The 2016 Lexus RX 450h is primarily designed according to the manufacturer as the answer to the midsize SUV driver. This automobile also promises to add fun to your driving experience. Better off-road enjoyment can be had if the information is true regarding running off of the hybrid.
2016 Lexus RX 450h – Interior and Exterior Design
The 2016 Lexus RX 450h is a 4th generation RX. For the 2016 lineup it is now sporting a new adaptation of the trademark grille with L-shaped LED head, running and fog lights. This automobile now boasts blacked out C-pillars and flares to the front fenders customizable color 20-inch optional wheels. The back now has included, wrap around LED lamps and dual exhausts. The interior is also redesigned. The backseat gives the passenger includes headrest mounted 11.6 inch screen, additional leg and knee room and a moon roof. The front provides additional luxury such as laser cut embellishments, a navigational screen that is 12.3 inches with an optional pop up feature for the driver. In providing more driving space the gearshift has been moved away from the instrument panels. The upgraded music system with upgraded speakers is also set in this car. Climate control is dual zoned and the blue tooth connectivity easily makes this car a step above. This car comfortably seats five people without having anyone feeling uncomfortable. The Lexus RX 450h is said to have the same foundation as the most recent Toyota Highlander. In the attempt to lessen the weight for performance reasons, the manufacturer is looking into the idea of using resins to bring down the automobiles weight. However, this will not be part of the RX 450h 2016 features. The Safety System Plus is being introduced on the RX series. The automaker has stated that the safety system under certain conditions can stop or alleviate collisions across a variety of speeds. Lane assist, lane departure and automatically increases visibility during night driving are all part of the safety system other features are rear traffic alert monitor and a panoramic view monitor. There are also multiple airbags along the side of the car as well as stabilizing control. The enhanced navigation also adds to the safety of this system. Along with the wider wheel base and larger length the RX 450 is considered to be the favorite automobile in its class by critics. It is also expected to prove to be a favorite among customers as well.
2016 Lexus RX 450h – Powertrain
The 2016 Lexus RX 450h didn’t leave out improvements under the hood. The standard front wheel drive is expected to yield high efficient fuel economy and produce less carbon emissions. Therefore this is counted among the best car models. The newly redesigned 2016 Lexus RX 450h is one of the best selling luxury cars in its class and market. Its competition is the Acura MD-X and the Audi Q-5. The redesign has left the 2016 with sharper features. The Crossover not only received a larger rear seat space it also has received a 300 hp., 3.5 liter V6 with an electric motor. This is up from 295 hp. as with the 2015 model.
2016 Lexus RX 450h – Release Date and Price
The starting price for the 2016 Lexus RX 450h is $50,000 for all models. The release date will be fall of 2016.