Lexus RX Review - Luxury Has An Edge 1

Lexus RX Review - Luxury Has An Edge

06 Jan 2023

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  • Lexus RX Overview
  • Lexus RX Price Plans
  • Lexus RX Design
  • Lexus RX Performance
  • Lexus RX Safety & Technology
  • Lexus RX Review FAQs
  • Find A Lexus RX For Sale
  • Read More About The Lexus RX

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Lexus RX Overview


Presenting luxury with an edge, the new Lexus RX. From its perfectly sculpted exterior to its elegant interior, the all-new Lexus RX enhances the premium value defined by the previous generation model. Its sleek lines hint at the exceptional performance and agile handling that unfolds when taking the wheel.

With its RX design and two newly added extra seats, the Lexus RX 350L model goes beyond looks to accomplish more power with its 3.5-litre V6 engine. Also, the new RX surpasses its predecessor with improvements in noise reduction, road noise, and vibration and shock cancellation, allowing you to focus on the pure driving pleasure that such robust performance brings. Striking and luxurious, the new Lexus RX offers more than enough force.

Ready to challenge everything, the new Lexus RX is available in four models:

  • Lexus RX 350 EX
  • Lexus RX 350L EX
  • Lexus RX 350 F SPORT
  • Lexus RX 450h SE

Lexus RX Price Plans


For an overall estimate of the cost of the Lexus RX, this Lexus RX review below includes starting prices for available SUVs.

Lexus RX Model Pricelist:
Lexus RX 350 EX R 1 206 700
Lexus RX 350L EX R 1 295 900
Lexus RX 350 F SPORT R 1 349 500
Lexus RX 450h SE R 1 567 800

*Factory extras and trim may vary from vehicle to vehicle. Pricing excludes factory extras, delivery fees, etc.

CFAO Motors Lexus is a renowned Lexus dealer offering a premium, unmatched luxury and service experience. If you are looking for a new or used Lexus RX, feel free to contact us today!

Kindly note that this Lexus RX review is not focused on one model, but serves as an overview of the Lexus RX. For a more comprehensive review of these Lexus RX models, please contact your local CFAO Motors Lexus Group to speak with a knowledgeable sales representative.

Lexus RX Design


You get to change the rules when you design the first-ever premium SUV. A striking design with dynamic lines that surround the aggressive spindle grille and extend into sharply flared fenders teases at the performance beneath the hood.

The elegant L-shaped premium LED headlights, LED rear lights, and floating C-pillars, which are all incorporated into the car's gleaming sporty aspect, show the RX design's continuity. The overall length of the RX 350L model is 110mm longer to accommodate a 7-seat capacity. Front seats in perforated leather offer heated and ventilated lumbar support. For unquestionable comfort, a memory system additionally keeps track of the preferences of the driver.

With over 5 interior trims available, RX enthusiasts are spoilt for choice. Featuring a heated wood and leather-sheathed power tilt and telescopic steering wheel that includes:

  • Audio
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Voice Command
  • Info Display
  • Telephone Control Switches

Lexus RX Performance


The design of the Lexus RX goes beyond its appearance to unleash more power with the 3.5-litre V6 engine. Forward-thinking, the RX 450h exhibits the next level of hybrid performance. Featuring 230kW of total system output, the RX 450h is redefining performance with a small environmental footprint.

A car that works as hard as you do to reach new pinnacles of performance, the new Lexus RX is the epitome of the perfect balance between cutting-edge performance and unprecedented comfort. Powered by a 3.5-litre V6 engine with 8-speed automatic transmission, the RX 350 range delivers a maximum of 221kW of power at 6 300 r/min on the 5-seater and 216kW on the 7-seater model.

Reaching the top speed of 200 km/h, the RX 450h showcases the next level of hybrid performance. Refashioning the future, the Lexus RX 450h features a 3.5-litre Atkinson-cycle V6 with Lexus Hybrid Drive, which emits only 131 grams of CO2 per kilometre, the RX 450h is just as unconventionally conscious as you are.

And breaking the rules is the RX F SPORT with an exceptional V6 3.5-litre engine, paired with a powerful automatic 8-speed transmission and outstanding horsepower. It is the ideal SUV to take to rewrite the rules of any road.

Lexus RX Safety & Technology


Redefining safety, the Lexus RX is fitted with the Lexus Safety System+ to make safety an intrinsic part of the car’s performance. Equipped with an airbag on/off switch, an anti-theft system, an auto door lock, and many other safety features, the RX safety system is designed for complete peace of mind and advanced safety.

A machine that scans its surroundings for optimum safety, the RX is perfectly fitted with the following smart, safety features to guarantee your safety along with that of your passengers:

  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Park Distance Control
  • Lane Trace Assist
  • Pre-Crash System

In a league of its own, the RX features advanced technology that delivers increased connectivity and safety. With an upgraded multimedia system, the RX also offers enhanced usability and readability. Thus, amplifying your connectedness, safety, and overall experience of the vehicle.

Lexus RX FAQs

Which one is bigger, the RX or the NX?

The RX is the more spacious of the two. With more headroom and legroom in both the front and rear of the vehicle, the RX caters for more cargo space than the NX.

How much is the RX?

R 1 206 700 is the starting price of the Lexus RX. CFAO Motors Lexus Group has dealerships that offer luxury cars with an elite experience and can deliver nationwide so we are the perfect choice when shopping for your new Lexus.

What does the RX in Lexus RX mean?

The RX in the Lexus RX stands for Radiant Crossover. The word Radiant describes the bright new future Lexus envisioned when it was launched in the early 2000s.

Is the RX a luxury car?

Yes, the Lexus RX is a luxury car. More captivating, succinct and intuitive, and handcrafted according to the Lexus ‘YET’ philosophy, the RX is a leader in the luxury SUV category.

Cross Over To Lexus RX


CFAO Motors Lexus offers you an unmatched experience with regard to luxury and service. Visit our website here and browse our full list of Lexus RX for sale. Find a dealer here and experience a purchasing experience that is dedicated to excellent service.

Alternatively, book a test drive with us today and unleash your potential with the Lexus RX derivatives. Our excellent F&I team also offers a professional experience that is convenient and efficient.

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