- We take an in-depth look at the 2023 Lexus RX, a fairly attractive car that also enjoys good prestige within Toyota’s luxury division
Lexus has its space in the automotive market within the luxury segment. Several of its models have caught on well with consumers, one of them being the RX 2023.
This car has been presented with three more than interesting engine variants that place it as an option to consider for those seeking comfort, sportsmanship, power and elegant design.
In fact, the Lexus RX line is listed as the leader in the mid-size luxury SUV sector, since the brand claims that they have 19% of the aforementioned segment. By the end of 2022 it will hit the market, where Lexus expects to sell 102,000 units through its six versions: Standard, Premium, RX-first Premium+, Luxury, F SPORT Handling and RX-first, F SPORT Performance.
On an aesthetic level, it presents a quite particular front grille with closed, symmetrical and quite centered grilles. It is also featured with large aerodynamic lines that stand out on the back of the front doors and rise towards the rear, becoming more pronounced as they travel their way upwards.
On the other hand, the technology stands out through a standard 9.8-inch or 14-inch HD touch screen, cloud navigation, Intelligent Assistant, wireless compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Remote Connect, Safety Connect, Service Connect , Advanced Parking, Digital Locking with Safe Exit Assist, Traffic Jam Assist, Proactive Driving Assist (PDA), Traffic Sign Assist, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA) function, lane following (LTA), intelligent high beams and dynamic radar cruise control throughout the speed range (DRCC).
Lexus RX 2023: Mechanical variants
The first of them has been baptized as Lexus RX 350 2023 with a 2.4-liter V4 that uses only gasoline as fuel and generates 275 horsepower along with a maximum torque of 317 pound-feet of torque with a Direct Shift-8AT eight-speed gearbox. FWD or AWD speeds and drive options
Also featured is the 2023 Lexus RX 350H with a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle V4 hybrid engine that puts out a combined 246 horsepower and 233 pound-feet of torque along with a high-output, low-resistance, 216-cell nickel-metal hydride battery.
Last but not least, the Lexus RX 500 F SPORT Performance AWD 2023 also appears, likewise hybrid with a 2.4-liter turbocharged engine to emit 271 horsepower, which when combined with the nickel metal hydride battery develops in total 366 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque.