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Lexus RX Lexus RX 2016 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 295-horsepower 3.5L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 30 60 10 75 17.500
2016 4dr SUV 295-horsepower 3.5L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 30 60 10 75 17.5  
  Averages flat light none 0 30 60 10 75 17.5
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2016 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 17.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2016 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2016 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2012 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 21.420
  flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 20.009
  flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 23.381
  flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 19.277
  flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 22.434
  flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 20.893
2012 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 21.2  
  Averages flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 21.2
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2012 Lexus RX has been averaging 21.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2012 28.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat light light 0 10 70 20 70 28.000
2012 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat light light 0 10 70 20 70 28.0  
  Averages flat light light 0 10 70 20 70 28.0
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2012 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 28.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (20 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2011 22.6 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 22.577
2011 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 22.6  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 22.6
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 22.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2011 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 39 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 90 10 56 17.500
  hills light hvy 0 5 0 95 74 22.600
  flat light hvy 10 30 30 30 68 19.400
  flat light hvy 0 10 0 90 68 26.600
  flat med light 0 0 90 10 74 18.000
  flat med light 0 0 60 40 68 30.200
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 23.600
  flat med light 0 0 10 90 68 9.100
  flat light hvy 0 0 80 20 74 19.700
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 74 21.000
  flat med none 0 95 5 0 N/A 15.700
  flat light none 0 20 70 10 68 18.500
  flat med none 0 52 32 16 68 15.500
  hills med hvy 0 0 20 80 68 24.100
  flat light light 0 35 50 15 68 20.300
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 74 16.100
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 22.400
  hills light light 5 10 15 70 68 23.200
  flat med hvy 0 0 90 10 56 11.200
  flat med none 0 20 70 10 68 16.400
  flat med light 0 25 75 0 N/A 17.900
  flat light hvy 0 33 50 17 74 20.100
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 74 20.400
  flat med light 5 20 60 15 68 17.700
  flat med none 0 75 25 0 N/A 17.400
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 74 21.100
  flat light none 0 20 30 50 68 20.500
  flat med light 0 95 5 0 N/A 18.400
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 12.000
  flat light none 5 5 10 80 68 21.700
  flat med light 2 0 0 98 74 23.100
  flat light none 10 10 5 75 68 20.900
  flat med none 0 0 30 70 68 19.800
  flat med light 0 84 16 0 N/A 19.700
  flat light hvy 5 50 36 9 68 19.100
  flat light none 0 55 35 10 68 18.500
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 17.100
  flat light none 0 30 60 10 68 19.000
  flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.700
  flat med hvy 0 19 56 25 74 18.500
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 74 21.200
  flat light light 5 5 55 35 74 21.700
  flat lead hvy 0 0 87 13 62 19.400
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 68 20.800
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 19.300
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 62 21.300
  flat med none 0 95 5 0 N/A 15.600
  flat lead hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 17.600
  flat med none 0 0 90 10 68 16.500
  flat light none 0 30 50 20 68 17.700
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 23.200
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 25.400
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 15.700
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 14.700
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 62 19.100
  flat light hvy 5 20 15 60 68 22.200
  flat med none 0 50 13 38 56 17.300
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 12.900
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 74 21.700
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 74 23.200
  flat light none 0 30 30 40 68 19.100
  flat med none 0 95 5 0 N/A 16.200
  flat light hvy 5 5 0 90 74 23.400
  flat med none 0 20 70 10 68 16.500
  flat med none 0 53 32 16 68 17.900
  flat med light 0 0 75 25 56 21.400
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 22.700
  flat med light 0 0 20 80 68 43.300
  flat light hvy 0 30 50 20 74 21.300
  flat med none 0 0 70 30 68 17.800
  flat lead hvy 0 0 80 20 74 18.800
  flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 74 23.700
  flat med light 0 95 5 0 N/A 30.800
  flat med none 0 52 34 14 68 15.200
  mtns med light 0 0 0 100 74 23.100
  hills light hvy 0 20 0 80 68 21.300
  flat med light 0 0 60 40 68 19.000
  flat light none 0 20 40 40 75 20.100
  flat light none 0 1 0 99 70 21.500
  flat light none 0 1 0 99 75 18.000
  flat light none 0 10 60 30 70 18.600
  flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 16.500
  flat light none 0 20 40 40 75 20.400
  flat light none 0 5 5 90 70 23.500
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 65 22.400
  flat med hvy 0 0 90 10 74 19.700
  flat light hvy 0 10 20 70 68 22.400
  flat light hvy 0 10 0 90 68 23.300
  flat med light 0 0 25 75 56 25.700
  flat med none 0 20 70 10 68 16.000
  flat med light 0 0 0 100 74 22.800
  flat med none 0 95 5 0 N/A 16.000
  flat light light 10 10 55 25 68 19.000
  flat lead hvy 0 0 87 13 62 21.200
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.100
  flat light none 3 5 3 90 68 20.500
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 56 24.000
  flat med light 1 0 0 99 68 21.200
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 74 22.700
  flat med light 0 91 9 0 N/A 20.300
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 62 24.400
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 74 20.500
  flat light light 5 5 5 85 74 24.300
  flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.100
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 74 21.700
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 16.000
  flat light none 0 10 75 15 62 18.700
  flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 62 23.500
  flat med none 0 38 13 50 56 19.900
  flat med none 0 64 26 10 68 16.400
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 15.400
  hills light hvy 0 0 5 95 74 20.900
  flat med none 0 0 50 50 68 24.400
  flat light hvy 5 10 5 80 68 21.900
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 15.900
  flat light hvy 5 45 35 15 68 19.000
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 15.500
  flat med light 0 84 16 0 N/A 18.700
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 74 22.800
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.900
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 74 17.300
  flat med none 0 75 25 0 N/A 16.300
  flat light hvy 5 50 35 10 68 20.300
  flat med light 0 84 16 0 N/A 17.600
  flat light hvy 0 2 3 95 74 21.600
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.200
  flat light light 10 10 55 25 68 19.100
  flat med light 0 11 0 89 74 23.000
  flat light none 5 10 30 55 68 19.100
  flat lead hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.300
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.700
  flat light none 0 10 75 15 62 16.100
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.100
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 8.900
  flat light hvy 5 10 65 20 68 19.600
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 74 22.500
  flat med none 0 58 16 26 56 16.100
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 16.100
  flat light hvy 5 45 35 15 68 18.500
  flat light none 0 35 35 30 68 20.700
  flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 16.100
  flat light light 5 10 5 80 68 23.700
  hills med hvy 10 0 90 0 N/A 18.800
  flat light none 0 30 60 10 68 15.800
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 20.200
  flat light hvy 0 35 50 15 68 17.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 21.500
  flat light light 15 15 50 20 65 20.000
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 74 17.800
  flat med light 0 20 80 0 N/A 16.900
  flat light none 5 20 50 25 74 18.700
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 74 21.100
  flat lead hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 19.300
  flat light light 5 5 25 65 74 21.400
  flat med light 20 0 60 20 74 22.400
  flat light none 0 30 60 10 68 19.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 22.400
  flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 17.300
  flat med none 0 95 5 0 N/A 7.800
  flat light hvy 5 10 25 60 74 23.800
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 21.900
  flat light hvy 0 10 0 90 68 23.500
  flat med hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 16.500
  flat light light 5 25 30 40 68 20.100
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 68 19.600
  flat med light 0 0 70 30 74 20.400
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 68 22.200
  flat med light 0 15 5 80 56 22.900
  flat light none 0 20 70 10 68 18.600
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 74 20.700
  flat med light 0 20 0 80 74 25.700
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 62 22.000
  flat light none 5 10 30 55 74 20.500
  flat light none 0 30 50 20 68 18.600
  hills med hvy 10 0 0 90 62 23.500
  flat light hvy 0 5 20 75 68 22.200
  hills light hvy 0 33 50 17 74 16.800
  flat light hvy 10 30 30 30 68 21.600
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 74 20.800
  flat light light 0 15 75 10 68 18.200
  flat med none 0 75 25 0 N/A 16.700
  flat med hvy 0 15 25 60 74 19.800
  flat med none 0 95 5 0 N/A 12.400
  hills light hvy 0 0 20 80 74 22.000
  flat lead none 0 0 100 0 N/A 16.300
  flat med none 0 64 26 10 68 18.400
  flat med none 0 0 40 60 68 18.900
  flat med light 0 0 70 30 68 20.000
  flat med none 0 0 90 10 68 17.400
  flat light hvy 0 50 50 0 N/A 18.200
  flat med light 0 0 90 10 56 17.800
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 26.000
  flat med none 0 52 32 16 68 18.900
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 22.900
  flat med light 0 95 5 0 N/A 15.200
  flat light none 0 20 70 10 68 18.200
  hills light light 0 0 0 100 74 21.100
2011 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 1 17 43 39 69 19.8  
  Averages flat med light 1 17 43 39 69 19.8
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Lexus RX has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (39 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2011 26.9 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
flat light light 6 6 36 52 75 29.600
  flat light none 5 10 75 10 65 29.500
  flat light none 6 35 29 29 68 17.600
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 65 28.000
  flat light light 5 10 5 80 60 30.000
2011 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
flat light none 4 12 32 51 67 26.9  
  Averages flat light none 4 12 32 51 67 26.9
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 26.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 51 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (32 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 17.3 MPG Highway Percentage 22 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 10 20 35 35 70 18.137
  hills med light 43 43 6 9 60 16.500
2010 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med light 27 32 21 22 65 17.3  
  Averages hills med light 27 32 21 22 65 17.3
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 17.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 32 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (27 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (22 percent), and in the suburbs (21 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 62 23.500
  flat light light 0 10 30 60 68 18.200
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 56 19.600
  flat light none 0 10 30 60 68 16.300
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 62 22.000
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 68 20.300
  flat light none 5 10 35 50 68 13.200
  flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 68 24.100
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 68 26.300
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 56 29.200
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 68 26.300
  flat light hvy 0 0 30 70 68 22.100
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 21.500
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 68 21.200
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 19.400
  flat light hvy 0 10 80 10 56 19.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 68 24.100
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 21.500
  flat light none 0 20 30 50 62 15.100
  flat light hvy 0 0 60 40 68 20.200
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 16.400
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 68 21.000
  flat light light 0 10 50 40 62 20.900
  flat med hvy 0 5 10 85 80 20.000
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 19.800
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 68 24.800
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 68 22.400
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 20.600
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 68 18.100
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 20.500
  flat med none 0 0 75 25 70 19.800
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 62 22.700
  flat light none 1 1 30 68 56 21.400
  flat med none 0 0 70 30 74 21.400
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 60 22.000
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 68 24.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 68 23.800
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 19.300
  flat light light 0 0 40 60 68 22.900
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 68 21.900
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 18.900
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 56 20.900
  flat light none 5 10 35 50 68 16.100
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 68 24.900
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 62 21.700
  flat light light 0 10 30 60 68 21.500
  flat light none 0 0 20 80 68 23.000
  flat light hvy 0 10 30 60 68 19.500
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 17.300
  flat light light 0 0 50 50 68 22.400
  flat v.lt light 0 15 10 75 60 18.000
  flat light light 0 10 30 60 62 19.900
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 62 18.900
  flat light light 0 10 50 40 62 21.500
  flat light none 0 20 20 60 68 15.700
  flat light none 5 10 35 50 68 16.500
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 56 23.500
  flat light none 0 10 40 50 68 18.700
2010 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 6 27 66 65 20.8  
  Averages flat light none 0 6 27 66 65 20.8
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Lexus RX has been averaging 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 29.1 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat med hvy 5 35 35 25 75 24.453
  flat light light 0 30 30 40 70 30.100
  flat med light 25 25 30 20 70 30.000
  flat med light 0 0 0 100 65 32.000
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat med light 8 23 24 46 70 29.1  
  Averages flat med light 8 23 24 46 70 29.1
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 29.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 34.0 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 38.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 29.900
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 36.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 30.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 29.800
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 28.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 37.500
  hills light light 0 0 25 75 68 33.500
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 95.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 37.600
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.500
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 40.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 70.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 28.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 30.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 34.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 30.600
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 37.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 31.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 28.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.300
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.800
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 34.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 31.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 5.300
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.800
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 38.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 36.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 13.500
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 29.300
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 34.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 30.000
  flat light none 10 30 20 40 81 28.300
  flat light hvy 30 40 30 0 N/A 31.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 34.600
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 34.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 36.300
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 36.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.800
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 31.600
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 32.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 35.100
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 36.500
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 37.000
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 35.900
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 35.800
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 30.900
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 29.500
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 31.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 35.800
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 23.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 36.300
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.600
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 34.200
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 33.400
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 35.700
  flat v.lt light 0 10 20 70 62 39.200
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
flat v.lt light 1 11 20 69 62 34.0  
  Averages flat v.lt light 1 11 20 69 62 34.0
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 34.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in the city (11 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2009 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 10 70 65 23.000
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 10 70 65 23.0  
  Averages flat light light 10 10 10 70 65 23.0
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Lexus RX has been averaging 23.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (10 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 34 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 60 30 10 60 18.000
  flat med light 0 20 40 40 70 22.400
  flat med light 5 25 40 30 65 21.600
  flat light none 0 70 30 0 N/A 16.300
  flat light none 19 0 19 63 60 19.000
  flat med light 5 25 40 30 65 24.200
  flat light light 30 20 0 50 75 20.000
  flat light light 0 0 70 30 60 19.000
  flat light light 30 20 0 50 75 20.000
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 27 30 34 66 20.1  
  Averages flat light light 10 27 30 34 66 20.1
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 20.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 34 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (27 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 21.9 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 10 30 30 30 65 22.000
  flat light none 10 30 30 30 70 23.000
  flat light light 0 0 50 50 65 21.000
  flat light light 0 0 80 20 65 21.400
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 15 48 33 66 21.9  
  Averages flat light light 5 15 48 33 66 21.9
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 21.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (33 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 19.6 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 20 20 50 10 60 19.600
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 20 20 50 10 60 19.6  
  Averages flat light none 20 20 50 10 60 19.6
With the 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Lexus RX has been averaging 19.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (20 percent), in the city (20 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 22.4 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat v.lt hvy 0 20 0 80 70 20.302
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 20.425
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 18.877
  flat v.lt hvy 0 20 0 80 70 21.796
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 20.813
  flat light hvy 0 75 20 5 60 27.000
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 22.508
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 21.520
  flat light none 10 10 20 60 70 25.182
  flat v.lt hvy 0 20 0 80 70 21.983
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 20.621
  flat light hvy 0 75 20 5 60 27.000
  flat v.lt hvy 0 20 0 80 70 23.458
  flat med none 0 80 0 20 70 22.359
  flat med none 0 80 0 20 70 22.543
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 23.320
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 18.119
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 20.816
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 24.985
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 21.402
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 22.990
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 24.401
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 70 23.983
  flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 70 21.448
  flat v.lt hvy 0 20 0 80 70 21.863
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light light 0 65 2 32 69 22.4  
  Averages flat light light 0 65 2 32 69 22.4
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 22.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 65 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (32 percent), in the suburbs (2 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 24.6 MPG Highway Percentage 26 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 5 90 0 5 62 27.700
  flat med light 0 70 0 30 74 20.600
  flat light light 5 90 0 5 62 25.300
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 75 23.400
  flat light hvy 0 20 40 40 75 26.000
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 2 56 16 26 70 24.6  
  Averages flat light light 2 56 16 26 70 24.6
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 24.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (26 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2007 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 24.000
2007 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 24.0  
  Averages flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 24.0
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2007 Lexus RX has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2007 20.3 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 30 70 70 23.000
  flat light hvy 10 50 30 10 65 16.900
  flat light none 18 33 34 15 65 21.000
2007 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 9 28 31 32 67 20.3  
  Averages flat light light 9 28 31 32 67 20.3
With the 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 20.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 32 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), in the city (28 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2007 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat med light 0 10 10 80 80 26.300
  flat med hvy 0 0 80 20 70 21.600
  flat med light 0 10 70 20 70 27.400
  flat med hvy 0 10 75 15 70 23.000
  flat light light 0 20 0 80 70 21.000
  flat med hvy 0 10 75 15 70 21.500
2007 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat med hvy 0 10 52 38 72 23.5  
  Averages flat med hvy 0 10 52 38 72 23.5
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 23.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (38 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 223-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 15 15 40 30 75 17.000
2006 4dr SUV 223-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 15 15 40 30 75 17.0  
  Averages flat light none 15 15 40 30 75 17.0
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2006 Lexus RX has been averaging 17.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (30 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and in the city (15 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 22.3 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 223-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 1 4 40 55 70 22.258
2006 4dr SUV 223-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 1 4 40 55 70 22.3  
  Averages flat med hvy 1 4 40 55 70 22.3
With the 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 22.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in the city (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 25.9 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light hvy 20 20 50 10 75 26.700
  flat light hvy 10 25 15 50 70 25.100
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light hvy 15 23 33 30 73 25.9  
  Averages flat light hvy 15 23 33 30 73 25.9
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 25.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 33 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (30 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (15 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light hvy 10 25 20 45 70 20.500
  flat light none 10 25 20 45 70 24.000
  flat light light 10 25 20 45 65 25.500
  flat light light 10 25 20 45 70 25.400
  flat v.lt none 0 20 0 80 60 26.600
  flat light light 5 20 25 50 65 22.800
  flat light light 0 40 40 20 60 27.000
  flat med none 0 80 0 20 60 20.200
  flat light none 0 0 20 80 65 25.000
  flat light light 10 20 20 50 60 28.400
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 6 28 19 48 65 24.5  
  Averages flat light light 6 28 19 48 65 24.5
With the 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2006 Lexus RX has been averaging 24.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (19 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2005 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 49 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 0 70 0 30 55 13.000
  hills med light 0 0 5 95 75 23.500
  hills med light 5 50 30 15 60 16.300
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 22.000
  hills med light 25 70 0 5 65 11.143
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 6 38 7 49 65 17.2  
  Averages hills med light 6 38 7 49 65 17.2
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 17.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 49 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (38 percent), in the suburbs (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2005 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 30 30 35 65 19.000
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 30 30 35 65 19.0  
  Averages flat med light 5 30 30 35 65 19.0
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 35 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in the suburbs (30 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2005 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
mtns light none 5 10 35 50 70 23.000
  flat light none 5 70 15 10 65 17.500
  flat light light 0 0 75 25 65 17.600
  flat light light 0 0 25 75 70 22.500
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 3 20 38 40 68 20.2  
  Averages hills light light 3 20 38 40 68 20.2
With the 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Lexus RX has been averaging 20.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (38 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2004 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 20.400
  flat light hvy 35 0 0 65 60 19.000
  flat light hvy 22 28 39 11 60 19.000
  flat light none 0 10 20 70 65 22.500
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 14 10 40 37 62 20.2  
  Averages flat light hvy 14 10 40 37 62 20.2
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 20.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (37 percent), in heavy traffic (14 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2004 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 0 100 75 24.000
  flat med hvy 0 0 90 10 65 17.600
  flat light light 52 21 21 7 60 19.000
  flat med light 0 0 0 100 65 27.000
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 17.200
  flat light none 6 6 44 44 60 20.000
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 21 26 44 65 20.8  
  Averages flat med light 10 21 26 44 65 20.8
With the 275-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 44 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in the city (21 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2004 24.4 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 70 26.130
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 26.525
  flat light hvy 22 23 26 29 60 23.000
  mtns lead none 0 10 45 45 75 22.000
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
hills med hvy 6 8 20 66 69 24.4  
  Averages hills med hvy 6 8 20 66 69 24.4
With the 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2004 Lexus RX has been averaging 24.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2003 17.6 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 90 0 10 65 17.600
2003 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 90 0 10 65 17.6  
  Averages flat light light 0 90 0 10 65 17.6
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2003 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 17.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 90 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (10 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2002 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 25 20 26 29 60 19.000
  mtns med light 0 5 90 5 65 18.000
  flat med light 0 90 0 10 70 18.000
  mtns med light 0 5 90 5 65 19.300
  flat light none 50 25 15 10 60 18.500
  mtns light none 50 25 15 10 60 22.500
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 70 25.526
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 18 24 34 24 64 20.1  
  Averages hills med light 18 24 34 24 64 20.1
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2002 Lexus RX fuel economy has been averaging 20.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 34 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (24 percent), in the city (24 percent), and in heavy traffic (18 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2002 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 5 20 50 25 60 18.000
  flat med light 30 20 30 20 65 19.000
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 18 20 40 23 63 18.5  
  Averages flat med light 18 20 40 23 63 18.5
With the 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2002 Lexus RX has been averaging 18.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (23 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (18 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Lexus RX Lexus RX 2001 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2001 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 15 50 30 60 17.500
  flat light light 13 20 33 33 70 19.600
  flat light none 0 0 20 80 70 20.000
2001 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 6 12 34 48 67 19.0  
  Averages flat light light 6 12 34 48 67 19.0
With the 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2001 Lexus RX gas mileage has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (34 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2001 Lexus RX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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