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.
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)