2003 Lexus RX Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,047 - $7,588
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®
$5,047 - $7,588
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 $5,047 - $7,588*
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 $5,047 - $7,588*
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

4.65

20 Reviews

65% 35% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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

Lexus RX is a top of the line car that will last a long time; if you don't abuse it.

When it was brand new I was in love with the style, the ride and he color, it was beautiful. Now that it's older I Love that it's paid, it still rides smoothly and it's dependable. I won't be trading it in although many have asked me to sell it after they've seen the low miles. No way!

- Candace D

Lexus rx 300 has been the most reliable SUV in 20 years of driving.

The only problem is small. The warning lights have come on with no response indications of the problems indicated by the lights. Rather that than the actual problems. I am very lucky with the vehicle. One last thing, the gas mileage, I feel, is less than could be for a smaller SUV.

- Ben V

I am keeping her as long as I can. And it is. What's on the inside that counts.

Extremely reliable. It is an old car, but being a Toyota luxury line, it runs forever. No engine or transmission problems, over 150k miles, and still kicking. Beautiful finishing on the inside as well are still intact, as well as (primitive) touchscreen display.

- Ethan B

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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
$5,047 - $7,588
$5,047 - $7,588

Horsepower

Horsepower
220 hp
220 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L (183) aluminum 24
3.0L (183) aluminum 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

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

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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 in.
38.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.6 in.
38.6 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
225/70SR16
225/70SR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103 in.
103 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41.3 ft.
41.3 ft.

Length

Length
180.3 in.
180.3 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

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

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