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2015 Lexus RX 450h

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2015 Base 4dr Front-Wheel Drive
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Price:   -  From $47,620
2015 Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $49,020


Lexus has defined the luxury SUV hybrid with the RX 450h for people who want comfort and power with fuel economy that's more in line with a midsize sedan. In keeping with the Lexus tradition of refined transportation, it's a silent and well-appointed machine for five passengers. And it's one of the few all-wheel drive hybrids on the market.

What's New for 2015

For 2015, the RX 450h gets minor trim changes, including new optional 19-inch alloy wheels and LED fog lights.

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Choosing Your Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h

The RX450h comes in one well-equipped trim level. The standard engine is 3.5-liter V6 mated to a hybrid drive system for a combined output of 295 horsepower. Front-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive with an additional electric motor at the rear is optional. The only transmission is a CVT automatic transmission.

Standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, keyless start, wood trim, 10-way power front seats and a 12-speaker audio system with 7-inch infotainment screen, backup camera and Bluetooth. Options include 19-inch wheels, HID headlamps with LED fog lights, park assist and LED headlamps.

The Premium Package includes blind spot monitor, memory settings for the driver, leather upholstery, a moonroof, power-folding side mirrors and roof rails. The Luxury Package includes the Premium Package, as well as a heated steering wheel, LED headlamps, 115-volt power outlet, headlamp washers and semi-aniline upholstery. A Navigation Package includes a navigation system with voice recognition, upgraded audio system. HD radio with Sirius XM traffic and Lexus Enform telematics system. A Mark Levinson audio system is also available with navigation.

Front-wheel drive models aren't rated to tow, but an all-wheel drive RX450h can tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.

CarsDirect Tip

The all-wheel drive RX450h makes the best case against other luxury SUVs, especially for people who can take advantage of a hybrid system's benefits.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 245 HP / 234 ft.lbs.
2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
32 / 28 / 30 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 245 HP / 234 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
32 / 28 / 30 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Double Wishbone
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
17.2 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
80.3 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
100 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
187.8 "
Exterior Width
74.2 "
Exterior Height
66.7 "
Front Headroom
39.0 "
Rear Headroom
37.7 "
Front Legroom
43.1 "
Rear Legroom
37.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.5 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,520 Lbs.
Wheel Base
108 "
Turning Radius
19.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
18.0 " Silver Aluminum / 19.0 " Silver Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote W/tilt Down Heated
Grille Moldings
Chrome / Black W/chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power)
Front Armrests
(8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
40-20-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
12 / 15 Mark Levinson
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Power Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver And Passenger
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Rear Side-impact Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front And Rear
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Intuitive Park Assist Front And Rear
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
72 Months / 70,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
12 Months / 10,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / Unlimited Miles
Corrosion Perforation
72 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles

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