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2018 Lexus RX 450h


City 31 MPG Hwy 28 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

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Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.6
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.9
Reliability 4.8

by DWF from Boise, Idaho | March 25, 2020

We actually have leased this vehicle. We are two thirds through the lease. We are on the third brake accuator (a problem Lexus has known about, but not solved, for at least 6 years...check out the Lexus owner's forums). They cost about $1500 each plus installation. Just had to have the right triple beam self-leveling headlight assembly replaced at $3800. One of the heater vents just fell apart and had to be replaced. The radio was replaced, because it would shut off and would not play again until I stopped and restarted the car. Granted, all was fixed under warranty, but I'll not be buying this vehicle after the lease is up. Got only 20k miles out of cheap, no milage warranty Bridgestone tires. The car has the F Sport package. The seats are like rocks and at 30k miles, you bottom out all the time. Not good for long drives. MPG is about 2-3 mpg less than advertised. On the positive side, the car is very quick, handles absolutely perfectly, interior and exterior stylng is awesome, HUD is way cool, interior fit and finish is perfect. Atomic silver paint has self-repairing clear coat and is perfect. The Mark Levinson sound system is far and away the best I've ever heard. The imaging, clarity and depth of the sound system is something to hear. The stereo itself is worth a test drive!!! Did I mention the Mark Levinson stereo is wonderful??? The car is more than reasonably quiet. Almost no side window traffic noise, but too much road noise from underneath - and I replaced the cheap factory Bridgestones with some nice Pirelli tires. I don't know...I guess I'm just disappointed. The car costs $63,000. I expected more. I have a2012 Highlander Hybrid that I like driving more...except, of course, no Mark Levinson stereo. I wonder how much you have to spend?

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by Don from Elma | February 08, 2020

Excellent vehicle, my ONLY complaint is upon entry of the vehicle! The curvature of the front seat windows, make it impossible to enter without scraping the top of your head, areal pain! I am 5'11" tall and this is a problem, my wife's only complaint also, no matter which way you adjust the front seats! Yes my ONLY complaint, but a real one!!!

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by Berny from WA | January 25, 2020

We purchased this car for a comfortable road car and for around town errands. I am a retired fleet manager and particularly picky about the vehicles I drive. The Lexus RX450H has met or exceeded my expectations. We

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2018 Lexus RX 450h Overview

The 2018 Lexus RX 450h is the hybrid version of the regular midsize RX Series. It is powered by a 308-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 engine mated to an electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission and all-wheel drive.

Two trims are available: the base model and F Sport.