All Lexus SUVs come with a 4 year/50,000 mile basic warranty and 6 year/70,000 mile powertrain warranty. Hybrid System Warranty coverage is for eight years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first, and covers the following components: Hybrid control module, Hybrid battery control module, Hybrid battery and inverter with converter. Roadside assistance is provided for 48 months from the vehicle's in-service date, regardless of mileage (24 hours a day, 365 days a year for vehicles operated within the U.S. territories and Canada).
RX is a mid-size Crossover SUV, built on a unibody car platform. Popular since its debut as a 1999 model (the RX 300), incremental design changes and power increases over the life of the model have created a luxurious, manageable Crossover that leads all Lexus models in sales. RX 350 comes with a 3.5 liter 24 valve V6 engine with variable valve timing cranks out 270 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. It gets 20 mpg city/25 mpg highway (FWD); 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway (AWD), according to the EPA. Prices start at $36,800 for front-wheel drive; $38,200 for all-wheel drive.
RX 400h Hybrid
Based on the RX 350, RX 400h was the first premium SUV with a hybrid gas/electric powertrain. RX 400h's powertrain consists of a 3.3 liter 24 valve double-overhead cam V6 gas engine that teams up with an electric motor to deliver 268 hp. The gas engine produces 212 lb-ft of torque; the electric motor adds 247 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels from 0 - 1500 rpm, coupled with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The EPA estimates that RX 400h can achieve 27 mpg city/24 mpg highway/25 mpg combined (FWD); 26 mpg city/24 mpg highway/25 mpg combined (AWD). Prices start at $42,080 for front-wheel driive; $43,480 for all-wheel drive.
The Lexus GX 470 is like a Toyota 4Runner raised to the highest order. Under the hood you'll find a 4.7 liter V8 that sends 263 hp and 323 lb-ft of torque through its five-speed automatic transmission. GX features full-time four-wheel drive with a limited-slip center differential with manual locking feature and 8.3" of ground clearance. The Lexus GX 470 starts at $47,615, with an EPA estimate of 14 mpg city/18 mpg highway.
The flagship of Lexus SUVs, the LX 570 shares a platform with the venerable Toyota Land Cruiser. Powered by a 5.7 liter 32-valve double-overhead cam V8 that delivers 383 hp and 403 lb-ft of torque through its six-speed automatic transmission with full-time four-wheel drive, LX carries an EPA estimate of 12 mpg city/18mpg highway. The Lexus LX 570 starts at a base price of $75,705.