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2005 Lexus RX

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 22/Comb 18 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.3 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

2005 Lexus RX Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.1
Out of 10

Based on 530 Ratings for the 2004 - 2008 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.0/10
    Quality
    9.3/10
  • Reliability
    9.4/10
    Performance
    9.0/10
  • Comfort
    9.3/10
    Styling
    9.2/10

Most comfortable car I have ever had

By on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 100,000

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): 8

"Had 2000 Lexus RX and purchased this 2007 with 34,000 miles on it in 2009. I am an older woman and took care of it responsibility. No aches & pains after a long trip. Wish there was a better design to accommodate a woman's purse. Love automatic rear door Time to move on. Need more gadgets."

LOVE THIS CAR!!!

By on Monday, June 22, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 178,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "NAVIGATION, BACK UP CAMERA, HAS POWER TO IT."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"BOUGHT THIS CAR WHEN I WAS 25. MY FIRST CAR, MY GET UP AND GO. I HAVE TWO YOUNG CHILDREN SO ITS USEFUL FOR DIAPER CHANGES, THE BACK IS BIG ENOUGH FOR A OUTSIDE MOVIE NIGHT. THE BACK UP CAMERA IS REAL USEFUL. ESPECIALY BECAUSE IM SHORT, CANT REALLY SEE OVER SEATS AND KIDS IN BACK. I LOVE THE FACT THAT ITS NOT A GAS HOG. FOR A V6 I DO GET GOOD GAS MILAGE. NOT THE BEST BUT ITS AFFORDABLE."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Amazing vehicle

By on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 96,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "comfortable, fuel efficient, fun to drive"

Cons: "horrible navigation system"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I've driven several cars including an Acura and BMW, and I have to say, this Lexus is the smoothest ride out of anything I can remember being in. The suspension is out of this world and this vehicle feels like you're floating on air. Don't let it fool you, this thing has power and offers a very comfortable ride too. The only complaints that I have is that the stereo is severely outdated. It's a 2006 with a tape deck, come on! Also the navigation system is useless. I am a huge fan of the back-up camera, and I can park just about anywhere now. I do wish the passenger's mirror would angle down to show the curb as you are backing up though. Also sometimes the shiny black dash board reflects in the windshield and makes it somewhat difficult to see. Minor problems for such an amazing vehicle though."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

Reliable Comfortable large luggage space at back

By on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 112,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "newer cars may have features that 2008 model does"

Cons: "Servicing and replacement is very high"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Luxury car to the tee Parking and reverse is difficult in spite of the back camera always have to look in all 3 mirrors + camera screen specially when backing out from parking lot in mall or grocery store where there is too much traffic My last Volvo had a beep when close to something while backing up"

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Excellent vehicle. Reliable. Comfortable.

By on Monday, May 25, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 100,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Great vehicle. Comfortable."

Cons: "Uses premium fuel."

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

"It might be considered an expensive Toyota, but it surpasses MB, BMW or Audi in reliability, comfort, and peace of mind when taken for maintenance service."

4 people out of 6 found this review helpful

poor rear view visibility poor panel control &lite

By on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 105,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Cons: "poor rear vision poor reach and lites for controls"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"There are not many improvements on the newer models after 10 years Extremely poor lights for front panel control. Some of the control switch are so difficult to reach even under daylite. In newer models the displays such as clock, temperature gauge and mileage are even more difficult to read. Rear vision is so obstructed I nearly had several accidents in the night driving. However, the reliability is superb and the allover performance is above average. 4-wheel drive works excellent in the New England winter. The front leather seat is comfortable and suitable for long drive."

2 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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