2015 Lexus RX

Since the start of the new generation Lexus RX 350 was a huge success. It became one of the most popular vehicles from its category. 2015 Lexus RX is available in three variations as standard 350 and F sport model, and as a Hybrid. Changes for 2015 include expansion of the list of standard features, and additional optional, as well as some ergonomic improvements.

2015 Lexus RX Side

2015 Lexus RX equipment and trims

New model year didn’t bring any novelties regarding design, but in the equipment are, it has something new to offer. The base variant, standard 2015 Lexus RX 350 is equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, foglights, LED running lights, rear privacy glass, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, two-zone auto climate control, Safety Connect, Bluetooth phone and audio connection, a sound system with 12 speakers, 6-CD changer, satellite radio and an iPod/USB audio interface, while new features include 7-inch display screen and a rearview camera.

2015 Lexus RX  Interior

2015 Lexus RX performance and mpg

Under the hood of 2015 Lexus RX is a 3.5-liter V6 that is capable to deliver 270 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. The power is transferred to front wheels via 6-speed automatic transmission, although Lexus provided all-wheel-drive as optional. For the sportier, RX F variant, all-wheel-drive is standard and FWD is not even available, and its engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic. 2015 Lexus RX acceleration time, from 0-60, is 7.1 seconds. Fuel economy is depending on both drive train and transmission.

Standard RX with FWD have EPA-estimated ratings at 18/25/21 mpg city/hwy/combined, and AWD 18/24/20 mpg. Sportier variant, RX F, has AWD and 8-speed automatic and is rated at 18/26/21 mpg. Its towing power is pretty amazing, compared to its competitors, and it is 3 500 pounds.

2015 Lexus RX Rear

2015 Lexus RX competition

With its performance, design and features, 2015 Lexus RX can easily keep pace with the most luxurious and popular brands. Its rivals are German’s manufacturers, including BMW M5, Mercedes AMG and Audi Q5. Beside these giants, new RX will face Acura RDX as well as Infiniti QX50.

2015 Lexus RX price and release

Pricing for 2015 model year is released recently, and it starts with the base variant at $40 795, while the same variant with AWD costs $39 453. Sporty 2015 Lexus RX F has a price tag of $48 535. Full specification and pricing was released earlier on this year and RX sale started with recently.

 

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