Last modified: Jun 18, 2024

Lexus RZ 450e

Lexus RZ 450e is an all-electric SUV with a WLTP range of up to 440 km (274 miles). EVKX.net has all the details.

Lexus RZ 450e

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Performance

The Lexus RZ 450e offers modest performance with a maximum power of 230 kW (313 hp / 308 bhp) and a total torque of 435 Nm (321 lb-ft). It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in 5.3 seconds and has a top speed of 160 km/h (99 mph), aligning more closely with traditional internal combustion engine vehicles.

Battery, range, and charging

The high-capacity battery has a gross capacity of 71,4 kWh and a net usable capacity of 64 kWh, providing an 7,4 kWh buffer (10.4%) for battery protection. With a nominal voltage of 355.2 volts, the system is classified as a 400-volt battery system, aligning with industry standards.

Under the WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) standard, the vehicle’s range varies between 440 to 395 km (274-246 miles), depending on the specific configuration and options, such as wheel size. Larger wheels, for instance, can increase energy consumption and subsequently reduce the overall range. The vehicle’s energy consumption is rated at 14.5 kWh/100 km for the base model and 16.2 kWh/100 km for the top-tier model under the WLTP test cycle. For more details about the range, see real-world data and range listing on this model’s range and consumption page.

The vehicle supports fast DC charging with a maximum power of 147 kW. Charging from 0% to 100% takes approximately 141 minutes, while a more typical charging scenario from 10% to 80% takes 34 minutes with an average charging speed at 78 kW. Considering an additional 5 minutes for each charging stop due to driving interruptions, the optimal charging range is from 3% to 47%. This results in an effective charging speed, including time lost, of 88 kW, with each charging session taking about 19 minutes and 9 seconds..

In a theoretical 1000 km challenge, starting with a full battery and maintaining a constant speed of 120 km/h (75 mph) under ideal conditions with an assumed consumption rate of 25 kWh/100 km, the trip would take approximately 10 hours and 28 minutes. This journey would require seven charging stops from 4% to 46%, with a total charging time of 128 minutes.

Onboard charger

The standard onboard charger supports up to 6.6 kW for Level 1 and Level 2 AC charging. This allows you to fully charge the battery from 0 to 100% in approximately 9 hours and 41 minutes using a home charging setup. For faster charging, you can opt for an optional onboard charger that supports up to 11 kW. With this upgrade, you can achieve a full charge from 0 to 100% in just about 5 hours and 49 minutes at home.

Lexus RZ 450e

Charge port

The location of the charge port is on the left front side. This location makes it easy to charge stations where you park side into the charger. Connector types vary by market: this model uses CCS Combo 1 in North America and CCS Combo 2 in Europe. For complete specifications for all markets, refer to the full specifications.

Drivetrain

Lexus RZ 450e features an all-wheel drive system powered by two motors, one on each axle.

The suspension has a fixed height and damping. The ground clearance with this suspension is 177 mm.

Brakes

Regenerative braking is available in several modes. The most efficient is automatic regen. In this mode, the car coasts when possible and uses regenerative braking to reduce speed. You can also enable one-pedal driving. At low speeds, the one-pedal drive mode will keep the car rolling until it stops by itself.

Exterior

You can choose between 1 different paint colors when ordering this model. Additionally, you can choose between 2 wheels with sizes from 18 to 20 inches.

The car has four regular doors and a hatchback-style liftgate.

You can choose between two types of roofs on this model. The standard is just a regular roof. As an option, you can order this model with a panoramic roof. The glass has two panels. One over the first and the second rows. This glass makes the car’s interior feel more spacious and bright, which can improve the mood and comfort of the occupant. Both glass panels have an electric curtain that occupants can use to protect against the sun.

You can order the car with tinted windows from B-pillar and back.

Lexus RZ 450e

Interior

First row seats

Only one front seat type is available in the Lexus RZ 450e.

The following functionalities are available on the standard seat.

You can choose from 1 different materials/colors for this seat type.

Lexus RZ 450e

Second-row seat

The second row has a standard three-seat bench with a 40:60 split where you can fold each section separately to increase the cargo space. In addition, the following functionalities are available.

Lexus RZ 450e

There is only one type of steering wheel available.

Climate system

There is one climate system available. The 2-zone climate system supports different temperatures in two zones for the driver and passenger. This model has a heat pump as an option. This heat pump can save significant energy used for heating in cold weather.

Comfort

Lexus RZ 450e has several features to make your life as a driver or passenger more comfortable.

You have wireless charging for your phone.

User interface and control

Two different screen setups are available on the Lexus RZ 450e.

The standard layout has the following configuration. Behind the steering wheel is a digital instrument cluster, and in the center console, there is one infotainment screen at the top of the center console. The touch screen behind the steering wheel integrated into the dashboard is 7.0 inches large. The touch screen at the top of the center console is 14.0 inches large.

The optional layout has the following configuration. Behind the steering wheel is a digital instrument cluster, and in the center console, there is one infotainment screen at the top of the center console. The touch screen behind the steering wheel integrated into the dashboard is 7.0 inches large. The touch screen at the top of the center console is 12.3 inches large. A head-up display is an optional system that presents speed and other important driver information in front of the driver on the windshield.

Lexus RZ 450e

Infotainment

You can choose between two sound systems on the Lexus RZ 450e. With the Standard, you get 14 speakers with a max system output of watts. With the Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound, you get 14 speakers with a max system output of watts.

In addition, with the optional in-car navigation system, you get the help you need to find your destination. Furthermore, the Lexus RZ 450e supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This functionality allows you to present your phone’s screen in the car’s screen so you can run apps like Google Maps or Waze.

The model has 5 USB-C connections as standard.

Lights

You can choose between two types of headlights for the Lexus RZ 450e. The standard headlights use LED technology. Headlights based on LED Matrix technology are available as an option. LED Matrix is an adaptive system that splits the traditional single headlight beam into dozens of smaller rays that the light controller can turn on and off individually to un-light small areas in front. In addition, the standard taillights use LED technology.

Lexus RZ 450e

Advanced driver assistance systems

The Lexus RZ 450e has several standard and optional advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for better safety and comfort.

Safety systems

The Lexus RZ 450e has an anti-lock braking system (ABS) as a standard system. This system helps to prevent a vehicle’s wheels from locking up during braking.

Forward Collision Warning is a standard driver assist system to help drivers avoid or mitigate frontal collisions.

The Lexus RZ 450e has automatic emergency braking as a standard system. This system helps prevent or mitigate collisions by applying the brakes autonomously if the driver fails to react to an impending collision.

Automatic emergency steering is a standard driver assist system designed to help drivers avoid collisions by automatically steering the vehicle in an emergency.

Blind-spot monitoring is an optional driver-assist system. This side assist system helps to detect traffic in blind spots.

Driving Automation

With the standard system the model offers no driving automation.

Cargo Capacity and Towing Ability

The cargo capacity in the trunk is 522 liters. With the third-row seat down, it is 1451 liters. On the roof, you can load up to 80 kg (176.4 lbs). Roof rails are optional on this model. Roof rails make it easy to mount a roof box or rack to the car. The maxium weight of the car is 2530 kg (5578 lbs), and with the base weight of 1980 kg (4365 lbs), you can max load 550 kg (1213 lbs), including driver and passengers. Some options can increase the base weight and reduce the maximum loading weight.

You can order the car with a towbar. The maximum total weight on a braked trailer is 750, and on unbraked, it is 750 kg (1653/1653 lbs).

Lexus RZ 450e

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