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2009 Lexus RX Pros and Cons at TrueDelta: Owner Pros and Cons by kevin.a.fajardo

A member in Texas, United States


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Reviewed: 2009 Lexus RX

4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Why Not the 2009 Lexus RX?

Price or payments

more than $12000 more than the Murano with all the same bells and whistles


Great on the highway, but change lanes slowly going 65mph and you feel enormous body lean. Go around a turn at a stop light, and you feel the same thing. Suspension great for highway driving, but feels way to mushy

Fuel economy

about 5mpg less given same driving habits

Driving position & visibility

Again, much less of sports sedan feel in the RX. May not be a big deal to some, but I wanted the feel of driving in the car, not on it.

This review was originally a two-car comparison review. Read the other half here.

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