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 2012 Lexus RX Hybrid 450h 4X2

MSRP: $45,235
Invoice: $42,520

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 32    HWY: 28    CMB: 30
Engine/Fuel: 6 Cyl Hyb
Transmission: A
Door/Body Style: 4 Door/Luxury Sport Utility,SPE
Drive Type: FWD
New model status: Reskin


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  • General
  • MSRP: $45,235
  • Invoice Price: $42,520
  • Destination Charge: $
  • Warranty
  • Basic (Month): 48
  • Basic (Mileage): 50000
  • Powertrain (Month): 72
  • Powertrain (Mileage): 70000
  • Rust (Month): 72
  • Rust (Mileage):  

Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 3.5-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 245@6000, Torque Of 234@4800, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads
  • Free Scheduled Maintenance for 12 Months or 10000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance Warranty for 48-Months, Unlimited Miles,
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 3.5L V6
  • Displacement (CC): 3456
  • Fuel System: SEFI
  • Turbo: N
  • Compression ratio: 12.5
  • Cylinders: 6
  • Bore X Stroke: 3.70x3.27
  • Elec Horse Power BHP: 167
  • Elec Torque Ft LBs: 247
  • Battery Output: 288
  • Fuel Type: Hyb


See the interior and exterior dimensions.
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 64.2
  • Track Rear: 63.8
  • Ground Clearance (in): 6.9
  • Overall Length (in): 187.8
  • Overall Width (in): 74.2
  • Overall Height (in): 66.3
  • Wheelbase (in): 107.9
  • Curb weight (lbs): 4520
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 5
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 5
  • Headroom front (in): 39.1
  • Headroom rear (in): 37.7
  • Hip room front (in): 55.6
  • Hip room rear (in): 54.5
  • Leg room front (in): 43.1
  • Leg room rear (in): 36.8
  • Shoulder room front (in): 58.0
  • Shoulder room rear (in): 57.6


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  • Exterior Features
  • Bodyside/Cab Step or Running Board: Not listed
  • Bumper Step Up: Standard
  • Front Air Dam: N/A
  • Metallic Paint: Option
  • Power Sliding Side Van Door: N/A
  • Power Trunk Lid: Option
  • Rear Spoiler: Standard
  • Skid Plate or Underbody Protection: N/A
  • Splash or Mud Guards: Not listed
  • Wind Deflector or Buffer for Convertibles: N/A
  • Exterior
    • Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time Delay
    • Automatic High/Low Beam Control Twin Projector Beam Halogen Headlights
    • Chrome Grille, Body Side Moldings, Cladding, Body Color Exterior Door Handles and Chrome Side Windows
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers
    • Front Foglights
    • Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Rear Step Up Bumper
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning: Standard
  • Automatic Climate Control: Standard
  • Interior Pollen/Particle/Dust Air Filter: Standard
  • Rear Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning: Standard
  • Rear HVAC Ducts: Standard
  • Rear Seat HVAC Controls: Not listed
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Automatic Climate Control
    • Interior Air Filter
    • Rear HVAC Ducts
    • Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls
  • Entertainment
  • Cassette Player: Not listed
  • CD Changer: Standard
  • CD Player: Standard
  • DVD Player: Option
  • Hands Free or Voice Activated Phone: N/A
  • Navigational Aid: Option
  • Radio: Standard
  • Second Row Sound Controls/Accessories: Not listed
  • Subwoofer: Standard
  • Telematic Systems: Standard
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 9 Speakers Total; 6-disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; SiriusXM Satellite Radio
    • Auxiliary Audio Input Jack
    • Diversity Radio Antenna
    • Telematics Includes Emergency SOS, Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Tracking
    • Vehicle Location System
    • Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth Enabled Devices with Bluetooth Streaming Audio
  • Instrumentation
  • Battery Gauge: Not listed
  • Clock: Standard
  • Compass: Standard
  • Cruise Control: Standard
  • Electroluminescent Instrumentation: N/A
  • Gauges: Standard
  • Inside Temperature Gauge: Not listed
  • Intelligent Cruise Control: N/A
  • Night Vision: N/A
  • Oil Gauge: Not listed
  • Outside Temperature Gauge: Standard
  • Service or Maintenance Interval Indicator: Standard
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls: Standard
  • Tachometer: Not listed
  • Tire Inflation/Pressure Monitor: Standard
  • Trip Computer: Standard
  • Instrumentation
    • Automatic/Delayed Locking and Automatic Headlights
    • Compass
    • Cruise Control
    • Digital Clock
    • Exterior Temperature Gauge
    • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Trip Computer With Trip Odometer
    • Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Electrical System, Key-In-Ignition, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Pressure
  • Lighting
  • Automatic Headlights: Standard
  • Cornering Lights: Not listed
  • Daytime Running Lights: Standard
  • Fog Lights: Standard
  • Halogen Headlights: Standard
  • Headlight Washers: Option
  • High Intensity Discharge Headlights: Option
  • Windshield Wiper Activated Headlights: N/A
  • Roof
  • Power Sunroof/Moonroof: Option
  • Removable/Convertible Top: Standard
  • Sunroof/Moonroof: Option
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Alloy Wheels: Standard
  • Chrome Wheels: Not listed
  • Exterior Rear Mounted Tire Carrier: N/A
  • Full Size Spare Tire: Not listed
  • Interior Spare Tire for SUVs & Vans: Standard
  • Self Sealing/Run Flat Tires: N/A
  • Steel Wheels: Not listed
  • Underbody Tire Carrier: Not listed
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 7.5-in. and Rear 18-in. X 7.5-in.
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Front and Rear P235/60VR18 BSW All-Season Tires
    • Inflatable Spare Tire Kit
    • Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir
    • Glass Rear Window on Convertible
    • Heated Exterior Mirror
    • Heated Washer System
    • Heated Windshield Glass
    • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror
    • Interval Wipers
    • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror
    • Power Backlight Window
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Rear Wiper
    • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window
    • Tinted Glass
    • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval
    • Windshield Wiper De-Icer
  • Windows/Mirrors/Wipers
  • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir: Standard
  • Glass Rear Window on Convertible: Not listed
  • Heated Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Heated Washer System: N/A
  • Heated Windshield Glass: N/A
  • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror: Standard
  • Interval Wipers: Standard
  • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror: N/A
  • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror: Not listed
  • Power Backlight Window: N/A
  • Rain Sensing Wipers: Option
  • Rear Wiper: Standard
  • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window: N/A
  • Tinted Glass: Standard
  • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval: N/A
  • Windshield Wiper De-Icer: N/A
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Electrochromic Signaling Automatic Tilt-Down Exterior Rearview Mirrors
    • Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror
    • Front and Rear Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down
    • Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
    • Front Vanity Mirror
    • Privacy Glass/Deep Tinted Glass
    • Rear Window Defroster
    • Rear Window Fixed Wiper/Washer
    • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal
  • Driver Airbag
  • First Aid Kit
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front and Rear Pretensioners
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front Dual Knee Airbags
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Rear Center 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Anti-Theft
  • Break Resistant Security Glass
  • Child Safety Door Locks Located on Rear Doors
  • Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate
  • Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking
  • Radio Anti-Theft
  • Valet Lockout
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer
  • Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification
  • Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Brake Assistance
  • Front Power 328-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 310-mm Disc Brakes
  • Hill Start Control
  • Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management
  • Vehicle Stability Control System

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    Recalls for 2012 Lexus Hybrid

    2012 LEXUS CT 200H
    Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
    Manufacture Dates:08/23/2010 - 04/27/2012
    Potential Units Affected:482002

    Defect Description:

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Toyota Prius, 2010 and 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, and 2011-2012 Lexus CT200h vehicles. A weld in the curtain shield air bag inflator may crack causing one or both portions of the inflator to eject into the passenger cabin.


    If either portion of the curtain shield air bag inflator ejects into the passenger cabin, there is an increased risk of injury to vehicle occupants.


    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install retention brackets to the curtain shield air bags, free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota Customer Service Department at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is Toyota G0U, and Lexus GLJ.

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