On June 8, Toyota’s luxurious division will launch its latest automobile. The 2024 Lexus TX ought to roughly be a gilded model of the 2024 Grand Highlander, which made its debut on the 2023 Chicago Auto Present.
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TX and Grand Highlander fall into the “large-midsize” class of SUVs. As such, it can have three rows of seating. The Lexus model will compete with the likes of the Acura MDX, Audi Q7, BMW X5, Cadillac XT6, Infiniti QX60, Mercedes-Benz GLS, and Volvo XC90. TX will substitute the three-row RX L, but it surely is not going to supplant the off-road-oriented GX in Lexus’ portfolio. Certainly a redesigned GX is within the works that’s anticipated to premiere after the TX as a 2024 mannequin.
Full particulars can be accessible after the official unveiling, however you may anticipate many of the TX’s fundamentals to align with these of the Grand Highlander. Underneath the hood, we anticipate all TX fashions to make use of one or each of the Toyota’s hybrid choices. The inspiration could be a 2.5-liter gasoline engine paired with a battery-powered electrical motor. The bottom configuration would pump out a complete of 243 horsepower with the top-end Hybrid MAX variant making 362. Entrance- or all-wheel-drive choices must also be accessible.
Count on the TX to supply at the least 6 inches extra third-row legroom and an inch extra headroom than the outgoing Lexus RX L. Most cargo capability must also match or come inside a pair proportion factors of the Grand Highlander’s whole of 97.5 cubic toes.
Depend on TX to additionally supply the standard suite of upgraded trim and options over its Toyota-branded sibling. Options akin to leather-based upholstery, heated and ventilated entrance seats, heated second-row seats and steering wheel, and rain-sensing windshield wipers could possibly be commonplace fare on all Lexus variations.
Whereas the product itself can be revealed on June 8, we wouldn’t depend on pricing to be introduced till nearer to the precise on-sale date, which we guess can be in late summer season or early fall. The 2024 Lexus TX will possible begin in the identical ballpark as a top-end Grand Highlander so determine round $55,000 with a totally loaded mannequin reaching at the least $75,000.
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Just like the Grand Highlander, the TX fills a void in Lexus’ portfolio that has been vacant for a few years. The RX L was a pleasant sufficient automobile however felt rushed to market. It doesn’t appear to be the TX could have this subject and if it’s priced proper, it ought to show to be a compelling different to the established gamers in its phase.
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