Ever since the RX-concept was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show, the fans have been waiting to see what serious updates a luxurious brand like Lexus will present this time. Namely, the next-generation hybrid crossover known as the RX450h is about to hit the market as a 2019 Lexus RX450h model, but only slightly refreshed since the current generation was updated recently in 2016.
The 2019 Lexus RX450h is going to make its appearance as a luxurious crossover with larger dimensions and more attractive than its predecessor. According to the information our team has got, this popular SUV will get a refreshed exterior design and seem more aggressive and dynamic. Lexus models have always been known for their luxurious and classy styling, so the new RX450h will get a touch of elegance as well. In fact, it will look sophisticated and sporty at the same time. Its eye-catching design will be most distinctive in the front fascia which will proudly wear an attractive spindle-shaped grille. The headlights and the daytime running lights will be restyled as well and use the latest LED technology. The carmaker will also improve the suspension system and you can definitely hope for better handling and stability when it comes to this crossover.
The cabin of the 2019 Lexus RX450h won’t let you down, that’s for sure. You will probably get everything you expect from a brand that has been known for its ultimate comfort and luxury. Of course, the equipment will depend on the package you choose, so the Premium package will offer those best-quality materials such as wood and leather, heated and ventilated seats, a panoramic sunroof as well as the entertainment system for the rear seat passengers. Inside the latest RX450h, the driver will find either an 8.0 or a 12.0-inch touch-screen display with the latest infotainment system and features such as navigation system, audio system with 9 speakers, USB and Bluetooth. When it comes to safety systems and driver assist features, some of those will include adaptive cruise control, a rearview camera, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist and forward-collision warning.
The 2019 Lexus RX450h will use the combination of a 3.5-liter V6 engine, electric motors and a battery. All of these combined should provide the total output of 259 horsepower and 247 pound-feet of torque. This crossover comes as an all-wheel drive and it is mated to a CVT.
2019 Lexus RX450h Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2019 Lexus RX450h should happen by this fall, probably in mid-2018. The estimated price of this luxurious crossover probably won’t start under $45,000.
Competitors: Volvo XC60, Lincoln MKX, Nissan Murano, Cadillac XT5 and Acura MDX.