There are some details that will attract your attention in new 2018 Lexus RX and the large black grille is the first one. That rounded shape is actually the only that kind of shapes in this car while everything else is sharp and cubed. After the last model, which has been popular and had its own fans, the new one is modern and made to attract the attention of younger and complex fans. The manufacturer actually did what every smart manufacturer has to do time to time – changed the look of the new model.

Exterior

2018 Lexus RX offers two versions – Regular and F Sport with the separately offered hybrid model. Those versions are actually similar with just a few differences in term of exterior design and engine performances. The base model, for example, has 17-inch wheels, LED headlights and running lights, power liftgate and rear privacy glass. LED technology is on fog lights and taillights, too and can be upgraded to highest trim versions called Premium. Nevertheless, the special trim F Sports version has bigger 20-inch wheels, additional drive mode settings with special sports adaptive suspension dampers. Fully redesigned new Lexus is specially made for a luxury class of drivers which also wants to have big and muscle car for showing off.

Interior

The inside of 2018 Lexus RX is as luxury and big as its outside. The cabin has special details in order to provide passengers’ enjoyment, like dual-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power front seats (with two-way power lumbar adjustment), a power tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 40/20/40-split rear seat (reclines, slides and folds), and “NuLuxe” premium vinyl upholstery which will make you to forget where actually going. In term of high-technology there are ads like rearview camera, “Safety Connect” emergency communications (see Safety section), Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the Display Audio tech interface (with a knob controller and an 8-inch display) and a nine-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite and HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack, two USB ports and a media player interface and all are in base model.

Engine

The manufacturer has tried to secure stable and safe engine with good features in 2018 Lexus RX. That’s is 3.5-liter V6 engine with 295 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and power on front wheels. The speed of 60 mph accelerates in 7.7 seconds and fuel economy is around 23 mpg. Properly equipped has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds.

2018 Lexus RX Price

The price of Lexus RX starts from $43,000.