The 2018 Lexus RX 350L is a three-row luxury crossover, based on the two-row family vehicle of the same name, the RX 350. The RX 350L is essentially stretched out without taking up much additional room. From bumper to bumper, the RX 350L is 4.4 inches longer than the standard RX and with some shuffling of the interior dimensions, Lexus was able to fit a third row of seating in that space. The RX L keeps the same wheelbase, meaning driving dynamics are likely to be very similar.
The RX 350L comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine (290 horsepower, 263 pound-feet of torque), paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is optional. There are two basic trim levels: base and Luxury. Essentially, Lexus offers options in large packages, but there are a few stand-alone options if you like to pick and choose.
Standard equipment on the base RX 350L largely mirrors that on its two-row brethren and includes items such as LED headlights and taillights, a rearview camera, tri-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, eight-way power-adjustable front seats, a power-folding third-row seat, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and intervention, forward collision warning and mitigation, and a nine-speaker sound system. Opt for the more generously equipped Luxury trim level (also known as the Luxury package) and you'll get items such as 20-inch wheels, roof rails, a sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, and heated second-row seats. Additional lavish options, including a 15-speaker stereo or a 12.3-inch center touchscreen, are also available and certainly help class up the interior a bit.
While the standard RX is a bit of a bargain, the 2018 Lexus RX 350L is more expensive and, therefore, closer to being on a par with its luxury crossover rivals. With the RX L's increased price, equipment levels and pricing become a bit more average. The RX 350L isn't without its virtues, though: Build quality is certainly right at the head of the class. Unfortunately for the RX L, regardless of how nice the interior is, the third row is so tight that some shoppers could stray to competitors just to find usable space. First- and second-row legroom have decreased significantly in the RX 350L, and overall cargo space has gone up by only 2 cubic feet. So if you go for a test drive, don't forget to check out the back seat to see if you fit.
Whether you go with the RX 350L, its two-row brother or one of the longer-standing rivals in the field, be sure check out all the expert opinions on Edmunds. We'll help you find the perfect car, whatever your needs.
2018 Lexus RX 350L Overview
The 2018 Lexus RX 350L is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 8A), 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A), and Luxury 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 8A). RX 350L models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The 2018 RX 350L comes with front wheel drive or all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2018 RX 350L comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 6 yr./ 70000 mi. powertrain warranty.
What should I pay for a new 2018 Lexus RX 350L?
2018 Lexus RX 350L 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A)
The 2018 Lexus RX 350L 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $55593. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus RX 350L 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A) is trending $1163 below the manufacturer's MSRP.
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The average savings for the 2018 Lexus RX 350L 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 8A) is 2.1% below the MSRP.
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Review So I'm a current Lexus owner, love the brand and have been waiting months for the RX-L to come out and replace our family vehicle with a 3 row SUV. I was so excited when the RXL came out and I went to the dealership with checkbook in hand, ready to buy. I literally cannot understand what Lexus was thinking with the 3rd row design. I expect midsize SUV 3rd rows to be child-sized, but this was completely non-functional and worse than any I've ever seen. With the 2nd row seats in the back position, the back of the 2nd row seat touches the bench of the 3rd row with precisely zero leg space. It touches! With the second row seats in the farthest forward position, I (or my teenage kids) STILL could not lock the second row seat in place (in it's farthest forward position) because the knees of the 3rd row passenger were in the way. It was physically impossible. The fact that the car is only 4 inches longer than the 2 row version should have been my first clue. If you need to get any child older than about 5 or a dog (which is exactly what they show in the new RXL commercial), the 3rd row is physically impossible to use. Not just cramped, not just tight, both of which I expected. Literally physically impossible to use and completely worthless. It was such a disappointment. We ended up buying the highest optioned Toyota Highlander (AWD hybrid limited platinum) instead. Not quite a Lexus, but darn, darn close and a bit cheaper too. I was so excited waiting for the RXL, but it's a complete whiff with regard to the 3rd row, which is what we were holding out for. I still love the two row version, the RX is still a great vehicle, but the RXL turned out to be completely pointless.
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