2018 Lexus RX 450h Review, Changes, MPG
Luxury SUVs will never run out of the customers because people will never run out of money. Due to that, it isn`t a surprise that new 2018 Lexus RX 450h will be released next year. This will be 4th generation of this magnificent SUV and we are all aware that everyone was better than the one before. That is way we have high hopes that this newest RX 450h will be the best so far. Let`s see what we know about it so far.
2018 Lexus RX 450h Exterior and Interior, Review
Since this model was Lexus`s best-selling, they will not make some drastic changes when it comes to the exterior. New 2018 Lexus RX 450h will still be recognizable on the streets. What is sure is that the shape of new RX 450h will be redesigned and restyled. All of the edges will be slightly sharper than before which can make the air flow better around this SUV. Front part will be equipped with that recognizable grille that is surely the best one we`ve seen in a while.
Next to it, we can see larger but thinner headlights which will have better lamps than ever before. Fog lights are sharper than before and new 2018 Lexus RX 450h will definitely have better visibility than it used to have. Both of the bumpers are reinforced now with stronger materials used. Maybe the only bad news we can connect with new RX 450h is that there won`t be some amazing exterior color options but all of those that will be available are amazing.
Interior design will be slightly improved and equipped with finer materials. Now, new 2018 Lexus RX 450h won`t have plastic used inside it`s cabin at all. Most of the cabin will be made using top quality leather and wood combination. Seats will be made using Alcantara leather with great lumbar support and with both heating and cooling options. Instrument board will be different than before. All the buttons will be restyled so now, they`re going to have more circular shape than before.
Climate vents are larger than before so it`s going to be even easier to set the temperature inside. Some of the standard functions which will be the part of the infotainment system of new 2018 Lexus RX 450h are: cruise and traction control, parking sensors all around the vehicle, rear-view camera, airbags, blind spot monitors, Bluetooth connection, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay systems, digital climate controller and many others.
2018 Lexus RX 450h Engine, Power, MPG
To be honest, Lexus was pretty quiet when it comes to the relieving news about the engine options for new 2018 Lexus RX 450h. Due to that, we must listen to some rumors about it. Most of them are telling the same news which means that could be true. They`re saying that basic trim level of new RX 450h will be powered using 3.5-liter V6 unit. This engine can produce 295 horsepower and torque amount of 267 lb/ft as maximum. 8-speed automatic gear box will be mated to this engine and we know that the fuel consumption will be 28/33 mpg city/highway. Also, we have heard that this gear box can transfer all the power to all four wheels on new RX 450h.
2018 Lexus RX 450h Price and Estimated Launch Date
Starting price for new 2018 Lexus RX 450h can`t be under $50.000, you can be 100% sure in that. We still don`t have official release date of new RX 450h ready but we think he`s going to be launched at the March 2018.