‘10 Lexus RX 450h Ready For Spring ‘09 Arrival

Hybrid SUV Blog

It wasn’t too long ago that we brought you news of the Lexus RX400h , the iconic luxury brands first foray into hybrid SUVs that has been in production since 2005. Well, five years in and the automaker has redesigned the SUV and the RX400h’s newest update – the RX450h - was originally unveiled at the November L.A. Auto Show and getting more buzz at last week in Detroit. He is also able to compare the handling and performance of the RX450h to the RX400h, which is great.

‘10 Lexus RX 450h Ready For Spring ‘09 Arrival

Hybrid SUV Blog

It wasn’t too long ago that we brought you news of the Lexus RX400h , the iconic luxury brands first foray into hybrid SUVs that has been in production since 2005. Well, five years in and the automaker has redesigned the SUV and the RX400h’s newest update – the RX450h - was originally unveiled at the November L.A. Auto Show and getting more buzz at last week in Detroit. He is also able to compare the handling and performance of the RX450h to the RX400h, which is great.

Best Selling Hybrid SUV for 2009

Hybrid SUV Blog

Lexus RX400h (10,089). Overall hybrid sales for ‘09 are down about 14% compared to this time last year, while auto sales in general are down nearly twice that amount (27%). 2009 won’t end up being a record year for hybrid vehicle sales, but considering the circumstances it would be fair to say that hybrids have held their own.

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