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2015 Lexus RX 450hView 2017 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2015 Lexus RX 450h Overview (See Available Styles)

The five-seat Lexus RX crossover SUV comes in three versions: regular RX 350, hybrid RX 450h and performance-oriented RX 350 F Sport. The RX 350 and 450h are available with front- or all-wheel drive, and the F Sport is all-wheel drive only. The RX competes with luxury crossovers like the Acura MDX, Cadillac SRX and Lincoln MKX.

New for 2015
A 7-inch dashboard screen with an integrated backup camera is now standard. The available high-intensity-discharge headlights now come with LED fog lights. The available Remote Touch controller has been updated for better ergonomics, according to Lexus.

Exterior Highlights
  • Spindle-style grille; mesh grille for F Sport edition
  • 18-inch alloy wheels; available 19-inch wheels
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Power liftgate
  • Available high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Available power moonroof
  • Available power-folding side mirrors
  • Blue logo accents, hybrid badges (RX 450h)

Interior Highlights
  • Cloth upholstery; leather available
  • Real wood trim
  • Sliding, reclining split-bench rear seat
  • Automatic dual-zone air conditioning
  • Power tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Six-CD stereo with iPod connectivity and Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Apple Siri Eyes Free Mode for iPhone 4S and later
  • Available heated and ventilated front seats
  • Available head-up display
  • Available Mark Levinson premium stereo
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Available navigation system
  • Available dual-screen rear entertainment system

Under the Hood
  • RX 350 is powered by a 270-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine
  • RX 450h hybrid has a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and an electric drive system that makes 295 hp total
  • Six-speed automatic transmission (RX 350)
  • Continuously variable automatic transmission (RX 450h)
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission and sport suspension (F Sport)
  • All-wheel-drive RX 450h uses an electric motor to drive the rear wheels

Safety Features
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • 10 airbags
  • Emergency communication system with one-year trial subscription
  • Backup camera
  • Available Pre-Collision System with adaptive cruise control
  • Available blind spot warning system

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EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 30 - 32 MPG
  • Highway: 28 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: ****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
4.9/5
Value:
4.6/5
Exterior:
4.6/5
Interior:
4.3/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
4.7/5
Reliability:
5/5

8 of 9 (88%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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