2009 Lexus RX 350  -  $38,575


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $38,575
Base Invoice: $34,617
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: FWD 4dr
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 20 | City: 18 | Hwy: 23
Body Style: FWD 4dr
Transmission: 5-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission
Engine: 3.5L DOHC SFI 24-valve V6 engine

Model Highlights

The 2009 Lexus RX is offered in two primary models: the RX 350, which is powered by a 270-horsepower, 3.5L V6, and the RX 400h, which has an advanced hybrid system combining a 3.3L V6 and an electric motor system, making a combined total

of 268 horsepower.

The 400h's Lexus Hybrid Drive is a "full hybrid" system, meaning it can operate on electric power in some low-speed stop-and-go conditions, greatly increasing fuel efficiency. Utilizing battery packs located underneath the rear seats, the system recovers some energy during braking and coasting. Electric motors assist the gasoline engine with extra power for accelerating and passing.

Both RX models are offered in either front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive versions. In the RX 350, the available full-time all-wheel drive system has a viscous limited-slip center differential and distributes power to the front and rear wheels with a 50/50-split in normal driving, sending more to the wheels with more traction when needed. In the 400h, an electric motor drives the rear wheels independently.

According to Lexus, both the front-wheel-drive version of the RX 350 and the RX 400h can accelerate to 60 mph in 7.3 seconds. The 400h, however, has superior fuel economy ratings of 27 mpg city, 24 mpg highway.

Extra attention has been paid to noise and vibration in the RX. Vibration-canceling engine mounts, an acoustic windshield, and extra sound insulation are used. There's also an available air suspension system, which has four ride-height settings. A "high"

mode is designed for rough surfaces at speeds slower than 30 mph. "Low" mode lowers ride height by 0.6 inches for improved handling, and an even lower "access" mode for easier entry, exit, and loading.

All RX models have five-passenger seating, with a 40/20/40 split folding rear seatback that both slides and reclines. With the seats folded down, the 28.3-cubic-foot cargo capacity can be expanded to nearly 85 cubic feet.

All RX models have extensive safety features, including vehicle stability control (VSC), anti-lock brakes with brake assist, side curtain air bags, front-seat-mounted side air bags, and a driver's knee air bag. On 400h models, there's also the Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) system, which seamlessly integrates many of the vehicles systems, including the ABS, VSC, traction control, and steering assist, to enable it to more quickly anticipate the loss of control and make

corrections.

Both the RX 350 and RX 400h are available very well equipped, and include a power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate control, ten-way-adjustable power front seats, real wood interior trim, and heated auto-dimming exterior mirrors.


Model News

For 2009, the Lexus RX lineup sees few changes, with a new Pebble Beach Edition RX now available. It offers special exterior colors like Truffle Mica, limited-edition 18-inch alloy wheels, a chromed grille, and special Pebble Beach badging.

Some colors have been dropped--Millennium Silver Metallic, Savannah Metallic, Flint Mica, Desert Sage Metallic, and Black Onyx--while new colors include Obsidian, Smoky Granite Mica, Matador Red, and the above Truffle Mica, which is only available on the Pebble Beach Edition.


Value Writeup

The 2009 Lexus RX 350 and RX 400h offer the comfort and refinement of luxury cars, combined with the spacious, versatile interior of utility vehicles. Several high-tech features are available such as adaptive front lighting. The RX 400h, with its advanced hybrid powertrain, stands out for its high fuel efficiency and a class-leading 27-mpg city rating. The models also have a very strong reputation for quality,

including being named the highest-rated midsize premium multi-activity vehicle in the J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS) for 2007.


Pros

Comfort; ride and refinement; safety; available technology features; hybrid's fuel-

efficiency


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG

Cruising Range - City
345.60 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
441.60 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.5L/211

Fuel System
SFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 6200

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
251 @ 4700

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.24

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.29

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
102.5 ft³

Front Head Room
39.3 in

Front Leg Room
42.5 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in

Front Hip Room
55.6 in

Second Head Room
38.6 in

Second Leg Room
36.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
57.1 in

Second Hip Room
55.1 in

Wheelbase
106.9 in

Length, Overall
186.2 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.6 in

Height, Overall
66.1 in

Track Width, Front
62.0 in

Track Width, Rear
61.2 in

Min Ground Clearance
7.1 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
84.7 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.3 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3870 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut

Front Tire Size
225/65SR17

Rear Tire Size
225/65SR17

Spare Tire Size
225/65SR17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 6.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 6.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.2 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
6

Drivetrain Miles/km
70,000

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

5-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission

3.5L DOHC SFI 24-valve V6 engine -inc: dual variable valve timing w/intelligence (VVT-i)

Front wheel drive

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension -inc: coil springs

Independent dual-link MacPherson strut rear suspension -inc: coil springs

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Engine-speed-sensing progressive pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front ventilated & rear solid disc brakes

Tool kit

Full-size spare tire

Integrated black rear spoiler

Auto-on/off headlamps w/delay-off

Integrated front fog lamps

LED brake lamps

Electrochromic pwr heated mirrors w/defoggers

Water-repellent front door glass

UV ray-reducing window glass

Black privacy glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist cycle

Intermittent rear wiper w/washer

Chrome door handles

17" x 6.5" 6-spoke aluminum wheels

P225/65SR17 mud & snow tires

Pwr rear liftgate

Lighting -inc: front reading, cargo area

AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer -inc: MP3 player, (8) speakers, 132-watts, aux audio input

Roof-mounted antenna w/in-glass diversity system

Cloth seat trim

10-way pwr front bucket seats -inc: pwr lumbar, adjustable headrests

Reclining/sliding rear 40/20/40 split fold-down seat -inc: adjustable headrests

Sliding center console -inc: cup holders, storage bin

Rear center armrest w/storage box

Cut pile carpeting

Carpeted floor mats

Chrome scuff plates

Wood & leather-trimmed tilt steering wheel w/audio controls

Electroluminescent instrument cluster

LCD multi-info display -inc: ventilation, outside temp, trip computer

Pwr windows w/1-touch auto-up/down

Retained accessory pwr

Pwr door locks w/anti-lockout

Remote entry system -inc: multi-function remote, remote window down, rolling code technology

HomeLink universal transceiver

Cruise control

Pwr fuel door release

Alarm system

Vehicle theft-deterrent & immobilizer system w/in-key transponder

Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: air filters, smog sensor

Rear window defogger w/auto-off timer

Auxiliary pwr outlets -inc: front center stack, rear console box, cargo area

Wood trim -inc: center console, dash, doors

Metallic accents -inc: center instrument panel, switch plates

Front door map pockets

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass

Overhead console

Dual sun visors w/adjustable-illumination vanity mirrors -inc: slide extensions

Front seatback storage

Wood & leather-trimmed shift knob

Auto-retracting tonneau cover

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)

Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) w/brake assist (BA)

Vehicle stability control (VSC) w/cutoff switch

Traction control (TRAC)

Front/rear crumple zones

Side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights

Dual front advanced airbag system -inc: crash severity & occupant detection sensors

Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags

Front/rear side curtain airbags w/roll sensor

Driver knee airbag

3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable shoulder belt anchors

3-point rear seat belts

All-position emergency locking retractor (ELR)

All-passenger automatic locking retractor (ALR)

Rear seat ISO-FIX top tether anchors

Child safety locks

Tire pressure monitoring system

Impact-dissipating upper interior trim

Brake pedal regression prevention

Collapsible steering column

First aid kit

 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED TRANSMISSION
$0

 
5-SPEED SEQUENTIAL-SHIFT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$0

 
SOLID PAINT
$0

 
CRYSTAL WHITE MICA
$0

 
CLASSIC SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
SMOKY GRANITE MICA
$0

 
OBSIDIAN
$0

 
MATADOR RED MICA
$0

 
BRANDYWINE MICA
$0

 
GOLDEN ALMOND METALLIC
$0

 
TRUFFLE MICA
$0

 
BAMBOO PEARL
$0

 
BREAKWATER BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
IVORY, CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
IVORY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY/BLACK WOOD, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PREMIUM PKG
$1,245

 
PREMIUM PLUS PKG
$2,060

 
PERFORMANCE PKG
$4,055

 
NAVIGATION SYSTEM/MARK LEVINSON PKG
$6,190

 
MULTI-PANEL MOONROOF PKG
$2,840

 
PEBBLE BEACH EDITION
$3,880

 
TOWING PREP PKG
$160

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$540

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS W/RAIN-SENSING WIPERS
$665

 
18" 5-SPOKE ALUMINUM ALLOY WHEELS
$495

 
18" 7-SPOKE LIQUID GRAPHITE FINISH ALUMINUM WHEELS
$605

 
ROOF RAILS W/RACK
$220

 
HID HEADLAMPS W/ADAPTIVE FRONT LIGHTING SYSTEM (AFS)
$815

 
RAIN-SENSING WIPERS
$125

 
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
$1,740

 
DYNAMIC LASER CRUISE CONTROL
$600

 
NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$2,650

 
** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2008 **
$0

 
TOWING HITCH RECEIVER W/BALL MOUNT
$415

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$81

 
CARGO MAT
$95

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