The 2nd Generation Lexus RX was introduced in 2003. The 2003Lexus RX is a front engine front/four wheel drive mid-size luxury SUV. The Lexus RX 2nd Generation is also known as the Toyota Harrier in the Japanese market. The Lexus RX 1997 has been the best-selling SUV since its launch in the United States. In the year 2005 the Lexus RX Series received a facelift that included a series of minor cosmetic changes and upgrades. Production of the 2nd Generation Lexus RX lasted for 6 years, the Lexus RX was available to purchase in the years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and the year 2008. The 2003 Lexus RX was available in just one variant Lexus RX350 and RX400h.
The exterior of the 2003 Lexus RX features a fairly restrained and minimalistic but familiar Lexus design language. The front and houses sharp upswept headlights, a chrome trapezium shaped grille, dual standard rectangular style fog lights and an outward sticking bumper. The curved rear end houses angular side swept taillights, a chrome trim piece running the length of the booth, the rear windscreen wiper and a standard case tailgate. The facelift variant features a brand new grille trapezium shaped grille with multiple chrome accents, chrome door handles and18-inch alloy wheels as standard. All variants of the Lexus RX feature identical styling in every aspect. The overall exterior of the 2nd Generation Lexus RX features a fairly restrained and minimalistic design language that is familiar for a Japanese SUV released in the early 2000,s. Options include High-intensity discharge headlights.
The exterior of the 2nd Generation Lexus RX features the use of white and gray plastic trim pieces with wood paneling. The front and rear seats are covered in fabric. Standard features on both the RX300 and RX400h include heated and power door mirrors, automatic climate control, power front seats, cruise control, power windows, keyless entry, multifunction steering wheel, trip computer, traction control, stability control, and a 8-speaker stereo audio system. Options include auto dimming door mirrors, a rear spoiler, a trailer hitch receiver, power moonroof, memory seats, headlight cleaning system, reversing camera, 11-speaker stereo audio system, rain sensing windscreen wipers, rear seat entertainment system, auto dimming rearview mirror, garage door transmitter, satellite navigation, auto tilt-away steering wheel , leather/wood steering wheel, leather upholstery and heated front seats. The overall interior of the 2003 Lexus RX features a good amount of interior space for a mid-size SUV of its exterior dimensions and also an ample level of comfort, luxury and refinement.