The Lexus RX is a large, premium SUV that’s packed with plenty of equipment. Now in its fifth generation, we answer some frequently asked questions about one of Lexus’ most popular models.
Whom DriveWe recently went on a road trip in the Lexus RX to drive tv. A car steeped in history and celebrating its 20th birthday in Australia this year, we thought we’d answer some frequently asked questions. Here’s everything you need to know about the range.
What is the Lexus RX?
HeIt is a large premium SUV. The RX launched overseas in 1998 and arrived in Australia in 2003. In 2006, the RX led the way when Lexus became the first luxury carmaker to offer a hybrid powertrain with the RX400h.
RX stands for radiant crossover, and the word radiant stands for the bright new future that Lexus anticipated at the car’s launch at the turn of the millennium.
How much does the Lexus RX cost in Australia?
The Lexus RX lineup consists of six different variants, and the range starts with the RX350h Luxury 2WD ($87,500). At the other end of the spectrum, the range-topping RX500h F Sport Performance will set you back $126,000. Both prices exclude en route costs.
How big is the Lexus RX?
The Lexus RX sits between the NX and LX; however, the all-electric RZ will soon enter the market. The RX sits on the same wheelbase as the RX, but is shorter overall.
The RX measures 4890mm long, 1920mm wide, 1695mm tall and sits on a 2850mm wheelbase.
Is there an electric version of the Lexus RX?
There is no electric version of the Lexus RX, but there are four hybrids available in the range. Lexus has recently launched its first exclusive electric vehicle: the Lexus RZ. This SUV is the second electric car in the Lexus range, after thesmall SUV based on the gasoline UX.
Does the Lexus RX have good standard features?
The base specification offers extensive standard features, including eight-way adjustable heated front seats with two-way power lumbar adjustment, wireless Apple CarPlay, wired Android Auto, a power liftgate, safe-exit assist, driver monitoring camera and tri-zone climate control. , to name a few.
It’s also equipped with plenty of safety, including but not limited to low speed acceleration suppression, lane departure warning, radar cruise control, lane keeping assist, parking brake, blind spot monitor, and traffic alert. rear crossover
Does the Lexus RX have a large trunk?
The Lexus RX has a boot capacity of 612L with the rear seats up and 1,678L with the rear seats folded.
While this is big, the capacity falls short of its main competitors, including the Volvo XC90 (640L/1005L) and Range Rover Velar (625L/1693L).
Does the Lexus RX come with seven seats?
No, the Lexus RX is not offered with seven seats. For more than five seats, the brand has the LX, which sits in the upper class of large SUVs.
Does the Lexus RX have Apple CarPlay?
Yes, the Lexus RX has Apple CarPlay, which is wireless. Those with an Android have access to Android Auto, but this feature is hardwired.
Does the Lexus RX have a performance variant?
Yes, the Lexus RX has a performance variant in the RX500h F Sport Performance. The 500h is powered by a 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that includes two electric motors: it produces 273kW and 551Nm, making it the most powerful Lexus hybrid on sale in Australia.
What are the rivals of the Lexus RX?
Rivals to the Lexus RX include the, and
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