Moving On Up: 2013 Lexus RX, IS, Get Slight Price Hikes
Toyota has released pricing details on several vehicles for luxury brand Lexus. The popular Lexus RX mid-size crossover saw a small price jump for model year 2013. The 2013 Lexus RX 350 with FWD now costs $40,185 MSRP, a $235 increase from the 2012 model. The 2013 Lexus RX 350 with AWD costs $41,585 ($235 increase); 2013 Lexus RX 450h FWD is $46,785 ($675 increase); and the 2013 Lexus 450h AWD is priced $48,185 ($485 increase). The all-new sporty Lexus RX 350 F Sport crossover starts at a cool $47,875. Lexus RX pricing includes the $875 destination and handling fee. Lexus' sporty IS sedan saw a price jump of $200 across the board for model year 2012, a 0.5 to 0.6 percent increase depending on the model and trim. The 2012 Lexus IS 250 with manual transmission start at $34,670; 2012 Lexus IS with automatic transmission start at $35,840; 2012 Lexus IS with all-wheel drive begins at $38,300; front-wheel drive 2012 Lexus 350 is now offered at $41,095; and the top-of-the line 2012 Lexus IS 350 AWD begins at $43,555. All 2012 Lexus IS prices include $875 in destination and handling. The Lexus GS lineup was revamped for model year 2013, featuring the all-new Lexus GS 350, GS 350 F Sport, and the GS 450h sedans. The 2013 Lexus GS 450h hybrid comes equipped with a more powerful and yet fuel-efficient V-6, generating over 330 horsepower but getting an estimated 29 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. (31 mpg combined.) Also, the 2013 GS 450h can travel short distances strictly on electric power before the gasoline engine kicks in. Interestingly, pricing for the 2013 Lexus GS 450h is the same as last year's model, or $59,825 MSRP, which includes destination and handling fee. Source: Toyota/Lexus
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