2021 Lexus RX
#11 of 2021 SUVs
#18 of all 2021 vehicles
The RX, a mainstay of Lexus's lineup since 1999, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The RX has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Lexus RX provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). 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 2021 Lexus RX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0294% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.3573%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0294% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.3573% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Lexus RX is 37% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2021 Lexus RX is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
Active safety features with Lexus's Safety System+ greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. Active safety systems that are standard on the Lexus RX include: Pre-Collision System with Brake Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Lane Departure Alert, and Blind Spot Monitoring.
Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Lexus RX. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.