The upcoming 2021 Lexus RX is the luxury SUV that will bring numerous improvements over predecessor. Like before, this model will include versions Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h. Both models are popular in the midsize-luxury SUVs segment. Generally, thanks to tons of new features and even more quality and techs inside, this SUV year after years is more competitive. Moreover, it`s the main threat to many SUVs in the same category.
Performance is impressive and we can even expect better outputs and even fuel efficiency. The hybrid model is a great deal and the best value for invested money.
2021 Lexus RX Outside Refreshments
The all-new 2021 Lexus RX looks refreshed. Its styling is unique and one of the best on the market right now. The front of this SUV is updated and the upcoming model comes with attractive bold spindle-shaped grille and great shaped LED headlights. This is perhaps the most visual boost. Roof floating appearance remains thanks to the blacked-out C-pillars.
If we compare the standard version with the RX L models, the L models are 4.3 inches longer than the 2-row RX models. However, thanks to that, the L models will get a small space boost inside. F Sport model is the most wanted model and it provides more aggressive styling. This package will include stylish 20-inch wheels and the adaptive variable suspension.
The newest 2021 Lexus RX will look more modern inside. So, some refreshments will happen. Basically, the upcoming model will be more upscale and it will feature even more standard features than before. On top of that, there will be numerous configurations. Buyers can get an RX 360 and RX 450h standard models that are excellently arranged with two rows of seats and enough rooms for five occupants.
However, as you may have already known an extended L version is also offered. With this model, customers will get a small but still viable 3rd-row seat increase passenger capacity to seven. The highlight of this model is the more roomy cabin. Cargo space is impressive, with over 56 cubic feet when the rear bench is folded. Also, cabin is techy and the Lexus RX is available with the 12.3-inch split-screen multimedia screen, a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, 10 airbags, leather interior, dual-zone climate control, a rearview camera and so on.
2021 Lexus RX Deploys Various Engines
There will be a few powertrain options for the 2021 Lexus RX. The base model 2021 Lexus RX 350 will host a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes out 295 horsepower. This powertrain will also be offered with the F-Sport trim. Moreover, the same engine is available on the larger version 2021 Lexus RX 350 L version. However, it loses some outputs because of its weights and it provides 290 horsepower.
The hybrid model 2021 Lexus RX 450h is the best option and recommended model. It comes with a 3.5-liter V6 that is paired with a 123-kW electric motor. We must add that this model is the only one that is offered with standard all-wheel-drive. Overall, the total output system of this variant is 308 hp. Not bad for a hybrid drivetrain. Also, there will be a bigger RX 450h L and it will offer the same numbers as the non-L version.
Production and Cost
The all-new 2021 Lexus RX is the SUV that will bring many novelties. It will be refreshed, and the manufacturer will add more standard features. However, updates are minor and will not affect the price. The FWD base model starts at 45,000, while high-performance F Sport begins just under $49,000.
The three-row and larger model RX 350L starts just below $48,500. Hybrid Lexus RX 450h is our best choice and it worth invested money. This model provides excellent, efficient powertrain and unique design. Pice of this version is $48,000. However, choosing up the larger version of the hybrid, the price will go up to $51,500. Lexus RX will try to keep up with the models in the same segment Mercedes-Benz GLE and BMW X5.