Its first and official debut the 2016 Lexus RX made at the 2015 New York Auto Show. New model is coming very soon with many interesting changes and updates.
2016 Lexus RX exterior and interior design
2016 Lexus RX is coming with longer body and changed exterior design. Its exterior design is related to the new Lexus NX, and not like before to the previous RX model. This luxury crossover has been updated getting more aggressive and powerful lines. It is known that this model of Lexus has been one of the best-selling models. Its wheelbase has been increased by 1.9 inches and length by 4.7 inches. On its front end, we will see new and redesigned massive front grille. Headlights have been also redesigned. Those have been sharpened and powered with LED technology. This front part of the vehicle has given it more attractive appearance than on its predecessor. Interior of the new Lexus RX will amaze us all. Cabin now has cleaned up center stack with new 12.3-inch infotainment display. Head-up display as well as this same infotainment display come as optional. How the car has been enlared, its interior space will be now more spacious and comfortable. New RX will also feature Lane-Departure Alert, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision System, Automatic High Beam and many more safety as well as regular features. New model will be equipped with new 20-inch alloy wheels.
Under the hood of the new 2016 Lexus RX we will find updated 3.5-liter six-cylinder power unit with direct injection. This engine is capable to produce around 300 horsepower and it comes matted to a new 8-speed automatic transmission. New vehicle will come with the FWD and AWD system, depending on customers. New RX will be also available as a hybrid version. This way it will use a 3.5-liter that runs on an Atkinson-cycle for better fuel efficiency.
Release date and price
We expect to see the new 2016 Lexus RX on the market shows later this year. Its price has not been announced yet.