The 2018 Lexus NX is a luxury mid-size SUV coming with exceptional features. For now, this SUV has only been seen in the photograph as the automaker is still working on it. The most information about the components and functionalities associated with it is still concealed. There are lots of things which consumers will expect from this vehicle and this article is going to spell them out.
2018 Lexus NX – Design and Safety Features
The new 2018 Lexus NX is coming with a well designed exterior part and comfort filled interior design. It has three trim levels which include: NX 200t F Sport, NX 300h and NX 200t and the designs are from MC platform. This car is expected to be little smaller compared to the RX model. The model is coming with the modern and innovative design that will attract new consumers.
This well-built vehicle will have well decorated and luxurious interior that offers best in class luggage load length and rear seat leg space. There is also high-tech human machine interface technology which will offer the users intuitive interaction as well as improved impression. In fact, the consumers should expect newest and trendy equipment that will company offer in 2018 Lexus NX.
There are also lots of safety features in this vehicle. Some of the safety features include: Antilock brake, stability and traction control, front airbags, full-length curtain airbags, safety connect telematics that comes with auto crash notification and others.
Engine Options and Fuel Economy
You can expect a 2.0 turbocharged inline-4 engine pumping out 235 horsepower. This engine will be transmitted to front wheels and all four wheels. The second engine option of the 2018 Lexus NX will be a 2.5-liter Inline-4 gasoline engine. This one will have a 154 horsepower integrated with an electric motor with the Net output of 194 horsepower. The engines will be mated with automatic transmission with 6-speed.
The fuel economy of the Hybrid variant is 33 mpg for city drive and 30 mpg for highway.
Rumors Date, Expected Price and Rivals
The Toyota is planning to release 2018 Lexus NX to the world car market before the end of 2017. However, the actual release date has not been known to the public. The price is expected to be $36,000 for the base model and $41,000 for the hybrid version.
The competing brands to this 2018 Lexus NX include BMW X5, Audi Q7 and lots more. This vehicle will still stand tall in competition with the aforementioned brands due to the exceptional features and functionalities associated with it.