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2003 Lexus RX 300
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,407
52 listings nationwide

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2006 Lexus RX 330
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,119
107 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
15 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2003 Lexus RX 300
AWD

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-touc...

2006 Lexus RX 330
AWD

The RX's success continued in its eighth year of production, combining a smooth and responsive ride and fine Lexus details within a desirable SUV exterior. This was the final productio...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2003 Lexus RX 300
AWD
80
writes:
Fantastic car! It is as good today as it was the day I bought it!
30
writes:
The Lexus has a quieter ride than the Jeep Grand Cherokee and far more features. The Lexus is head and shoulde...
Handling Ranked 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD worse.
"It corners better and handles more like a car than a truck. "
Front Seats Ranked 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD worse.
"The driver seat of the Lexus has better lumbar support than the Jeep. "
40
writes:
I drove this car for 10 years before deciding to upgrade to something new. Compared to what I drive now (2018 ...
2006 Lexus RX 330
AWD
30
writes:
Impressed with the handling and smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Lexus RX 350 AWD worse.
"I dont really like the grill treatment of the RX350."
Value Ranked 2014 Lexus RX 350 AWD worse.
"The RX330 is going to cost less than the RX350 in todays dollars, making it the better value. "
105
2006 Lexus RX 330 AWDReview:

Fabulous! — My favorite car so far!! I love my lexus. It is a very comfortable ride especially with the Michel...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
2006 Lexus RX 330 AWDReview:

Great Car With Miles And Miles To Go. (i Just Broke In :o) — Great car for wife & I; for sale because I bought a new one. I have been disabled for 12 years and ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

Specs

2003 Lexus RX 300
AWD
2006 Lexus RX 330
AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
220 hp @ 5,800 RPM
223 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
222 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
238 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.8:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.62 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer Optional Optional
Cassette Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.7 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.8 cu ft 38.3 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,026 lbs 1,180 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,026 lbs 1,180 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.1 in 186.2 in
Width 71.5 in 72.6 in
Height 65.7 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in 106.9 in

Available Options

2003 Lexus RX 300
AWD
2006 Lexus RX 330
AWD

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