2019 Lexus RX 450hChange year or vehicle
Key specs of the base trim
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- Overall refinement
- Cabin materials
- Seat comfort (base and luxury models)
- Lack of touch-sensitive buttons
- Smooth, quiet operation (base model)
- Easy entry to the available third-row seat
- Leather seats not standard
- Feels heavy in corners
- Uninspiring brake feel
- Maddening multimedia controller
- Small, stiffly bolstered seats (F Sport)
- Available third-row seat can’t fit adults
Gas (RX 350) and hybrid (RX 450h) models
Three-row L version available
Lexus Safety System Plus standard
Eight-speed automatic standard
Performance-oriented F Sport model available
Head-up display available
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What Is the 2019 Lexus RX?
The Lexus RX mid-size luxury SUV is available in gas RX 350 or hybrid RX 450h form. There’s also a performance-oriented F Sport model and extended three-row L versions. All use a 3.5-liter V-6 engine, and the RX 450h adds electric motors. The RX 350 is available with front- or all-wheel drive, and the RX 450h is all-wheel-drive only with an electric motor driving the rear wheels. Competitors include the Cadillac XT5 , Acura MDX and Infiniti QX60.
What’s New on the 2019 Lexus RX?
The RX’s remote function adds smart watch and Amazon Alexa device compatibility.
What Features in the 2019 Lexus RX Are Most Important?
The standard Lexus Safety System Plus includes automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control. The RX 450h’s fuel-saving hybrid drivetrain achieves 30 mpg combined in EPA testing.
Should I Buy the 2019 Lexus RX?
Often credited with creating the luxury crossover SUV class, the Lexus RX continues to please buyers looking for refinement. However, our editors find it less engaging to drive than some competitors and are continually frustrated with its optional Remote Touch multimedia interface. The cramped third-row seat in extended L versions is of dubious usefulness, too.
Luxury, reliability, hybrid model fuel efficiency
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Very good car lots of room and lots of great safety features. Handling is great and lots of leg room for passengers. Cargo area is big. Read full review
The 2019 Lexus RX 450h currently has 0 recalls
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New Car Program Benefits
48 months / 50,000 miles
72 months / 70,000 miles
48 months / unlimited distance