2016 Lexus RX specs

Here comes a new, redesigned 2016 Lexus RX, which, after the world premiere, could assume some of the first places in luxury middle SUV range.

About 2016 LEXUS RX

Premiere of the Lexus RX was in the New York international Auto Show. The emphasis is on changing styling exterior and interior of the SUV segment as well as the application of new technologies. Regarding its functions this is one of the most popular models. The company lays great hopes on just RX. The manufacturer of this model offers customers an easy ride and plenty of interior space, but judging by the comments after testing vehicles, not so much fun to drive Bulky and impractical to operate. This redesigned version of the fourth generation SUV is noticeably higher, perhaps as big BMW X5. Originally, it was announced that this model offer seven seats, but it was rejected. RX recalls of the latest Toyota Highlander. There are two versions of the RX 350 and RX 450.

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Release date and price for the 2016 Lexus RX

After the world premiere, the car could be on sale from autumn 2015 or early 2016. The initial price for the basic model could be around $ 40,000.


2016 Lexus RX Exterior

Model 2016 Lexus RX has a redesigned exterior. There is a huge usage of aluminum in comparison to its predecessors, thus reducing the weight of this SUV. This further affects the better gas mileage as well as improved performance. There are new aluminum parts including the hood, doors and tailgate. This model boasts a new generation of security systems. The first thing to note is bolder styling, thanks to the massive grid on the front, then LED headlights in the L shape, LED fog lights and LED daytime running lights. Body side wrinkles, darkened C pillars and front fender flares, contribute to the muscular look of this car.

On the rear are integrated dual exhaust pipes. 20 inch wheels were replaced by the 19 inch alloy wheels for the current model.

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2016 Lexus RX Interior

Officials of company emphasize are that the interior of the vehicle was significantly increased. Luxury ambience is complemented by high quality materials and details. This is primarily related to Yamaha laser cut decorations. Above the center console there is a 12.3 inch screen for navigation. There is heating for side and rear seats. Changes were moved away from the table so instrumental optimize operations and creates more space for the driver. On the rear seats there is more room for the legs and knees. Then, there is the entertainment system with dual 11.6 inch screens in the back seat. Some versions also feature a panoramic moon roof. New RX has a security system, which is activated when a potential collision in certain circumstances. Integrates several safety systems, including pre collision system. That can detect sudden stop and engage the automatic braking.

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2016 Lexus RX Engine

Lexus RX 350 has a standard 3.5 liter V6 engine with 300 horsepower, (30 more than 8 last year’s model), and it is all incorporated with 8 speed automatic transmission. The hybrid model, the RX 450, has a 3.5 liter V6 hybrid with an electric motor. It is paired with an eight speed automatic transmission that produces 300 horsepower, compared to last year’s 295.

From all this it can be concluded that the Lexus strives to be differently from other competitors, especially from their German rivals. 2016 Lexus RX can fit on a line with Audi Q7

, Cadillac SRX, Land Rover and Mercedes Benz E Class.

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