It seems like Lexus is about to take the automobile markets by
storm as the company has been said to present a new 7-seater
version of the Lexus RX SUV. There was a huge roar when this
SUV debuted, and this upcoming 2018 Lexus RX 7-seater SUV is
going to break hell loose.
The on-going model is already a winner, and predictions are
that this upcoming Lexus RX is going to be even better. But
what could the makers focus on besides increasing the capacity
for 7 seating? Well, car experts have predicted that a slew of
technological advancement will be presented in this new model.
Exterior Body and Interior Cabin of 2018 Lexus RX
Although official words have not come out as how the
improvements will be influencing this model. The experts have
been saying that the makers will put out an refined look.
According to this analogy, the trapezoidal grille should be
retained but with reasonable modifications.
It is likely that the headlights will be changed/improved both
design and functionality wise. The front bumper could be
exaggerated a bit which can also affect the skid plate. New
wheels are likely to be incorporated.
The rest of the body will definitely be changed as the C-pillar
will be extended and a D-pillar will be added for the
3rd row. Its rear fascia could also see some change,
especially the tail lights and bumper which are likely to be
Ground clearance is pretty much likely to stay the same.
However, the suspension system has been said to be tuned,
mainly to bring out improvements in performance.
Changes are for sure in the interior cabin of this 2018 Lexus
RX 7-seater SUV. The biggest improvement is definitely going to
be increased in space. Like any other 7 seater SUV, this 2018
Lexus RX will feature 3rd-row seats that have a
folding function to open up cargo space.
Another drastic improvement would be technology wise. Expect
the infotainment system to be updated; smartphone integration
is likely to be featured along with Apple CarPlay.
2018 Lexus RX 7-seater SUV – Powertrain and
According to various sources, this upcoming 2018 Lexus RX
7-seater SUV will be using a 3.5-liter V8 unit as a base
engine. This engine will be able to produce 200 hp and similar
amounts of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission will be
used with this engine.
Another engine option is a 3.5-litre V6 variant that is capable
of producing 248 lb-ft of torque and 270 hp. This engine has
been said to make use of a 6-speed automatic transmission
As far as the mileage of this Lexus RX 7-seater SUV 2018 is
concerned, the figures are likely to stay at 22 mpg in city, 25
mpg on highways and 24 mpg on a combined basis. A front wheel
drive configuration will be used.
2018 Lexus RX 7-seater SUV – Price and Release
In conclusion, the price of this 2018 Lexus RX 7-seater SUV is
expected to start out at $42,000 and reach up to $51,000. This
SUV is to be released during the 2nd half of 2017.