2002 Lexus RX 300 Overview

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Avg. Price: $8,842
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Avg. Price: $8,998

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4.65 stars

Based on 13 reviews

Lexus Rx300 Good For Everythig by Sergey
 — This suv is a great car. If you want a nice looking, good performing, car for work or for yourself, and you don't want to spend over 30K on a new car, then this car for you. I have one in black which ... Read More
Solid, Worth The Price by Brooks
 — Great car. Kind of a chick car though. Performance is good all though the ride is not smooth. You feel all gear shifts and the brake is really touchy. This car is not the sporty car that's fun to driv... Read More
Love It. by charcheeze911
 — This car has excellent acceleration. It drives like a dream. It is wonderful on long trips, comfortable front seat and back seat as well. Great on gas in town and highway miles. Has huge back cargo ar... Read More

2002 Lexus RX 300 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 13 reviews

2002 Lexus RX 300

The RX 300 featured minor improvements for 2002.  The most notable was the faster and more efficient navigation system, which added multiple languages, and increased map database, and a route preview feature.  The in-dash computer screen was also now able to display DVDs.

The RX 300 featured the same 3.0 Liter V-6, making 220 horsepower and providing 222 lb.-ft. of torque.  The RX continued to surprise drivers who expected more SUV-like attributes.  The gas mileage was quite high  at 19/24 mpg, and the RX's unibody construction gave it a soft and cushioned ride.

Like all Lexus models the RX was marked by its reliability.  Infrequent problems were reported in all areas except the engine.  Many owners have noted the failure of two sensors (Mass Air Flow and Air Fuel Ratio).  While drivers have generally found the RX 300's interior to be very comfortable and functional, many have commented on the odd hump in the center console, which is restrictive and easy to bump the knees into while driving.

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Lexus RX 300 Questions

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2002 Rx300 Trans Swap!

Hello, I am looking to replace my transmission on my 2002 RX300 2WD. My question is are the shifts needed to be adapted with computer? and will this have to be done at a dealer? or can I just do th...

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wqwalker
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Have Lexus Rx300 With Ac Heat Door Stuck Problem. Ac And Heat Works But Doo...

My Lexus RX300 AC and Heat doors do not change the airflow like maybe a door is stuck. How can I fix that and how much might it cost to get the air doors working?

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I Have Rx 300 Lexus. The Air Conditioner Works. When I Tried The Heat For T...

I turn the heat to hot but it still blows cold. I just bought the car in FLA so I just checked the air conditioner. I moved to NC and just checked the heat and no hot air Its blowing but not hot.. I...

347 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
gorillatop
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Where Are B1s1 And B2s1 Sensors Located

78 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)
Neeraj Sharma
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I Am Looking At 2002 Rx 300 Coach Edition,@200k On It What Potential Proble...

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