Lexus 7-Seater


Lexus Ireland has announced the RX 450hL seven seater, will be available from May, starting from €82,450. This versatile vehicle is set to reach a new audience for the luxury car brand. Available in two grade options, Luxury and Premium (€92,550), the ‘L’ version of the self-charging hybrid electric is 110mm longer than the standard RX. The RX 450hL has a restyled rear quarter panel, rear glass, roof, rear bumper and spoiler. It also features side curtain shield airbags to protect 3rd row passengers, and Lexus Safety Sense as standard.

Lexus says the RX 450hL does not compromise on space, packing in spacious boot room featuring the longest length behind the third row in the segment. In addition, the third-row seats feature electric folding in combination with individual air conditioning as standard, which is unique to the RX 450hL in its segment. The second-row seats to slide an additional 30mm to 150mm, depending on passenger needs.

Ian Corbett, Head of Lexus Ireland commented: “We are delighted to welcome the first seven-seater Lexus model to our Retailers in Ireland, bringing with it a new range of Lexus customers. The RX 450hL is perfect for families who want a premium self-charging hybrid but who require that third-row seating for children and still have room in the boot for luggage and all that comes with a bigger family. The RX 450hL has a range of unique advantages to enhance the comfort of 7 passengers as well as our latest Lexus Safety System technology which has a 5 star Euro NCAP rating”.


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