2002 Lexus RX 300 Overview

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2002 Lexus RX 300 Overview

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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    I Have Codes Read P0441,p0440, P0446,

    23 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    My 2002 Rx 300 Lexus Radio And Ac Not Working

    The AC control and Radio have no power

    5 views with no answers yet

    Warning Light--indicating A Light Is Out--won't Go Out

    I've replaced every bulb that was out--including a couple of sockets--but the warning light stays on.

    8 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    Pulley Alignment For 2002 Lexus Rx 300

    I just replaced the alternator in my 2002 Lexus 300 RX , but now the alternator belt is constantly squealing very loud. I believe it's pulley misalignment I did the spray water test and it did st...

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

    My Rx300 Won't Shift Into Park, How Can I Make Go Into Park.

    Car won't shift into PARK, only Reverse, Neutral, and Drive. Currently have it in Neutral with the emergency brake engaged and wooden planks behind the wheels.

    89 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)