The 2023 Lexus RX 350 is an upcoming premium midsize SUV/crossover that will reportedly debut later this year. Over the years, the RX has been evolved into one of the attractive and best-selling luxury vehicles in the United States. It’s certainly the most popular SUV from this automaker.
For 2023, the forthcoming model will receive a mid-cycle upgrade that will include more attractive design, which should move it away from other SUV/crossovers. Although the RX 350 continuous to use the same 3.5-liter V6 under the hoods of the RX 350/RX 350L models. There are two outputs to choose from, including a 295 horsepower or 290 hp.
2023 Lexus RX 350 Facelift
As one of the best-selling SUVS, the 2023 Lexus RX 350 offers a very attractive design. Like before, the RX model is available in two forms, including a regular model and the RX 350L extended-wheelbase variant. Both variants lament the overpowering design with a new grille, LED headlights and attractive hood.
The most attention is taken by a Black Line edition, which is limited to only 2,500 units. As the name suggests, this model offers a lot of black elements including wheels, grille, and side mirror housings.
Compared to other models in the class, the 2023 Lexus RX 350 has a more comfortable cabin as well as nicer tech. The L models offer a larger cabin, and it includes a power-folding third-row seat, which is still only ideal for small kids. On the other hand, the standard 5-seater version, according to Lexus, has better legroom.
The regular model features 16 cubic feet behind the 40/20/40 split/folding rear seats, offering a total of 32.6 cubic feet when they’re down. As for long-wheelbase/3-row version, it has a total of 58.5 cubic feet. As standard, the RX 350 includes an 8-inch display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, Amazon Alexa compatibility, voice control, and a 9-speaker audio setup. Safety is also better thanks to a forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, plus 10 airbags.
2023 Lexus RX 350 Powertrain Specs
Under the hood of the 2023 Lexus RX 350. Buyers can expect the same 3.5-liter V6 that thrums quietly and effectively. This engine is available on models RX 350/RX 350L developing either a 295 horsepower or 290 horses. The power of both models is sent to the front wheels (FWD) through an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Of course, you can still get all-wheel drive (AWD) as an optional. Regardless of the powertrain, the towing capacity of the RX 350 will remain the same. This small crossover can tow up to 3,500 pounds.
2023 Lexus RX 350 Release Date, Price
The new 2023 Lexus RX 350 will happen later this year, featuring some small upgrades and changes compared to its predecessor. The starting price of this SUV is over $45,000, which is very affordable for such a model with plenty of luxuries. Compared to rivals, the RX is still below the Genesis GV80, and it holds its value better.
The manufacturer offers the choice of a regular or a hybrid setup. You can also choose as well as a 5-seater configuration or an extended-wheelbase variant RX 350L that comes with a third seating row and enough room to accommodate seven occupants in total.