2015 Lexus RX 350
The third generation of this popular mid-size luxury crossover was launched in 2010. After few years of production, Japanese car maker decided to do some refreshments for 2014 year model. So, it is not very realistic to expect some big changes only year after refreshment. However, company promised that this crossover will get improvements every year in order to be competitive as much it is possible. That means that 2015 RX 350 will also come with some changes. Although they will probably be minor, we have big expectations for new model.
2015 Lexus RX 350 changes
Outside of the car will remain pretty much the same. However, 2015 Lexus RX 350 gets new-designed 19-inch alloy wheels and some new colors. These things are reserved only for higher trim level models like Premium and Luxury package. When it is about interior of 2015 Lexus RX 350, there are also some new things. Although interior design remains pretty much the same, there are many updates, especially when it is about entertainment features. New model will feature new audio system consisted of 12-speakers and which features CD player, USB/iPod control, SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Bluetooth audio streaming. There is also optional 15-speaker Mark Levinson Surround Sound. New model will also feature 10-way power front seats with power lumbar adjustment, personal door-lock preferences and light adjustments.
2015 Lexus RX 350 engine
The 2015 RX 350 will be powered with well-known and proven 3.5 liter V6 DOHC. This engine makes 270 horses, while max torque is 240 lb-ft. Combined with 6-speed automatic transmission, this crossover’s main characteristics are excellent performances. Although it lacks in power compared to some rival models, you definitely won’t feel that when you step on throttle. It sprints to 60 mph in only 7.7 seconds, while top speed is electronically limited at 112 mph. Average fuel consumption is 26 mpg combined.
2015 Lexus RX 350 price and competition
The 2015 Lexus RX 350 starts around 41.700 dollars and depending on trim level, it goes up to over 43.000 dollars. Competitors are models like Acura MDX, Cadillac SRX, BMW X5 etc.