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Best Car Ever
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Luann Butcher
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2003 Lexus RX 300 Fwd 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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I have never owned a more reliable comfortable vehicle before. I would recommend to anyone.


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Great Little SUV driving it for 5 years
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Ferres
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2003 Lexus RX 300 AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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I had my RX300 for 5 years now, it has 175k miles and still drive like new, no problem of any kind , just oil change and brake in 3 years tires still good after 3 years of heavy driving, smooth ride, ok on fuel, AC and heating is great accelerate good for AWD , reliable, I had a lot of cars in my live Jeep, BMWs, Kia, Honda, Nissan X terra , ford, Montero, Mercedes Isuzo , Hyundai this Lexus IS the best if u find one buy it no matter what is the miles on it it will last for ever


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Good SUV
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By Brant
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2003 Lexus RX 300 AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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I bought my RX 3 months ago as a pampered one owner with 102K miles an excellent maintenance history. I have owned several Toyotas so was attracted to the quality and reliability of the Lexus brand. We also have a 2009 Nissan Rogue with 117K miles so I will use that car as a comparison. My RX is based on the Toyota Highlander and drives like one. The ride is smooth but a bit "trucky" on back roads with bumps. The turning radius is wide compared to most cars. The transmission is a 4 speed which is outdated by today's standards. At 6'2" I could use a little more front leg room - wish the seat had more travel (a body shop could fix this for a few hundred dollars). This is a very good car with a lot of features and I would buy it again. Compared to our 6 year newer Rogue, the RX is not competitive as far as handling, gas mileage, and suspension refinement. The car does exude quality though and even the under carriage is really clean for a 13 year old car. No evidence of body rust or rusted out brake lines like a friend's Chevy truck. Toyota/Honda/Nissan must use more alloys as none of my cars have issues with under body rust.


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MY GOLD BABY
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By lilshelly
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2003 Lexus RX 300 AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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I enjoy my RX300 LEXus SUV the ride is comfortable and easy the maintance is affordable and the service professionals at my lexus dealer are knowledge and helpful. I will be buying a another LEXUS vehicle soon


Best Features

THe ride and sound system the comfortable seating


Worst Features

make the seat warmer a little hotter


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Many issues for luxury car
28 of 39 people found this review helpful
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By rx300hater
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2003 Lexus RX 300 AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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96K miles and trans is shot. power door locks do not work, power window works sporadically, had numerous check engine light issues, replaced sensors many times, dash light went out, steering wheel squeaks, these "luxury" cars will nickel and dime you to death, Never had so many problems with a non-luxury car.


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