2018 Lexus RX Performance

September 10th, 2018 by

Lexus RX driving on a bridge
Driving a luxury vehicle has plenty of perks, but driving the 2018 Lexus RX creates more excitement for Lakewood Ranch drivers. With features like all-weather drive, VVT-iW, and Drive Mode Select, the Lexus RX performance features are something you absolutely cannot pass up. So whether you’re looking for something new to enjoy on your commute or a luxury model to handle your next adventure, check out the Lexus RX performance features at Wilde Lexus Sarasota.

Power and Handling

When it comes to expertly maneuvering on the Venice roads, the Lexus RX offers power and handling that will make others on the road take notice:

  • 5L V6 engine with direct and port fuel injection offers up to 308 hp
  • Variable Valve Timing with intelligence system (VVT-iW) lets you access better fuel efficiency
  • Active Torque Control all-wheel drive shifts engine power for more precise handling
  • Drive mode select lets you choose how you want to handle the road based on the driving conditions
  • Go from 0-60 in only 7.7 seconds
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission lets you seamlessly move through town
  • Available paddle shifters make it easy for you to switch gears without taking your hands off the wheel
  • Combined 30 mpg lets you cruise through Bradenton without having to constantly stop for fuel
  • Intelligent Shift Control adjusts engine response time depending on if you’re heading up or down hill

2018 Lexus RX Engine


In addition to overall performance, the Lexus RX provides top-notch safety systems for added peace of mind.

  • 10 airbags
  • Smart Stop technology
  • Backup camera
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Vehicle Proximity Notification System
  • Rain-sensing wipers

Visit Wilde Lexus Sarasota Today

If you’re looking for a luxury model, compare the 2018 Lexus RX vs. 2018 Audi Q5 and see how the new Lexus delivers in performance against the competition. Wilde Lexus Sarasota has a nice selection of models to choose from, so visit us today to learn more about RX technology features or to check out our used RX inventory.

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