The 2018 Lexus RX 450h is aimed at the environment aware lot and those who are looking for a hybrid luxury crossover. There are so many luxury crossover vehicles available that buyers get confused regarding choosing the right one. The Lexus RX has always been a contender with some merits and for 2018 it gets a revamp. It gets moderate styling revamp along with a boost in amenities.
2018 Lexus RX 450h – Immaculate Design
To lure the customers who are wooed by the sleek design and sporty styling of German luxury crossover, Lexus has given the RX 450h a nice exterior styling revamp for 2018. The bulbous jellybean shape is gone and you will find more sharp lines and creases intersecting with curves on its body, more on the sides. Of course, the massive trapezoidal spindle grille is there at the front and it gels well with sharp angular headlamps. It comes in base and F Sport trims.
The cabin is quite lavish and roomy in Lexus RX450h 2018. The front seats are large and soft. Cargo space is quite decent and material quality is pretty good. The dashboard design is clutter free and controls are all within reach. You get several trim and upholstery choices.
2018 Lexus RX 450h – Under the Hood
The 2018 RX 450h is powered by a hybrid gasoline setup that lives up to expectation. The V6 engine makes 295 hp and the electric motor is smooth. The setup has a continuously variable transmission and there is drive mode selector too. You get Normal, Eco and Sport modes while F Sport gets two more modes. Mileage with economy mode activated is very impressive for a hybrid vehicle. You may choose 18 or 20-inch alloy wheels.
The 2018 Lexus RX 450h gets a good dose of both safety and amenities. The standard safety features are a forward-collision warning, active lane control, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, rearview camera and set of airbags. However, surround-view cameras and blind-spot monitors are optional or included in packages.
The model gets dual zone climate control, ventilated and heated front seats, USB enabled center console, (auto-dimming) outside mirrors, UV resistant glass. There are plenty of packages like Luxury and Premium package.
2018 Lexus RX 450h – Price and Release Date
The release date of 2018 Lexus RX 450h is unknown. Base trim price should be close to $54,000.
Lexus RX 450h gets nice to revamp for 2018. The styling is enticing and amenities leave almost no room for grudges.