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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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38 reader reviews for Lexus RX 4x4.
  • 400h SE-L 5dr

    Roland Choy , Herts . Date: 10/02/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Having driven a Range Rover for 10 years, and with all the reliability problems associated with it, this car is a dream.

    It's a pleasure to drive, with much better fuel economy than the Range Rover. Quality and build is so much more refined than the Range Rover.

  • 400h 5dr

    Nick Lingard , Bucks . Date: 06/09/2006
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I somehow expected this car to make a big impression on me - being a Lexus and having the whizzo Hybrid technology - but I'm afraid that it left me rather cold.

    It drove reasonably well (if a little harsh over the bumps) and some aspects of it's overall quality were fine - like the comfortable seats and good stereo - but other points were very disappointing. Worst of these was the dreadful central array of switches mounted in what looks to me like a panel silver painted plastic panel taken from a 1980's "Alba" stereo! Not a patch on the interior of a Touareg for example; - but then maybe that's because I am not old enough for this car. Perhaps if I was approaching retirement......

  • 300 LE 5dr

    HARRY BARKER , CHESHIRE . Date: 27/07/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    I have owned this car from new in May06 and have been very pleased with it. However, had a warrantly claim for rusty alloys - a common problem - which Lexus, Chester sorted out without any quibbles. Now there is rust on the bonnet under the grille - in about a dozen places - all come through within the past few weeks and Lexus will have nothing to do with any warrantly claim. Referred the matter to 'Honest John' from the Telegraph who agrees with me that while the winter salt regime may have had an impact, a car of this quality should not be rusting like this. Quoted over £600 to repair. Have since noticed a number of Lexus RX 300/350/400 with similar rust problems that I suspect owners have not noticed. Lexus are playing a dangerous game with their brand image if rust becomes an issue.

  • 400h SE-L 5dr

    Liam Jones , Vale of Glamorgan . Date: 17/07/2006
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    My dad and myself(im 13) took a look at a Lexus RX-400h as my dad would like to upgrade from a Land Rover Discovery to a Range Rover sport next year. The Lexus is a different alternative but at the dearlership the man quoted "This car has relitivley low running cost's and it's economical." We took it for a 10mile drive, exsacley the same route as we took in the RRS S/C about a week before. In the Rangey we got and average of 21.6mpg and moving on to the Lexus only 29mpg!!!! Hardly mindblowing, as some of you and myself would agree. Another thing is that they get to escape the conjestion charge in London but WHY? They drink as much as a Range Rover and They aren't eco-friendly at all! People have to make the batteries, Wasting recources and they have to make electric motors, again even moreresorcues wasted, and if you have a crash, battery acid fly's everywhere, but a range rover would just go through the accident no proplem. There is no point of this car, It is a planet killing machine like a citroen 2CV.

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