When Lexus introduced the five-passenger RX 15 years ago, it set the standard for midsize luxury SUVs. Beneath its futuristic lines is a platform shared with the Toyota Camry—meaning the RX 350 also comes with a reputation for reliability and longevity.
What's New for 2014
New for the year is Siri Eyes Free mode using Apple technology. And the F Sport now uses an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
Choosing Your Lexus RX 350
A 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 powers all RX 350s. Buyers choose between a base model—available with front-wheel or all-wheel drive—and the F Sport, which comes only in all-wheel drive:
We'd pass on the F Sport—instead choosing a front-wheel drive Base model with Premium, Comfort and Navigation packages. Even loaded up like this, the RX 350 is an excellent value.