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Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  23 RXs, 7.0 months of data per RX, average 5800 miles

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2013 Lexus RX 14
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  37 RXs, 9.5 months of data per RX, average 24600 miles
2012 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  17 RXs, 6.2 months of data per RX, average 35400 miles

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2011 Lexus RX 24
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 RXs, 9.0 months of data per RX, average 43000 miles
2010 Lexus RX 17
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  48 RXs, 8.6 months of data per RX, average 57800 miles

Redesigned.
2009 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  17 RXs, 8.8 months of data per RX, average 72700 miles

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2008 Lexus RX 44
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 RXs, 10.3 months of data per RX, average 86100 miles
2007 Lexus RX 57
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 RXs, 10.1 months of data per RX, average 90400 miles
2006 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  20 RXs, 8.6 months of data per RX, average 97500 miles

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2005 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  16 RXs, 8.9 months of data per RX, average 122500 miles

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2004 Lexus RX 76
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 RXs, 8.4 months of data per RX, average 118500 miles

Redesigned.
2002 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  11 RXs, 8.8 months of data per RX, average 122500 miles

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2000 Lexus RX   Join or sign in to vie  
  10 RXs, 7.1 months of data per RX, average 143600 miles

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Lexus RX Reliability

You won't find Lexus RX reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Lexus RX truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Lexus RX reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Lexus RX was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Lexus RX has been recently.

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Lexus RX

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Lexus RX

Lexus RX Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
Personal experience with my previous car, a Toyota LandCruiser HDJ100. My RX450h is one year old: no problems reported in 18.000 miles. One of my friend has a 10 years old RX300 with 190.000 miles: no problems reported too.
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Lexus just makes a very good quality vehicle
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Consistent reliability in Consumer Reports. Decent warranty.
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Proven brand history of being one of the most reliable vehicles on the road.
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
Lexus vehicles have always been reliable. So far so good with our current vehicle.
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
brand reputation and proven performance for long-term problem-free operation
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
From checking with other owners, online forums and CRO, and my own experience, this car is as worry free as it gets. Just no problems, at all.
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Made by Toyota, enough said.
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
No major repairs in 77k miles
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
I like never having to take it in for repair. I mean never!
Lexus RX Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
WE HAD A 2004 RX - LOVED EVERYTHING EXCEPT THE TRANSMISSION - EXTREMELY JERKY AND FELT LIKE IT WAS NOT GOING TO GET IN GEAR - THE SUV WOULD LITERALLY JERK AROUND. LEXUS SAID IT WAS FINE AND NOT TO WORRY (NO WARRANTY THOUGH) - NO COVERAGE - NO MORE LEXUS
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Even after doing alot of research prior to my purchase, I had a major repair just after hitting 100k. The transmission went out and apparently it was very common in the RX300.