2003 Lexus RX 300 Overview

RX 300

Looking for a Used RX 300 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,144 nationwide RX 300 listings starting at $3,250.


Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.



Avg. Price: $9,720
Base AWD
Avg. Price: $10,080

Lexus RX 300 Experts

#1 Rx300_21001
Reputation 960
#2 John Orlando
John Orlando
Reputation 520
#3 mrsvirtuous
Reputation 290
View All

Average User Score

3.75 stars

Based on 3 reviews

Off Road In Style, And Torque by Emile
 — Like the starship enterprise, only more difficult to park Can drive in any gear, drove the first 30 Km in fourth(did not realise I had engaged manual mode and left it in 4th) Smoothest 4X4 I have dr... Read More
Minor Problems Take The Gloss And Glitter Off The Lexus Brand by DSK
 — The car oversteers. Seet adjustment memory operation not logical. Garage door opening system is underpowered. A cheep opener from discount stores works more reliably and from a further distance. My wi... Read More
Average And Over Priced. by Christopher
 — Seriously, I got this handed down to me. It's not all that good compared to it's rivals. Just drive a Jeep Grand Cheorkee. Sure, I get 2 more MPH than a Jeep...but a Jeep just is awesome. Read More

2003 Lexus RX 300 Overview

Overall User Score

3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.75

Based on 3 reviews

2003 Lexus RX 300

This was the fifth and final year for production of the RX 300.  It would reappear as the RX 330 for 2004.  In this last offering, the only change from the previous year was a one-touch power moon roof as standard equipment.

The RX featured the same 3.0L V-6 throughout its run, making 220 horsepower and 222 lb.-ft. of torque.  The luxury car/SUV crossover continued to offer drivers the Lexus experience with the optional security of all wheel drive.  The RX was quick off the line and powerful through a range of speeds.  More a car than an SUV, its ride was neither bouncy or floaty, it was easy to get in and out of, and it had a stable feeling through the turns.

The RX 300 had a posh interior which offered passengers comfort, convenience, and luxury.  Not to mention a great sound system.  It was roomy enough for five adults, but storage space was tight. Size and space were common complaints for owners, in addition to some difficulty operating the CD player and in-dash computer while driving.


What's your take on the 2003 Lexus RX 300?

People researching a 2003 Lexus RX 300 contacted a dealer about

2003 Lexus RX 300 Base AWD picture, exterior
Lexus RX 300
31% of the time
Lexus RX 330
13% of the time
Honda CR-V
10% of the time
Toyota Highlander
5% of the time
RX 300
Looking for a Used RX 300 in your area?
CarGurus has 1,144 nationwide RX 300 listings starting at $3,250.

Lexus RX 300 Questions


Rx 300 Year 2003. Windows Recede Without My Holding The Key. Two Extra Ke...

5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

Broke Off Rear Radio Antenna

The rear radio antenna was broken off. How do I replace it? The car is a 2003 Lexus Rx 300 SUV

106 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

I Listed My Car And Is Not Showing

14 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

Lexus Rx300 2003 With 148k Miles Timing Chain Overdue? How Critical And Ho...

149 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)

All My Brake Lights Wont Work And If You Run A Wire From Brake Pedal To Rea...

133 views with 3 answers (last answer 10 months ago)