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1999 Lexus RX 300 Review

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Side view of 2001 Lexus RX 300 4dr SUV 4WD Green

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Lexus is still riding high over the success of the refined RX 300, which was introduced last year along with the new LX 470 full-size sport-utility vehicle. But Lexus is not resting completely on its laurels this year.

The most significant changes in the Lexus lineup are to the ES 300 sedan, which gets a new engine and other features found previously only on more expensive Lexus models. The engine is the 210-horsepower 3.0-liter V-6 with variable-valve timing that was introduced last year in the RX 300. The variable-valve timing makes the new engine extremely flexible, which means a stronger response — particularly at low engine speeds — than with the old V-6. The new engine is not available on any Toyotas, which could help further distinguish the ES 300 from its less prestigious sibling, the Toyota Camry. The new engine replaces a 200-hp 3.0-liter V-6.

In addition, the ES 300 will now be available with Vehicle Skid Control, which uses sensors and a computer to try to automatically correct a skid.

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Monday, April 13, 2015
For 1999 Lexus RX 300

Lexus put together a benchmark in quality that was years ahead of it competitors. 2015 competitors still mostly inferior.

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Our RX300 has served us faultlessly for 16 years and 86,000 miles. Our was one of the very first, shipped in from Japan And at $ 35k represented a major expense for our family. Now 16years later the car still... + More »
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Sunday, December 27, 2015
For 2000 Lexus RX 300

great car. some problems with transmission at rather early stage, and the fuel gauge problem was rather annoying.

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Overall loved this car. Transmission issues and fuel gauge problems ongoing irritation. But overall loved the car. Wish the mileage per gallon would be greatly improved
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