The RX 350 is one of the most successful premium SUVs from Lexus. The 2017 Lexus RX 350 is their upcoming model that has interesting looks with stylish interior. Lexus is trying to add more features that would help this SUV to hold its dominance in premium crossover SUV market. It is a moderate sized SUV which is more inclined to family rides and simple driving.
2017 Lexus RX 350: Changes and New Chassis
It can provide a comfortable ride in both city roads as well as off roads. To support this factor Lexus has heavily enhanced the body configuration and other equipment. This crossover was first launched in 1997 and it is considered as one of the very first model that entered the luxury crossover segment.
The 2017 Lexus RX 350 will include rich and top quality materials, but it will feature some basic changes that will appear with the redesign. There won’t be any significant changes but it will incorporate many minor upgrades that will give it a fresh look. In other words it will retain native look but this new redesign will enhance its outer design which will be highly appealing to its customers.
The whole body frame will incorporate a new aluminum chassis that would reduce the overall bodyweight by large margin. This reduction will help this SUV in achieving better fuel efficiency, engine performance and handling. The outlook has been designed in such a way that it exhibits a sharper and sophisticated visual appearance. The front part of this crossover will feature a black chrome spindle grille with chrome surrounding, L shaped LED headlight with daytime running facility, body accent edgy fog lamp with chrome touch and rain sensing front windshield wiper.
The side and rear portion include body colored door handle, power adjustable side mirror with LED indicator, lower black body side panel, uniquely design alloy wheels with all season tires, twin chrome finish exhaust tip, eagle eye design LED stop light, aluminum skid plate and power lift gate.
2017 Lexus RX 350: Upgrades and Engines
Like its exterior, the inner cabin will carry lot of upgrades in hood, materials and gadgets. The interior of 2017 Lexus RX 350 will remain modern and sophisticated along with new color accent. It will carry three row seats having sophisticated leather seats with power adjustable and heating feature. The second and third row will carry more reclining feature. The instrument panel will carry up to date features which include infotainment, automatic climate control, cruise control etc.
The new Lexus RX 350 will come with two types of engine choices: one is 3.3 liter that has the capability to produce 200 horsepower, while the other engine is 3.5 liter V-6 that can produce 270 horsepower and 248 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2017 Lexus RX 350 will get both six-speed automatic and eight-speed automatic choices along with front wheel drive and all-wheel drive. The EPA rating would stay around 18 mpg in city and 25 mpg in highway with a combined rating of 20 mpg.
Price and Release
The 2017 Lexus RX 350 will be released in late 2016 or early 2017, and the starting price should be around $42,000.