2016 Lexus RX 350: Plush-riding Powerful, Sporty And Luxurious Midsize SUV

Mar 02, 2017 08:50 AM EST | Audi Mae

The 2016 Lexus RX 350 is plush-riding crossover and a hybrid all-wheel drive, which is better than its predecessor. The midsize sedan offers rich-looking interior materials, comfortable seats and roughly excellent specs.

The RX 350 comes with a powerful and sporty design. It also provides luxury SUV capabilities. It comes with a longer wheelbase and a better legroom in the rear seats, plus a larger luggage compartment. It also features stylized tail lamps, which wrap around the RX's genuinely carved side panels that light up in an enchanting display of illumination, as noted by Cars US News.

The midsize sedan has Lexus's iconic L-shaped clearance lamps that harmonize the LED headlights for a better and aggressive look. It also highlights an improved aerodynamics, which the sleek lines drastically enhance and optimize fuel efficiency. It offers better cargo solutions than its predecessors, which rear seats can slide, recline and fold virtually flat in a 60/40 split. It also highlights better storage compartments.

According to Car And Driver, the 2016 Lexus RX 350 is fuelled by V6 24-Valve DOHC VVT-iW and VVT-I engine, which owns a 3456 cc displacement. The maximum output is 292 hp per 6200 rpm, and the maximum torque is 360 Nm per 4700 rpm. The engine has 9.4 l per 100 km fuel consumption. It is based on Euro 6 Emissions standards with 219 g per km C02 Emissions.

The RX 350 highlights an eight-speed Sequential-Shift Automatic with ECT transmission. Its front suspension is composed of an independent MacPherson Strut with coil springs and stabilizer, while its rear suspension is made of Double Wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer. The steering comes with electric power. Its front brake has a ventilated disc.

The 2016 Lexus RX 350 comes with an alarm system with Engine Immobilizer System for its security feature. It has an active safety feature, includes Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Control, traction control, clearance and reverse sensors, a backup camera, and rain sensing wiper.


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