Lexus is popular RX-selling SUV crossover to the way of doing for a third-row, giving luxury SUV customers as another option boom of sales. Toyota’s luxury brand has used the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show to make its 2018 RX 350 world debut.
The Lexus RX 350 and RX 350L combine with a 3.5-liter V6 making 295 horsepower in the RX 350 and 290 horsepower in the RX 350L. An automatic 8-speed power distribution on the front or all four wheels.
The 3-row 2018 RX 350L is 4.3 inches longer than its five-seater, two-row brother. The interior package and a steeper tailgate window to fit the third row, which includes two seats and a center area with two cupholders. From the outside, the RX 350L looks just a little different at the rear and back. The blackened C pillars give the impression that the roof of the crossing is floating. The rear has L-shaped LED taillights that extend from the tailgate at the rear of the van.
Standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, keyless entry / boot, leatherette upholstery, split 40/20/40 folding rear seat, power 10 adjustable front seats, dual zone climate control, an 8.0-inch screen, a reversing camera, a power liftgate and Bluetooth connectivity. Options include navigation, a larger 12.3-inch display, Mark Levinson Premium Sound System, panoramic sunroof, touch-free liftgate, triple-beam LED headlamps, 20-inch alloy wheels heated, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, semi-aniline leather upholstery, and a rear entertainment system with two 11.6-inch screens.
The F Sport adds 20-inch alloy wheels, an active noise generator, an adaptive variable suspension system, a sport + mode, the black mirror cover, a black roof trim, a sports steering wheel M, M gauges Sport, heated and ventilated F Sport seats, a more aggressive front fascia, shift paddles and a F Sport-specific suspension configuration.
The RX 350L 2018 starts at $ 47,670 for a front-wheel drive version ($ 4,400 more than the RX 350) and $ 49,070 for a full-wheel drive model. Prices exclude delivery charges of $ 995.