‘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. Other than those two changes, the hybrid system has not changed much from the original RX400h, it has just been updated as technology has advanced and changed.

‘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. Other than those two changes, the hybrid system has not changed much from the original RX400h, it has just been updated as technology has advanced and changed.

Lexus Prices the New 2010 RX 450h

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The original RX400h debuted in 2005. With an EPA-estimated 32 mpg city and 28 mpg highway (30 mpg combined)—30 mpg city, 28 mpg highway (29 mpg combined) for the AWD—it earns 16-20% better fuel economy than its predecessor. While achieving improved fuel economy, the new RX450h produces 295 total system horsepower, 27 more than the current generation RX400h.