2006 Lexus RX 400h

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Available Price Range $7,125-$16,097 Trims2 Combined MPG 29-31 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2006 Lexus RX 400h

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Price, especially with options
  • Uninspired styling

Notable Features

  • New 225-horsepower V-6 engine
  • Five-speed-automatic transmission
  • Leather or fabric upholstery
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Broad option selection


Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 27 reviews

Comfortable, Fun, Spacious and Stylish Hybrid SUV

by Wanted a Hybrid SUV from Los Angeles, California on June 15, 2010

Within a year of purchasing a new sedan in '03, I realized I had made a mistake. There were instances when the trunk was too small and a hatch was required for my needs. Then the price of oil skyrocke... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Lexus RX 400h Base

Head Restraints and Seats

IIHS Ratings

Based on Lexus RX 400h Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
Overall Rear
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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