The 2017 Lexus RX200t is still a new addition to RX line-up as
it was only introduced in 2015. The RX crossovers have been the
company’s one of the best-selling models. Similarly, the Lexus
RX200t 2017 is basically same as that of the on-going model
except for little changes here and there.
Coming as a sports trim, this new 2017 RX200t has been improved
on performance as well as design cues on subtle levels. All in
all, the upgrades seem to be worth it.
Exterior Body and Interior Cabin of 2017 Lexus
The outer body of this 2017 Lexus RX200t has definitely met
some revisions. One of the most distinct features of this model
is its iconic trapezoidal grille that has horizontal slats and
it has been accented with chrome. The border of this grille has
been presented with a metallic finish.
Sitting astride to this grille is the headlights that
incorporate LED daytime running lights (which has become a
trend in markets). As the grille uses up most of the space in
the front fascia, the front bumper is nearly absent.
The bottom edges feature plastic cladding that adds more
styling. Sharp cuts start right from the front fascia and
continue throughout the body. The wheel rims have been given a
new interesting design.
The approach of hood and windshield remains as it was in its
predecessor, the fenders seems to be flaunted a bit. Also to
note, new powerful fog lights replace the old ones. Up top,
there’s a small roof rail-like structure. Its rear portion
remains the same with subtle changes that are contributed by
modified tail lights.
In addition, the interior cabin of Lexus RX200t 2017 has been
well built. This cabin shouts comfort and is therefore very
welcoming. World-class luxury and premium feel has been
characterised by the use of high-grade materials like wood.
Parts that incorporate wood include steering wheel, centre
console, door panels and dashboard.
The seats are plush and have leather upholstery. These seats
also benefit from functions like power reclining, heating,
cooling, and ventilation. Also, the controls on centre console
have a simple, ergonomic arrangement and are very
The driver’s gauge cluster has been reworked; infotainment
system has been upgraded to the latest version. Some of the
safety features include stability control, lane departure
warning, automatic braking, and a rear view camera.
2017 Lexus RX200t – Engine Details
This 2017 Lexus RX200t makes use of a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder
engine that is capable of producing 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of
torque. A 6-speed transmission system has been used with this
engine. Front wheel drive configuration has been used with no
options for all-wheel drive.
The makers have incorporated an air to the liquid intercooler
and twin scroll turbocharger. Also, the power robbing heat is
eliminated by intercooler which makes way for the overall
performance to improve.
2017 Lexus RX200t – Price and Availability
In conclusion, the price of this 2017 Lexus RX200t goes around
$40,000 and increases for more features. Finally, this model
has already been launched and made available in Australia and
is targeted for European markets too.