2017 Lexus RX200t adds F Sport and Sports Luxury variants, prices up across RX range
The turbocharged 2017 Lexus RX200t range has grown to include two new variants, bringing the number of grades in the RX line-up to nine.
Previously offered solely in ‘Luxury’ trim, the RX200t is now additionally offered in F Sport and Sports Luxury grades, aligning with the V6-powered RX350 and hybrid-driven RX450h ranges.
Starting at $86,840 plus on-road costs for the RX200t F Sport and $92,990 plus ORCs for the RX200t Sports Luxury, the turbocharged SUV provides an entry point into the higher grades in the RX range.
All RX200t models are $7170 more affordable than the equivalent RX350, while RX450h models command a $15,620 premium.
The wider RX range has also seen price increases of $1500-$2700 depending on model. See bottom of article for details.
Above, Top, Bottom: Lexus RX 200t F Sport
Standard on the entry-level RX200t Luxury grade are LED headlights, LED daytime-running lights, 20-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, heated and ventilated front seats with 10-way power adjustment and driver memory function, 8.0-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation, 12-speaker sound system with DAB+ digital radio, keyless entry and start, wireless phone charging, power tailgate, automatic wipers, along with front and rear parking sensors.
RX200t F Sport models come equipped with front sports seats, sports pedals, sports-tuned adaptive suspension, sports steering wheel with paddle shifters, sports grille and bumpers, unique 20-inch alloy wheels, 12.3-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation, 15-speaker Mark Levinson sound system, colour head-up display and rear passenger door sunshades.
Stepping up to the flagship RX200t Sports Luxury trim adds different 20-inch alloy wheels with titanium-coloured inserts, 14-way electrically-adjustable luxury front seats with driver and passenger memory, power-folding and heated rear seats, leather and woodgrain steering wheel and laser-cut aluminium wood trim.
Under the bonnet of all RX200t models is a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, producing 175kW of power and 350Nm of torque.
Drive is sent to the front wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission, with fuel use rated at 8.1L/100km on the combined cycle.
Optional on the entry-level Luxury grade are a panoramic sliding sunroof ($3500), or a package that includes the panoramic roof, smart key card and colour head-up display ($4500).
Across all grades, the only optional extra is premium paint ($1500).
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2017 Lexus RX pricing (plus on-road costs)
RX200t Luxury – $74,540 (+$1540)
Rx200t F Sport – $86,840 (new)
RX200t Sports Luxury – $92,990 (new)
RX350 Luxury – $81,710 (+$1710)
RX350 F Sport – $94,010 (+$2010)
RX350 Sports Luxury – $100,160 (+$2160)
RX450h Luxury – $90,160 (+$2160)
RX450h F Sport – $102,460 (+$2460)
RX450h Sports Luxury – $108,610 (+$2610)
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