The new fuel-economy class leader 2020 Lexus RX 450h model will once again conquer SUV market. According to the latest news, the upcoming SUV will debut sometime in 2020 and it will get some design changes.
One of the most attractive crossovers on the market will also get L version that will provide a 2nd-row captain’s chairs. Lexus RX 450h F Sport version will be also in the offer and this one will look more attractive thanks to the black headliner, larger wheels, tires, and bold mesh grille. All models will come with a stylish, techy and quiet cabin.
2020 Lexus RX 450h Exterior Look
The styling of the new 2020 Lexus RX 450h remains to be attractive and sporty. The manufacturer decides to keep the same lines as the predecessor. The front of this SUV is unique thanks to the spindle-shaped grille and a more visible headlight.
Also, the new blacked-out C-pillars give the roof a floating appearance, while the rear end comes with a stronger design and the taillights that use the LED lights. The most aggressive styling will get the F sport model. It will get a 20-inch wheel that looks more sporty.
Cabin Features and Updates
This year, the 2020 Lexus RX450h will get more upscale materials and attractive modern design. Also, if you lack from space you can go for the L version that comes with a 2nd-row captain’s chairs. However, this model will reduce total passenger count to six and it will provide a more spacious cabin. Like all models in the RX line, the new SUV will be equipped with a large multimedia screen.
Furthermore, with the optional navigation package, the buyers can get a 12.3-inch split-screen multimedia screen and more techs than the standard version. Both the base and L versions come with a comfortable seat and there is plenty of head- and legroom in back. Cargo space is also great, with a18 cubic feet behind the rear seats. However, if one-fold rear seats it will get impressive 56 cubic feet of space.
2020 Lexus RX 450h Engine Specs
The most efficient model in the Lexus RX line is definitely the 450h hybrid. The base engine is a 3.5-liter V6 with a 123-kW electric motor and the advanced battery package. With this combination, the new 450h model will be able to produce a total output of 308 HP. Also, thanks to the electronic continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) the changing gear is smoother than before.
The larger 2020 Lexus RX 450h L will under the hood get the same engine and output, however, the only difference will be seen on the fuel consumption. The EPA-estimated driving range is 516 miles for the base model will the larger one provides 422. Towing capacity (of the standard RX and the RX hybrid) is 3,500 pounds.
Price and Release Date
The latest 2020 Lexus RX 450h will get price changes because there are a lot of updates. According to the latest info, the new model may cost $3000 more than the current one that is $47,000.
However, the price for the 450 F Sport will remain the same $52,500, while the Lexus RX 450h L hybrid starts at $500 less than F Sport model or $52,000. The release date of the new members is expected to be sometime in 2020.