Lexus RX created the luxury crossover segment two decades ago, and even won our dedicating SUV of the Year with high comfort, a car-like driving experience and impeccable build quality. Fast forward to today, the fourth generation of Lexus RX receives significant updates for the 2020 model year of safety, multimedia and chassis fronts.
You need a magnifying glass to see Lexus RX's exterior updates for 2020. Thinner headlamp clusters, a reshaped spindle grid with square-like inserts, and updated tail lights consist of the most obvious exterior changes. The interior looks like the refreshment model apart from the addition of paddle shifters, six standard USB ports and standard NuLuxe leather coatings on all variants.
Lexus RX's biggest changes are in the cabin. The dreaded Lexus Remote Touch interface finally adds Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Alexa integration. A new 8.0-inch display now comes standard and an optional 1
Lexus also revised the 2020 RX suspension with thicker but hollow front and rear stabilizer rods, retuned dampers and shock absorbers, and stiffer anti-roll beams to enhance ride comfort. 2020 The Lexus RX also gets a brake-based torque vector system, using the inner wheel brakes subtly for better handling and stability through turns. F Sport models get an updated Active Variable Suspension system that is said to be more responsive than before. Standard F Sport models include performance-adjusted dampers and sports + and customized driving modes, while the F Sports top foot adds a cold air intake, active sound control, a special electric steering system and a heated steering wheel.
On the security front, the Lexus RX 2020 gets the Lexus Safety System + 2.0, which now includes low light-pedestrian detection and cyclist detection. Lane tracing assist detects driving directions and helps to sit in the car when adaptive cruise control is active. When the road does not have clearly marked dividing lines, the system can follow the vehicle in front of you under certain conditions.