Aside from modern looks and equipment this model also delivers almost car-like handling and comes with appealing powertrain options including the hybrid version. The model competes with luxury-badged models like the Acura RDX, BMW X3, Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC, etc. For the 2018 model year, automaker updated model’s styling, added new equipment, changed name of the base version and revised suspension system.
2020 LEXUS NX: STYLING
The Lexus NX is based on the same underpinning as the Toyota RAV4 but two models have distinctive stylings and attitudes. The model makes the bold visual statement with sculpted body lines and love-or-hate spindle grille. Lexus updated the styling of this model for its 2018 version and changes were made on the front and rear end.The newest version has more aggressive front fascia with gaping spindle grille and attractive L-shaped LED accents bellow swept-back headlights. The taillights also look attractive and include L-shaped motif. The model also offers the F Sport package which adds black treatment to the grille, side mirrors and racy accents around the body.As for the 2020 Lexus NX version, the styling will stay in the current form and notable changes will be seen when the new-generation arrives.
Inside the NX brings the sophistication of the higher class and interior is also rich with shapes like the exterior. The model also has many soft and padded sections including also stitched materials.Lexus added new textures, upgraded infotainment features and more standard active safety systems for the 2018 version. The 2020 model won’t bring much new in the game.The standard equipment will include power seats, dual-zone climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, an 8-inch center display, LED cabin lighting, voice commands, etc. Standard will also be adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, automatic high beams, etc. Upgrades will bring heated and ventilated seats, navigation, larger center screen, sport-tuned suspension, etc.
2020 LEXUS NX: POWERTRAIN OPTIONS
When it comes to the power options, the 2020 Lexus NX will return with the same capabilities. The base NX300 version will again rely on the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.The hybrid version, NX300h, will combine the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and Toyota’s two-motor electric system. This system uses the continuously variable automatic transmission. The engine makes 154 hp and the net output is 194 hp.The F Sport version with low-profile tires, sport-tuned suspension, and all-wheel drive will be at 22/27 mpg. The hybrid version will earn 33/30 mpg.
2020 LEXUS NX: ARRIVAL, PRICE
The 2020 Lexus NX should follow brand’s usual release scheme late in the year. The current version starts from $35, 985.