2016 Lexus RX

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The deluxe crossover section is one that Lexus arguably put on the map when it presented its 2016 Lexus RX luxury utility car (no, not “LUV”). With everybody muscling in on the deluxe crossover region in some style or an additional now, the RX cannot merely get by on brand eminence.

For 2016, the deluxe car manufacturer intends to advise us why it holds the honor of making the very popular high-end SUV with the all-new 2016 Lexus RX.

Under the Hood

Under the tortured sheetmetal, Lexus engineers managed to wring added output from acquainted mechanicals. Choosing to remain the pattern towards engine downsizing and also compelled induction, they are once more providing a 3.5-liter V-6, simply now with 300-ish horse power (last numbers typically aren’t in) as opposed to 270. An eight-speed automatic, previously special to the F Sport, changes the six-speed device in other RX350 versions.

Once again, buyers can opt to have the front wheels or all four wheels do the driving. Normally, the RX450 hybrid returns, with an Atkinson-cycle variation of the 3.5-liter. Collaborating with its electrical motors, it, also, declares an outcome of about 300 horse power, up from 245. Lexus asserts to have actually boosted managing while protecting the automobile’s cushy ride. To that end, an adaptive suspension is freshly offered.

Design – Inside and Outside look

The brand-new, fourth-generation designs showcase a sizable redesign with a brand-new style that still states “RX” but more deeply incorporating the existing trademarks of Lexus’ layout language. Just like the recently debuted NX crossover, the 2016 RX showcases an angular design with crisply specified shoulders, squared-off wheel arcs, and– probably most undoubtedly– the automaker’s hallmark spindle front end. The RX 350 fills that open maw with a mesh grille; the RX 450h hybrid utilizes broad, blade-like bars.

Below the sheet metal, the brand-new SUVs ride on a 2-inch longer wheelbase than the previous generation RX did, and a stiffer chassis, also. The RX can be had with optional adaptive suspension and also a readily available F Sport style as well as managing upgrade plan that includes an energetic stabilizer system made to keep the SUV standard when cornering. 2016 will certainly additionally be the initial model year that the hybrid will be available with the aforementioned F Sport bundle.


Inside, the new RX is packed up with functions, like a basic 12.3-inch infotainment display and an optional shade head-up display. See the press launch here for the complete run-through, or just trust us when we state you can acquire the RX with almost every driving help out there.

Just what the new RX doesn’t yet have, but we’re told is on the way, is a 3rd row of seats. The brought in convenience of a seven-passenger variation ought to broaden the appeal of the RX to a broader audience.


Safety scores must continue to be great, also as Lexus adds more safety modern technology to the RX. Forward-collision precautions with automated stopping are new, as are lane-departure precautions and lane-keeping help. Flexible boat trip command, blind-spot monitors, and surround-view cameras are likewise brand-new– as is a new rear-seat home entertainment system with 11.6-inch displays at the back of the front headrests.

2016 Lexus RX front view 3

2016 Lexus RX  Price & Release date

The 2016 Lexus RX 350 and also 450h will hit dealers in late 2015. We’ll expect even more details coming close to the launch. Price as well as accessibility have not yet been announced.

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