Lexus RX300 (2001–2003)

Last updated 5 May 2015

Plushly kitted out and enjoyable to drive, with good handling and a comfortable ride.
Limited ability off road. Some of the cabin trim looks cheap. Imported Toyota Harriers posing as UK Lexus RX300s.
Updated 16 November 2011

On 2000-2003 4-speed Toyota and Lexus auto boxes with overdrive there is a fault that can appear of the ecu causing rough changes that damages the gearbox and eventually breaks it. USA Toyota helped...

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Introduction

On the face of it, this is a ridiculous vehicle. After all, who needs a fancy, jacked-up, four-wheel-drive, five-seater estate car with limited off-road ability, limited performance and a petrol habit of 22.5 mpg?

Actually, anyone who lives in an area where the pot hole filling fund has been reallocated to building road humps. Normal, environmentally-friendly cars are soon wrecked by anti-car councils. So what the denizens need are big, guzzly 4x4s with fully independent suspension and tyres of at least 70-section.

Welcome to inner cities, outer suburbia, and the Lexus RX300.

Owners' reviews

4
Quality reliable 4x4 - best car I have owned and trading it in for a newer RX
 

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