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2008 Lexus RX 400h Consumer Reviews

4.8
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Amazing Lexus

by from Miami on October 20, 2010

Hi. Sorry for my english im not american. I bought my Lexus 400h in 2007. Until now 2010. Not even one single problem. Amazing car. I already have 90 000 Miles ij this vehicle and i just wanna say Lov...
Hi. Sorry for my english im not american. I bought my Lexus 400h in 2007. Until now 2010. Not even one single problem. Amazing car. I already have 90 000 Miles ij this vehicle and i just wanna say Love it. Love it love it. We drove around usa, snow ice hot cold mud anything.. not even a single problem. look like new. Thank you for your read it
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Wow what a car

by from Boston on October 11, 2008

From 1984 until 2008 I have always owned Honda's so when it came time to buy my next car I was sold on the Acura MDX - until I drove the Lexus 400h at my husbands request. The car was so quiet and so ...
From 1984 until 2008 I have always owned Honda's so when it came time to buy my next car I was sold on the Acura MDX - until I drove the Lexus 400h at my husbands request. The car was so quiet and so smooth. The fit and finish were flawless. The handling superb. It does not have the sports car feel of the MDX but it will save you on money on gas without scrimping on luxury and reliability. We are averaging 27 mpg in a cross between highway and city driving, not bad for an SUV. The touch screen nav system is easy to use, no knobs to fuss with. The only negative is I wish the sound system was a little more up to par with the rest of the car.
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Great car, MPG not as advertised

by from Fort Lee, NJ on February 20, 2008

First and foremost, it's a Lexus. The quality, performance and design are fantastic. However the mileage falls well short of the advertised government MPG rating. We get at best 23-24 MPG which is wel...
First and foremost, it's a Lexus. The quality, performance and design are fantastic. However the mileage falls well short of the advertised government MPG rating. We get at best 23-24 MPG which is well short of the 29-30 MPG. If you're buying a hybrid SUV to save money on fuel, don't buy this one. Get a Ford Escape Hybrid instead. If you're buying this car to own a high quality luxury SUV that's eco-friendly with ultra low emissions and great performance, gadgets, styling and quality, this is your car.
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Counting on it for the long haul

by from Island Lake, IL on November 19, 2010

I was able to find a 2 year old car with only 14000 miles. The mpg is fair for a hybrid but good for an SUV - Around 28-30. There are nice and over the top amenities (Nice - precipation sensitive wipe...
I was able to find a 2 year old car with only 14000 miles. The mpg is fair for a hybrid but good for an SUV - Around 28-30. There are nice and over the top amenities (Nice - precipation sensitive wipers, Over the top - wipers for the head lights). Overall not much more comfortable than my previous Saturn SUV - also with heated leather seats and moon roof. I am hoping that I am am going to get my money back with the extended certified pre-owned warranty and legendary Lexus reliabilty.
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Lovin' my 400h in Colorado

by from Firestone, CO on October 11, 2011

I bought my all wheel drive 400h used with about 36,000 miles on it. I LOVE it! Great acceleration, great power, with my 75 mile mixed route of highway, city and side roads I get about 29.1 mpg. I tra...
I bought my all wheel drive 400h used with about 36,000 miles on it. I LOVE it! Great acceleration, great power, with my 75 mile mixed route of highway, city and side roads I get about 29.1 mpg. I traded my 2 wheel drive 04' Cadillac SRX. I love my Lexus. I have owned it for three months, it is solid. My only little complaint is that the handling is a little soft or tippy (compared to my SRX), and the road noise is a little high (of course the engine is quiet and sometimes the engine is OFF because of running on the battery) so there is no engine to mask the outside noise.
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Excellent Vehicle

by from Fresno, Texas on December 29, 2012

I was a little apprehensive at first. But once I took the plunge and purchased my first Luxury car, I have no regrets! I love my 2008 Lexus Rx 400h. The drive is so smooth and has all the features tha...
I was a little apprehensive at first. But once I took the plunge and purchased my first Luxury car, I have no regrets! I love my 2008 Lexus Rx 400h. The drive is so smooth and has all the features that I need. Awesome SUV for a busy mom that is always on the go! Love it!
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As Good As Its Reputation

by from Cincinnati, OH on September 13, 2013

I have been researching foreign hybrids, specifically the Toyota and Lexus brands, for 2 years and having the opportunity to purchase one has been a dream come true! The ride is incredible; the stylin...
I have been researching foreign hybrids, specifically the Toyota and Lexus brands, for 2 years and having the opportunity to purchase one has been a dream come true! The ride is incredible; the styling, both inside and out, is very classy, and getting 24 MPG saves $$$. The sales experience was no-nonsense and very above board.
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Lexux 400h

by from Texas on October 11, 2011

This is a comfortable car for a 6'3" person -- something seldom found in other vehicles of this type. Excellent gas mileage -- almost as advertised on the sticker. Great cabin electronics -- easy to o...
This is a comfortable car for a 6'3" person -- something seldom found in other vehicles of this type. Excellent gas mileage -- almost as advertised on the sticker. Great cabin electronics -- easy to operate. Excellent (smooth) breaking. The personalized service that is provided by the dealership is beyond anything previously experienced at other dealerships.High road noise coming from rear of car. Remote garage door / gate openers require special attention to program.
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Lexus rx400h five star car

by from Miami on July 30, 2013

I bought my lexus 400h in 2010. It was 2 years old with 22000 miles. Since than I had no problem. After odometer turn 85000 I had to change wheel bearing on left rear. Lexus price and labor 660 but I ...
I bought my lexus 400h in 2010. It was 2 years old with 22000 miles. Since than I had no problem. After odometer turn 85000 I had to change wheel bearing on left rear. Lexus price and labor 660 but I bought parts at online for 115 and change it less than 3 hours. Couple of little tips. Protect your dashboard from the sun, do not cover under back seat ventilation holes, do not drive in a water what is more than 2 feet high, use always the best octane fuel! I will spend $2000 on next big service witch is 100 000 miles, than car will be ok for another 100 000 withy only oil change. I know people who have 280 000 in lexus 400h and they still have no problems. I think this car is came out faster than we need it. Great car!
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Nice riding car but over priced

by from Rye,NH on July 7, 2008

I have owned BMW's before and do miss the car. This is a very nice vehicle but over priced. I do not like the back up system video, I prefer the sensors on front and rear bumpers. Also it did not come...
I have owned BMW's before and do miss the car. This is a very nice vehicle but over priced. I do not like the back up system video, I prefer the sensors on front and rear bumpers. Also it did not come with a keyless entry. I am getting about 26.4 mixed gas mileage. I wanted to go GREEN on any vehicle that I purchased.
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