One of the best cars for this climate.
By Bogdan on
2002 Lexus RX 300 AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
Nothing special. Lexus hit the market from the beginning and did not make
any changes since then. It comes with exactly the necessary features and
nothing more. It keeps the value very well. The only negatives are that the
dealers do not discount a penny, there is some noise at 120-140 km/h
when the moonroof is open and the color of the rear lights is too pinkish.
Otherwise it's like a classic song played with modern instruments and we
plan to keep it 10 years or more
Since it was so successful, Toyota used the same power train to build the
Highlander, which may come cheaper.
Ride quality, driver position, interior quality and engine smoothness. I
measured 23 miles/gal on a trip to Seattle (freeway) with 3 heavy people in
the car, which is better than competition (Benz, BMW or Acura). Unlike an
agressive design of other SUVs, RX300 exterior feels frendly.
Rear lights color - Lexus actually did this with thw 2001 model, so I don't see