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2003 Lexus RX

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 21/Comb 18 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.0 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

2003 Lexus RX Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.2
Out of 10

Based on 412 Ratings for the 1999 - 2003 models.

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  • Value
    9.2/10
    Quality
    9.4/10
  • Reliability
    9.4/10
    Performance
    9.2/10
  • Comfort
    9.5/10
    Styling
    9.4/10

Due to transmission problems, I only gave it a 7

By on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 180,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7

"It's been a great auto to own with low maintenance until recently, the transmission went out. I did hear that this year of Lexus were known for transmission problems and a rebuilt one including labor from a dealer is $4,500.00, Something to consider when buying this car. Other than the transmission issues, it's been a great auto."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

Super Duper Car!

By on Friday, July 03, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 109,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "eASY TO GET IN AND OUT PLUS PARK"

Cons: "music system needed updating"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"No maintenance issues since I bought this car 2 years ago. We put 30000 miles on it without doing anything except change oil. We are selling it because we have bought another newer Lexus."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

A classy, comfortable ride

By on Thursday, May 21, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 108,890

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Classy, very comfortable ride"

Cons: "Not the best model for hills and snow"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"We are the 2nd owner of this 2002 Lexus Rx 300. It has been a very pleasing car to own. The interior is very well appointed and comfortable on trips. We especially appreciated the heated seats in the winter. Even though we are over the 100,000 mile mark we have had only minor issues come up. The only fault that I find is that the handling in snowy weather or heavy rain is less stable than I would prefer, but the car was purchased in Florida. We live in a rural area of Virginia now."

8 people out of 12 found this review helpful

Best car I ever owned. Still in great shape.

By on Tuesday, May 05, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 150,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"after 150,000 miles I have purchased a new windshield, timing belt and 1 set of tires. I have spent less than $1500.00 on it in 15years."

9 people out of 13 found this review helpful

Milage says it all!!

By on Thursday, April 30, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 318,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Reliable, pretty, comfortable, great in snow"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I am an infusion nurse and live in the Adirondacks of upstate NY. My career requires me to travel in all weather and road conditions. I bought this car with 75,000 miles on it. It now has 318,000 miles and is still running well and looking great! We do add oil now and then, but it does NOT leak or blow smoke. I average 50,000 miles/yr and will purchase another used Lexus gladly!"

11 people out of 15 found this review helpful

15 years old, people still think it's new

By on Tuesday, March 03, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 110,501

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "comfortable, reliable, luxurious, solid, quiet"

Cons: "16 mpg avg, very wide turning radius, blind spot"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"gorgeous car, brought up my babies in this! soooo comfortable and loved the 11 out of 15 years i drove it. still feels as good today as it ever did. buying a brand new one, but will be sad to say goodbye... i felt confident driving it. just the right size, could even squeeze into compact parking space on occasion. as for driving pleasure, i like not feeling the road, if you want sporty suspension it may not be for you!"

7 people out of 12 found this review helpful

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