2016 Lexus RC 200t Chicago IL

Chicago Roads Are Made For The 2016 Lexus RC 200t

 

Wondering what is new over at Lexus? Well, gear up and get started.  The 2016 Lexus RC 200t Chicago IL has arrived and boy is it awesome! For beginners, the 2016 Lexus RC 200t is a luxury coupe that assures high performance and excellent fuel economy. A new model, the RC 200t comes with impressive features like a turbocharged four- cylinder engine.

Passenger side of 2016 RC 200t

With feature availability being enhanced, the F Sport versions now offer a limited-slip differential and performance dampers which are standard on the RC 200t.  Additionally, the Lexus Enform Service Connect, a new infotainment feature is an inclusion across the line up.

 

The 2016 Lexus RC 200t has made its presence felt throughout Chicago. Impressively styled from the inside and out, for the year 2016, this is the most economical RC. The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine generates 241 horsepower.  On the flip side, the four-cylinder engine comes only with the rear–wheel–drive.

 

What is included in all versions is the supremely beautiful cabin full of style.  As is the case with all Lexus vehicles, the interiors come with good quality materials that include highly convenient and well-bolstered front seats.

 

Of course, the ride quality is unmatched given the stiff structure of the car.

 

  •   Styling, Trims and Variants

 

The 2016 Lexus RC 200t Chicago is positioned as an entry level luxury sport coupe that offers the rear wheel or the all-wheel drive among the three variants – RC 200t; RC 300; RC 350.

2016 RC 200t Rear Image

Standard equipment that is offered across all the models include…

 

1) 18-inch wheels that come with all season tyres.

2) Selectable drive modes.

3) LED headlights and taillights.

4) Keyless Entry.

5) Keyless ignition.

6) Front and rear automatic climate control.

7) Rear-view camera.

8) Tilt-and-telescoping steer wheel.

9) 10-way power driver seat.

10) Eight way powered passenger seat.

11) Heated seats.

12) Leatherette premium vinyl upholstery

13) Combination of real wood and aluminium trims.

14) A 60/40-folding rear seat with armrests.

15) Heated side mirrors.

 

Moving on to the standard electronic features that are offered:

 

1) Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity

2) A 7-inch colour display

3) Voice Controls.

4) 10 speaker sound system with satellite radio

5) High Definition radio.

6) Auxiliary audio jack

7) iPod/USB connections.

 

The 2016 Lexus RC 200t Chicago IL comes with the Lexus Enform Service Connect, which provides access to vehicle status and maintenance alerts via a smartphone app.

 

A number of optional packages can also be availed.  Here you can make use of the Premium package which includes features like ventilated front seats; rear-cross traffic alert to name a few.You also have the Luxury Package which includes the premium package features plus several others like driver memory settings; automatic wipers; leather upholstery; power-tilt steering wheel. Lastly, you have the All Weather Package that offers headlight washers; windshield wiper, de-icer, and a supplementary electric cabin heater.

 

The Navigation Package is noteworthy.  This adds a console mounted touchpad controller, a navigation system, voice controls and smartphone app integration. The stand-alone feature for the RC 200t is the limited-slip differential with sport-tuned dampers.

 

  •      Power and Performance

 

The 2016 Lexus RC 200t in Chicago is a rear wheel drive and comes with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine set at 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.  The eight-speed automatic transmission makes for quite an interesting drive.  The RC 200t has been estimated to return 26 mpg combined (22 city driving/32 highway driving).

 

  •      Safety Features

 

The 2016 Lexus RC 200t Chicago IL, comes with all the standard safety features such as antilock disc brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags, front knee airbags and side curtain airbags. Along with this, you have a one-year subscription to Lexus Enform Safety Connect, an on-board emergency telematics system, stolen-vehicle locator and roadside assistance.

 

There are two optional packages. The Premium package includes blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. The adaptive cruise control option comes with a forward collision mitigation system.

 

  •      Insurance Ratings

 

The Lexus RC line up has earned impressive ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

 

  •      Interior Specialities

2016 Lexus RC 200t interior

The 2016 Lexus RC has very stylish interiors with classy trims.  The upper dashboard, armrests and the sides of the centre console are done up in thick padding covers.  The front seats are designed to offer good support and at the same time maintain grace.  This apart, the rear legroom as well as headroom is an area of concern and seems best suited for kids seating.

 

The boot-space offers 10.4 cubic feet of capacity which can be expanded using the 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks.

 

All said and done, the 2016 Lexus RC 200t Chicago IL, is impressive with its turbocharged refined engine. A must have for Lexus diehards and a must try for first-time Lexus buyers. See at your Chicago Lexus Dealership.

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Sedans

IS Base MSRP
$37,825*
22/33 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD
ES Base MSRP
$38,900*
21/31 City/Hwy MPG* FWD
GS Base MSRP
$46,310*
22/33 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD
LS Base MSRP
$72,520*
16/24 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD

Coupes

RC Base MSRP
$40,155*
22/32 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD
LC Base MSRP
$92,000*
16/26 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD

SUVs

NX Base MSRP
$35,085*
22/28 City/Hwy MPG* FWD or AWD
RX Base MSRP
$43,020*
18/25 City/Hwy MPG* FWD or AWD
GX Base MSRP
$51,280*
15/20 City/Hwy MPG* AWD
LX Base MSRP
$89,380*
13/18 City/Hwy MPG* Full-Time 4WD

Hybrids

CTh Base MSRP
$31,250*
43/40 City/Hwy MPG* FWD
NXh Base MSRP
$39,720*
35/31 City/Hwy MPG* FWD or AWD
RXh Base MSRP
$53,035*
32/28 City/Hwy MPG* FWD or AWD
ESh Base MSRP
$41,820*
40/39 City/Hwy MPG* FWD
GSh Base MSRP
$63,635*
29/34 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD
LCh Base MSRP
$96,510*
26/35 City/Hwy MPG* RWD or AWD

Performance

GS F Base MSRP
$83,940*
16/24 City/Hwy MPG* RWD
RC F Base MSRP
$64,165*
16/25 City/Hwy MPG* RWD
F / F SPORT Vehicles

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