2010 Lexus RX


2010 Lexus RX has come up with a stylish, refashioned outlook with a hybrid (gas/electric) model this year. It is a medium premium SUV that accommodates 5-passenger and is offered in two editions; hybrid RX 450h and RX 350. These editions can be purchased in AWD and front-wheel drive. RX gives a comfortable ride with quite engine along with spacious room for both the passengers and cargo. However, it has some issues with its maneuverability.

The 2010 Lexus RX model is 1 inch longer in length and wheel-base when compared with the last year’s model. The RX 350 includes 3.5 liter capacity V6 engine generating 275 horsepower with an automatic transmission of 6-speed. It has added-up 5 horsepower as compared to the previous year’s RX 350. Lexus RX 450h edition has a 3.5 liter capacity V6 engine generating 295 horsepower by an electric motor and it adds-up 27 horsepower more than the 2009 model. It can utilize both types of fuel sources that help in stabilizing the speed and fuel consumption like other hybrids. It uses CVT- continuously variable transmission that acts similar to the automatic with no requirement of plug-in. The utmost hauling power of this car is 3,500 pounds.

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The safety features incorporated in 2010 Lexus RX are antiskid system, traction control, ABS and airbags for the front-knees; front-side and curtain-side. A Pre-Collision System is available that firms the seatbelts in case of possible accident of the vehicle and sets the brakes accordingly. A new feature of Hill-start is added as a standard. It also has a navigation system which is handled with a remote unit along with other features like climate control system and real-time traffic sensor. A side-view screening feature shows the side-view of the car on navigation display. Other add-ons for this year are DVD entertainment with two screens, hard disk for music-data storage, sport suspension and adjustable speed control system.

The vehicles are rated into 18 sections by Consumer Guide Automotive based on the basis of their market grade, cost and size. The medium-sized premium SUVs are same as that of regular medium-sized SUVs in the market. They are basically upgraded versions of medium-sized SUVs having few modifications in exterior and performance.

The best rated vehicles for a buy out are Lexus RX, Buick Enclave and Acura MDX. The recommended one is a Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The newest or the extensively reshaped models in this category include Lexus RX , Lexus GX 460, Acura ZDX, Acura MDX, Sporty Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover LR4, Lincoln MKT and Cadillac SRX. As hybrid models for this year; Porsche Cayenne and
Mercedes-Benz M-Class are the new entrants.

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