The approaching 2021 Lexus RX350 is confirmed for the following year, and we can expect numerous updates. The RX is an excellent looking SUV that comes with the high build quality and extraordinary resale values.
Also, this model is known as one of the safest SUVs on the market. The design inside is premium and this model comes with many features that include new Android Auto integration. Under the hood, there will be two engine options, and one of them is the Hybrid variant.
2021 Lexus RX350 Exterior Look
The 2021 Lexus RX350 is a mid-size SUV that offers modern and sporty design. According to the latest reports, the new model will be refreshed, and the manufacturer will use many cues from its big brother RX450. First of all, the front of this model has recognized thanks to the bold spindle-shaped grille and revised LED headlights.
However, the grille on the front will suffer some changes and the manufacturer will add bolder patterns and it will use more chrome around. Blacked-out C-pillars looks attractive and different, and it gives the same floating appearance as before.
2021 Lexus RX350 Cabin Specs
The interior of 2021 Lexus RX350 will get significant upgrades. Precisely, there will be more premium materials and high techs inside. Besides that, the base RX350 will feature two rows of seats, while RX350L that is larger offers more spaces inside and it comes with three rows. Like before, the Lexus will use the same Safety System+ 2.0 as standard equipment. This package will include lane-centering, bicyclist detection, and road-sign assist.
The manufacturer will also add more quality materials, and on the center of the dash is a new 8.0 inches touchscreen system. Moreover, there will be plenty of optional features and upper trims will bring more premium materials and a bigger 12.3-inch unit with a split-screen display. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability are finally standard on this model.
Safety will be high thanks to features like automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, automatic high-beams, and lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist.
2021 Lexus RX350 Powertrain Details
Two engine options will power the upcoming 2021 Lexus RX. The new 2021 Lexus RX 350 is the base model and it comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 295 horsepower. This engine sends power through a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Furthermore, choosing the RX 350L buyers will lose five horses due to its single exhaust pipe. The next engine is placed under models RX 450h and RX 450hL. A 3.5-litre V6 powertrain and battery-electric will power both engines. This version will use the all-wheel-drive system as standard.
The output of both models is the same and is rated 308 horsepower. Also, this engine is fuel-efficient and it provides 31 mpg in the city. Towing capacity is descent and 2021 Lexus RX can tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds.
Release Date and Price
The release date of the new 2021 Lexus RX 350 SUV is expected to be in the summer of 2020. As we already wrote, the upcoming model will look more attractive, and it will get some new techs inside. The price should remain the same as before and the base model that comes with FWD as standard will start at $45,000.
Choosing the AWD system will increase the price by $1,400. The 2021 Lexus 450h F Sport is still the most expensive model that starts at $51,500. Models such as Mercedes-Benz GLE, BMW X5, Infiniti QX50, Lincoln Corsair, and Volvo XC60 are the main reason for the redesign of this SUV.