Lexus RX 350 F Sport 2022 Review

Lexus RX 350 F Sport is it any good

RX 350 F Sport – Lexus RX is due for a new model early in 2023, but we drove the RX 350 F Sport recently to have a look at the outgoing model.   2019 Lexus RX 300 F Sport in Deep BlueLast updated in 2019, the RX 350 F Sport hits that sweet spot of size, performance, ride and handling as well as features.

Powered by a 3.5L V6 Petrol engine that provides 221kW and 370Nm, driving all wheels through an 8 speed sports AT.

The F Sport moniker really is for a trim and tune specification, rather than any representation of faster sporty pretence. To clarify it takes around 8 seconds from 0-100kmh with a top speed of around 200kmh.

2019 Lexus RX 300 F Sport interior

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However buyers will benefit from standard adaptive variable suspension (AVS), thicker engine braces, larger stabiliser bars, active cornering assist and tuned electronic power steering with better responsiveness.

As you would expect from Lexus the interior fit and finish is excellent and the F Sport is a particularly comfortable place to be. The list of luxury, comfort and safety features is way too long to chat about here.

I’ve always liked the RX models, and in particular the F Sport. I wouldn’t pick the seven seat version though.

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2015 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

What is good?

What is not so good?

  • Lexus Build Quality
  • F Sport additions
  • Well balanced
  • Is a little pricey
  • Can be thirsty
  • Tight rear leg room

2015 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

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2015 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

Model   

Lexus RX 350 F Sport

Model Price$94,704 MLP*
Engine3.5L V6 Petrol
DrivetrainAWD 8Sp Sports Automatic
Power221kW @ 6,300rpm
Torque370Nm @ 4,600rpm
Safety5 Star ANCAP (Tested 2015)
CO2 Emissions223 g/km Euro 6
Economy ADR/ Capacity9.6L/100km / 12.8L/100K on test / 72L
0-100kmh/Top Speed8.0 Secs / 200 kmh
Servicing12 MThs / 15,000km Fixed price service
Warranty5yr/ Unlimited km with 5 Yr. conditional roadside assist

*MLP Includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of options. Some features mentioned in the article are options. RDAP means Recommended Drive Away Price (without options but including all other charges)

2019 Lexus RX 300 F Sport interior

Overall Rating    

84/100

Behind the Wheel9
Comfort9
Equipment8
Performance8
Ride and Handling9
Practicality9
Fit for Purpose8
Style / appeal9
Technology / connectivity8
Value for Money7

2019 Lexus RX 300 F Sport interior

Dimensions 

 
Overall Length / Wheelbase4890mm / 2790mm
Width / Height1805mm / 1690mm
Unladen ground clearance / wading depth 189mm / NA
Approach / RO / Departure degreesN/A
Fuel Tank  / Turning Circle M72 Litres / 11.8m
Boot Space Min / Max L453L / 924L
Kerb Weight /  GVM / GCM / Payload kg2085 / 2575 / 4075/ 490
Wheels / Tyres / Spare20 x 8.0 Alloy rims 235/55 R20 tyres / Space Saver
Towing Capacity / Tow Ball rating kg1500 / 100kg

2019 Lexus RX 300 F Sport in Deep Blue

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Summary

RX 350 F Sport – Lexus RX is due for a new model early in 2023, but we drove the RX 350 F Sport recently to have a look at the outgoing model.

I’ve always liked the RX models, and in particular the F Sport. I wouldn’t pick the seven seat version though.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.