2020 Lexus RX 350L

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$47,300 - $54,700
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2020 Lexus RX 350L Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Updated on: July 16, 2020
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Charan Narain Khandelwal

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Lexus, being a division of Toyota, carries the same values. Their reliability and longevity is what makes people prefer Lexus’s to any other luxury brand. The Lexus RX 350L beautifully combines luxury and elegance while retaining the reliability customers expect from it.

The RX 350L is known for its supreme ride quality and smooth delivery of power. Lexus’ endeavor to maximize the RX 350L’s finesse may have come at certain compromises but we feel they were worth it. Powered by a 3.5L V6, the RX 350L makes 209 horsepower and 263 lb ft of torque.

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Pros

Well built cabin

Cargo bay is wide making loading luggage easy

Long list of standard advanced safety features

Smooth and refined drive quality

Above average MPG figures

Cons

Cramped 3rd row seating

A little underpowered when compared to competitors

Sub-par cargo capacity

What's New?

Updated design, including new front fascia

Additional standard safety features

Upgraded suspension

Apple Car Play and Android Auto now standard


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$47300

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

7

drivetrain

FWD

engine type

displacement

211 cu.in.

horsepower

295 hp @ 6300 rpm

torque

263 lbs.-ft. @ 4700 rpm

transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

frame type

Unibody

suspension front

Independent front strut suspension

suspension rear

Independent rear double wishbone suspension

brake rotors (f/r)

12.9/12.9

dimensions

wheelbase

109.8 in.

length

196.9 in.

width

74.6 in.

height

67.3 in.

curb weight

4464 lbs.

ground clearance

8.1 in.

capacity

passenger volume

117 cu ft.

cargo volume

58.5 cu ft.

towing capacity

3500 lbs.

payload capacity

1433 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.5 sec.

standing ¼-mile

15.7 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

19/26/22 mpg

highway range

499.2 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr. /50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

6 yr./ 70000 mi.

corrosion warranty

6 yr. /unlimited

roadside assistance

4 yr. /unlimited


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Interior
Videos
2020 Lexus RX 350L Detailed Review video
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Styles

2020 Lexus RX 350L in Atomic Silver color 2020 Lexus RX 350L in Cavalry Blue color 2020 Lexus RX 350L in Matador Red Mica color 2020 Lexus RX 350L in Nightfall Mica color
Atomic Silver

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Ratings

Features

6.7

Engine And Performance

8.0

Fuel Economy

6.6

Interior

6.5

Exterior

8.0

Safety

8.6

Competition

7.6

7.5

OVERALL RATING

Trims and Configurations

MSRP


2020 Lexus RX 350L Base

Base

power
295 hp @ 6300 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (recommended)
mpg
22 combined

$47,300 - $48,700


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 8A) Starting at $47,300 MSRP (19/22/26) 295 hp @ 6300 rpm, 3.5 L, V-6, premium unleaded (recommended)
8-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 7
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A) Starting at $48,700 MSRP (19/22/26) 295 hp @ 6300 rpm, 3.5 L, V-6, premium unleaded (recommended)
8-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive 7

2020 Lexus RX 350L Premium

Premium

power
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (recommended)
mpg
22 combined

$48,880 - $50,280


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Premium 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 8A) Starting at $48,880 MSRP (19/22/26) 290 hp @ 6200 rpm, 3.5 L, V-6, premium unleaded (recommended)
8 Speed Automatic front wheel drive 7
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A) Starting at $50,280 MSRP (19/22/26) 290 hp @ 6200 rpm, 3.5 L, V-6, premium unleaded (recommended)
8 Speed Automatic all wheel drive 7

2020 Lexus RX 350L Luxury

Luxury

power
295 hp @ 6300 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (recommended)
mpg
22 combined

$53,300 - $54,700


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Luxury 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 8A) Starting at $53,300 MSRP (19/22/26) 295 hp @ 6300 rpm, 3.5 L, V-6, premium unleaded (recommended)
8-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive 7
Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A) Starting at $54,700 MSRP (19/22/26) 295 hp @ 6300 rpm, 3.5 L, V-6, premium unleaded (recommended)
8-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive 7

Expert Review

7.5

Overall Rating


The RX 350L is known for its supreme ride quality and smooth delivery of power. Lexus’ endeavor to maximize the RX 350L’s finesse may have come at certain compromises but we feel they were worth it. Powered by a 3.5L V6, the RX 350L makes 209 horsepower and 263 lb ft of torque.

The Acura MDX is the closest rival to the Lexus RX 350L. Powered by a similar engine, it makes similar power to it too, for a lighter body. In the same price category, the Infiniti QX60 and the Cadillac XT6 also make an appearance. The QX60 and the XT6 is based on the same body pattern, and while the XT6 is priced a little lavishly, the QX60 is very competitively priced. 

2020 Lexus RX350L front view
2020 Lexus RX350L rear view

6.7/10
Features

 

8.0/10
Engine and Performance

 

6.6/10
Fuel Economy

 

6.5/10
Interior

 

8.0/10
Exterior

 

8.6/10
Safety

 

7.6/10
Competition

 
 

2020 Lexus RX 350L Features

6.7/10

The RX 350L is offered in two trims. Both the trims further are offered in either FWD or AWD. The Base trims starts at around $47K while the more equipped Luxury trim starts from around $53K. Both the trim share the same engine. The only difference is the added benefits of luxury and utility.

Trims Base Premium Luxury
MSRP (FWD) $47,300 $48,880 $53,300
MSRP (AWD) $48,700 $50,280 $54,700
Key Features Leather Steering Wheel Open-Pore Brown Walnut or Matte Bamboo wood interior trim Adds/upgrades to these features from previous trim
  Keyless Ignition Power moonroof Heated Steering Wheel
  Three Zone Climate   Leather and Wood Steering Wheel
  Adaptive Cruise Control   Premium Leather
  Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel   Multi-Level Heating Driver and Passenger Seat
  Universal Remote Transmitter   Ventilated driver and Passenger Seat
  Interior Air Filtration   Driver Seat Thigh Extension
  Audio and Cruise Controls on Steering Wheel   20 Inch Painted Alloys
  Front Seatback Storage    
  Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors    
  Front and Rear Cupholders    
  Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror    
  Front and Rear Door Pockets    

Which trim to go for?

We recommend going for the Luxury trim, whose added features are worth the money in our book. The heated and ventilated seats and touched up interior makes the cost worth it, especially when considering the fact that this brand is known for its longevity.

We also advocate opting for the Navigation Package, which offers a variety of features, such as:

  • A Navigation system
  • Lexus Enform Dynamic Navigation and Destination Assist.
  • Voice Control
  • A 12 speaker audio system with an upgraded touch screen
  • Climate control with smog sensing automatic recirculation mode.

2020 Lexus RX 350L Engine and Performance

8.0/10

The 3.5L naturally aspirated V6 which powers the 2020 RX 350L is known for its smooth delivery of power. It wasn't tuned for being extremely aggressive, but that doesn't mean for a second that it cannot be quick. On paper though, this V6 seems underpowered, with 290 horsepower and a class trailing 263 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Lexus RX 350L is known for its smooth delivery of power

Paired with this humble V6 is an 8-speed automatic transmission. Lexus’ focus for the RX 350L has been luxury and comfort. Keeping that in mind, the transmission here is smooth. Quick shifts that are tuned to keep you engaged on the ride rather than the grunt. However, while providing smooth shifts, the transmission is willing to haul itself to get you racing wind in no time. Generally, when the focus lies on comfort, manufacturers choose to sacrifice thrust.

Models

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

MSRP

$47,300

$45,395

$46,150

$52,695

Engine

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

3.6L Naturally Aspirated V6

Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD FWD

Transmission

8-Speed Automatic

9-Speed Automatic

Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic

9-Speed Shiftable Automatic

Power

295hp@6,300rpm 290hp@6,200rpm 295hp@6,400rpm 310hp@6,700rpm

Torque

263lb-ft@4,700rpm 267lb-ft@4,700rpm 270lb-ft@4,800rpm 271lb-ft@5,000rpm

The Infiniti QX60, which costs less than the RX 350L, makes the same power from a similar engine. It manages more torque but that increase isn't significant. The CVT on the QX60 isn't something that is liked by everyone but it does get the job done. The Acura MDX makes slightly less horsepower but more torque. Since both use the same engine, this difference comes down to may each company handles the engine. The most expensive of the bunch is the Cadillac XT6. While that does cost more, it has a bigger engine making more power and torque compared to the class. 

2020 Lexus RX 350L "0-60" ?

The RX 350L has never been a car that accelerates fast. As said above, being tuned for comfort comes at a certain compromise. That being said, you won't feel a tad bit underpowered when you put the pedal down. In fact, your focus won't go to that part.

2020 Lexus RX 350L Acceleration

Experiencing its smooth climb up the tachometer makes even the most unimpressed user admit the real forte of the RX 350L. 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds and a quarter-mile in 15.7 seconds is what the RX 350L manages for its hefty body.

Models

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

0-60 MPH

7.5 sec 6.3 sec 7.7 sec 6.6 sec

Quarter Mile

15.7 sec 14.8 sec 15.9 sec 15.1 sec
Top Speed N/A 155  MPH(est) N/A N/A

Engine

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

3.6L Naturally Aspirated V6

Being the lightest in the class gives the MDX an advantage when it comes to acceleration. With class leading figures, the MDX reaches 60 mph from a standpoint in just 6.3 seconds. It is closely trailed by the XT6, which has a time of 6.6 seconds. Considering that the XT6 is the heaviest of the bunch, we have to chalk its performance up to its high performance numbers. The RX 350L then comes a second later followed by the QX60 which is the slowest of the bunch.

How does the 2020 Lexus RX 350L handle?

Even though the RX 350L has a slight disadvantage when it comes to performance, its place to shine is its ride quality. Lexus has made every decision to orient the RX 350L towards its drivability. A refined engine and transmission coupled with its newly upgraded suspension work to make the driving experience intoxicating. The lightweight steering makes controlling the hefty car easy. While the upgraded suspension makes the RX 350L corner superbly, you still feel a slight body lean.&

Even though it doesn't have an engine Start/Stop feature, one might mistakenly assume it does, because the RX 350L idles extremely quietly and smoothly.

The RX350L offers 3 driving modes. The Eco mode tames the engine to focus more on fuel economy. The Normal mode keeps the engine free to make everyday driving a breeze. The suspension is on the softer side here. Finally, the Sports mode releases the full potential of the engine, making its roar fill the cabin space. The suspensions are stiffened a little.

Overall, Lexus’ decision to focus on RX 350L’s drive quality paid off. The compromises, in our opinion, are totally worth it, making the RX 350L a car that won't be easily dismissed.

2020 Lexus RX 350L "60-0"?

For its weight, the RX 350L is equipped with a decent set of brakes, providing sufficient stopping power for its weight. Brake pedal feel is strong and has next to none dead travel.

2020 Lexus RX 350L is equipped with a decent set of brakes

Traveling 60 mph, the Lexus 350L stops to a standstill in 129 feet. In terms of the feel, the brakes adapt to the conditions pretty well. There is some nose dive, as expected from an SUV of this size. However, it never gets unnerving at any point.

Model

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

Brake Rotors Front

12.9"

12.6"

12.6"

12.6"

Brake Rotors Rear

13.3"

13"

12.1"

12.4"

Curb Weight

4464 lbs

4032 lbs

4390 lbs

4690 lbs

60-0 MPH

129 ft

116 ft

122 ft

129 ft

The lightest of the bunch stops the quickest too. The MDX has the smallest panic stopping distance of 116 feet. Although the weight difference the RX 350L and the QX60 isn't much, it is enough for the QX60 to perform significantly better in the panic stop test. 7 feet might not seem much but is definitely appreciated in the event of a real life situation. Finally, the Cadillac XT6, which performs at par with the RX 350L, making these cars dead last. The heavier XT6 having the same stop distance as the lighter RX 350L is commendable.

2020 Lexus RX 350L Fuel Economy

6.6/10

The 350L, equipped with its 3.5L V6, manages a best in class fuel economy. Lexus has managed to make the RX 350L more fuel-efficient from last year. It now manages one extra mile for every gallon of fuel. The FWD manages 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway while the AWD still has last year’s efficiency, making 19 miles to the gallon in the city and 26 on the highway. 

Model

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

MPG (City)

19

20

14

17

MPG (Highway)

26

27

19

24

MPG (Combined)

22

23

16

20

Fuel Capacity

19.2 gallons

19.5 gallons

19.5 gallons

22 gallons

Range (City/Hwy/Combined)

364/499/422 miles

370/487/448 miles

273/370/312 miles

374/528/440 miles

Emission (Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/yr)

8

7.7

8

8.8

The RX 350L doesn't have the best in class in fuel economy but is a very close second to the MDX. The MDX is the podium holder in the class, with a combined average of 23 mpg. The 16 mpg combined of the QX60 comes as a disappointment, as the XT6, from its relatively bigger engine is more efficient, and that too by a huge margin. Not only is the least efficient car of the bunch, its range is also compromised. Both highway efficiency and range the QX60 offers are what the others offer in the city.

2020 Lexus RX 350L Interior

6.5/10

Another place the Lexus RX 350L dominates its peers is the interiors. In typical Lexus fashion, everything fits together absolutely seamlessly. At first, one might feel that the interior of the RX 350L has been carried forward from the last model year. However, focus your attention on the details and one will the intricate details Lexus has made. 

Starting off with the seats, Lexus no longer offers leather. The base trim now comes equipped with faux leather. However, Lexus does it so well that no one can tell the difference until told otherwise. Faux leather is generally the better option, as its more durable. The seats are comfortable and will strive in making you comfortable on long trips. The seats come equipped with 12-way power seat controls with thigh support. Lexus also offers up to 3 memory seats presets, the controls for which are located on the door. The door has some revised stitching patterns. All 4 windows have one-touch power controls. 

the interior of the 2020 Lexus RX 350L has been carried forward from the last model year

Even the base trim comes with wood or aluminum highlights inside the cabin. Like the passenger side AC vent, which is encompassed in a beautiful metal fixture which extends towards the center dash. The central dashboard has a pretty basic look to it, especially with the standard audio controls. However, the various controls are ergonomically arranged, with no false buttons insight. 

The gauge cluster is unchanged from last year, an analog set up with a multifunctional 4.2-inch display in the middle. The display is controlled by buttons on the steering wheel. 

The steering wheel is fashioned with a mix of wood and leather and is heated. It houses many controls on it. To the left, it has all the Phone, Audio and Voice control while to the right are the buttons for the multifunction display. Paddle shifters are mounted directly on the steering wheel. Behind the steering wheel are the stocks for cruise controls and wipers while a joystick off to the left controls the tilt and telescope of the steering wheel. 

The roomy cabin has plenty of space in the first and second row, but the third row does not have adequate seating space. View from the driver’s seat is excellent and the A-pillars weren't a hindrance while driving most of the time.

Model

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

Seating Capacity

7

7

7

7

First Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

38.7/58.3/41.4

38.1/61.1/41.4

40.7/60.3/42.2

39.8/58.3/41.2

Second Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

37.9/57.8/30.9

38.3/59.1/38.5

38.2/60.4/41.7

39.1/57.4/39.1

Third Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

34.8/45.7/23.5

35.6/54.7/28.1

36.5/57.1/30.8

37.2/53.5/29.5

The QX60 and the XT6 consistently provide more headroom in the class. While their shoulder room may fall behind to the MDX at times, the MDX can't provide the same level of spacious perception the QX60 and XT6 can, especially in the 3rd row. The RX 350L might feel cramped if looked at together with the others in the class. While the front row can compare, by the time you reach the 3rd row, the seating area feels constricted. 

What features does the infotainment system of the 2020 Lexus RX 350L have?

The infotainment system has been upgraded and now features the trackpad interaction system found on more premium Lexus cars. The trackpad makes it easy to interact with the infotainment system, which seems more snappier than last year. However, if the trackpad doesn't fancy you, one can also interact with the infotainment screen directly as the RX 350L now houses a touchscreen instead of a normal display. The screen has been positioned 5 inches closer to the driver to make easier to interact via touch. 

The RX comes equipped with a standard 8-inch touchscreen on the base model which will be upgraded to a 12.3-inch touchscreen on the Luxury trim or via opting for the Navigation Package. 

2020 Lexus RX 350L with a standard 8-inch touchscreen

The touchscreen responds to touch inputs well creating a rather involving experience while using it. The base comes equipped with 8 speakers which are pretty decent sounding, however, the 15 speaker Mark Levinson system uplifts the in-car audio experience by leaps and bounds.

How much cargo space is provided in 2020 Lexus RX 350L?

The cargo space of the RX 350L is rather unimpressive. As one's daily drive, it may seem to limit, but if you plan to take 7 people for a trip, you might be able to accommodate their luggage. The 6.2 cubic feet cargo space is not adequate for a car claiming driving comfort as their forte, encouraging people to take long trips in it. 

The cargo space of the 2020 Lexus RX 350L is rather unimpressive

However, it is equipped with a power tailgate, which is more useful than people realize. It provides the option to opt-in for a hands-free tailgate, which adds to the comfort score of the car. The LED lighting in the side to illuminate the cargo area, levers to fold down the rear seats and a 12V power outlet just adds to the overall utility provided by the RX 350L.

Model

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

Cargo Capacity (with rear seats up)

6.2 cu.ft.

15.8 cu.ft.

16 cu.ft.

12.6 cu.ft.

Cargo Capacity (with rear seats down)

58.5 cu.ft.

90.9 cu.ft.

76.2 cu.ft.

78.7 cu.ft.

The cargo space alone in the RX feels like such a let down when we consider the others in class. In both categories, the 350L is in the last position. In the case of cargo space with the seats up, the XT6, which comes in third place has more than double the cargo space than the RX 350L. With seats up, the MDX and the QX60 have almost the same space making them class leaders with the QX60 leading. With the seats down, however, the MDX takes the lead making it a class leader.

2020 Lexus RX 350L interior
2020 Lexus RX 350L interior
2020 Lexus RX 350L front seat
2020 Lexus RX 350L front seat
2020 Lexus RX 350L seating
2020 Lexus RX 350L seating
2020 Lexus RX 350L rear seat
2020 Lexus RX 350L rear seat
2020 Lexus RX 350L cargo space
2020 Lexus RX 350L cargo space

2020 Lexus RX 350L Exterior

8.0/10

Lexus promises updated looks all around, with the RX 350L getting most of its updates to its front fascia. The most prominent upgrade is to the front grille. Gone is the simple-looking, vertically striped grille. The grille now has a modified spindle-shaped grille confined in an intricate mesh. With fewer chrome trims surrounding it, the grille now looks more streamlined. 

What catches your attention next are the headlights, whose newly introduced all LED DRMs to give a far better look than the old bulb DRMs, which used to seem rather out of place. The optional triple beam LED headlights to complete the look of the front end of the car with a dash of character.

2020 Lexus RX 350L Exterior Design

 

The changes to rear-end are subtle. Unfortunately, for some reason, the new taillight design Lexus cooked up will only be offered if you opt for the triple beam headlights. The exhaust ends have been made thinner. 

Other exterior changes include the revised alloy wheels on the base and Luxury trims, the contrast 18-inch alloys of the base trim looks rather attractive. The power-folding and an auto-dimming feature on the rearview side mirrors are standard while the blind spot monitoring feature is offered as an option. 

Lexus now offers 3 years of the remote start as standard. One can remote start the RX 350L either from the key fob or the Lexus app. Approaching the car with the keyfob open the rearview mirrors, indicating the car is unlocked. 

Overall, the RX 350L now has lesser creases than before as is more ironed out. In our opinion, this refreshed look makes the RX rather timeless. While the updated design doesn't deliver a dramatic update, its increments make the RX 350L look more attractive as a whole.

Model

Lexus RX 350L

Acura MDX

INFINITI QX60

Cadillac XT6

Curb Weight

4464 lbs

4032 lbs

4390 lbs

4690 lbs

Length

N/A

196.2"

N/A

198.5"

Width

74.6"

77.7"

77.2"

77.3"

Height

67.3"

67.4"

68.6"

69.9"

Ground Clearance

8.1"

5.6"

6.5"

N/A

Wheelbase

109.8"

111"

114.2"

112.7"

The MDX is the lightest of the class. This advantage helps the performance of the MDX a lot. However, the heaviest of the class, the Cadillac XT6’s performance seems unaffected by its weight. As of now, it seems the RX 350L has more ground clearance, making it more capable to dabble in the dirt from time to time than the other. The shorter wheelbase on the RX 350L means it will have the smallest turning radius.

2020 Lexus RX 350L
2020 Lexus RX 350L
Lexus RX 350L
Lexus RX 350L
2020 Lexus RX 350L side view
2020 Lexus RX 350L side view
2020 Lexus RX 350L
2020 Lexus RX 350L
2020 Lexus RX 350L
2020 Lexus RX 350L

2020 Lexus RX 350L Safety

8.6/10

The 2020 Lexus RX 350L gets the upgraded Safety Suite 2.0, which promises many new safety features as standard. The new low light pedestrian & cyclist detection feature is an attractive addition to the already long suite of safety features offered with the RX 350L. Road sign and Lane tracking assists make the driving experience more safe and relaxed. When in reverse, the standard backup camera is clear, with good visibility in both day and night. Along with that, the side rearview mirrors tilt down to help see parking lines better. Lexus also tunes the parking brake to engage automatically, which eliminates the chances for the car to roll back or creep forward. All this is offered alongside the standard RX 350L safety features, which are:

  • Pre-Collision Safety Systems
  • Post-Collision Safety Systems
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane departure warning Accident Avoidance System
  • Auto high beam headlights
  • Dual front and rear side-mounted airbags
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Stability Control
  • Remote Anti Theft Alarm System
  • Traction Control
  • 4 Wheel ABS
  • Emergency Braking System

2020 Lexus RX 350L Competition

7.6/10

2020 Lexus RX 350L vs 2020 Acura MDX 

The closest rival to the Lexus RX 350L. The MDX is powered by a similar engine as the RX 350L, making similar power, but is faster, presumably due to its lighter weight. However, the focus of the RX 350L is on ride comfort and smoothness, something the MDX won't be able to rival. Granted that while the MDX may feel lighter in turns, the RX 350L’s light steering wheel along with its upgraded suspension will provide a completely different experience than the MDX on the road. 

2020 Acura MDX

2020 Lexus RX 350L vs 2020 INFINITI QX60

 The RX 350L costs slightly more and you get slightly more power out of it. Now that this is out of the way, let's focus on other pressing matters. It baffles us that while the QX60 has much better cargo space than the RX350L, it has a very low range and fuel economy. On the other hand, you won't be able to enjoy the long range with your family if you can't pack for everyone. The concept of “taking your car on a long trip” demands both these characteristics on a single vehicle. The deciding factor can be the internal cabin space, which is more in the QX60, but that isn't too drastically different 

2020 Lexus RX 350L vs 2020 Cadillac XT6

The Cadillac XT6 is quicker, has better cabin room space and a bigger trunk. However, the price premium which needs to be paid for the XT6 is not something everyone will be willing to give. Also, it isn't perfect. The RX 350L beats it in fuel economy and weight. Being heavier means the handling of the car is going to be a bother in longer drives, as each turn makes you handle more weight. 

2020 Lexus RX 350L Final Verdict

The RX 350L’s refresh this year is exactly what the doctor ordered. Improving on an already well-built car has made it a very attractive option. While it's true that the RX 350L is a tad bit underpowered, especially compared to its bigger rivals, it does so for focussing on the drivability. All in all, the Lexus RX 350L is a potent car. A good choice whether one wishes to daily drive one in the city or take a long trip with the family. 

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2020 Lexus RX 350L Overall Reviews


CA

Christopher K. Austin

2020 Lexus RX 350L

Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: August 10, 2020

Turns out Lexus design engineers are dumb

Pros - Panoramic center screen, haptic cursor pad, steering assistance

Cons - Legroom in all three rows, claustrophobic third row, visibility

Overall Review

8 /10 Overall Rating

With safety being the first priority at Lexus it seems, every drive in our RX 350L happens to be safe. Take control of the steering wheel and brakes if driver doesn't respond on time in the event of any emergency. Now that's something to lure the customers in for Lexus cars. No issues with the driving and fuel efficiency and maybe the only aspect which is not flawed

9/10
Features
4/10
Interior
8/10
Design
9/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
5/10
Dealer Review

JR

Jack J. Reed

2020 Lexus RX 350L

Premium 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 8A)

10

User Overall Rating

Posted On: August 10, 2020

Rx350 suits me

Pros - Memory seats, safety features, interior setup

Cons - No heated rear seats

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10 /10 Overall Rating

It's never easy to drive a big suv particularly in traffic. Thankfully Lexus has an answer to that and came up with rx350 whisked with many handy safety and driver convenience features to help exactly with that. Now I can drive it anywhere without any issues or a back seat driver.

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Interior
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Design
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Safety
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Reliability
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Deal Value
10/10
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Turns out Lexus design engineers are dumb

With safety being the first priority at Lexus it seems, every drive in our RX 350L happens to be safe. Take control of the steering wheel and brakes if driver doesn't respond on time in the event of any emergency. Now that's something to lure the customers in for Lexus cars. No issues with the driving and fuel efficiency and maybe the only aspect which is not flawed

by Christopher K. Austin

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Rx350 suits me

It's never easy to drive a big suv particularly in traffic. Thankfully Lexus has an answer to that and came up with rx350 whisked with many handy safety and driver convenience features to help exactly with that. Now I can drive it anywhere without any issues or a back seat driver.

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