The renowned Japanese auto manufacturing company came out shining in 2015 with an all new heir to sustain the legacy of the luxury car maker, the Lexus NX. The NX has created new benchmarks with an all new segment of luxury SUV's. NX carries a transverse front engine layout and can be driven either as a front wheel drive or all wheel drive. The NX is a Hybrid vehicle which has been specially tuned to deliver increased ride comfort and handling stability, with the trademark hybrid exhilaration.You can not only expect enough power but also efficiency which makes it a perfect companion for your long family drives or off-road trips. Lexus has diligently crafted the SUV with sumptuous features and appealing styling to make the vehicle practical as well as comfortable for the users.
Engine, mileage & variants
Lexus NX is being offered in Malaysia with an In-line 4, 16-valves Atkinson Cycle Engine 2.0 litre engine churning out a maximum power output of 235 hp at 4800- 5600 rpm and a maximum torque of 350 Nm between 4,800 - 5600 rpm. This all-wheel drive layout has a Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) to deliver that efficiency and thrill which you want to feel while going for an off-road trip. This engine shows off decent pick up numbers and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.1 seconds with a peak speed clocking to 200 kmph. One can expect a mileage ranging between 14- 16 kmpl.
Lexus NX can be described as an luxurious crossover with a diamond shaped exterior sculpture. The front fascia of the all new Lexus NX embodies a symbolic X shaped radiator grille with chrome accent on it complemented by front LED headlamps with fog lamps and daytime running lights. The bold designing of Lexus NX is carried by its roof-line peak and roof spoiler giving the car a authoritative silhouette. Lexus crossover is loaded with appealing features on the outside like its crisp flowing body lines, high wheel arches and roof-rails. The overall dimensions of the crossover measure 4630 mm X 1870 mm X 1630 mm (L X W X H) and the wheelbase worth 2660 mm which makes it decently spacious. Lexus NX comes employed with 18-inch alloy wheels which are wrapped up in 225/60 R18 tires.
Slither inside the lavish cockpit of this Japanese crossover and heed your boring soul into the rejuvenating senses offered by the Lexus NX. The car will indulge you completely by just a single look on the inside. Lexus has shown a remarkable craftsmanship over the interiors of the car featuring premium looking upholstery on the seats which not only give a luxurious look to the cabin but also deliver comfort. The dashboard is also beautifully crafted and packed with all the necessary meters, gauges on the instrument panel. The car offers a ergonomically crafted infotainment system right in the drivers view offering complete details about the car. The car offers an impressive boot space of 475-litres and can be expanded to a maximum of 1520-litres by folding the rear seats to flat.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Lexus NX is well equipped with a plethora of safety features to deliver a safe and hassle free ride to its occupants. The car is loaded with Anti-Lock Braking System, Vehicle Stability Control and Brake Assist to ensure stability and overall control on vehicle. Apart from it it also offers Traction Control, and Hill Start assist in this drive for convenience during up-hilling this car. In case of active collision Lexus has added a layer of six airbags around the car to ensure maximum safety to its occupants.
Lexus NX can be summarized as an intelligent SUV with hybrid technology. The car offers spacious cabin, appealing design and powerful engine along with an array of advanced safety features.