2000 Lexus RX 300 Overview

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2000 Lexus RX 300 Overview

This was the second model year for the RX 300, Lexus's car-based luxury SUV. By 2000, the RX 300 accounted for one half of all Lexus sold in the United States. Drivers were pleased that many of the negatives often attributed to SUVs and trucks were absent from the RX. Then again, so were many of the benefits.

Despite the addition of a new exterior color, the RX remains unchanged from 1999. The 3.0 Liter V-6 provides 220 hp and 222 lb.-ft. of torque. Gas mileage was 19/24 for the front wheel model and 18/22 for the AWD. The RX seats five and offers as much additional storage space as a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Since Lexus estimated that just 7% of RX buyers will venture off-road, the full time AWD continued to be optional. Ground clearance was bumped up 1/5 of an inch.

RX reviews for 2000 were a mixed bag. Some loved what others hated. The most common rave was the smooth and quiet ride that Lexus is known for. The RX's unibody construction provides a cushioned ride which was quite unexpected from an SUV. Frequent complaints were unfriendly ergonomics, including an awkward display screen disproportionately large for its functionality. The discovery that the RX is much more of a car was upsetting to many drivers expecting an SUV.

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Please Would You Tell Me Where The ETCS Fuse On A 2000 RX300 :o)

Please would you tell me where the ETCS Fuse on a 2000 RX300 :o) And what it is called please :o) Thanks, Mike

Location Of Fuel Pump Relay Resistor

please where is the fuel pump relay resistor (fuel pump resistor) located on year 2000 Lexus RX 300?

Cel Keeps Coming On

I have had many sensors replaced on my lexus rx300 including all of the o2 sensors! The CEL came on a week after having them all replaced so I took it to have it anylized and it said o2 sensor bank ...

2000 Lexus Rx300 Fluid Capacity For Transfer Case

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2000 Lexus RX300 | Turns Over But Wont Start. Help?

Hello! I have a Lexus RX300 and I drove it to work on Friday and it was fine. Got off of work on Friday and it would not start. It turns over and tries to start but nothing... It has around 230k mi...