2016 Lexus NX 200t, F Sport and 300h

The NX SUV made by Lexus is still not so popular model, since this brand started its production just a year ago. First ever model of this great-looking SUV was released in 2014, as a 2015 model. 2016 Lexus NX, therefore, will not bring any news, according to expert’s assessments. However this outstanding SUV has a lot to offer. Here are the most interesting facts about 2016 Lexus NX :

2016 Lexus NX front

2016 Lexus NX design and features

Just like the previous model, 2016 Lexus NX will be available in three variants: 200t, 200t F Sport and 300h. Primary rivals of this new model are Acura RDX, Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLK. Its design is futuristic with boomerang-shaped LED running lights. Grill design is different for the model with F Sport Package. Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, auto on/off LED headlamps, fog lights and DRLs, rear privacy glass, keyless start and access, cruise control, two-zone automatic A/C, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel wrapped in leather, an auto-dimming mirror, a rearview camera,  a 7-inch display screen, Bluetooth connectivity (phone and audio) and audio system with 8 speakers, a CD player, HD radio, satellite radio, an AUX jack and a USB/iPod interface.

As we mentioned the 200t F Sport adds some styling elements and additional features to provide sportier driving dynamics.

2016 Lexus NX interior

2016 Lexus NX performance

Upcoming 2016 Lexus NX performance for 200t and 200t F Sport is based on a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which is capable to deliver 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.It is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive optional.

The fuel consumption depends on drivetrain, so new Lexus NX with FWD will be able to dleiver 22/28/25 mpg city hwy/combined and AWD NX a mile less in combined ride.

2016 Lexus NX 300h is run by a a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine coupled with two electric motors. The energy for electric engines is provided by a nickel-metal hydride battery pack. The combined output of this hybrid is 194 horsepower. It is transferred to either front (standard) or all wheels via Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT). The all-wheel drive NX 300h gets a backup electric engine that sends the power to rear wheels.

Fuel economy of the hybrid model with front-wheel drive is rated at 35/31/33 mpg, and with AWD at 33/30/32 mpg city/hwy/combined.

2016 Lexus NX rear

2016 Lexus NX price and release

The new 2016 Lexus NX is not expected to appear on the market before end of this year, and its release could even be pushed to early 2016. Price will stay in the same range, which means it will start around $35,000 for 200t and around $37,000 for the 200t F Sport version. Hybrid model 300h will start around $40,000.

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One Response to 2016 Lexus NX 200t, F Sport and 300h

  1. Mateo Breaux says:

    My call is that the 2016 Lexus NX will be the most sought after car of the year and a living masterpiece, Mateo Breaux.

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