2009 Lexus RX 350 Values
Select a 2009 Lexus RX 350 trim level
2009 model year changes
For 2009, the Lexus RX lineup sees few changes, with a new Pebble Beach Edition RX now available. It offers special exterior colors like Truffle Mica, limited-edition 18-inch alloy wheels, a chromed grille, and special Pebble Beach badging. Some colors have been dropped--Millennium Silver Metallic, Savannah Metallic, Flint Mica, Desert Sage Metallic, and Black Onyx--while new colors include Obsidian, Smoky Granite Mica, Matador Red, and the above Truffle Mica, which is only available on the Pebble Beach Edition.
Comfort; ride and refinement; safety; available technology features; hybrid's fuel- efficiency
Special features for 2009
The 2009 Lexus RX 350 and RX 400h offer the comfort and refinement of luxury cars, combined with the spacious, versatile interior of utility vehicles. Several high-tech features are available such as adaptive front lighting. The RX 400h, with its advanced hybrid powertrain, stands out for its high fuel efficiency and a class-leading 27-mpg city rating. The models also have a very strong reputation for quality, including being named the highest-rated midsize premium multi-activity vehicle in the J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS) for 2007.
Essentially unchanged this year, the 2009 Lexus RX 350 luxury crossover SUV offers a roomy five-passenger interior that is an appealing balance of luxury and utility. Available with standard front- or all-wheel drive, the Lexus RX 350 is propelled by a 3.5L V6 engine pushing out 270 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. EPA fuel economy estimates for the RX 350 are good for 18 mpg city/23 mpg hwy for the FWD, while the AWD version rates 17/22 mpg. RX 350 safety features highlight stability and traction control, antilock brakes with brake assist, front-seat side airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags and a driver knee airbag. Lexus RX 350 standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, a power rear liftgate, auto-dimming mirrors, 10-way power front seats, wood interior trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, an eight-speaker stereo with a CD changer and steering-wheel-mounted controls and second-row seats that slide and recline. With the 40/20/40 rear seat folded, the RX 350 offers 84.7 cubic feet of cargo room.