLX PMC Edition.


Exterior view of the 2020 Challenger Hellcat

2020 Challenger Hellcat SS Review

The good news is that the Mopar crew decided to incorporate a lot of the Demon's go-fast technology and hardware into a new flagship Challenger, the 2019 SRT Hellcat Redeye.


Exterior view of the 2020 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody

2020 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody Review

Signing on the dotted line for a high-performance American car should be inspired by your excited inner child, not rigidly controlled by just cold logic and math.


Exterior view of the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

2019 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Review

The Mercedes-AMG E 63 S, is a 603-horsepower performance car you can comfortably drive every day.


Exterior view of the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z0

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z0 Review

This generation Z06 was the first Corvette true performance enthusiasts took seriously, and it was the first Corvette to make the likes of Porsche, BMW, Audi, and Ferrari stop and take notice.


Exterior view of the 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Lusso

2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Lusso Review

While it's been manufacturing cars for over 100 years, Alfa Romeo has a relatively small footprint in the U.S. market, and currently produces three just vehicles.


Exterior view of the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan

2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan Review

Mercedes-Benz did a spectacular job on the design of the new E-Class. That being said, how do you spot the differences between the regular E-Class models, the E53, and the E63 S?


Exterior view of the 2018 Dodge Charger Daytona 392

2018 Dodge Charger Daytona 392 Review

Paying homage to its legendary NASCAR history, the Dodge Charger Daytona has been one of the most sought after special edition muscle cars.


Exterior view of the 2020 Dodge Charger Scat Pack Widebody

2020 Dodge Charger Scat Pack Widebody Test Drive Review

The performance upgrade known as "Widebody" delighted AutoNation Drive editors to the point of hyperbole. See what the excitement is all about in this review.


See the body of the 2019 BMW M850i xDrive

2019 BMW M850i xDrive Review

Just as Fiat and Maserati have done in recent years, BMW is slowly rebuilding its lineup here in the U.S. After a 20-year absence, BMW made its triumphant return in 2014 with the 4C, which was quickly followed up by the topless 4C Spider.


Exterior view of the 2020 Jaguar F-Type SVR

2020 Jaguar F-Type SVR Review

American muscle rowdiness lurks beneath the sleek sheet metal and luxury badge of the 2020 Jaguar F-Type SVR.


View of the 2020 Lexus LC 500h

2020 Lexus LC 500h Review

The Lexus LC 500h is one of the best-looking sports cars out there right now: it is really a work of art.


See the body of the 2019 Acura NSX

2019 Acura NSX Review

Find your local AutoNation dealership to grab factory off-road race trucks (Ford F-150 Raptor), factory drag racers (Dodge Challenger 1320) and even factory road-racing cars, like the 2019 Acura NSX.


Exterior view of the 2019 Dodge Challenger Redeye Widebody

2019 Dodge Challenger Redeye Widebody Review

The big brother to the Charger Scat Pack Widebody, this Dodge Challenger Redeye Widebody earned an easy five stars. Read the full Challenger review.


See the body of the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Review

The new generations of this American Sports Car have heads turning over a bold design and a peppy engine.


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Get the good stuff in a luxury car

For the luxury car shopper, the cabin comforts are top of mind. Automakers have received the signal that what's on the inside counts just as much as what's on the outside. Heated and cooled seats, top-notch interior materials, and premium infotainment and technology are all key features of luxury vehicles.

Buying a luxury car or SUV has never been easier

But some shoppers are still not quite willing to shell out the big bucks. If you're looking to live the luxe life without spending a whole lot, you might want to consider these affordable "luxury" options -- cars and SUVs that, while they may not meet the luxury definitino, sure try to knock your socks off.

  • You can't go wrong with a BMW: the BMW X3 is one smart buy
  • For just under $50,000: the Jeep Grand Cherokee takes on luxury
  • Kickin' it up a notch: The Nissan Kicks offers premium features under $30,000

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