Lexus has launched the fourth-generation version of the Lexus Rx 450hL at a price of Rs 99 lakh (ex-showroom). Here are all the details.
Lexus India has finally introduced the updated version of Lexus RX 450hL. First launched in the Indian market two decades ago, the Lexus RX 450hL Hybrid is the major contributor to the success of Lexus as a luxury car brand in our market. The fourth-generation version of the Lexus RX450hL has come with substantial updates that thoroughly transform Lexus’ mid-size premium SUV.
Lexus RX450hL has been launched at Rs 99 lakh (ex-showroom).
The updates for the new Lexus RX450hL focus on enhancing convenience and practicality. For that reason, the fourth-gen RX450hL now come with three rows of seats instead of the regular 5-seater arrangement. Outside, it features a dominant character line that runs from the front to the rear, enhancing the dynamic styling for the new RX450hL. At the front, the large, hour-glass shaped grille remains the same but now also gets a slimmer headlight cluster, along with sharper L-shaped LED lights integrated with LED DRLs on the bumper. Notably, it will be the first car to come with an auto high-beam function for the headlights.
Inside, the new RX 450hL is equipped with a new touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. Moreover, the RX 450hL also features voice control using cloud-based connectivity or via virtual assistant applications on smartphones like Apple Siri and Google Assistant.
Fourth-gen Lexus 450hL arrives with various cosmetic and mechanical updates
Under the hood, 2020 Lexus RX 450hL sports a BS-VI compliant 3.5-litre V6 engine which generates a maximum power output of 295 PS. Together with the hybrid system, the total power output stands at 308 PS the the crank. Other mechanical updates on this new version include revised shock absorbers, along with stiffer stabiliser bar and high-strength adhesive, which will help improve the ride quality significantly. Additionally, the use of Active Cornering Assist (ACA) contributes to a more direct steering feel and thanks to these updates, drivers can benefit from enhanced steering response as well as better ride comfort.
Lexus will will be importing the new car to India via CBU route (completely built unit). The main rivals of the Lexus RX450hL in India include the likes of the Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7. As for the pricing, the 2020 Lexus RX450hL can be yours for a price of Rs 99 lakh (ex-showroom).
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