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Lexus rx 350 has the benefits of being a luxury vehicle with great functionality and durability but affordable for my budget. The size of the car allows me to haul larger objects when making larger purchases or moving. In addition, I am able to transport 5-6 people at one time. The SUV is not too big but big enough to support my lifestyle and my personal needs to include road trips on occasion with family and friends. Downside is that it is an older model and with new technology, it is not as compatible as a newer version with iPhone or GPS devices and now days this is a “must-have. ” I also have black interior/exterior and it can get very hot during the warmer months. Lastly, I wish that the dealer maintenance were not so expensive. I am a loyal Lexus customer so I get all of my service at the Lexus dealership because I do not want to take it somewhere else and they are notable to replace/fix/service up to warranty standard; however, I wish Lexus would make it more affordable for Lexus loyal customers. Every time I have to get a service, I have to plan it so I can ensure it is within my budget and I have taken the time to competitively shop to see if I am getting the best price. If I were to buy a new car in the future, I would definitely consider Lexus but this would be a contributing factor on whether I buy due to the cost to repair/fix/service the vehicle.
Summary of vehicle use. : My rx350 has been very reliable and handles very well.
I have had very good service from my vehicle, with very few problems. I have had to replace an o2 sensor, otherwise, I have only had routine service performed regularly. The car is a bit tight on space, especially for a family of 5. I have found it to be uncomfortable for long road trips with my husband, daughter and 2 grandchildren, who are both in car seats. It is extremely tight in the rear with both children in car seats, and it is also difficult to use the child latch for the car seats. As a matter of fact, for some reason we have been unable to secure the seats using the child safety latches and resort to just fastening the seats in to the car with the shoulder harness seat belts.
Quality luxury car along with top notch service of Lexus is a winner for me.
I enjoy the car very much! I have never had any mechanical issues with the car. It is a comfortable ride especially on long trips and has plenty of room. The only minor thing that I would change is the location of the USB/AUX plug. It is located in the center console underneath the container/bucket it is difficult to find and plug in device quickly even when stopped. Sometime frustrating if my phone is about to lose a charge. Again, this is really the only complaint/inconvenience I have, albeit a very minor one. Lexus continually provides stellar customer service and takes care of all my needs, questions and routine maintenance. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone.
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TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 LEXUS RX350 AND RX450H VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 28, 2008, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1, 2010. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL CAN GET STUCK IN THE WIDE OPEN POSITION DUE TO ITS BEING TRAPPED BY AN UNSECURED OR INCOMPATIBLE DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT.
A STUCK OPEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY RESULT IN VERY HIGH VEHICLE SPEEDS AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO STOP THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
LEXUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES AND DEALERS WILL MODIFY OR REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND REPLACE ANY LEXUS DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT NOT SPECIFIED FOR THE VEHICLE. LEXUS WILL BEGIN NOTIFYING OWNERS IN EARLY AUGUST 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.
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