Lexus RX 350 was first manufactured keeping in mind about a luxurious sport car. This is one such car of Lexus which has got elegance, which is eco-friendly and is also great in performance. But they have now decided to facelift this particular car as 2016 Lexus RX 350 and make it more awesome than before. If you are planning to buy this car, hold your breath for a while and check the changes upcoming version is going to have. This time, there will be changes in both exterior and interior. Engineers claimed that this version would meet most of the expectations of people as they are working hard on it.
This is already one of those cars in American auto market which is waving its flag high up in the sky. No official detail has been known so far about 2016 Lexus RX 350 and below is little detail that has been gathered unofficially. Lexus RX 350 was first launched in the year 1998 and since then people have witnessed three generations of it. There is already a strong competition in the market of mid-sized crossover of luxury class.
2016 Lexus RX 350 Interior and Competitors
This rear two wheel driven car will have seating capacity of five passengers. Beyond this, there might be discomfort in seating arrangement unless most passengers are kids. 2016 Lexus RX 350 has two row seating arrangement. In this facelift, leg space has been increased and hence taller people will not have problem. Rumors say that there might be a special version of RX 350 which will have three row seating arrangement.
Few of the competitors of RX 350 are Volkswagen Touareg, Ford Edge, Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Acura MDX. Right now, Lexus RX 350 is the best sold out car in luxury SUV in the American market. Therefore Lexus has got high pressure for keeping it still the best one after this facelift. They ought not to commit any mistake which might provide a chance to other brands.
2016 Lexus RX 350 Engine Specs
2016 Lexus RX 350 has got an engine which might be a V8 and can provide power of 350 HP. It is also being said that there will be an electric motor version which will provide power output of around 100 HP. Almost all brands are now releasing a version of every model with electric version. There will be other higher versions of this car for sure. Lexus is not disclosing any info about this facelift and hence the other versions are not known.
Speed transmission in 2016 RX 350 will be eight and will be fully automatic. This gear box will be manufactured by Aisin which also turns out to be a sibling of Toyota. It is obvious that all high end versions of Lexus will have Aisin gear box. But it is a matter of fact that Aisin gear box has also been used in models like Volvo XC90 and Volkswagen Touareg.
2016 Lexus RX 350 Price and Release Date
Technological consoles will be upgraded to latest versions as required. 2016 Lexus RX 350 has been fixed with a price of around $52,000 for the base version and will reach up to $60,000 for higher versions. In the market will be found at the end of this year.