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Updated on: January 13, 2021

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The Lexus RX series was first introduced in the 1990s, and it was actually the first car to use the word crossover. Cut to present times, the car has come to its 4th generation and is back in its hybrid guise. The 2018 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid is a stylish, comfortable, and plush crossover that aims to win the hearts of its buyers.

Powering the vehicle is a 3.5L V6 engine working in synergy with three electric motors that move all four wheels. The motor combo is paired with a CVT transmission that offers comfortable but not exactly enthusiastic gear shifts. The RX directly rivals the all-new Toyota Highlander Hybrid and the Acura MDX Hybrid. 

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Pros

Beautiful Styling

Amazing Ride Quality

Quiet Cabin

Luxurious Upholstery

Premium Finishes

Amazing Fuel Economy

Cons

Slow Acceleration

“Rubber Band” lag with CVT transmission

Infotainment is tough to operate

What's New?

Cheaper Price tag

Certain features have been made optional


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Features

vehicle bio

base price

$45895

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

5

top speed

143 mph

drivetrain

all wheel drive

engine type

displacement

211 cu.in.

horsepower

308 hp @ 6000 rpm

torque

247 lb.-ft. @ 4800 rpm

transmission

continuously variable speed automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

109.8 in.

length

192.5 in.

width

74.6 in.

height

67.7 in.

curb weight

4740 lbs.

ground clearance

8.2 in.

capacity

passenger volume

121.7 cu ft.

cargo volume

55.9 cu ft.

towing capacity

3500 lbs.

payload capacity

1257 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.2 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

15.6 sec.

braking (70-0 mph)

165 ft.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

31/30/28 mpg

highway range

588.0 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

6 yr./ 70000 mi.

powertrain warranty

6 yr./ 70,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

6 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

No


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Trims

Base $45,895 onwards

308 hp @ 6000 rpm | 3.5L | V6 | Premium unleaded (recommended)

  • 18" Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • 2 - 1st Row LCD Monitor
  • ABS and driveline Traction Control
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Front Fog/Driving Lights
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyfob (all doors) Remote Keyless Entry
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio
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Colors and Styles

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Ratings

Pricing And Features

9.1

Engine And Performance

9.1

Fuel Economy

8.4

Interior

8.3

Exterior

9.1

Safety

8.3

Competition

9.0

Final Verdict

8.2

8.7

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.7

Overall Rating


For a starting price of $45,695, the 2018 variant is actually cheaper than the outgoing 2017 model. The car does lose some of its gizmos in return for a cheaper base price but it's sure to attract more potential buyers, which is exactly what Lexus wants the RX 450h to do.

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2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUV rear angle view

9.1/10
Pricing and Features

9.1/10
Engine and Performance

8.4/10
Fuel Economy

8.3/10
Interior

9.1/10
Exterior

8.3/10
Safety

9.0/10
Competition

8.2/10
Final Verdict


2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Pricing and Features

9.1/10

The 2018 Lexus Rx 450h is available in a total of 3 trims. All the trims share the same standard engine configuration featuring a 3.5L V6 engine and 3 electric working in tandem paired to a CVT gearbox. The base RX 450h trims sports a long list of features including power-adjustable front seats, NuLuxe leather upholstery, and smart access including other things. For a price of $45,695, the car is now a much sweeter deal and even better value for money. 

The RX 450 hl is the elongated 7 seater version of the RX 450h, which is the same from the inside except for the extra seats. The range-topping RX 450 h Sport variant adds a host of sporty elements to the cars. The Sport variant features enhancement such as a sport-tuned adaptive suspension, paddle shifters, and special driving modes that make the car more exciting, However, its $51,055 price tag makes it an expensive proposition.

Trims

RX 450h

RX 450 h SPORT

MSRP (AWD)

$45,695

$51,055

Features

Smart access

Black electrochromic power-folding outside mirrors

 

Power open/close rear door

Paddle shifters

 

Drive mode select

Black headliner

 

Dual-zone climate control

F sport perforated leather-trimmed heated steering wheel and shift knob

 

Power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel

F sport bolstered/heated and ventilated front seats

 

NuLuxe interior trim

Aluminum pedals, interior trim, and door-sill scuff plates

 

Leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob

Sport-tuned and adaptive variable suspension (avs) with sport s+ driving mode and sport-tuned electronic power steering (eps)

 

Lexus display audio with color multimedia display and nine speakers

F sport 20-inch split-10-spoke alloy wheels with dark graphite finish

 

Bluetooth technology

F sport exterior styling

 

Lexus enform safety connect

Vehicle dynamics integrated management (vdim)

 

Subscription-free traffic and weather

Rear armrest storage compartment

 

Hd radio with itunes tagging

Ambient lighting

 

Power-adjustable front seats

Lexus memory system for driver's seat, steering wheel and outside mirror

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The base RX 450h variant easily makes for our choice because of its value for money appeal. The car has a big list of creature comforts, which will suffice most of the buyers. As the power stats remain the same throughout the trim line, the base variant makes a lot of sense at present. The Sport version might appear juicier but its price tag is sure to be a big let down.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Engine and Performance

9.1/10

The engine on duty on the Lexus RX 450h hybrid is a 3.5L V6 engine along with 3 electric motors that is good for 306 hp and 247 lb-ft of torque. The continuously variable transmission does its job in a calm and peaceful manner prioritizing comfort over performance. Fortunately, you shall never feel too stressed out while cruising at highway speeds.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUV has 3.5L engine bay

Models

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

MSRP

$45,695

$36,670

$52,100

Engine

3.5L V6 DOHC 24-Valve

3.5L DOHC 24V V6

3.0L PGM-FI 24V SOHC i-VTEC V6

Transmission

CVT Automatic

CVT Automatic

7-Speed Automatic

Power

308 hp

306 hp

321 hp

Torque

247 lb-ft

215 lb-ft

289 lb-ft

On paper with rivals, the RX 450h is certainly not the most powerful in the segment. The Acura MDX is actually the most powerful in the segment pushing out 321 hp but is also the dearest to buy at $52,100. However, the more expensive Lexus RX is almost identical to the Highlander on paper. 

Acceleration

Lexus RX 450h takes 7.7 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph while encounters 13.6 seconds to complete a quarter of a mile. It's certainly no road scorcher, but it's still decently fast for a 2-ton hybrid SUV. Acceleration from the inside actually makes the car feel more involved and scintillating from the inside.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUV accelerate in 7.7 sec

Models

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Touring Plus

0-60 MPH

7.7 sec

6.9 sec

5.9 sec

7.4 sec

Quarter mile

13.6 sec

16.2 sec

14.6 sec

14.9 sec

Engine

3.5L

3.5L

3.0L

3.6L

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

5.9

6.0

6.5

N/A

In competition with rivals, the Acura MDX with its most powerful engine in the segment turns out to be the quickest at 0-60 mph sprint taking only 5.9 seconds. The RX450h is actually the slowest in the segment as far as a 0-60mph sprint is concerned. The clunky CVT transmission does showcase a considerable amount of lag between shifts, which makes it the slowest in in-gear acceleration. 

Braking

The Lexus RX 450h brakes consist of 12.9-inch rotors in the front and a 12.3-inch rotors in the back, which is actually the smallest in the segment. The brakes pedals offer fair travel before the brakes engage fully, but there is a slight hiccup when the brakes are applied in pulse.

Model

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Touring Plus

Brake Front(in)

12.9

12.9

13.0

13.0

Brake Rear(in)

12.3

12.2

13.0

13.0

Curb weight(lbs)

4740

4398

4471

4943

60-0 MPH (ft.)

123

133

134

131

The Lexus is able to stop from 60 mph in a segment-leading 123 ft. All the other rivals feature similar stopping distances that range upwards of 130 ft. However, the sophisticated electronics in the Lexus does offer tremendous stopping power, which adds to the confidence of driving.

Ride and Handling

It is clear that ride comfort and ease of driving have been given the top priority on the RX 450h. That being said, the car still does not leave any loose ends and provides a wholesome driving experience. The overall drive dynamics are not anywhere near sporty, but they're sprightly enough for sure.

However, light off-roading is all this SUV can take as even going over big potholes creates rattling and vibration in the chassis that spoils the experience to an extent. The anti-roll bars also work phenomenally to mask out most of the rolling feel over sharp curves.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Fuel Economy

8.4/10

Fuel economy is often the sole reason why most buyers opt for the hybrid trims of a car. The Lexus RX 450h is able to return a modest mileage of 30 mpg that is sure to keep the buyers happy. The hybrid tech also gets an extended warranty, which improves the ownership experience quite well. 

Model

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

MPGe (city)

31

30

26

MPGe (highway)

28

28

27

MPG e(combined)

30

29

27

The 2018 Lexus RX 450h is almost identical to the 2018 Toyota Highlander in terms of hybrid technology. Both SUVs offer similar MPGe figures in both the city and on the highway. However, the RX450H is a touch lighter, which gives it a slight edge in combined fuel economy, which reflects in your combined daily driving basics.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Interior

8.3/10

The front seats on the RX 450h are signature Lexus, which means that they are plush and comfortable to sit on while offering enough padding and thigh support for the taller folks. The rear seats feel upmarket as well, but one could have easily used some extra legroom.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUV front seats

Due to the floating roofline, the rear headroom is likely to create an issue as well.

Model

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

Passenger capacity

5

8

7

Passenger Volume (ft cube)

121.7

144.9

131.4

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg)

(In.)

39.4/57.8/44.1

40.7/59.3/38.4

38.1/61.1/41.4

Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg)

(In.)

38.2/57.6/38.0

39.9/59.0/38.4

38.3/59.1/38.5

Third (Head/Shoulder/Leg)

(In.)

N/A

35.9/55.0/26.7

35.6/54.7/28.1

A passenger volume of 121.7 cu-ft on the RX 450h puts it on the bottom amongst its rivals. However, the Lexus does fall short on headroom at the rear, which makes it almost even with the 2018 Acura MDX. Even after being on the same platform, the posh upholstery, sophisticated interiors, and luxurious cabin make the Lexus RX 450h much more upscale than the 2018 Highlander.The biggest letdown is the seating capacity of 5 people, whereas the rivals provide a seating capacity of 7 and more people. All Lexus are known to be tech loaded to the brim, and the RX 450h is no exception. Some of its key features are-

  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Power adjusted front seats
  • Optional paddle shifters
  • Leather upholstery

Infotainment

Instead of modern touch screens, the RX 450h features a 12.3-inch dashtop display that is controlled by a mouse type joystick mounted on the center console. Even though there is very little lag in inputs but the whole knob configuration makes the vehicle feel outdated. Another major issue is the MMI, which requires complete attention to be operated properly, which can become a potential hazard while driving.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUV infotainment screen

There is huge room for improvement in this sector. The system also lacks the modern connectivity features, which include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Important infotainment features include-

  • 12.3-inch dashtop display
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Touch-Pad controller
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth

Cargo Capacity

All hybrid vehicles face problems due to the batteries that occupy a lot of space in the boot. The Lexus RX 450h is no exclusion from the list with a tiny 18.0 cu-ft of boot behind the 2nd row. The utility aspect takes a huge impact as the boot is barely adequate for 2 moderate-sized duffel bags.

Model

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

Behind 3nd Row(cu-ft)

18.0

13.8

15.8

With 3nd row folded (cu-ft)

18.0

42.3

43.4

With All Seats folded (cu-ft)

55.9

83.7

90.9

Essentially being the same platform, the slanted roofline of the RX450H does affect the maximum cargo-hauling capacity of the SUV. This makes it fall slightly shorter than the equivalent Toyota Highlander Hybrid. With all seats folded, the Highlander can carry upto 83.7cu.ft of luggage. However, the true winner is the MDX which can carry up to 90.9 cu.ft of cargo with all seats folded. 

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2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Exterior

9.1/10

The Lexus Rx 450 hybrid is surely a striking vehicle from the outside. Its sharp and long body lines make it a lengthy vehicle at 192.5 inches. The bigger length allows the vehicle to ensure enough room for the passengers inside. 

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Model

Lexus RX 450 AWD hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE

Acura MDX Hybrid

curb weight(lbs)

4740

4398

4471

Length(in)

192.5

192.5

196.2

Width(in)

74.6

75.8

77.7

Height(in)

67.7

68.1

67.4

Ground clearance(in)

7.0

8.0

5.6

Wheelbase(in)

109.8

109.8

111.0

Track width(in) F/R

64.4/64.0

64.4/64.2

66.3/66.3

The 2018 Acura MDX is the longest SUV in the comparison. It also has the longest wheelbase, which translates into better cargo and passenger volume in the cabin. The larger 20-inch wheels do give the RX450h a more premium look than the 2018 Toyota Highlander. The typical Lexus spindle grille in the Lexus gives it a unique presence on the road, which the rivals fail to offer. The list of exterior features on the 2018 Lexus RX 450h include-

  • HID projector headlamps
  • Sunroof
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Signature hexagonal grille
  • Optional black outside mirrors
  • Optional sport exterior package.
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2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Safety

8.3/10

Lexus has loaded the RX450h with a lot of life-saving safety tech. Although there are no official test ratings available yet, they are most likely to be in favor of the SUV. Be it active safety tech or passive safety tech, the Lexus has it all. Few major safety features available with the SUV are-

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Lexus Safety System+ Forward Collision
  • Emergency Sos
  • Lane Keep Assist Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Keep Assist Lane Departure Warning
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Competition

9.0/10

Lexus RX 450h vs Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Just like the RX450h, the Highlander is a slick-looking SUV with sharp body lines and an imposing road presence. The interior is of superior quality along with well-appointed and space for upto 8 occupants. Although the power figures are a little lower than the Lexus, it undercuts it by more than $10,000.

Toyota Highlander Hybrid

All in all, the Highlander gives tough competition to the Lexus at the price point. But, if money's not an issue, the Lexus does feel more premium and justifies that steeper price tag.

Lexus RX 450h vs Acura MDX Hybrid

The Acura MDX is another striking SUV with funky exteriors. Step inside the cabin, and you'll be greeted by what is possibly the best in class interior. The innards are plush with ample soft-touch materials spread generously throughout the cabin. Even on the utility front, the MDX is miles ahead of the RX 450h hybrid.

Acura MDX Hybrid

But, one key thing that buyers will notice while comparing the Acura with the Lexus is the eye-watering price difference of over $7,000, The Lexus is already one of the most expensive in the segment, and the even dearer price tag on the MDX is likely to scare away potential buyers.

2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid Final Verdict

8.2/10

The RX 450h is one the finest hybrid SUVs you'd find in the market presently. The engine is punchy and economic. The interior feels opulent with a lot of good elements, but the weak legroom in the rear will definitely be a problem. As with all Lexus cars, the standard feature list is long even after the recent price reduction. On the safety front as well, there is no shortage of features at all. With the current price tag, it's one of the better luxury crossovers you'd find in the segment.

2018 Lexus RX 450h Consumer Reviews and Ratings

7.9

based on 11 ratings


8.4/10 Features
7.5/10 Interiors
7.9/10 Design
8.2/10 Safety
7.8/10 Reliability
8.0/10 Deal Value

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John S. Solari

2020 Lexus RX 450h hybrid

4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: February 9, 2021

Minute details are missing

Pros - Pointer pad, blind spot mirrors, paddle shifters,

Cons - Scratch friendly wood trim around cupholders, audio buttons on center stack are dinky

Lexus used to a milestone of luxury and looks and seems like milestones have changed with time. RX350h is a fine example of how quality degraded with respect to time. On papers, it has paddle shifters and what not but in reality, having plush quality materials was more pressing priority than giving more features. I'm pointing to the scratch friendly wood trim especially around cup holders which is not appreciated. No one would appreciated these minor blemishes in a 55K+ suv from Lexus. No options on it. All the basic features and equipment like paddle shifters, pointer pad on center console and blind spot warnings are standard. Interiors are nothing more than a $20k suv by all means. What good does a wood trim on the inside do if it has stractches all over it. Controls on center stack for radio and music player are dinky and one can easily press a wrong button. I'm sure Lexus could have covered all this, especially when they have been making cars for 30 years now. Has a distinctive appeal particularly when viewed from front because of the signature Lexus honeycomb grille. No issues with the design and styling but the execution on the inside Blind spot warning system and automatic braking system along with all the mandatory safety features are on board. No issues with the safety unless it starts to show me blemishes there as well. I hope it doesn't Reliable than other cars and has a separate EV mode which makes it run solely on batteries. Good on gas and drives without problems. Interiors seem to be rushed and that's what hampers the ownership experience. Its a Lexus and customers expect it to do perfect on the inside at least. $55K+ pricing for an suv which is close to perfection. There is nothing I would like to change in the entire buying process. Everything was to the point and transparent.

10/10
Features
7/10
Interior
9/10
Design
9/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
7/10
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Michael E. Saul

2020 Lexus RX 450h hybrid

4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: August 10, 2020

Minute details are missing

Pros - Pointer pad, blind spot mirrors, paddle shifters,

Cons - Scratch friendly wood trim around cupholders, audio buttons on center stack are dinky

Lexus used to a milestone of luxury and looks and seems like milestones have changed with time. RX350h is a fine example of how quality degraded with respect to time. On papers, it has paddle shifters and what not but in reality, having plush quality materials was more pressing priority than giving more features. I'm pointing to the scratch friendly wood trim especially around cup holders which is not appreciated. No one would appreciated these minor blemishes in a 55K+ suv from Lexus. Lexus used to a milestone of luxury and looks and seems like milestones have changed with time. RX350h is a fine example of how quality degraded with respect to time. On papers, it has paddle shifters and what not but in reality, having plush quality materials was more pressing priority than giving more features. I'm pointing to the scratch friendly wood trim especially around cup holders which is not appreciated No options on it. All the basic features and equipment like paddle shifters, pointer pad on center console and blind spot warnings are standard. Interiors are nothing more than a $20k suv by all means. What good does a wood trim on the inside do if it has stractches all over it. Controls on center stack for radio and music player are dinky and one can easily press a wrong button. I'm sure Lexus could have covered all this, especially when they have been making cars for 30 years now. Has a distinctive appeal particularly when viewed from front because of the signature Lexus honeycomb grille. No issues with the design and styling but the execution on the inside Blind spot warning system and automatic braking system along with all the mandatory safety features are on board. No issues with the safety unless it starts to show me blemishes there as well. I hope it doesn't Reliable than other cars and has a separate EV mode which makes it run solely on batteries. Good on gas and drives without problems. Interiors seem to be rushed and that's what hampers the ownership experience. Its a Lexus and customers expect it to do perfect on the inside at least. $55K+ pricing for an suv which is close to perfection. There is nothing I would like to change in the entire buying process. Everything was to the point and transparent.

10/10
Features
7/10
Interior
9/10
Design
9/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
10/10
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Ben S Roberts

2020 Lexus RX 450h hybrid

Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: August 10, 2020

Comfortable but I expected more

Pros - Lumbar support seats, heated seats, steering controls

Cons - Legroom for driver, armrest in center console

Lexus no doubt is comfortable than the rest of the cars I've driven but to be honest, I expected a little more from it. Fancy stuff like lumbar support and heated/ventilated seats are in place but that has been provided at the cost of driver legroom. Armrest on the other hand could also have been generously soft and bigger. Apart from all this, everything is pretty perfect and seats are acquinted to any weather condition to maximize comfort Lexus no doubt is comfortable than the rest of the cars I've driven but to be honest, I expected a little more from it. Fancy stuff like lumbar support and heated/ventilated seats are in place but that has been provided at the cost of driver legroom. Steering controls, look good and prove helpful. All the driver assitance features can be used from either steering or center stack. Well interiors are center of attention in Lexus and I mean it both ways. Takes care of comfort efficiently but misses out on a few basic pointers. Talking about the whole package, not a bad ride by any means though. Looks good on road, in fact every Lexus does. This is no gimmick and everybody knows it. Lexus can mess up everything in their vehicles but styling. 5 stars for safety and multiple dedicated features, I trust it No issues so far and it's shining in that red color coat. Monthly payments of $443 for this amazing ride I've always leased my cars from Stevinson's and the experience has always been cherishing. This time, I had to work with a new salesperson though

9/10
Features
8/10
Interior
9/10
Design
9/10
Safety
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
9/10
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Minute details are missing

Lexus used to a milestone of luxury and looks and seems like milestones have changed with time. RX350h is a fine example of how quality degraded with respect to time. On papers, it has paddle shifters and what not but in reality, having plush quality materials was more pressing priority than giving more features.

by John S. Solari

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Minute details are missing

Lexus used to a milestone of luxury and looks and seems like milestones have changed with time. RX350h is a fine example of how quality degraded with respect to time. On papers, it has paddle shifters and what not but in reality, having plush quality materials was more pressing priority than giving more features. I'm pointing to the scratch friendly wood trim especially around cup holders which is...

by Michael E. Saul

9

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Comfortable but I expected more

Lexus no doubt is comfortable than the rest of the cars I've driven but to be honest, I expected a little more from it. Fancy stuff like lumbar support and heated/ventilated seats are in place but that has been provided at the cost of driver legroom. Armrest on the other hand could also have been generously soft and bigger. Apart from all this, everything is pretty perfect and seats are acquinted ...

by Ben S Roberts

8

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The beast in luxuary and comfort.

Great traction and cornering advantage in my rx.and a great fuel economy.

by Adelaide M. Lundeen

7

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Lexus has had it big but dull

Lexus hybrid suv which has it all to save but nothing to get that fun out of

by Larry A. Howell

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