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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,200 miles

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2015 Lexus RX 350 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 212016

RX 350

  • 5,600 miles


Dynamic speed control randomly (twice) has lost settings & control. Setting it at 60, car increased speed to 85, and ignored car in front of me, almost causing a crash. Lexus has not followed up with me on this. Voice recognition often functions incorrectly resulting in distracted driving, and has almost resulted in me driving out of my lane or off the road several times. Example: Ask it for directions to palo alto medical foundation: Result; gives me a list of South american restaurants. Contacted Lexus about this. Only response - take it to a dealer. I have an appt with one July 11. No documentation available. Self repair attempts: Disconnected the car battery for 30 seconds to reset the system and reprogrammed all settings available. Result: No change. Summary: With regard to the cruise control; someone could get killed from this!

- Fremont, CA, USA

problem #2

May 102016

RX 350

  • 20,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Lexus RX350. The contact stated that while stationary, the vehicle accelerated without warning and crashed into the rear end of another vehicle. The contact shut the vehicle off immediately. The air bags failed to deploy. There was no medical attention required. There was no police report filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 20,000.

- Richardson, TX, USA

problem #1

Mar 172016

RX 350 6-cyl

  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Lexus RX350. While making a left turn, the contact crashed into the front driver side of another vehicle. The vehicle accelerated extremely fast. The brake pedal was depressed, but failed to stop the vehicle. The contact had to shift the vehicle into the park position in order for the vehicle to stop. The air bags did not deploy. A police report was filed and there were no injuries reported. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 5,000. Updated 05/03/16

- Stroughton, MA, USA

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