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2013 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

Smart and Stylish SUV

A three-quarter rear view of a silver 2013 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

In short: A smart, sporty and luxurious SUV.

Lexus RX 350 F Sport Review

Lexus' luxurious SUV is the ideal vehicle for discerning drivers who desire style and sportiness, prestige and performance. Fitted with the same fun yet thrifty 270-horsepower, 3.5-liter V6, the F Sport edition adds performance-boosting features such as an intelligent 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and a lateral damping system that improves response and ride comfort. A handsome, leather-trimmed interior with the Lexus Enform infotainment system, dual rear LCD screens and available Mark Levinson premium surround sound is sure to satisfy both driver and passengers.

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Warranty/Service: four-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty; six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty; six-year/unlimited-mile corrosion warranty; eight-year/100,000-mile hybrid/battery warranty; 4-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance

Base Price: $47,000

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, all-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door SUV

Engine: 3.5-liter V6 engine with intelligent dual variable valve timing
Horsepower: 270 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque: 248 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm
Transmission: 8-speed automatic with paddle shifters

Curb weight:
4,510 lbs
Wheelbase: 107.9 in
Length/Width/Height: 197.8/74.2/67.7 in
Turning circle: 38.8 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and brake assist
Suspension: independent F Sport-tuned MacPherson strut front; independent F Sport-tuned double-wishbone rear

Traction: active torque control all-wheel drive; vehicle stability control with traction control

0-60 mph: 7.7 seconds
Top Speed: 112 mph (governor limited)

EPA City:
19 mpg
EPA Highway: 25 mpg

driver and front passenger dual-stage front airbags; front and rear seat-mounted side impact airbags; front and rear side curtain airbags; driver and front passenger knee airbags

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