Posted by admin at 15 June 2013, at 19 : 47 PM
The Lexus RX Hybrid combines the power of a 3.5-liter V6 engine and an electric motor producing around 295 total horsepower. According to test drivers, the Lexus RX Hybrid has good power and offers a comfortable ride with accurate steering. The sport utility vehicle (SUV) is equipped with an USN/iPod, power liftgate, the all new Sport mode that changes the steering effect, throttles the response and transmission shifts for a smooth driving experience.
The Lexus RX Hybrid is a mid-size SUV and can seat 5 people. Standard features include fog lamps, 18-inch wheels, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, a power liftgate, rear privacy glass, and keyless entry/ignition. On the inside, consumers can enjoy the luxury of a leather-covered steering wheel, 8-way power front seats, auto-dimming doors, dual-zone climate control, cloth upholstery, sliding and reclining rear seats, and a telescoping and a power-tilt steering wheel.
The exterior is equipped with a spindle-shaped trapezoidal grille, LED headlamps, and redesigned rear lamps.
The electronic features Bluetooth, audio connectivity, satellite radio, safety connect communications system, 9-speaker sound system, USB/iPod, and an auxiliary audio jack. The other key features include central display screen, rearview camera, 12-speaker sound system, power-folding mirrors, sunroof, leather upholstery, and roof rails.
The front-wheel drive model uses 2 motors where one acts as a generator/starter while the other provides propulsion. The all-wheel drive Lexus RX has a third motor to the rear wheels. Power is continuously routed through variable automatic transmission. The Lexus RX Hybrid is a good 32 mpg in city and 28 mpg in highway. Other standard features of the Hybrid include front-and-rear side bags, antilock brakes, front knee bags, stability and traction control, and side curtain airbags. The government certified the Lexus RX Hybrid as “good” in-terms of overall crash protection.
The Lexus RX Hybrid comes with cutting-edge features, excellent built quality, and upscale appointments. There is ample space for luggage with nearly 40 cubic feet behind folding rear seats and 80 cubic feet when the seats are lowered. The ample sound insulation and complaint suspension provide a comfortable ride. The hybrid powertrain is soft and the power delivery is spontaneous and smooth. The vehicle passes through fast traffic effortlessly.
The Lexus RX Hybrid is a fuel-efficient extravagant SUV with an impressive built, good power, stylish exteriors, and comfortable interiors.