2016 Lexus RX Price, Redesign

Toyota is in preparation for a new edition of its famous mid-sized crossover labeled the 2016 Lexus RX Series. This model of SUV has been around since the 1990’s and has survived three generations. The new model is set to be introduced to the market redesigned, with significant changes to its interior, exterior, and functions.

2016 Lexus RX Front

2016 Lexus RX: Interior and Exterior

2016 Lexus RX brings significant changes to its interior. While aligning to its luxurious look and high-tech performance, the new model also offers comfort and spaciousness. Seats will be in soft leather and the company is seeking to increase the number of seats. The car’s interior is designed to ensure enjoyable and comfortable ride experience for all passengers. The car includes high level safety features such as side airbags and system stability control. Other interior functions include: dual zone A/C, a touch screen, high definition audio system, etc.

2016 Lexus RX model is coming to the market with improved performance over its predecessors. One of its focus was to utilize more aluminum and other lightweight materials as its base. This was aimed to reduce vehicle weight and thus, improve fuel efficiency. The luxury car makers have insisted that use of lightweight materials contribute to the overall vehicle performance. It has been confirmed the new line of RX will have aluminum hood and tailgate.

2016 Lexus RX Interior

2016 Lexus RX: Engine and Fuel Economy

While there was no official announcement regarding the segment drive for 2016 Lexus RX, it is known that the new line will be powered by a V8 engine with 4 cylinders and turbo chargers. The engine will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with an option to convert between torque and manual mode. The vehicle will be offered in both front-wheel and all four wheel drive. It will also be offered in a hybrid version. The fuel economy has been improved and the use of aluminum body and other lightweight materials will contribute further to its improved fuel economy.

2016 Lexus RX Rear

2016 Lexus RX: Price and Release

The new Lexus RX is set to be manufactured at a plant in Cambridge, Ontario. The new line of Lexus RX will be offered to car lovers in two variants: the RX 350 and RX 450. There are insights that the company may offer the option of seven seats which would make this new RX model the first model to possess this option. The car is set to appear in the US market sometime near March 2015 and will be priced around $52,000 to $60,000.

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