|Class||Compact luxury crossover|
|Body Style||5-door wagon|
|Length||4,630.4 mm (182.3 in)|
|Width||1,869.4 mm (73.6 in)|
|Height||1,645.9 mm (64.8 in)|
|Wheelbase||2,660 mm (104.7 in)|
|Weight||4,630.4 mm (182.3 in)|
|Transmission|| 6-speed automatic (200t)
CVT automatic (300h)
|Engine|| 2.0 L 3ZR-FAE I4 (gasoline; Russia)
2.0 L 8AR-FTS I4-T (gasoline) 2.5 L 2AR-FXE I4 (hybrid gasoline)
|Similar||Toyota RAV4 (XA40)|
The Lexus NX (Japanese: レクサス・NX, Rekusasu NX) is a luxury compactcrossover sold by Lexus. It was introduced in late 2014 as an all-new, entry-level crossover model in Lexus' lineup, slotted below the mid-size RX crossover. The name NX stands for Nimble Crossover.
The NX was revealed at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition on 20 April 2014. The NX shares a small portion of parts with the Toyota RAV4primarily related to the structure and wheelbase, while the styling, suspension parts, some engines, interior, and level of luxury and craftsmanship unique to the Lexus. Lexus NX variants sold in the United States features slightly altered fascias which facilitate higher departure angles. US sales began during November 2014.
The Lexus NX is available with various powertrains. In the US, it comes in NX 200t and NX 300h trims:
The Lexus NX 200t features the newly developed 8AR-FTS 2.0L turbocharged inline four cylinder direct injection engine that can run on both Otto andAtkinson cycles. Mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission, this engine produces 235 hp @ 4,800 rpm and 258 lb-ft at 1,650 rpm. The NX is the first Lexus vehicle to feature a turbocharged gasoline engine in the US market.
The Lexus NX 300h hybrid comes powered by a 2.5-liter inline-four 2AR-FXEengine mated to an electric motor and CVT that puts out a combined 194 hp (145 kW) and is shared with the Toyota Camry Hybrid.
In addition, a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engine producing 150 hp (110 kW) will be available in Russian markets.
The Lexus NX comes well equipped. Notable features include:
- Advanced voice command
- Remote Touch with Touchpad
- Drive Mode Select
- Pre-Collision System with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Blind spot monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane Departure Alert
- Radar Cruise Control with All-speed Tracking Function
- PREMIUM TRIPLE-BEAM LED Headlamps
- backup camera
- Tire Pressure Monitor System
In its first full year of sales the NX sold over 43,000 units in the USA. It was also successful in Europe where it sold over 28,000 in its first full year of sales, of which more than 17,000 were hybrids. This made it Lexus's best selling model in Europe. Its success was also strong in Russia, where in its first full year of sales it was the best selling luxury vehicle.
|Calendar year||US sales (hybrid)||Europe sales (hybrid)|
Hybrid: RX 400h
|Toyota||Corporate website||A division of the Toyota Motor Corporation|
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