The new generation Lexus RX 4 debuted at the April Auto Show in New York, 2015. Compared to the previous generation of machines, this time much stronger crossover appearance differs from the original SUV Toyota Harrier 4, presented at the end of the 2013th. Front Lexus RX 4 in the new body has received major branded grille in the style of an hourglass – a grid on it is different for different versions. In addition, all lighting is now a diode, including a new narrow head optics, the original tail lights, running lights and fog.
Models & Prices 2016 Lexus RX.
|200t Standard||$42,900||2.0 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (8)||front|
|200t Comfort||$47,000||2.0 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (8)||front|
|350 AWD Standard||$48,200||3.5 petrol (300 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|200t AWD Executive||$49,400||2.0 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|450h Standard||$51,600||Hybrid 3.5 (313 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|200t AWD F Sport Executive||$52,800||2.0 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|200t AWD F Sport Luxury||$58,000||2.0 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|350 AWD Premium||$58,400||3.5 petrol (300 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|200t AWD Luxury||$60,000||2.0 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|350 AWD F Sport Luxury||$64,400||3.5 petrol (300 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|350 AWD Exclusive||$65,600||3.5 petrol (300 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|450h Premium||$67,200||Hybrid 3.5 (313 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|450h Exclusive||$74,100||Hybrid 3.5 (313 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
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The dark-pillar creates the effect of a soaring roof – this decision has already used a number of car manufacturers, but it appeared the Lexus for the first time. Needless rear side window has been reduced, and in some pictures to see its contours rather difficult. In addition, the new Lexus RX (2016) stands out muscular wheel arches, and the basic drives now come with a diameter of 20 inches, which, according to representatives of the company, making it possible to model a more sporty appearance and helped hide the increase in dimensions. Like most of the company’s models, Lexus RX 2016 new body immediately got a package F Sport, sported more aggressive bumpers, front spoiler, rear diffuser, chrome tailpipes of the exhaust system, special design grille, the original design of the wheels and the corresponding label. The interior of the new Lexus RX has also undergone significant changes. The interior is completely different front fascia, new steering wheel and instrument panel, as well as re-registered center console with separate top large 12.3-inch screen multimedia system and placed below a watch between the ventilation vents. The central tunnel, as before, is absent, making it much easier to sit back three.
Specifications. Overall length of the new Lexus RX (2016) has increased in comparison with the predecessor to 4890 mm (+120), width of 1895 (+10), height – 1 690, while the value added wheelbase 50 millimeters – up to 2790. The basis of the crossover has laid down the modernized chassis of the previous generation machines migrated with suspension (McPherson front and rear double wishbones), which for the first time can be equipped with adaptive dampers – they adjust to the current driving conditions and reduce the level of banks in the turns. In general, Lexus RX in a new body was more rigid frame structure and improved noise insulation. The settings of the engine and transmission have three operating modes: Eco, Normal and Sport S, and for machines in the F Sport version also provides an option Sport S +. Under the hood, Lexus RX 350 is located upgraded 3.5-liter V6, which produces 300 hp Now against 277 previously. This former dedicated six machine gave way to more modern eight-transmission. At the end of April at the Shanghai Motor Show 2015 The Japanese presented a new modification of the RX 200t, which replaced the former basic version RX 270. This version is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbo engine (the first time for this model) with a capacity of 238 hp 188 against forces on the same 2.7-liter aspirated. But the hybrid RX 450h equipped with Lexus power plant, consisting of a 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V6 rated at 268 hp, running on the Atkinson cycle, a set of batteries, automatic transmission, and a pair of electric motors 167 hp to the front axle and 68-strong – on the back. The combined output of the modification declared automaker at 313 “horses”.
Configuration and price. For a basic version of the model with two-liter turbo engine and front-wheel drive is asked from $42,900, and the full – from $50,400. Price more powerful Lexus RX 350 starts with a mark of $49,400, but for the simplest hybrid crossover will put $51,600. At the same time the most expensive version of the model has been around $74,100. Already standard on the Lexus RX 2016 includes ten airbags, sensors of light, rain and tire pressure, fully diode head optics, leather steering wheel and selector gearbox, heating the entire area of the windshield, keyless access to the interior, dual-zone climate control, audio system with nine speakers, as well as 18-inch wheels. The more expensive versions of the car can be equipped with an adaptive suspension, ventilated front seats and heated rear seats, a projection display, navigation, music Mark Levinson 15-speaker Surround Camera and complex security systems Lexus Safety System + Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure and the “blind” zones and others.