2017 Lexus RX Is Coming

Today’s market of crossovers is rich and competitive. However, 2017 Lexus RX struggles to survive again and again.

2017 Lexus RX is already in production and the model is going to be a seven-seater. This auto is supposed to be number on the U.S. market because the low gasoline prices raise the demand for large crossovers there. Lexus RX has already proved it during the last three years.

2017 Lexus RX Hopes

North American dealers are sure that arrival of this model will allow to increase sales. Currently the majority of buyers choose Lexus rivals. However, with the an improved wheelbase 2017 Lexus RX350L and RX450L will be able to compete with such crossovers as Acura MDX, Infiniti QX60 and Volvo XC90.

2017 Lexus RX Engine and Specifications

According to official claims the car is not going to change its exterior significantly. Nonetheless, the auto is going to run on the same petrol engine as previous Lexus RX with 3.5 liter of displacement and 300 horsepower. The hybrid version is going to provide 313 horsepower.

2017 Lexus RX Video

2017 Lexus RX History

The new model has changed inside as well. The car uses premium platform as well as materials. However, the first generation of Lexus RX came into market in 1997 in Chicago. Next year about 48 thousand of such SUVs were sold in US.

The second generation came in 2003 in the United States. The car grew bigger. Lexus was already equipped with a 3.5 liter engine paired with an automatic transmission. The reduction of fuel consumption was introduced in hybrid model, 2005.

The third generation was launched in 2007 in Tokyo. The car grew up again and got equipped with a rear view camera and functional multimedia system.

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2016-05-23 by Luke Widmeyer