When the Lexus RX was first appeared back during 1998, it was almost invented the luxury crossover-utility sector. It also turned out to be the first vehicle of its kind in 2005 to be provided with a hybrid Powertrain and the vehicle has been upbeat on the RX Hybrid forever since its introduction. Now, after over 15 years, the new 2016 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid happens to be the fifth generation vehicle that has become a part of the array once again. Lexus is going to offer this new hybrid model in an all-fresh form with major tweaks in its interior and exterior styling and with a powerful engine to offer more power and better fuel economy.
2016 Lexus RX 450h Redesign, Exterior
The new Lexus RX 450h adopts a more-aggressive exterior styling, like that the NX crossover. Its front part is equipped with a big spindle grille and its angled sides resemble that they could be utilized to grate cheese. That novel sheet metal occupies the most part of the chassis that uses considerable amounts of aluminum to reduce the overall body weight, even though the manufacturer is not talking about specific figures. The chassis of the new vehicle is itself associated with that of the existing model, the Toyota Highlander. 2016 Lexus RX 450h dimensions are: length 192.5 Inches, width 74.6 Inches, height 66.5 Inches and wheelbase of 109.8 Inches. Wheels are 18-inch alloy and available options 20-inches alloy, with 18″- 235/65
20″- 235/55 tires.
2016 Lexus RX 450h
The new Lexus RX 450h 2016 interior of the new Lexus RX 450h 2016 gets an update, as well, to bring it in sequence with the design of the current Lexus, which means that it would come with less wood trim and added technology. This includes a head-up exhibit with the 12.3-inch front screen will be offered as an option. Furthermore, a back-seat amusement system with twin 11.6-inch displays will be mounted to the back part of the front headrests. The cabin of the new Lexus RX 450h luxury crossover is designed to accommodate five adult passengers comfortably, and Lexus has planned to offer the vehicle a seven-seat option later. Some of the safety features that are included in the new vehicle include:
Automatic High Beam.
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.
New Lexus RX 450h 2016 Engine, 0-60
The luxury crossover is expected to be equipped with a V6, 3.5-liter Atkinson-cycle petrol engine and it offers its performance by combining with the double-motor Hybrid Synergy Drive mode of Toyota to send the power to the front-wheels of the vehicle. This makes the new vehicle to get a power of 300 HP, which is 5 HP more than that of the existing model. After the launch of the new Hybrid, Lexus has planned to provide the new Hybrid with an all-wheel drive system as an option. From 0-60 mph RX 450h goes for 7 seconds and with top speed of 130 mph.
Price and the release date
The 2016 Lexus RX 450h release date will be during the last part of 2015. Though the price is not yet confirmed by Lexus, it is expected that the new Hybrid model will be more than the current model, which is available at the base price of $40,970.