Since its debut more than a decade ago, the Lexus RX 350 has been a consumer one of the most favorite mid-size luxury crossover SUVs thanks to its comfortable ride, spacious interiors, strong reliability records and high-tech features. What the 2018 Lexus RX 350 is lacking is a way of driving passion, but is more than compensated for with comfort, convenience and luxury features.
The current generation is the best, with a smooth V6 engine that makes 295 horsepower. It also continues Lexus mission as a smart alternative to the German luxury SUV, with an interior that should satisfy even the most delicate tastes. One area that may not find praise is its exterior. In an effort to attract more buyers, Lexus chose a bold styling direction. You can see the results yourself, but whatever it is, the 2018 Lexus RX 350 remains the top choice for a crossover SUV.
The five-passenger 2018 Lexus RX 350 SUV crossover is sold in base and F Sport versions.
Every 2018 Lexus RX 350 come standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 295 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission sent the power to the front wheel. All-wheel drive available as an option.
In track testing, the 2018 Lexus RX 350 FWD went to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds, while the AWD version in 6.9 seconds. Both figures are slightly below-average for a luxury crossover.
EPA estimated fuel economy at 23 mpg combined (20 city/27 highway) with front-wheel drive, and 22 mpg combined (19/26) with all-wheel drive. When properly equipped, the 2018 Lexus RX 350 Maximum towing capacity up to 3,500 pounds.