2002 Lexus RX Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,521 - $6,996
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
220
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,521 - $6,996
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
220
Seats
5

Lexus RX Models & Trims

4dr SUV $4,521 - $6,996*
Horsepower: 220 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Aluminum, Chrome
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
4dr SUV 4WD $4,521 - $6,996*
Horsepower: 220 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Aluminum, Chrome
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.68

40 Reviews

75% 18% 8% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

It may be old (in years), but it still drives like it was practically brand new.

I like the RSx reliability and duration of service, provided maintenance is performed on a regular schedule. One can easily drive 200,000+ miles if that is followed. Second, the relatively short wheelbase of the vehicle allows for easier parking in areas with more compact parking spaces (such as airport or train station parking lots). The one big drawback to the RX is the higher cost of routine maintenance if performed at the dealership. However, given the general overall reliability otherwise, it's a reasonable trade-off.

- Andrew L

Great car if you have kids.

Hatchback makes for easy loading and many windows add to safety. Very good on gas. Great car for kids with room for joyful trips. Many well placed vents a/c and heat controls are easy to find. Locking and child safe windows make it a mom dream. Lots of room for camping gear and roof can carry small boats with tie down rails.

- Joseph A

It is very reliable and relatively easy to work on for home mechanics.

I like my RX300 because it does basically everything I need a vehicle to do. It is comfortable, reliable, can tow small amounts, has plenty of cargo space, has AWD, and gets acceptable gas mileage. My only complaint is that the styling is boring, but I'm willing to overlook that as it is a very cost effective vehicle.

- Mark A

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,521 - $6,996
$4,521 - $6,996

Horsepower

Horsepower
220 hp
220 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L aluminum 24
3.0L aluminum 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.7 in.
40.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.1 - 39.5 in.
38.1 - 39.5 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.6 - 39.2 in.
38.6 - 39.2 in.

Entertainment

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
225/70R16
225/70R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.1 in.
103.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41.3 ft.
41.3 ft.

Length

Length
180.1 in.
180.1 in.

Width

Width
71.5 in.
71.5 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3715 .lbs
3924 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
220 hp
220 hp

Torque

Torque
222 ft. lbs.
222 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - .lbs
- TBD - .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
20 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
18 mpg

Highway

Highway
23 mpg
22 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings