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Pros: I cant recall one
Cons: The quaility of the vehicle and construction materials
Advice: To drive a Volvo XC90 and pull them side by side and do your own comparison! BMW make great cars but they do not have the SUV figured out yet, its been a long time too.It shows that Lexus has taken a turn towards their beginning in the USA, they are having us pay for their poor economy with inferior workmanship and lower quaility product. The Lexus RX330 is placed on a Camary frame with flashy interior wood inlays and just plain poor quality over the life of the car. Its body, frame and parts are not rugged and sturdy (look under the vehicle for yourself) Driving it allowed allot of exterior road noise into the vehicle. I am at 6000 feet of altitude and the motor had to stain with high RPMS to accomplish a hill. First impreesion is flashy but look beyond, I talked with several mechanics and just to do a brake job will cost you $1,200.00 (non dealer) every 20k to 25k. Its not a Lexus that we all know! Bottom line the vehicle is worth about 27K not 41K ! It a glorified Camary with a bug shell.
Pros: battery power
Advice: get in lineIncredibly smooth, quiet, and fast - and 30+ mpg overall during first 1000 miles!
Pros: Gas mileage off roading
Cons: None that I found
Advice: If you get this you will have the best car you ever hadThe all new Lexus GX 470 is the top of the line car that is well low the price that it's actually worth. While going off roading this Lexus was able to go throw about 30 -40' of water with no problem. The gas mileage was great while driving through colorado. The aveage was 21.1mpg with 17.8 city and 25.5 on the high way. The comfort of this vehicle is great and thrid row seats are a must have and not all to cramped as reported and can fit an adult.In all cars i tested against Porshce, Audi even Mercedes and LIncoln bothing came close to considering then Lexus.
Pros: Smooth side
Cons: I like all
Advice: excellent SUVExcellent drive and very smooth. I highly recommend to anyone who is looking for a luxury SUV..
Pros: overall ergonomics
Cons: Tires cupped after about 17K miles - Lexus not very helpful is resolving issue. From what I've read
Advice: Atfer-sales service is a bit hyped - caveat emptorGenerally OK. Suspension is a little on the soft side - so car tends to roll quite a bit in turns.
Pros: Navigation with Rear camera
Advice: Just Go for it.I can proudly say that I have made the right decision. I was about to buy X5 but before closing the deal on it I went to Lexus dealer and man o man I just loved the ride of it. I have the Performance package in my RX and it is just great to have. One of the cool feature of Perfomance package is the adjustment of the vehicle height with speed, the height automaticaaly goes down when the speed is over 80MPH.........(BTW I don't drive that fast, I was checking whether that feature really works or not..... lol)
Pros: Navigation w/rear camera
Cons: Lack of Customer Service
Advice: Ask people who own one if they like the dealership, you wont get any help from Lexus Headquarters if something goes wrong!!This is my 2nd RX and I love it. I previously had an RX300 but wanted the navigation system so I traded it for the 330. The car itself has been great; absolutely no problems. The poor rating comes from customer service or the lack of. Lexus has much to learn about satisfying their customers when things dont go right. Prior to closing the sale they promise you the best customer service offered, but after the sale you'd think you had bought a used Hyundai. The dealership, a certain royal one in Ontario Ca, was less than satisfactory as was Lexus Headquarters when calling or writing to them. While I do get great service from Oakland Lexus now, the whole experience has left me a bit sour on getting a third Lexus.