This Lexus SUV costs Rs. 99 lakh in India
Lexus India has launched its flagship SUV, the RX 450hL, in India at a whopping price of Rs. 99 lakh. The car packs a BS6-compliant motor and arrives as the 7-seater variant of the RX 450h which is already available in the country. Notably, the bookings for the luxury SUV are now live via all Lexus dealerships. Here's our roundup.
Lexus RX 450hL: At a glance
The Lexus RX 450hL features a tall and wide look with a cascading grille surrounded by chrome frame, angular headlights, sharp features, and chrome-finished alloy wheels. The car gets electronically adjustable anti-glare ORVMs, roof rails, and body-colored roof spoiler. Interestingly, the SUV comes with electronically-powered boot lid which opens up when you keep your foot under the rear bumper.
Inside the cabin
The Lexus RX 450hL sports a 7-seater cabin with leather upholstery, panoramic sunroof, and power adjustable ventilated seats. The car offers a digital instrument console and a 12.3-inch infotainment panel that comes with Lexus-original remote touch interface and supports Android Auto as well as Apple CarPlay. Further, it also offers premium features like ambient lighting, heads-up display, and multi-zone climate control.
Power and performance
The Lexus RX 450hL is powered by a BS6-compliant 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine, paired with a mild hybrid system. This combined unit is capable of producing 308PS of maximum power. Further, it is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all wheels.
Here's a look at the safety features
In the safety department, the Lexus RX 450hL comes equipped with disc brakes on all wheels along with ABS, EBD, and traction control as standard. The car offers 10 airbags, rearview cameras, and front as well as rear parking sensors. It also gets advanced safety features like Active Cornering Assist (ACA), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), and Lexus Enform Safety Connect for roadside assistance.
Finally, what is the pricing?
As far as pocket pinch is concerned, the Lexus RX 450hL is priced at Rs. 99 lakh in India. At this price point, it goes up against rivals such as Mercedes-Benz GLE, Audi Q7, BMW X7, and Range Rover Velar.