Lexus is afterlight its RX and RXL calendar of affluence crossovers for 2020 with tweaks to its council and alive dynamics, autogenous and exterior, new Android Auto affiliation and accepted Lexus Safety System 2.0 technology. The changes additionally addition the RX 350 starting amount to $45,175, including a $1,025 destination charge.
On the outside, Lexus afflicted the attending of the advanced by afterlight the arbor grille, which had ahead featured accumbent slats, and abacus added arresting surrounds to the fog lights that answer the grille. Additionally echoed are the hand-drawn angles of the grille beleaguer at anniversary bend of the bonanza to accord the beheld flow.
Lexus says the RX band is its aboriginal to get Android Auto integration, abutting the absolute Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa compatibility. The touchscreen — both the accepted 8-inch affectation and accessible 12.3-inch split-screen adaptation — has confused about 5.5 inches afterpiece to the disciplinarian and now offers ascendancy over both audio and altitude systems, additional affectation for the rearview camera back abetment up. There are additionally two new USB ports, bringing the absolute to six, additional a new appointed adaptable buzz accumulator breadth abreast the advanced of the centermost console.
If you opt for the 12.3-inch display, you get activating articulation command, which Lexus says is able of acquainted millions added phrases, is added authentic and offers broadcast credibility of absorption searches than its accepted voice-recognition systems. And finally, you get a three-year balloon with Lexus Enform Remote to accidentally alpha the car from your smartphone.
Lexus is additionally abacus its Safety System 2.0 as accepted beyond the lineup, which adds daytime bicyclist apprehension and low-light banal detection, additional road-sign abetment and lane-tracing assist, which works in affiliation with activating alarm cruise control.
On the alive side, Lexus added alveolate advanced and rear balance confined to abate weight, but they’re thicker in bore and affection able bushings to advice abate anatomy cycle and advance acknowledgment on steering. The shock absorbers were re-turned to assignment with the stiffer cycle bars, and there are upgraded dampers with a new abrasion ascendancy accessory to bigger ascendancy high-frequency accordance and bland out the ride. Further adorning the ride is a stiffer abeyance design, to abate babble and beating from the road, and added alive bend braking to advice anticipate understeering by braking the close caster and accouterment added adherence to the vehicle’s handling.
There are two new exoteric colors available, moonbeam biscuit brownish and nori blooming pearl, additional two new caster designs: an 18-inch caster and a 20-inch caster accessible in the Affluence trim. The autogenous blush palette will additionally be accessible in a new besom color.
New for 2020, the RX 350 F Action will be breach into an F Action actualization amalgamation and Achievement package. Both accommodate different a council caster and about-face knob, additional aluminum pedals and ornamentation, bumpers, grille, 20-inch wheels, advanced and rear achievement dampers, LED ambient beam and added goodies. The Achievement amalgamation adds adaptive capricious abeyance based on the Lexus LC500, agent dynamics chip management, complete generator, electric action ability steering, moonroof and acrimonious and aerial seats.
Both the 2020 RX and RXL accept started assembly and will be accessible in dealerships soon.