Lexus RX arrived at dealerships in 1999 and took the entire SUV segment by storm with its crossover DNA. Over the years, Lexus RX has been performing consistently and catering to a large number of customers. The SUV has undergone numerous updates and managed to stay relevant in the midsize luxury SUV market. The 2022 Lexus RX is most likely to continue the legacy. Laden with new exterior paint options and new front fog lights as a standalone option, the new Lexus RX offers more than just performance. The vehicle is exceptionally safe, tech-savvy, boasts excellent driving characteristics, and offers a complete suite of interior and convenience elements. Check out the new 2022 Lexus RX at Lexus of Memphis in Memphis, TN. Schedule a test drive online!
All non-hybrid trims in the 2022 Lexus RX lineup draw power from a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that produces 295 horsepower and 263 - 267 lb-ft of torque. AWD and FWD drivetrains are available, and engine power is sent to the wheels using an eight-speed automatic gearbox system. The AWD variant takes roughly 6.8 seconds to reach 60 MPH, while the FWD models take longer, depending on the setup. The FWD 2022 Lexus RX versions get 20 MPG in the city and 28 MPG on the highway, while the AWD ones get 19 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on highways.
The hybrid trims in the lineup come with the same engine coupled with an electric motor. The net output in these trims goes up to 308 horsepower and 274 lb-ft torque.
All trims in the 2022 Lexus RX lineup get a four or five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA. The IIHS has also given the Lexus RX good scores in its crashworthiness tests and included the Lexus RX in Top Safety Pick vehicles list.