The Lexus RX SUV happens to be one of the leading models of the Toyota luxury brand, LEXUS. The RX model popularity increased in most recent years making it one of the most driven SUV in Africa. This car offers its user comfort and luxury while also being economical and easy to maintain. The new 2018 Lexus RX 350L which will be on sale soon offers what has not been seen on any other RX model before, which is a three-row seat configuration. This three-row seat configuration makes the RX 350L a good family car. The production of this model was announced in 2014 by Lexus in order to literally compete with other automakers who had already mass-produced large size SUVs like the Nissan Amada, Lincoln Navigator, Mercedes Benz Gl500 among others.
In terms of its design, the 2018 Lexus RX 350L body to feature the brand’s signature aspects and razor-sharp lines. The body structure is extremely beautiful and well crafted like you would expect from a luxury brand that really wants to impress. The front grill on the Rx 350L is large and easily seen covering most part of the anterior view of the car. The headlamps are slim, well-defined, and narrow, giving out an elegant yet simple look.
On the rear view of the car, the tail light feature LED technology as expected. There are also dual exhaust outlets with shiny covering. The new Lexus is fitted with 18-inches seven-spoke alloy wheels but there are optional available 20-inch wheels.
Judging from the leather trims and infotainment system installed In the RX 350L, LEXUS continues to justify the luxury price tag on this vehicle. The seats are all covered with exotic leather finishing that gives the passengers a warm feeling of utmost comfort. The dashboard features a 12.3 inches infotainment screen with satellite navigation system preinstalled. There’s also an analogue clock located in the middle of the dashboard,
giving out a premium look to the interior.
The car features a push to start functionality with the button located beside the steering. There’s a remote touch interface between the driver and the front passenger with a mouse like the control that can be used to select whatever function you want on the screen. The last seat row on the RX 350L can be easily folded to give room for extra cargo space at the trunk.
Engine and Transmission
Coming to the engine specs, the company made no changes to the engine fitted on the predecessor the regular RX 350. The 350L comes with a 3.5 litre V6 and an eight-speed automatic transmission producing 295 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque.
Luxurious and lavish interior
Good infotainment system
The third-row seat can’t fit a normal size adult
Low gas mileage