2019 Lexus RX 450hL Review; Price, Design and Features

The 2019 Lexus RX 450hL is a seven-seater version of the RX450h. The car comes with a BS-VI compliant self-charging hybrid petrol engine. Learn more.

Contents of this review-

  • 2019 Lexus RX450hL Overview
  • Lexus RX450hL Exterior Design
  • What does the President of the Lexus India says about the RX450hL?
  • 2019 Lexus RX450hL Interior Design
  • Lexus RX450hL Powertrain
  • 2019 Lexus RX450hL Price in India

2019 Lexus RX450hL Overview

There’s nothing very much exciting about the 2019 Lexus RX 450hL, and that’s no bad thing either. The RX450hL is mid-size crossover entrant which has a cushy couch on wheels. Moreover, its seats are very comfortable, soft, its interior is elegant, gorgeous and put-together with high-quality craftsmanship. Its cabin is quieter than a library. With an additional row of seats, the RX450hL also comes with a new BS-VI compliant hybrid engine under the hood. The car competes against the likes of the Audi Q7, Volvo XC90, etc.

Lexus rx450hL Review

Lexus RX450hL Exterior Design

Lexus is always considered for its design and this RX450hL is no different than the others. While the rest of the car looks pretty much similar to the standard RX450h, it’s easy to differentiate the model because of its extended length. The roof also gets a floating design which reduces the visual bulk. However, the front continues to be dominated by the huge spindle grille and a striking three-eye L-shaped LED headlamps with DRL that creates a signature Lexus arrowhead-shaped illumination.

What does the President of the Lexus India says about the RX450hL?

“The RX 450hL is a self-charging hybrid electric vehicle that offers you with luxury, quietness, space, craftsmanship and elevates the senses with every moment of the journey. Moreover, the improved technology, design and attractive pricing will surely make RX450hL a desirable car for our discerning guests. We take the introduction of the new RX as our continued commitment to the Indian market and a valued addition to our existing line of offerings.”

Says, PB Venugopal- President, Lexus-India
lexus rx450hL Design

The RX uses aluminium and high tensile strength steel in its construction, along with spot welds and body adhesives, laser screw welding and more to improve the rigidity of the car.

“All this has improved overall steering response and ride quality. The car comes with Active Cornering Assist (ACA) and new redesigned shock absorbers with new Friction Control Device (FCD), all of which contributes for better cornering and responsiveness.”

Says, Lexus.

2019 Lexus RX450hL Interior

On the inside, the RX450hL gets theatre -like seats on all the three rows. This allows for excellent visibility. The best thing that anyone would love is the touchscreen infotainment which displays as Lexus’s remote touch interface. The infotainment system features both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The system also offers voice control via native cloud connection along with Lexus Navigation. Furthermore, the dashboard also gets a new phone holder and USB port.

Also Read: Plug-in Hybrid Volvo XC40; Here’s What you Should Know

Lexus RX450hL Powertrain

The BS-VI compliant Lexus RX450hL is powered by a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine . The V6 Atkinson Cycle engine features Dual VVT-i and advanced D-4S fuel injection system which delivers excellent performance and with better drivability, fuel efficiency, and reduced emissions. Moreover, the hybrid powertrain includes self-charging capabilities.

Also Read: Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLE Plug-in Hybrid Price in India; Engine, Battery Pack and Launch Date

2019 Lexus RX450hL Price in India

Toyota’s luxury brand- Lexus has launched the 2019 RX450hL SUV in India for a starting price of Rs. 99 lakhs(ex-showroom). Read more by Carblog.

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