The restyled 2018-2019 Lexus RX Japanese tried to combine the advantages of a full-fledged SUV, crossover looks and premium interior, characteristic for the business class. In any case, it is the desire was voiced by representatives of the company. What came out of it in practice, will find our today’s review, which is to help video and photo materials.
Presentation of the updated third generation 2018-2019 Lexus RX in the spring of , causing a great interest of the public and professionals. This is understandable, since dorestaylingovoy model also enjoyed great popularity throughout the world. The 2018-2019 Lexus RX CIS countries and did become the most-selling car brand during the 2010-2011
Especially bright turned the front part of the updated RX : here stand made in the shape of an hourglass false radiator grille and stylish headlamps, LED lights accented with ribbons. In the lower part of the bumper there was a place for a large air intake. On the sides, the top large rectangular recesses arranged round foglights. Has undergone changes and the filling of headlights: their content is now partially halogen partially – xenon.
The lateral part of the updated 2018-2019 Lexus RX looks stylish and fast: the original short vyshtampovki continue headlight line, direct glazing line, small projections of the wheel arches. Complementing the elegant side view of the massive crossover rails and semicircular rear.
Differences in feed cars from model dorestaylingovoy little: why change something that looked almost perfect? Therefore, the creators are only slightly changed the shape of the rear bumper, as well as increased the ceiling lighting.
From the new, stylish exterior elements include the possibility to order F-Sport package includes an aerodynamic front bumper (new ducts, skirt, spoiler), an enlarged lower air duct, a sport suspension, located under the steering wheel gearshift paddles 8 and stupas. Automatic transmission. This package is intended solely for the RX 350 and RX 450h, issued in -, the
Overall exterior 2018-2019 Lexus RX fully complies with the corporate style of the company: car looks sporty and modern, all new solutions implemented harmoniously fit into the shape of a car.
- Dimensions 2018-2019 Lexus RX model year are identical to the size of its predecessor: SUV in length is 4770 mm, width – 1885 mm, height – 1720 mm, wheelbase options make 2740 mm.
- Dimensions clearance – 180 mm for petrol variants of the car, 175 mm – for a hybrid.
- Wheel arches are ideal for installation disks 18-19 range, with protectors 235/60 R18, 235/55 R19.
- The total weight of the crossover depending on the configuration, in the range of 1915-2280 kg.
2018-2019 Lexus RX interior has also undergone some changes: the driver received a new steering wheel (small, with an ideal to reach the surface – hold the steering wheel is very convenient), the hub of which there was a place for a large number of control buttons. Also, there are modified with a unique instrument panel illumination devices, and a new, smaller in size, Remote Touch joystick, with which the central display (which has an impressive diagonal 20 cm), you can simultaneously display up to three types of information. Smooth and unhurried dash line gracefully flowing into the console of the original form, which is conveniently placed controls entertainment options and comfort.
Interior: different high-quality genuine leather and elite sorts of wood. Comfort inside the 2018-2019 Lexus RX is achieved due to the presence of separate climate control system, electric and heated mirrors, rain sensor and light. Quality music provides a great audio system, having from 9 to 12 speakers. The top version of the crossover receive audio system Mark Levinson, sets of 15 to five speakers, LCD «Multi-display», rear camera, and many others.
Seats front row has a great profile, the presence of heat and electroresettings elements of lateral support. Optionally, you can enjoy the drive as well as elektroregulirovanie – at 8 or 10 and areas (in both cases, the available memory 3 ex-last position). The steering column also can be equipped with telescopic adjustments, the electric drive and configured memory positions – all this allows you to customize the driver’s seat for a person of any height and weight.
For rear seats provide movement along the cabin, as well as longitudinal tilt adjustment backrest that allow passengers to feel comfortable during long trips.
It is necessary to pay tribute to the designers 2018-2019 Lexus RX interior, since the crossover interior almost 100% meets requirements to the salons of representation sedans. Thus, in the 2018-2019 Lexus RX place enough for a comfortable arrangement of all 5’s crew, the driver’s ergonomic, functional and informative, which is located in armchairs all five passengers. Note and significantly increased compared with dorestaylingovoy cars, the quality of materials used in interior decoration.
The luggage compartment in the presence of five in the cabin passengers, is very modest for the class 556 liters of cargo, however, the full spare wheel is located inside the trunk. In the case of the rear seats folded volume increases to 2130 liters. The door is equipped with electric tailgate.
Price and equipment
Complete sets of domestic 2018-2019 Lexus variants differ considerably. For example, the 2018-2019 Lexus RX270 are four versions: «Expert», «Prestige», «MasterSpecial Edition» (limited number), «Executive». For 2018-2019 Lexus RX350, RX450h and hybrid versions have the following content: «Executive», «F Sport», «Premium», «Premium +», «MasterSpecial Edition».
How typical of the Japanese manufacturer of luxury cars, the basic configuration RX equipped with a very respectable 18-inch. alloy wheels, halogen optics – for high beam, xenon – for close LEDs for running lights and rear lights, headlight washers, light and rain sensors. Note the presence of soundproofing windshield (also having a starting position of the wiper heating function), elektroregulirovaniya and heated mirrors, ABS system, EBD, BAS, VSC, HAC, TRC, VDIM system (with the help of which the integrated dynamic control), pressure sensors tires, electric power steering (having variable gear ratio), an extended security package, 2-zone climate control, cruise control, cloth seats elektroregulirovaniem front row seats, steering column elektroregulirovanie for 4 directions.
Price 2018-2019 Lexus RX 270 (Prestige grade) we started with 1,936 rubles. For RX350 dealers ask from 2,625 rubles., The RX450h hybrid evaluated in the amount of 2,995 rubles.
Specifications of the new 2018-2019 Lexus RX defines dorestaylingovoy platform model, which has an independent suspension. Ahead base has MacPherson struts , behind – a multi-link design. Of the major modification to the platform, we note the increased stiffness of the body torsion, replacing some suspension components, as well as other damper settings – it affected softer than its predecessor, the progress of the car. It’s best road performance crossover occur in RX350 F-Sport – with the addition of vibration dampers, damping the transverse vibrations. Other technical features – the presence of disc brakes, electric power steering, etc., are identical specifications dorestaylingovoy model.
The range of power units proposed for Russia fully complies with the previous version 2018-2019 Lexus RX.
- Younger is a 4-cylinder engine of 2.67 liters. (188 hp), is aggregated with 6 mortars. Automatic transmission. This engine equipped with only front-wheel drive version of the 2018-2019 Lexus RX270, we do not enjoy great popularity. Fuel consumption in the city – 13.3 liters on the highway – 7.7 liter, komborezhime -. 9.8 liters.
- Another engine was the gasoline 6-cylinder unit is 3.46 liters. (277 hp), also works with 6 mortars. Automatic transmission. The engine is designed for all-wheel drive RX350 model. Fuel consumption in the urban areas – 14.4 liters on the highway -. 8.4 liter, komborezhime -. 10.7 liters.
- The hybrid version of the 2018-2019 Lexus RX450h AWD is equipped with a petrol engine capacity of 3.46 liters. (249 hp) and 2 electric motors, each of which is capable of producing 25 hp Engines aggregated with stepless variator E-CVT. Fuel consumption in the crossover, equipped with a hybrid power plant, in the city of 6.5 liters on the highway -. 6.0 liter, komborezhime -. 6.3 liters.
During the movement of the updated RX behaves more than confident, demonstrating the excellent work suspension – regardless of the type of road surface. Also crossover perfectly holds the set trajectory and enters the turns at any speed, while banks are minimal. With regard to the present off-road, the risk to call on him is strongly recommended: the vast majority of today’s SUVs, 2018-2019 Lexus RX gets stuck on the first seriously eroded dirt road.
Benefits restyled 2018-2019 Lexus RX is not in doubt: a great exterior, high-quality implementation of the original interior decoration, elegant equipment baselines (so many systems and functions in the basic versions can not always boast even German manufacturers, recognized leaders luxury crossover segment), low fuel consumption of all modifications cars. From the crossover shortcomings note the value that is very difficult to call a competitive as well as the inability to charge the electric motors of the hybrid version of the household electric system – they are charged exclusively by operating the gasoline engine.