The RX, a mainstay of Lexus's lineup since 1999, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. The Lexus RX provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2017 Lexus RX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0282% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2156%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0282% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.2156% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Lexus RX is 40% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Lexus RX is 31% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
But it is about as safe as many comparable models.