2016 Lexus RX luxury SUV hybrid, changes, release date, price

2016 Lexus RX luxury SUV price, news, changes

The new 2016 Lexus RX was presented in April, at 2015 New York Auto Show. This new Lexus luxury SUV has bolder look and it will be also available in F-Sport trim for AWD models. The Lexus RX 350 comes with 3.5-liter V6 engine, while Lexus RX 450h gets additionally electric motor/generator. The new Lexus RX 2016 for sale will be available this year with price that will be near 2015 model price.

2016 Lexus RX changes


The brand-new 2016 Lexus RX with come with brand new sheet metal. The front fascia is highlighted by an emboldened spindle grille, more aggressive front bumper and offered triple L-shaped LED headlamps. Together with the all-new LED fog lamps and LED daytime running lights, the RX has a more sophisticated and advanced appearance. Muscular front fender flares contribute to the automobile’s sporty attitude. When seen from the side, the sharp character line that runs from the front fenders to the rear end, together with a streaming roofline, give the RX a vibrant profile. This luxury SUV comes with the blacked-out C-pillars, which supply the impression of a drifting roofline. Also, freshly offered 20″ aluminum wheels with bigger tires improve the car position and proportions and replace the present model’s 19-in. choices. These 20-inch wheels can also be customized with body color-matching inserts to highlight the driver’s individuality. The rear look of the new Lexus RX 2016 has been sharpened, now exhibiting a sense of chiseled, rock-solid stability with the design highlighted by LED L-shaped taillights that wrap around the sides of the automobile, creating a broader, more reliable presence when lit up.


Inside, the new 2016 Lexus RX has elegant cabin with sophisticated, high-quality trim that will help to this luxury SUV to stand up from competition. Offered color heads-up monitor (HUD) tasks important automobile information to the motorist’s windshield, while the details screen location, featuring an offered 12.3-in. screen with full-screen map, is located atop the center stack. Rear-seat residents are dealt with to more leg and knee space. The RX now provides heated outboard rear seats and a 60/40 power folding 2nd row to enhance comfort and convenience. A recently offered retractable power panorama moonroof enhances the RX cabin’s spaciousness and supplies residents with a rejuvenating outdoor experience. The available rear seat entertainment system now consists of 11.6-in. dual screens attached to the back of the front headrests.

Lexus RX 2016 specs

The new 2016 Lexus RX 350 will be powered by upgraded 3.5-liter V6 powerplant. With direct injection technology it produces 300 horsepower while 2016 Lexus RX 450h with this engine combines electric motor/generator for total output of 300 horsepower. All trim levels of this luxury SUV come with new 8-speed automatic transmission. Standard for all models is Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), while selected models are available with Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM). The standard for new Lexus RX 2016 is Lexus Safety System+ that includes Lane Departure Alert, Pre-Collision System, Automatic High Beam, Lane Keep Assist, Panoramic View Monitor and Blind Sport Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

2016 Lexus RX release date and price

The new Lexus RX 2016 will be available with third row of seats. Price has not been announced yet, but we expect that the price will be near current model price tag, around $42,000. The new 2016 Lexus RX for sale will be available in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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