The Lexus RX could not be the luxury brand’s most exciting model, however it definitely is the best-selling Lexus automobile or crossover. Buyers flock to the RX due to the fact that it’s a well-made, soft-riding, comfort-filled Lexus with the higher seating position and cargo ability of a crossover.
The five-passenger 2014 Lexus RX is readily available in two models: the RX 350, and the hybrid RX 450h. Beneath the hood, the RX 350 residences a 3.5-liter V-6 that produces 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard, and four-wheel drive is optional.
RX350 Release Date
Other requirement features and features include automatic fronts lights, LED daytime running lights, a power liftgate, push-start button, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped power tilt-and-telescoping wheel, a moving and reclining rear seat, Bluetooth, and satellite radio. For an ever edgier RX 350, there’s the F Sport plan, which includes an eight-speed automatic and a sport-tuned suspension in addition to more aggressive styling hints such as a blacked-out front grille and bigger 19-inch wheels.
The F Sport plan delivers only fractionally much better numbers than a non-F Sport. Our fingertips say the steering feel is conspicuously improved,” we said of the Lexus RX 350 F Sport.
F Sport RX350
The Lexus RX attains 18/25 mpg city/highway in front-drive type, while the RX with all-wheel drive achieves 18/26 with the eight-speed automatic and 18/24 with the six-speed automatic. For those interested in maximizing efficiency, the front-drive RX 450h bumps fuel economy up to 32/28 mpg while the RX 450h with four-wheel drive accomplishes 30/28 mpg. The RX 450h is powered by a 3.5-liter fuel V-6 and power motors that together produce 295 hp. Power is driven to the wheels through a continuously variable transmission. Standard equipment included with the RX 450h is along the same lines as the RX 350.
2014 Lexus RX350 Changes
A few changes are in shop for the 2014 Lexus RX, including a new Ultra White exterior paint color that changes Starfire Pearl for F Sport models. Rear passengers now have access to a 115-volt AC power outlet as part of the Luxury Package, and the Advanced Pre-Collision System now has pre-brake system.
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