2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe


$43,570 - $45,735
2018 Lexus RC 350
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Pros

  • Interior craftsmanship is excellent
  • The ride quality will provide hours of comfortable touring
  • Smooth power from the V6 engine

Cons

  • Tiny back seats are small even for children
  • Infotainment interface is difficult to operate
  • Overall performance comes up short against rivals

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Features & Specs

2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 8A)2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Starting MSRP$43,570$45,735
MPG2321
Seating44
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower311 hp @ 6600 rpm311 hp @ 6600 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite RC 350 safety features:

Pre-Collision System

Warns you if a collision is imminent and will apply the brakes if you don't act in time.
Blind-Spot/Rear Cross-Traffic Alerts

Lets you know if there's a vehicle in your blind spot or approaching while you're backing out of a parking space.
Lexus Enform Safety Connect

Helps when you need it most with automatic crash notification and roadside assistance.
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

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Old Lexus for New Lexus
The Lexus RC350 is a fun car for long drives and touring rather than racing. Everything about this car is about lifestyle and opportunity for older clients to really enjoy a Lexus as well as comfort and performance. Since I will not be putting on many miles over the next 3 years of the lease, this car with low miles would be perfect to keep and enjoy for the long haul.
2018 RC350 SPORT,what a report
We were trying to find the RC in white w/red interior and not much luck. Then happened upon the RC350 SPORT BLACK EDITION ‼️Long story short this car has to be seen to fully appreciate what Lexus did with this car. WHAT A MACHINE

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Heated Seats, Multi-Zone A/C, Remote Engine Start, Back-Up Camera, Alloy Wheels, All Wheel Drive, CD Player, Auxiliary Audio Input, Satellite Radio. RC 350 trim. Warranty 6 yrs/70k Miles - Drivetrain Warranty; CLICK NOW!MP3 Player, Keyless Entry, Steering Wheel Audio Controls, Stability Control, Heated Mirrors.KEY FEATURES INCLUDEAll Wheel Drive, Heated Front Seat(s), Back-Up Camera, Satellite Radio, Auxiliary Audio Input, CD Player, Aluminum Wheels, Remote Engine Start, Multi-Zone A/C.Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.

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Packages P Z1 Cargo Net/Trunk Mat/Wheel Locks & Key Glove Accessories F CK Windshield Deicer and Headlamp Cleaner F FG LED Foglamps F FJ F SPORT Pkg: F SPORT front bumper & spindle grille 19 F SPORT Wheels, FR 235/40R19 All-Season Tires, Blind Spot Monitor w/RCTA, TFT instrument cluster, Heated & Ventilated front F SPORT seats & Driver Memory, Heated leather steering wheel & Leather shift knob, Aluminum Pedals, Power Steering Column, Silver Performance Trim Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) & SPORT S+ and Custom Modes F IN Premium Triple Beam LED Headlamps F NL Navigation/Mark Levinsion Audio Pkg: Navigation System with Color Multimedia Display, Remote Touch, Lexus Enform Destination Assist (1-yr trial subscription included), Lexus Enform App Suite (Complimentary) & Mark Levinson 17-spkr 835-watt Premium Surround Sound Audio System F PA Intuitive Parking Assist F PC Premium Paint F SR Power Moonroof P 2T All-Weather Floor Liners

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2018 Lexus RC 350 Located at Sheehy LEXUS of Annapolis, 2018 Lexus RC 350 in Obsidian.

A stylish two-door luxury sport coupe, the 2018 Lexus RC 350 occupies the top spot in the RC lineup. It's a capable handler that comes equipped with a host of standard features inside and out. And shoppers in many parts of the country will appreciate that it's available with two-wheel or all-wheel drive.

The RC 350 is a fairly new model, introduced in 2015 to butt heads primarily with rivals from Germany. The changes for the 2018 model year are few, with a slight bump up in power and an optional 10.3-inch navigation display.

The standard powerplant for the RC 350 is a 3.5-liter V6 that generates a healthy 311 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. It drives the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission with standard paddle shifters. All-wheel-drive models get a six-speed automatic gearbox. Fuel economy is rated by the EPA at 23 mpg combined (20 city/28 highway) for the rear-wheel-drive model and 21 mpg combined (18 city/24 highway) for the all-wheel-drive model.

The RC 350 might not be an all-out performance car, but a 0-60 mph time of 5.9 seconds with rear-wheel drive shows that it's peppy enough for spirited driving. Active four-wheel steering is an option, although prospective buyers should test-drive this feature before placing an order since it has received mixed reviews. A better bet might be the F Sport package, which adds adaptive sport-tuned suspension, larger wheels and performance tires, and upgraded brakes, among other items.

As shoppers expect in this vehicle class, the interior of the RC 350 boasts an attractive design, quality materials, and a wealth of comfort and technology features. The front seats are snug yet comfortable, but the tight rear seats are best reserved for small children. And the RC 350 lags a bit behind many competitors when it comes to trunk space, although the 60/40-split back seats do fold down to increase cargo capacity.

The RC 350 comes in only one trim level, but it is well-equipped with such amenities as dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, and an infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and a 7-inch color display. The available Premium and Luxury packages allow buyers to add still more comfort and convenience features. The F Sport package, as noted above, includes a number of handling and brake upgrades as well as distinctive trim pieces. Whatever your preference, let Edmunds help you find the 2018 Lexus RC 350 that best meets your needs.

2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe Overview

The 2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe is offered in the following styles: 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 8A), and 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

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Edmunds Scorecard

Overall3.5 / 5.0

Driving

3.0 / 5.0

Acceleration3.0 / 5.0
Braking3.0 / 5.0
Steering2.5 / 5.0
Handling3.0 / 5.0
Drivability5.0 / 5.0

Comfort

4.5 / 5.0

Seat comfort3.0 / 5.0
Ride comfort4.5 / 5.0
Noise & vibration5.0 / 5.0

Interior

2.5 / 5.0

Ease of use2.0 / 5.0
Getting in/getting out3.0 / 5.0
Driving position3.0 / 5.0
Visibility3.0 / 5.0
Quality4.5 / 5.0

Utility

3.0 / 5.0

Small-item storage3.0 / 5.0
Cargo space3.0 / 5.0
Our Review Process

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We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

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2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $55,614. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe 2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,789 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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