The updated NX has received updated exterior styling, along with interior tweaks, and “extensive suspension improvements”.
There are two powertrain options in the range, the NX 300, and NX 300h.
NX 300 models are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol producing 175kW and 350Nm.
The NX 300h has a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, paired with either one or two electric motors depending on whether it is an 2WD or AWD model. Combined power is 147kW.
NX models account for more than one-third of Australian Lexus sales.
Lexus’ active safety suite has been expanded across the range, introducing pre-collision safety which can detect pedestrians for all models.
Autonomous emergency braking, active cruise control, and lane departure warning with steering assist are now available on all variants bar the entry-level Luxury.
The range starts at $54,800 for the NX 300 Luxury 2WD, stretching to the flagship NX 300h Sports Luxury AWD costing $76,300.
Satellite navigation, reversing camera, power tailgate, 18-inch alloy wheels, smart entry and start, 10-speaker audio with digital radio, Enform connected mobility, tyre pressure warning sensors, 60:40 rear-fold seats and a spare wheel, are standard on all models
The F Sport adds a 360-degree panoramic view monitor, wireless phone charging, paddle shifters, performance dampers, and unique styling tweaks.
Sports Luxury models gain a leather-accented interior, full-colour head-up display, Mark Levinson 14-speaker premium audio, moonroof and woodgrain-look ornamentation.
LEXUS NX PRICES
- NX 300 Luxury 2WD: $54,800
- NX 300h Luxury 2WD: $57,300
- NX 300 Luxury AWD: $59,300
- NX 300h Luxury AWD: $61,800
- NX 300 F Sport 2WD: $60,800
- NX 300h F Sport 2WD: $63,300
- NX 300 F Sport AWD: $65,300
- NX 300h F Sport AWD: $67,800
- NX 300 Sports Luxury AWD: $73,800
- NX 300h Sports Luxury AWD: $76,300