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Lexus RX MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr SUV 245-hp 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-sp shiftable CVT FWD 28
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With the 259-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Lexus RX has been averaging 28 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Lexus RXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 20 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (0 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.
2012 2012 4dr SUV 275-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 21.24
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Lexus RX

2012 Lexus RX Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2013 The new transmission doesn't affect EPA city mpg, which remains a competitive if not outstanding 18. Highway mpg receives a bump from 24 to 26, putting it two to three mpg over most competitors. At a steady 75 mph, the F Sport engine is spinning 1,950 rpm, vs. 2,300 in the regular RX with a six-speed automatic. In suburban driving with the engine warmed up the trip computer typically reported 22 mpg. A very light foot bumped this by three mpg, while a heavy one sunk it by about the same. Buyers who put a high priority on fuel economy will prefer the RX 400h hybrid. It earns EPA ratings of 32 city, 28 highway, and is even a little quicker than the RX 350. Real-world suburban mpg appears to be about 29. see full Lexus RX review
 

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2012 Lexus RX Gas Mileage (MPG)

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