The preparation for the new model of Toyota’s mid-sized 2016 Lexus RX 450h, which is a very famous crossover, is under way. This model has been in existence from the early 90’s and it has lived through three generations. The Lexus RX is facing a huge competition from models such as Mercedes Benz M-class, Ford Edge, VW Touareg and Acura MDX. Amid all the competition surrounding it, in the United States of America the Lexus RX emerges as the top selling luxury sport utility vehicle. And so with the anticipated new model of the 2016 Lexus RX 450h, there are very high expectations with regards to the changes that they are making. Because of the new concept formed in the specifications and its body design, consumers will experience a more luxurious and awesome look of the Lexus RX 450h and several other significant improvements.
2016 Lexus RX 450h: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The new design of 2016 Lexus RX 450h will be the perfect car choice for any person who likes driving an SUV that is mid-sized and of a very high quality with easy and fun driving experience. Different from the other major SUVs with medium sizes in the market, the new design of the Lexus RX 450h is a little bit smaller in size. This ensures that the vehicle will be swift and flexible while moving. The new model is more sporty and has an exterior design that portrays luxury. The new design work has brought a compact vehicle that is sporty and luxurious too in it’s exterior work. A newly redesigned grille and headlights with LED in the front dominates the external look of the new model Lexus RX 450h.
In the construction of most of its parts, this new model uses aluminum. The use of aluminum is to help shed weight and in turn improve on its performance and fuel consumption as well. The new Lexus RX 450h will have a tailgate, a bonnet made of an alloy and door skins to help it reduce weight.
Being a compact sport utility vehicle, the new model of 2016 Lexus RX 450h has a small cabin in appearance but still it is very spacious for the passenger. The new model will have two rows with a total of five seats, making sufficient space for five passengers. The cabin has enough space for the head and legs to ensure comfort in as much as it carries a limited number of passengers. It has a superior high-tech appliances like a music system that has been upgraded with a dual zone climate control that is automatic, excellent speakers, a large touch screen mounted on the dash board and excellent speakers. The car will contain airbags in multiples located at the sides of the car and a control system for stability. This is to ensure safety for the passengers. It has an enhanced navigation system which will give it a huge advantage over other SUVs.
2016 Lexus RX 450h: Engine Specs
The new model of the 2016 Lexus RX 450h will come with a very high performance V8 engine that has 450 horse power. The engine will have a turbocharged system and support from an 8 speed automatic transmission. It will also have 4 cylinders. This will make sure that it is faster than the previous model. There are rumors however that it will run on a hybrid engine to give it an off road performance that is higher than its predecessor.
2016 Lexus RX 450h: Release Date
It is anticipated that the new design of the 2016 Lexus RX 450h will be released by March 2015.