Lexus Likely To Showcase 5th-gen RX SUV At Auto Expo 2023

Lexus India are likely to showcase the 5th-gen RX SUV at the Auto Expo 2023. Let’s discuss the details like expected dimensions and engine specs, expected launch timeline, rivals and expected price of the 5th-gen Lexus RX.

5th-gen Lexus RX

Most Notable Features Of 5th-gen Lexus RX 

The most notable feature of the new Lexus RX SUV is its 5-seater configuration. Currently, Lexus offer the RX SUV with a 7-seater configuration in India whereas the 5th-gen model comes with a 5-seater layout only.

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Take a look at the key notable features of the RX SUV:

  • Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • 4-wheel-drive
  • Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Connected LED tail lights
  • Panoramic sunroof

5th-gen Lexus RX

5th-gen Lexus RX Expected Specs

Lexus offer an array of hybrid and plug-in-hybrid powertrain options with the new RX in global markets. However, Lexus India are yet to reveal the powertrain details of the India-bound RX SUV. The latest addition to the RX range is the 2.4L turbocharged petrol engine. Variants powered by this engine also get an electric motor at the rear axle, which gives it all-wheel-drive capabilities.

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5th-gen Lexus RX Rivals

The 5-th Lexus RX is likely to rival the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Volvo XC90 and Land Rover Range Rover Velar in India. The RX incorporates a coupe-like roofline, which makes it a worthy contender against the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and the Audi Q8.

5th-gen Lexus RX

5th-gen Lexus RX Launch Timeline

Lexus India will showcase the RX SUV at the 2023 Auto Expo and we expect the Japanese carmaker to announce the SUV’s prices at the event or soon after. Alongside the RX, Lexus will also showcase the updated LC500h and a range of hybrid and pure-electric vehicles.

5th-gen Lexus RX Expected Price

It’s rather early to estimate the prices for the RX before as we do not have powertrain specifications of the India-bound model in hand. We expect the Lexus RX to hit our shores via the completely built unit (CBU) route.

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Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.


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