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Lexus RX300 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Lexus RX300 Reviews

The Lexus RX300 is a 4-door SUV offered in a AWD 4dr, AWD 4dr, FWD 4dr, FWD 4dr and AWD 4dr F Sport. The powertrains include 3.5-liter V6 (270 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 hybrid (295 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 8-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The RX 450h V6 CVT uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Acura MDX, Porsche Cayenne and Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010

Reviewed Lexus RX300s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2010 Lexus RX300 350 V6
  • 2007 Lexus RX300 350 V6
  • 2006 Lexus RX300 400h V6 CVT
  • 2004 Lexus RX300 RX330 V6

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