2018 Lexus NX Fantastic Update

This is definitely the era of SUVs where demand overcomes all expectations. Lexus is not concerned about this trend because in its opus there are a few vehicles which respond to such description. Last time we had written about LX model but now we present you its compact version. Someone called it a baby from LX. Either way, 2018 Lexus NX will certainly get right refreshments in the middle of the life cycle. For people who know small about it, we can tell you that are still in force first generation of compact SUV. If you look at sale results then you will understand how big potential of new Lexus NX is.

Namely, the statistic is merciless due to results in 2016, the NX was sold 54,884 times. Comparison to previous years records constant penetration in absolute numbers. All in all, when we start to explain novelties then you will be curious about this luxury urban vehicle. The nameplate replaces the old 200t name with 300 and 300h if a hybrid is in question.

2018 Lexus NX-front view

2018 Lexus NX Exterior looks better

First of all, any potential customer wants to know what has concretely changed on the new iteration. Dilemma did I buy the latest version or the previous one is always present. Like the main point of this “think twice” are costs, of course. The 2018 Lexus NX brings fewer but still notable changes. The exterior and interior design goes through some refreshments. Before we start with description just one notice is that there are a few impacts from sibling model such is Lexus LC sport coupe. For sports lovers manufacturer offers F Sport package with black mesh grille and different wheels.

Look at the exterior where the front fascia is completely fresh. Yet, you can see large spindle grille and headlights which are sharply shaped. That gives a sense of aggressiveness and dynamism as a great movable vehicle. Furthermore, engineers will add extra air intakes in order to get sports performance. New look you could see on the front and rear fender, too. Rear taillights will be significantly thinner while the tailgate mechanism is perfect thanks to the rear sensor which is located under the rear bumper. That’s not all, the story can be finished with 18-inch of stylish wheels, modified exhaust tips and rear spoiler.

2018 Lexus NX-interior

2018 Lexus NX Interior has refined

Interior will become more suitable for occupants with fancy finishing. For example, occupants will have a different layout of buttons and devices. Superfine metallic satin covers door handles and mentioned buttons. It looks wonderful. The 2018 Lexus NX increases the size of the display screen from 7 to 10.3 inches. The central console is larger so that the availability of USB ports and other controls is easier. Each version of new NX has standard safety package. But new NX also comes with Lexus Safety System +. It includes the smartest safety systems such as pre-collision system, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure alert and automatic high-beams.

2018 Lexus NX Checked engines

The engine section hasn’t experienced changes under the hood. Successor NX300 has 2.0-liter inline-four engine which delivers 235 horsepower. In addition, if you select 300h version then you get combination of 2.5-liter inline four and a pair of electric motors. The engines will come with the six-speed automatic transmission which sends torque to the front wheels or all our wheels. The manufacturer here makes one step forward in such way to install new suspension and improved shock absorbers. We think that riding will be smoother than before.

2018 Lexus NX-rear view

2018 Lexus NX Slightly higher price

The world debut at the Shanghai Motor Show has shown a fantastic update of 2018 Lexus NX. This SUV will come in the market somewhat later this current year. The price is not yet known. Perhaps it will go a little bit up. The price of current model is $36,260.


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