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Motor Trend shared a new review of the new RX500h F Sport Performance AWD
2023 Lexus RX500h F Sport Performance AWD First Drive: A 366-hp Hybrid Mouthful
If you want the most performance from the 2023 Lexus RX line, head to this one with an extremely long name.
A Qualified Recommendation
Accelerating to 60 mph in a claimed 5.9 seconds isn't actually that quick these days, but it's easily the quickest-feeling 2023 RX offered today. And in most situations, the RX500h more than delivers what drivers need for any situation. What makes the model special is the way it does all that while still offering an estimated 27/28 mpg city/highway. That's great when you consider all the power and features the RX500h includes, especially compared to the RX350 AWD's 21/28 figures. Yes, the 246-hp RX350h hybrid comes in at 37/34 mpg and has a longer driving range, but that model transmits far more vibration through its pedals than the RX500h.
With the RX500h's nearly natural-feeling brakes, you don't even need to care that it's a hybrid. Just appreciate its added power without any fuel economy sacrifice when matched against the RX350. If you've ever wanted more excitement from your midsize luxury SUV without going full RS, AMG, or M, try the RX500h.