Name Lexus alone is enough to guess how good this new 2017 Lexus RX 350 is going to be. By a quick look, one can come to a conclusion that this SUV is all about style and luxury, but there is much more than this as the company has enhanced its performance with the incorporation of a new powertrain. As Lexus only presents luxury vehicles, so this new Lexus RX 350 is going to be pleasing in every way. With a number of changes to describe this model, most of the many have been described below.
2017 Lexus RX 350 – Engine Refinements
A 3.5 liter V6 engine sits under the hood of this 2017 Lexus RX 350 which is capable of producing 267 pound-feet of torque and 295 hp. An 8-speed automatic transmission system has been used with this engine for a buttery shifting.
With the refined engine, this SUV is able to sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.9 seconds and can reach its top speed of 129 miles per hour. The figure of mileage stands at 20 mpg for city drive and 28 mpg for highways.
2017 Lexus RX 350 – Fresh New Look
First off, the dimensions of this 2017 Lexus RX 350 goes as
- Length – 16 ft.0.5 inches
- Width – 6 ft. 2.6 inches
- Wheelbase – 9 ft. 1.8 inches
- Curb weight – 4222 pounds
- Cargo volume – 18 ft3
Its front fascia is dominated by a large grille having a trapezoidal shape. This grille has a mesh-type design. Headlights now possess a stylistic design with a sleek shape. Down below towards the bumper, a stylist section has been cast out at each side which houses the fog lights.
Getting an insight of its side body, sharp body cuts have been featured on the bottom of the doors. Plastic claddings on the body edges have been done on a subtle level. Roof gently slopes towards its rear portion which is completed by the overhang.
A dynamic profile projects out in its rear portion. This is characterized by the newly designed taillights. The rear bumper holds two quad-shaped exhaust outlets.
Coming inside of this SUV, a new arrangement of the seats can be instantly noted out. The dashboard now holds a sleek profile. The infotainment screen can be popped out from this dashboard.
AC vents have been revised too. Power reclining function will be featured on the front seats. The center console has been extended all the way towards the rear so that the passenger can access it.
Lexus has considered using new materials for the upholstery of seats, door panels, steering wheel and center console. Other technological features in this cabin have also received upgrades which include automatic safety features too.
2017 Lexus RX 350 – Competitors, Release Date and Price
Jaguar F-Pace, BMW X3, and Cadillac XT5 are going to be its tough competitors. This new 2017 Lexus RX 350 is very likely to get released during the late half of 2016. This SUV is going to have its starting price of $43,000 and is going to be more.