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2008 Lexus RX 400hReview
Guru9XDYFT writes:
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As most Lexus, it’s a good vehicle. Older hybrid models, to replace the battery is about $2500., and typically I am being told their life expectancy is around 200k miles

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2008 Lexus RX 400hReview
GuruJ8DSN writes:
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Loved it , drive nice, just couldnt get financed due to year. So had to pass it up . Really wanted it

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2008 Lexus RX 400h FWDReview
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Great Luxury And Utility — This car handles well, looks great, fits a whole bunch of stuff-it has so many storage spots especially in the cargo area, gets fabulous mileage. Plus you are treated like royalty when you take it to Lexus dealer for services.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Almost everything

Cons: Looks to nice for my kids to ride in :-)

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2008 Lexus RX 400h AWDReview
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I Would Recommend The Lexus Hybrid. — This is a pleasant car to drive with good visibility. It is smooth and quiet. Although the hybrid works well fuel economy is not great. It has a nice interior and it is comfortable. There is little extraneous cabin noise.

Pros: Nice interior, comfortable ride.  

Cons: Fuel economy not as good as I had hoped.

20 of 22 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Lexus RX 400h AWDReview
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Awesome Power Plant And Acceleration, Awd / Nav / Marc Levinson Premium Is Sweet — All the good of the stock RX330 line, but with better build quality, and the phenomenal CVT transmission. If you've ever used a Polaris 4-wheeler or snow mobile, you know about CVTs, but put it behind a multi-motor (gas/electric) 268HP power plant AND AWD, and you have an amazing power and acceleration band - nearly seamless acceleration from slow to 70 - it will blow away everything non-hot-rod (not the Cayenne Twin Turbo, for example, but then that's also a V8) when you need to get on at a freeway on-ramp. My wife loves it and feels much safer and more assured knowing the power and acceleration are there when needed. To quote the detail on the transmission/engine: "Producing up to 268 horsepower and working through a specialized continuously variable transmission (CVT), Lexus claims the front-drive RX 400h can go from zero to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds and an even quicker 7.3 seconds for all-wheel-drive models." Also, get the integrated video system - run video on both screens (on dash (when stopped / parking break engaged) and overhead at the same time... slick).

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Power, seamless / lossless transmission (CVT), great luxury features, great pricing especially if you hunt for certified pre-owned of 2-4 years.

Cons: Slightly cramped head room in the back seat due to the battery system under the seat area;  less headroom than my '04 RX330 non-hybrid;  unfortunate side effect, but only a real issue due to using a child's car seat;  would not be an issue if using a booster seat, I believe.

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2008 Lexus RX 400h AWDReview
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Smooth Economical Luxury Power — .This is our first hybrid and so far, Im impressed. The change from engine to motor power and vice versa, is quite seamless and the visual of it happening on the dash is pretty captivating, intuitively letting you know how the process works.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Well over 30 mpg around town and power to commandingly turn all four wheels when needed.

Cons: As with all Lexus vehicles, could do without the nagging to put seatbelt on. Oh, and why, in an 08' luxury vehicle is there still a cassette player (Who still has any of these around?) and not an mp3 jack?  Seriously?

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2008 Lexus RX 400hReview
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Well Rounded — Grate car mixes Luxury, Performance, Fuel Convenience, and a spacious family car Quite. Its a well rounded good car. I would recommend it. I have most options including backup cam and reverse censers leather seating conveniences package heated seats, Gps Navigation, Sync ...ect

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Grate car mixes Luxury, Performance, Fuel Convenience, and a spacious family car
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Cons: I cant really think of any.

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2008 Lexus RX 400h AWDReview
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2008 Lexus Rx 400h — I absolutley love this car. It is up to date with all technology. Rides beautifly and looks great. It could be a little faster and that 270 hp v6 is a little sluggish. Overall I rate the car 5 out of 5

Pros: EVERYTHING

Cons: nothing

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2008 Lexus RX 400h AWDReview
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Great Now, Just Wait Till The 2010 Arrives! — Great acceleration w/ good mileage. Very smooth ride, good utility. Aimable HID lights ROCK. Levinson stereo is OUTSTANDING! Hybrid drive system is very clean - this emits 75% less than a typical sedan, and Lexus hybrids can run up to 40mph completely on electric.

Pros: Hybrid Drive, aimable HID lights

Cons: No aux for IP, no smart key (both resolved in 2010 replacement)

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2008 Lexus RX 400h FWDReview
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Enchanting, Trustworthy — there is a tray in the rear armrest that I keep a living air plant in, the rear seats recline

Pros: old type econo gas milage, fun off the road in moderation

Cons: quick but not racetrack worthy

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Reviews From Other Years

2007 Lexus RX 400h Reviews

Review By docharper

Weve had a 2008 Lexus RX-400h for about 10 years now, with over 91,000 miles on it an no major repairs. We just recently replaced a leaking radiator but apart from routine maintenance (tires, brakes,... Read More

Review By Raymond

The car is well made and the drives as expected for a Lexus,. It’s quiet and the ride is plush for an SUV. Hybrid operation is superlative and will delight if it’s your first experience. Read More

2006 Lexus RX 400h Reviews

Review By Guru9CNWD8

I love this car! Looking to buy the exact same one, no issues and gas saver! Most expensive repair has been The Radiator and that’s because the Mechanic ripped me off, I shoudlve paid less. I recomen... Read More

Review By donziceman

Amazing car and dealer, they even went above and beyond and delivered my car. Thank you. Only missing is the cargo retractable cover in the back. Read More

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