The most comfortable SUV ever made by Lexus is again to make its mark in the auto market with a whole new set of cutting edge technologies. With a whole new set of upgraded engine and fuel efficiency, the new model 2016 Lexus RX 350 is set to compete with all other SUV’s in its range. Though as per design, the model has stick to its root model of late 1990’s but there have been some fabulous modification in design of the car which is worth noting. With increase in dimension and additional hi-tech facilities inside the cabin, the passengers should be ready to enjoy the real comforts in the new 2016 Lexus RX 350.
2016 Lexus RX 350 – Exterior and Interior Design
The new 2016 Lexus RX 350 is having a total dimension of 187.8*74.2*66.7 inches. With a slight increase in dimension the total legroom space has also been increased. The new LED lights connected in series looks magnificent on the front side of a totally upgraded spindle grille. The addition of newly designed alloy wheels has given this SUV a rich looked. The rear lights have been also modified using LED. Though the looks are not as equivalent as RX 450h but still RX 350 doesn’t miss any point to make a great appeal in front of its customers. The new 2016 Lexus RX 350 is a five seats luxury utility vehicle. The whole cabin has been renovated with a wooden trim look. The F model is already in news due to its rich inner look whereas all the other models have also been renovated with a leather look. The Lexus has kept its driver’s seat and controls apart from its passenger seats like all its other models. The total cargo space with its rear seats folded is around 80.3. Some features worth noting are the navigation system, automatic climate control, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity etc. For the easiness of driver the steering wheel has been upgraded to electronic power steering (EPS) system. By keeping the safety factors in mind the airbags have been improved . The rear seats can be folded and all the seats are height adjustable.
2016 Lexus RX 350 – Powertrain
This new 2016 Lexus RX 350 uses one of the most powerful engines of its class. The V6 engine paired up with Six-speed automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) shells out 270 horsepower at 6200 rpm and produces a torque of 248 lb-ft at 4700 r.p.m. This SUV is also one of the most fuel-efficient SUV in its range. The city EPA rating is 18 mpg whereas the highway EPA rating is 25 mpg and on an average the total EPA rating is around 21 mpg which is one of the best among all its competitors. The front and rear suspensions have been modified for better stability and the braking system four channels anti-lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution. The powerful engine under the hood is capable of reaching 0-60 mph within 7.7 seconds and top speed of 112 Mph. The total fuel capacity of this beast is around 19.2 gallon.
2016 Lexus RX 350 – Release Date and Price
The base price of this new 2016 Lexus RX 350 is expected to be around $40,970. Though prices will vary, but as per the add-on features, the customers wanting to opt and also as per the model. This SUV is expected to hit the showrooms in the last quarter of 2015.