Lexus RX 300 Review – Research New & Used Lexus RX 300 Models | Edmunds

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Lexus RX 300

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Lexus what its customers like and slips up when it introduces a new This solid competence was by the company’s RX 300 luxury midsize As one of the first entries in the crossover SUV segment, the RX provided a high position, available all-wheel and generous cargo capacity but the typical truck-based SUV side of poor fuel economy and a ride.

With its handsomely cabin, velvet-smooth powertrain and overall demeanor, the Lexus RX 300 had a lot for it, especially for folks who prized a driving experience over a sporting one. It quickly a hit and during its run it was often not only best-selling model, but also the luxury SUV in the United States as

The Lexus RX series continues to be a popular choice, with the 300 being succeeded by the RX 330 and RX 350. As a for a used luxury crossover, the RX 300 especially when the model’s records for build quality and are factored in.

Most Recent Lexus RX 300

The RX 300 was essentially a single-generation model ran from 1999-2003. Its successors, the RX 330 and RX 350 revamped styling and larger V6s as by the numerical part of their

Available with front-wheel or traction-enhancing all-wheel drive, the RX 300 came in one trim and was powered by a V6 (220 horsepower and 222 pound-feet of paired to a four-speed automatic Towing capacity, at 3,500 was on the light side.

Luxury features such as alloy wheels, foglights, climate control, full accessories (including front and auto-down windows in all doors) and a player came standard on the RX Standard safety features antilock brakes and front-seat airbags.

Lexus RX 300

For 2001, the Lexus RX 300 a midcycle refresh that refreshed styling and newly safety features including control (dubbed VSC) and assist. A handful of new options as well, including a DVD-based system, HID headlights, chrome and a wood-rimmed steering wheel. not to mess with success, made no significant changes to the RX 300 for its two years.

In our reviews of the Lexus RX 300, we appreciated the low step-in height, comfortable and excellent outward visibility. was respectable for a 2-ton vehicle a 0-60-mph sprint of 8.8 seconds, the transmission furnished smooth holding a gear when and stepping down promptly.

Long road trips had the RX 300 in its as it gobbled up large amounts of effortlessly while providing with a hushed, supple Additionally, the backseat’s ability to fore and aft nearly 5 inches parents to more easily their children in car seats. In of handling, the RX 300 felt planted and though the soft suspension a fair bit of body roll pressed in turns.

Gripes centered around mileage (around 17 or so mpg) and a center stack screen considering it displayed only and trip information, didn’t need to be so large.

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