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Three Key Things 2016 Lexus RX 350 Reviews Usually Miss

Three of the most important aspects of the 2016 Lexus RX 350 are often left out of reviews. What you need to know.

When Lexus restyled the RX 350 for 2016, the look was more modern than many reviewers were used to. That coupled with an urge to take an angle that readers might find interesting has led to a few experienced writers publishing less than positive reviews of the country’s number one selling premium vehicle. Here are three things those reviews forgot to tell you about the Lexus RX 350 ownership experience, and why they are important.

Is there anything more important than how satisfied you are with your vehicle? Is the tire diameter more important? The shape of the grill? How the infotainment system is operated? Those aspects are all individually important, but at the end of the day, your overall satisfaction is the real measure, is it not? The 2016 Lexus RX 350 is the top-ranked vehicle in its class according to AutoPacifica’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. In a nutshell, that means that no other vehicle in this car’s class (at any price) makes its owner as happy as the RX 350. How can that be left out a of review?

When you buy a new vehicle, do you want it to be trouble free in the first few months you own it? Isn’t that supposed to be the “happy time?” The time when you have a brand new car, so you have no troubles? If you feel that way, the RX 350 is worth a close look according to J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study, which ranks the RX 350 in the top three premium midsize crossovers. The other two top vehicles are great too, but watch your wallet. They cost about 20% more when equally equipped. (More on Page 2)

What about longer term? Do you want a premium crossover that doesn’t break down, or give you trouble? If so, you can’t do better than the 2016 Lexus RX 350. J.D. Power’s Dependability Study, which looks at reliability during the first three full years of ownership, ranks the 2016 Lexus RX 350 highest among crossovers. Only another Lexus (an SUV) beats it in its size category.

Reviewers offer buyers very important information. However, it is important to remember that most review formats leave out some important things. How happy you will be with your vehicle, how trouble free it is right after you buy it and how trouble free it will be long term are just some of the things most forget to mention.