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The all-new Lexus RX350 has significant features and advanced technologies that make it an ideal SUV for families who want a sporty vehicle that is comfortable and safe to drive.
The Lexus RX was Canada's best-selling luxury crossover SUV for the last two years in a row. In an effort to continue to give the current and potential market an impressive vehicle with optimum driving performance, Lexus has introduced meaningful features and advanced technologies to the newest model of the Lexus RX350.
Since its launch in 1998, Lexus RX has been offering refined of a luxury and hybrid technology. From 1998 onwards, the brand has continued to improve its vehicles, offering premium features and a powerful engine that provides superior performance. Lexus RX's fourth-generation SUV has been re-engineered to deliver intense confidence and fervor while driving - regardless of road and weather conditions.
This high-end, flexible crossover SUV has combined functionality, luxury and comfort among its lineup. The all-new RX350 demonstrates Lexus' dedication to creating reliable, powerful SUVs that prevail while offering an essence of sophistication.
Its current design is both striking and dramatic. Its newly increased length and unique exterior have been tagged as the "most boldly styled vehicle" in the segment. Admirers love Lexus RX350's new, edgy look, thanks to sharpened fenders and well-arched lines.
The refreshed 2016 RX350 is available in two new exterior colours: Autumn Shimmer and Nightfall Mica. While its sleek design, chrome-plated border and muscular flared fenders have justified the RX name of being a "Radiant Crossover."
The 2016 RX350 is available with two choices of headlights: compact Bi-LED headlights or optional L-shaped LED headlights accompanied by 18 individual LEDs. In addition, F Sport models have adopted the revised and bolder "Spindle Grille" design motif and incorporated it with LED L-shaped tail lights that wrap forward around the rear fender sections of the vehicle for a sportier look with a wide stance.
Power and Performance:
Paired with an eight-speed transmission, the Lexus RX350 has an advanced 3.5 litre, V6 engine with direct injection and variable valve timing. It generates 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Similarly, Lexus RX 450H houses the latest and most efficient version of the Lexus Hybrid Drive System, which has a new front transaxle and a water-to-oil cooler for improved motor or generator cooling performance at low speeds, as well as a pre-loaded differential.
The 2016 RX models in Canada have a standard all-wheel-drive system that offers a reasonable towing package up to 1,588 kg. Its fuel consumption is rated at 12.1 L-100km in the city and 8.9 L/100 km on the highway.
Interiors and Special Features:
Lexus RX350 has two new interior colours: Noble Brown and Rioja Red, which is exclusive to the F SPORT model. The elegant, modern design of its seats and cabin embody luxuriousness. Its redesigned layout is also impressive as it blends quality materials and well-trimmed details with ample room for comfort and relaxation.
The re-engineered Lexus RX350 has an additional 20 mm of rear leg room, heated steering wheel and new power-reclining, heated rear seats for maximum comfort.
Similarly, its premium navigation system includes a high-end 12.3 inch infotainment display fixed atop the dash, as well as the newest generation of the Lexus Remote Touch interface.
In line with Lexus' ultimate aim of eliminating traffic fatalities and injuries, the RX350 integrates an exclusive protection and accident prevention system into the vehicle. The "Lexus Safety System +" package is a newly-developed set of active safety innovations that are designed to help avoid or mitigate collisions across a wide range of vehicle speeds.
Every 2016 Lexus RX350 features loud alerts warning of lane departures and a pre-collision system that detects pedestrians nearing or around the car. Each also has a high-end monitor that provides one of the best rear-view camera displays in its segment.
This 2016 Lexus RX350 exemplifies Lexus's reputation for being a reliable vehicle with crossover appeal and a comfortable ride.