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2017 Lexus RX 450h Overview (See Available Styles)

The Lexus RX crossover received much more aggressive styling, additional rear-seat room and more safety features last year. Regular RX 350, hybrid RX 450h and performance-oriented RX 350 F Sport models are available. Competitors include the Cadillac XT5, Acura MDX and Lincoln MKX.

New for 2017
The Lexus Safety System Plus is now standard. It includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and automatic high-beam headlights. A front-wheel-drive version of the F Sport model is now available and the blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert adds a braking function.

Significant Standard Features

  • 295-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 with eight-speed automatic transmission (RX 350)
  • Front-wheel drive
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Split-folding rear seat
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
Significant Available Features
  • Gas-electric drivetrain with V-6 engine and continuously variable automatic transmission (RX 450h)
  • All-wheel drive
  • 20-inch wheels
  • Power moonroof
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Navigation system
  • Adaptive suspension
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EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 31 MPG
  • Highway: 28 MPG

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Safety Rating

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

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

24 of 25 (96%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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