The 2013 Lexus R350 is a crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) manufactured by Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. The 2013 Lexus R350 has seats for five and it is built on the ES sedan platform of Lexus. This SUV is a good combination of luxury and comfort and comes with generous standard features, comfortable seating and premium materials and cabin design. The 2013 R350 competes with Infiniti JX35, Cadillac SRX and Acura MDX.
For 2013, the RX has the brand’s new “spindle” grille design, new headlights and LED daytime running lights and new paint options including Silver Lining Metalic, Fire Agate Pearl, Cerulean Blue Metallic and Matador Red Mica. Interior changes for 2013 include a redesigned console, a new steering wheel, new accents above the glove compartment lid and new standard features for the F Sport version.
The 2013 Lexus R350 comes with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and it is available in two trim levels: base and F Sport. The Lexus R350 base comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, LED running lights, foglamps, automatic headlights, a power liftgate, fabric upholstery, heated mirrors, rear privacy glass, keyless ignition, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, eight-way power front seats, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a sliding and reclining rear seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth connectivity and a 9-speaker audio system with iPod/USB interface and a 6-CD changer.
The Premium package adds leather upholstery, three-position memory for the driver’s seat, steering wheel and mirrors, a rearview camera, power-folding mirrors, roof rails, power glass sunroof and rear armrest storage.
The Comfort package adds heated and ventilated front seats, automatic wipers and xenon headlamps. The Navigation package adds a navigation system with voice controls and the Display Audio With Back-up Monitor system (which includes a larger central display screen, a rearview camera, Lexus Remote Touch electronics interface and a 12-speaker audio system).
The Luxury package includes all the contents of the Premium, Comfort and Navigation packages and adds 19-inch wheels, 10-way power front seats, headlamps washers and a heated steering wheel.
The 2013 Lexus R350 F Sport comes standard with all features of the base with Comfort and Premium packages and adds 19-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, special exterior styling elements, perforated leather upholstery and an 8-speed automatic paddle-shift transmission.
The 2013 Lexus RX350 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard for the base model, while the all-wheel drive is optional. The RX350 F Sport comes standard with all-wheel drive and the eight-speed automatic transmission.
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