By Steve Teske
I have a long commute and some leg issues that require a fairly upright seating position. I think the RX400h will work great for me because it’s super comfortable and decent on gas. Oh, and I’m on a tight budget.
i’m trying to buy a used RX400h. I’d like to get a 2007, 2008 or 2009 model with a clean history and 100k-150k miles.
I could buy from dealerships, but I’d rather make a win-win deal with an owner.
For example if a person where to take their RX400h to CARMAX or a dealership they might get $2k-5k. I’d be willing to pay a lot more for the same vehicle.
If anyone has a vehicle or knows any forums where I could find sellers I would greatly appreciate it.
I live in the Washington DC area.
By Jim in MN
Hi: New to the forum and hoping to buy an RX400h. To be honest, I wasn't even considering a Lexus because I figured it was beyond our budget and didn't get the mpg that we need. But then I came across some things the other night and was quite surprised by what I found.
The units that I've looked at are in the 2006-2008 range and normally at 100k. From what I've been able to read here, it seems that the battery system is probably of greatest concern. Is there a way to test the battery before purchasing -- or is this a crapshoot? Also, what other things would be important to look at?
Per our needs: I live in a small rural community. Much of my driving includes trips of 20 miles or less one way, though there are plenty of long rides, as well.. I drive about 35k/year. I need to get at least 25 mpg on hwy. Am I wrong to think that the RX400h would be a good fit?
Hi All, Tought I would show the reliability of these great cars.
My RX400h SE-L is still in great shape and still on the same Hybrid battery from new!
It's been serviced by Lexus Dealer twice a year for it's entire life so far.
Current mileage just about to go up to 250.000
Can any one else add to the list of 200.000 mile RX models?
Okay so... I own a Lexus RX400h and I have noticed that when my A/C is on my car is not as quiet as it used to be. For some reason It was vibrating ONLY when the A/C is on and also made a rattling sound but kind of low. When I turn off the A/C the car goes to normal. My father checked under the hood and he thinks that it is the fan for the air conditioner. I am taking it to the dealer anyway to get it looked at but I would like to know if somebody here already did this service and how much it was. I already did a super complete service a year ago and they replaced a LOT of things. This service was almost $3,000. If I have to spend much more I swear I'll sell this car. -_-
I recently replaced my rear brake pads on my 2006 Lexus RX400h, and when I started the car after the replacement, there was a "Check VSC System" that appeared, with a red "BRAKE" logo, an orange "ABS" logo, and other logos came on too. I'm confused because I did a neat job on the brake pad change, and I'm wondering what's wrong with it. The owners manual says to contact your Lexus dealer, and I'm trying to find out if I can fix this problem myself before I take it to the dealer. The car is alright to drive right now, but I want to also know if it's okay to keep driving with the VCS and logo errors on.