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2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,353
310 listings nationwide
27 GREAT deals
58 GOOD deals

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2018 Lexus RC 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,041
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

With the new option of the F Sport package for front-wheel-drive RX 350s, the package is now available to the whole RX lineup. Likewise, standard inclusion of the Safety System + Packa...

2018 Lexus RC 350
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Lexus RC 350 is a compact luxury sports coupe, serving as the two-door counterpart to the Lexus IS 350. It enters 2018 with a few new options. The exterior appearance is the same ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
130
writes:
well-rounded car. but seats only 5. could have been the best in the class if a bit longer to accommodate 3rd...
10
writes:
Super safety features. Liked the trim package.
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport AWD worse.
"They were the same, but the survey doesnt allow you to say that."
Value Ranked 2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport AWD worse.
"Dealer loaner with low miles and a great warrantee. "
10
writes:
Love this car just not the new style inside and out. Lexus IS ruining this suv
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Audi Q5 2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD worse.
"I don’t. That’s why I bought the Audi this time "
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Audi Q5 2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD worse.
"Used to have arm rests, comfort, pickup power, design"
2018 Lexus RC 350
AWD
20
writes:
Handling Ranked 2019 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive Coupe AWD better.
"Corners better, more power and never felt like the car was getting away from me!"

Specs

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
2018 Lexus RC 350
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
295 hp @ 6,300 RPM
311 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.8:1
11.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 44.1 in 45.4 in
Back Legroom 38 in 27.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.4 cu ft 10.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,050 lbs 700 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.5 in 184.8 in
Width 74.6 in 81.5 in
Height 67.7 in 55.1 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 107.5 in

Available Options

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Running Boards
  • 12.3" Navigation System
  • 12.3" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • 8" Navigation System
  • 8" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • Color Heads-Up Display
  • Panoramic-View Monitor with Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Power-Folding Heated Rear Seats
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Power Tilt & Slide Moonroof
  • Tow Hitch with Ball Mount
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" Split 5-Spoke Dark Silver
2018 Lexus RC 350
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Infrared
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Special Color - Infrared or Ultrasonic Blue Mica

Option Packages

  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Black Line Special Edition with All Season Tires
  • Luxury Package
  • Navigation System Package
  • F Sport Performance Exhaust System
  • Front & Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Moonroof with Power Tilt/Slide
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Aluminum Alloy

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