There isn’t much to expect from the 2022 Lexus RX update because the ride had already got its restyled work for the 2020 model. The RX350 has been an iconic and beautiful SUV for years. Despite its long years of existence, it remains one of the strongest and most popular options. It should be interesting to see what’s going on with the new midsize SUV, considering that other manufacturers have been busy for the upcoming year’s launch – and model updates.
Who doesn’t know Lexus RX350? It is a luxury medium crossover that is considered one of the promising lines in Lexus sector. The ride has all the good combination of high-quality and premium interior materials as well as quiet cabin and versatile ride. Well, that’s what you expect from a brand like Lexus.
Moreover, RX is a line of mid-size SUV which means that you can expect spacious cabin – in both rows. The chairs are impressive and quite extraordinary, thanks to the thick cushion and soft skin. You can drive for hours – totally drama-free.
The new ride is claimed to come with stiffer suspension that delivers a sense of sportiness to the ride – without compromising the comfort. The F-Sport would also get a modification of the F-Sport trim. Instead of controllers, Lexus use trackpad to make it more convenient. There is Navigation package, which helps you navigate your drive. It comes with bombastic sound system and bigger display screen in 12.3 inches. Expect hands-free liftgate, foldable seats on the second-row, and also blind-spot monitor technology.
The F-Sport will have aggressive (sport) chairs while the base would have more appealing – and more affordable option. There would be refreshment work on audio system, better display screen, and better navigation system. The navigation system would be a great option for those who often travel to far-away places and areas that you aren’t familiar with.
Engine and Performance
When it comes to the engine, you have to admit that the V6 may not be the best or the most efficient, but it does have smooth acceleration and performance. When you mix everything with impressive driving quality, the RX350 becomes one of the best vehicles to choose.
The new 2022 Lexus RX would be available in base trim as well as F-Sport. The engine would be a V6 type with 3.5 liter capacity, producing 295 hp of power and 267 Nm of torque. It also comes with front wheel driving system and auto 8-speed transmission. The front wheel system is the standard while the all wheel driving system would be the optional.
For the safety features, the RX comes with auto two-zone climate control, power liftgate, adaptive cruise control, a set of driver safety technologies, simulated leather seats, and better audio system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay would be included along with 8-inch display system with touchscreen technology.
Release Date and Price
The company hasn’t made anything official concerning the release date and also the price. If the price remains the same, the predicted range would be between $46,200 and $58,500, which is similar to the current pricing. For the launch, it is possible that the 2022 Lexus RX may be available by the end of 2021.