2019 Lexus RX
One of the brand’s most popular models could come with interesting changes for the next year and we, rumors say. If you’ve expected a facelift, we will have to disappoint you. The current generation is present for only three years and the company definitely won’t introduce visual changes so soon. On the other side, many reports suggest a new engine option. At the moment, the mid-size crossover comes with one gasoline and a hybrid version in the offer, so it won’t be a surprise to see another, cheaper version with a four-cylinder unit.
- Well-built and stylish interior
- Lots of standard equipment
- Strong engines
- Smooth ride
- Tight cargo area
- Complicated infotainment system
Considering that the current generation is on the market since 2015, the RX will be one of the latest models to get Toyota’s new TNGA platform. We are about to see the same design, which has a lot in common with the model’s mainstream sibling, Toyota Highlander. Of course, there is the brand’s distinctive design language, which includes the latest version of the spindle grille design and other common details. Recently, the company also introduced a new, three-row version, which finally makes this crossover competitive with other models in the class.
Are the Interior features one of the best-designed cabins in the class?
The RX might not be the most athletic premium crossover around, but definitely, feature one of the best-designed cabins in the class. The overall quality seems impressive. You can easily notice that the stylish dashboard features a center stack that is slightly oriented to the driver. Hi-quality materials are everywhere, while the list of tech and convenience features is impressive. Even the most basic models are equipped with a dual-zone climate control, proximity key entry, leather upholstery satellite radio, 8-inch touchscreen, a couple of USB ports, Bluetooth and much more. In higher trims, you can get a huge 12.3-inch touchscreen, panoramic sunroof, 15-speaker audio system, rear-seat DVD entertainment system etc.
|Dimensions And Weight|
|Overall width (in.)||74.6|
|Curb Weight||4,740 lb|
|Engine And Transmission|
|Power/torque||295hp, 268 lb-ft @ 4,700; 308hp|
|Estimated mpg||350 AWD: 19/26/22; RX 450h AWD: 31/28/30|
|0-60 mph||7.7 sec|
|Top Track Speed (MPH)||124 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: Starting MSRP: $43,570 FWD, $44,970 AWD|
What to expect from new Engine?
The 2019 Lexus RX continues with two familiar powertrain options on the U.S. market. The base RX350 comes with a familiar 3.5-liter V6, which is good for about 295 horsepower. The optional RX450h comes with a hybrid powertrain that delivers a combined output of 308 horsepower. Outside the U.S. market, this mid-size crossover is also available with a smaller and more efficient 2.0-liter turbo inline-four engine, which delivers around 235 hp. All engines come in a pair with an 8-speed transmission, which sends power to front wheels. All-wheel drive is optional.
2019 Lexus RX Pricing, For Sale
The arrival of 2019 Lexus RX is a matter of weeks. If the new version with a four-cylinder engine arrives, we can expect a lower starting price. Otherwise, this mid-size crossover will be available at $43,500. If you are interested in new Lexus RX models you can order your Here!
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