2014 Lexus RX  RealSafeCars87Safety Rating

#11 of 2014 SUVs

#12 of all 2014 vehicles

Pictured: 2017 Lexus RX
The RX, a mainstay of Lexus's lineup since 1999, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2014 Lexus RX is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2014 Lexus RX has a score of 87, implying a 0.033% chance of driver death (3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Lexus RX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0333% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.8029%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0333% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.8029% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Lexus RX is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2014 Lexus RX is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9672Lincoln MKXSubaru TribecaAcura RDXToyota 4RunnerCadillac SRXBMW X3Volkswagen TouaregM.-B. GLK-ClassVolvo XC60Volvo XC90Audi Q5Lexus RXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Lexus RX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 72 to 96. The 2014 Lexus RX is safer than the 2014 Lincoln MKX, the 2014 Subaru Tribeca, the 2014 Acura RDX, the 2014 Toyota 4Runner, the 2014 Cadillac SRX, and the 2014 BMW X3 and less safe than the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg. It is about as safe as the 2014 Audi Q5, the 2014 Volvo XC90, and the 2014 Volvo XC60.

Find another model