2016 Lexus RX Release Date, Price, Engine, Interior – The upcoming new 2016 Lexus RX is indisputably going to be one of the most modern and popular vehicles to hit the auto mobile market. The modern brand will certainly appeal to a suburban family needs and will sure give all the luxury and efficiency during driving.

2016 Lexus RX
2016 Lexus RX

The popular RX will get a complete makeover as evinced during the New York Auto Show. It will come with a completely new exterior and interior specs and will boast of better on and off road performance.

The auto maker knows very well that a lot of expectation is already riding on this newest version since the RX has been the top selling model in the brand’s twenty six year’s history. The global sales have been recorded as high as over two million units and still growing.

The car is definitely going to jam-pack all the high tech features anyone can think of, because this is not just any other brand. This is Lexus guys!! The following review will keep you afresh with all the latest info that relates to the new 2016 Lexus RX.

2016 Lexus RX exterior

The exterior of the new 2016 Lexus RX is going to be roared by the dazzling LED lighting redesigns that are going to be characterised in the headlamps, daytime running lights and fog lights. Additionally, the aerodynamic sculpted exterior will go a long way in ensuring the wind noise is reduced.

2016 Lexus RX -front
2016 Lexus RX front

Those seeking the spoils of luxury and sporty functionality can check out the F Sport version with details which include a 20” wheels, sport steering wheels, a custom made instrument cluster and paddle shifters.

In mechanical terms, the Sporty RX model version will get an active stabilizer system that is geared towards lessening body leanings in corners.

2016 Lexus RX rear
2016 Lexus RX rear

Additionally, the wheels will be offered with Michelin Premiere tires which will come fitted with EverGrip technology. The technology is a combination of a traction compound and an expanding rain grooves that are somehow elastic and can open uniformly to the tires wear and tear.

2016 Lexus RX interior

Inside the new 2016 Lexus RX, buyers should expect tech titbits which will include a 12.3” monitor with full screen map and a head up display (HUD) that will be conspicuously located at the top of the centre stack.

2016 Lexus RX interior
2016 Lexus RX interior

The rear seat of the 2016 Lexus RX will get adequate room that will provide enough head and leg room. The steering wheel will be covered with fine quality leather and will have a Lexus logo at the centre.

All the seats will be leather upholstered and the cabin will make a comfortable seating of up to five adults, however, if the third row of seats is fitted then the cargo volume will drastically reduce.

The new 2016 Lexus RX will also come fitted with a myriad of safety features that will include forward collision warning with auto braking, automatic beams, lane-departure warning, blind spot monitoring, radar cruise control and rear cross traffic alert.

2016 Lexus RX engine

Under the hood of the new 2016 Lexus RX will be a 3.5L V6 which will generate up to 300 hp. The engine will be merged with an eight-speed automatic transmission unit. There will also be a hybrid powertrain known as the 2016 Lexus RX 450h which will aim to produce 300 horsepower.

The fuel efficiency ratings have not been provided as yet, however, the last tested RX 350 gave a rating of 21 miles per gallon when combined and the hybrid powertrain gave a superb 26 mpg.

The suspension system entails a variety of a fully independent system which will include a double-wishbone at the back and MacPherson struts at the front. A fresh unit for the RX will be the Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) whose main function is to monitor and adapt the shock absorber steering and settings to the prevailing driving circumstances.

The driver will also be able to adjust the suspension between Normal, Eco and Sport settings through the centrally placed console-fixed button.

2016 Lexus RX price and release date

The new 2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport version will most likely hit showrooms before the close of this year. The base price for this version will be in upwards of 46,000 USD.

2016 Lexus RX release date
2016 Lexus RX release date

By the look of things, the new 2016 Lexus RX will definitely attract a platoon of buyers who will be more than ecstatic to try out the latest Lexus release. It is our hope that the fresh RX will live up to its promise and legacy.

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