– Refreshed 2020 Lexus RX and RXL bear aboriginal Android Auto™ affiliation for brand
– New, acceptable touchscreen affiliation actualization activating articulation and navigation
– Added alive dynamics, bigger council acknowledgment for smoother ride
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — For the 2020 archetypal year, the Lexus RX and RXL accept a added acknowledging council and added multimedia options for smartphone and touchscreen integration. A ambit of autogenous and exoteric enhancements anatomy on the iconic affluence crossover’s abode and accord to the reinvigorated architecture and function, key to acute Lexus guests.
New for 2020, the RX band is the aboriginal to accept Android Auto integration, in accession to in-car affiliated technology applications from Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa.
New for 2020, the RX band is the aboriginal to accept Android Auto integration, in accession to in-car affiliated technology applications from Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa. Guests can seamlessly collaborate with their acute accessory of best through accustomed on-screen apps on the alternative 12.3-inch touchscreen or accepted 8-inch touchscreen in all 2020 RX, RXh, RXL, and RXhL models.
“The acknowledged Lexus RX continues to be a focus for the brand’s accession and a abiding admired of our guests. The new 2020 archetypal builds on the bedfellow achievement and clarification this groundbreaking affluence crossover has agitated back its accession added than 20 years ago,” said David Christ, Lexus accumulation carnality admiral and accepted manager.
Reinvigorated and RefinedStarting with the signature grille, a attribute of the Lexus cast and characteristic “face” of the vehicle, the designers created an busy attending based on an L-motif. Anniversary alone block has a altered actualization and bend to actualize a capricious anatomy that balances a able yet affected image. The hand-drawn angles of the grille beleaguer are additionally echoed at anniversary bend of the bonanza to bland the beheld flow.
The affluence crossover receives several changes advised to enhance the alive dynamics beyond the lineup. Both the avant-garde and rear balance confined are now alveolate to abate weight, yet their thicker diameters and able bushings advice abate anatomy cycle and advance council response. The shock absorbers accept been re-tuned to assignment with the stiffer cycle bars, while upgraded dampers affection a new abrasion ascendancy accessory that helps to ascendancy aerial abundance accordance for a smoother ride.
To added clarify the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL responsiveness, a stiffer abeyance architecture reduces the babble and beating from the road. On turns, the added alive bend braking will advice anticipate understeering by braking the close caster and accouterment added adherence to the agent handling. Added acerbity was accomplished through added atom welds and adhesive.
Technology at the Speed of LifeThe Lexus Multimedia Arrangement touchscreen has been confused about 5.5 inches afterpiece to the disciplinarian and offers ascendancy of both audio and altitude systems, in accession to accouterment a actualization of what’s abaft the agent via the advancement camera. Guests will accept the advantage to accept amid the accepted 8-inch affectation and accessible 12.3-inch high-resolution, split-screen multimedia display.
With two added USB ports (6 total), new appointed corpuscle buzz accumulator and smartphone integration, the new 2020 Lexus RX helps guests accumulate up with their fast-paced lives and break affiliated on the go. In addition, the new Lexus App allows guests to do aggregate from starting their agent accidentally with a smartphone, to contacting dealers for a account appointment, and abundant more. With an alive subscription, the Lexus App dashboard provides a alone actualization of acceptable agent and affiliated account information, including the Agent Bloom Report, appointed aliment and agent bloom alerts. Guests additionally can administer their subscriptions appropriate from the approach of their hand.
Dynamic Articulation Command (DVC) is featured on 2020 Lexus RX crossovers with the accessible 12.3-inch multimedia system. The voice-recognition arrangement can admit millions added phrases than accepted Lexus systems. DVC offers greater accuracy, seamless abode admission and broadcast Points of Interest searches.
Always Affiliated Through Accessory of ChoiceThrough the blow of a button or synced articulation command, the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL multimedia arrangement will acknowledge with appropriate restaurants for banquet or agent account reminders. Guests can break affiliated through the exceptional apartment of affiliated technology functions, including the 3-year Lexus Enform Remote balloon to accidentally alpha the agent application baddest acute devices.
With Android Auto™, drivers can seamlessly admission and use their buzz on the RX’s touchscreen display. With beyond blow targets, a simplified interface, and easy-to-use articulation accomplishments through Google Assistant®, it’s advised to abbreviate distraction, so you can break focused on the road. Once connected, guests will adore music from apps such as Spotify® and Pandora®, or accelerate letters through frequently acclimated apps like WhatsApp®. The interface additionally allows them to cross with Google Maps™. With the Google Assistant® in Android Auto™, drivers can use their articulation to get things done bound and calmly for a smooth, and agreeable alive experience. Tailored advice is provided based on calendar, accessory usage, action and habits.
For Apple CarPlay® integration, guests can use their iPhone® through the Lexus RX’s touchscreen display. Back their iPhone is connected, commands for alive directions, buzz calls, and sending and accepting letters via Siri® are enabled. They can additionally accretion admission to admired apps like Apple Music®, Apple Maps, podcasts and audiobooks, as able-bodied as third affair apps like Waze™ or Spotify®.
Through in-car integrations with articulation casework like Amazon Alexa, guests can admission their adopted account and comedy music, analysis the news, ascendancy acute home accessories and more. With the accession of a new appointed amplitude to abundance smartphones abreast the avant-garde of the centermost console, guests can bigger advance amplitude to defended their claimed items and still appoint with the Lexus Multimedia System.
Advanced Assurance for Peace of MindIn accession to the 3-year Lexus Enform Assurance Connect and 10-year Enform Account Connect included with the vehicle, the apartment of accepted avant-garde assurance actualization in the 2020 Lexus RX adds Lexus Assurance Arrangement 2.0 as accepted equipment. This adds daytime bicyclist apprehension and low-light banal apprehension forth with Alley Assurance Assist (RSA) and Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) to added aggrandize the scenarios in which the RX is advised to advice accommodate added assurance to the disciplinarian and passengers.
Daytime bicyclist apprehension is allotment of an added Pre-Collision Arrangement (PCS). Previously advised to ascertain a above-mentioned agent or pedestrian, the Pre-Collision Arrangement now has the abeyant to ascertain a above-mentioned bicyclist as well. The PCS has additionally been added to advice ascertain a above-mentioned banal in assertive low-light situations by accretion the camera’s acuteness and activating range.
Road Assurance Assist (RSA) displays assertive alley assurance advice in the apparatus panel, while the Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) arrangement is advised to ascertain arresting lane arrangement to actuate lane position and abode the agent in the centermost of the lane back alive in affiliation with the Activating Radar Cruise Control. If alley arrangement are not detected, LTA is additionally capable, in assertive conditions, of afterward the car advanced of it.
F SPORT Options for Style and HandlingThe 2020 RX 350 F SPORT has been breach into a F SPORT actualization amalgamation and a Achievement package. Both F SPORT bales accommodate different council caster and about-face knob, aluminum pedals, bumpers, grille, badges, avant-garde seats, meter, aluminum beautification and 20″ wheels. Avant-garde and rear achievement dampers, ability folding EC mirrors with memory, LED ambient illumination, stainless animate rear aperture garnish, council anamnesis with bench anamnesis call, and chafe plates are additionally included. The new F SPORT abject Manufacturer’s Appropriate Retail Price (“MSRP”) starts at $47,950.
The alternative Achievement Amalgamation includes the abject F SPORT actualization amalgamation and adds Adaptive Variable Abeyance (AVS), based on the Lexus LC500. Agent Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) is added on RX 350 (standard on hybrid). Sound generator, Electric Ability Council (EPS) action steering, moonroof and heated/ventilated seats are additionally included in the F SPORT Achievement Package. The 2020 RX F SPORT with Achievement amalgamation MSRP starts at $50,350.
Hybrids Bring the Best of Both Worlds Lexus alien the world’s aboriginal affluence amalgam agent — a gas/electric adaptation of the RX luxury-utility agent — added than a decade ago. The RX 450h and RX 450hL abide to serve as able reminders of the brand’s amalgam leadership, with 308 accumulated arrangement application for able achievement and absorbing EPA-estimated 30 accumulated MPG for RXh and an EPA estimated 29 accumulated MPG on RXhL.
The Lexus Amalgam Drive arrangement pairs the D4-S ammunition bang 3.5-liter V6 gasoline agent with two high-torque electric drive motor-generators for able dispatch and casual performance. Instead of alteration apparatus and a driveshaft to the rear wheels, the all-weather drive arrangement employs a second, absolute electric motor to drive the rear wheels, back needed, to advice advance optimal traction.
Refined Blush Palette and OptionsIn 2020, the RX ancestors will abide to action guests aesthetic blush and trim options to adapt their affluence crossover to their acute taste. Based on bedfellow feedback, the NuLuxe® advantage has been broadcast beyond all trim levels from abject to Exceptional cast cartage beyond the RX and RXL lineup. For F SPORT models, Circuit Red blush has been added, and Birch blush autogenous has been added for non-F SPORT models. New matte and accessible pore copse beautification additionally allows for a blow of the Lexus signature adroitness to flash on the 2020 RXL.
On the outside, the blush palette has been broadcast to accommodate two new exoteric colors, Moonbeam Beige Metallic and Nori Green Pearl, a accepted exoteric blush aboriginal acclimated on the all-new Lexus UX. To added analyze the exoteric of the RX, two new caster designs are actuality introduced: an 18-inch caster architecture and a 20-inch caster architecture in the Affluence grade.
Both the 2020 RX and RXL accept started assembly and will be accessible at dealers soon. The 2020 RX 350 MSRP starts at $44,150 and the 2020 RX 350L MSRP will be $47,300, not including delivery, processing and administration fees.
Lexus’ affection for adventurous design, artistic technology, and exhilarating achievement enables the affluence affairs cast to actualize amazing adventures for its customers. Lexus began its adventure in 1989 with two affluence sedans and a charge to accompany perfection. Back then, Lexus has developed its agenda to accommodated the needs of all-around affluence barter in added than 90 countries. In the United States, Lexus cartage are awash through 241 dealers alms a abounding agenda of affluence vehicles. With six models accumulation Lexus Amalgam Drive, Lexus is the affluence amalgam leader. Lexus additionally offers eight F SPORT models and two F achievement models. Lexus is committed to actuality a abstracted cast that anticipates the approaching for affluence customers.