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2022 Lexus NX Hybrid Car Review

2022 Lexus NX Hybrid

The next-generation Lexus NX Hybrid is due in 2022. It has been around for over a decade, but is this car really as exciting as many people think?

This model, 2022 is entirely modern and the design is sleeker than the older model’s with LED headlamps, as well as a windshield with more of a slender rake.

Read on to learn more about its interior design, powertrain, range, and price. You’ll find out how it stacks up against its predecessors. It’s an impressive car for its class, and it is sure to be a popular option for many buyers.

Interior Design

The interior design of the Lexus NX Hybrid 2022 reflects the latest in hybrid technology and style. Its perforated leather-trimmed interior features an ergonomic steering wheel with a Lexus logo in the center.

The steering wheel controls also correlate with the large 10-inch head-up display. The center console has a shorter gear shift knob and cupholders. It also features an 8-way power seat with ventilation, heating, and lumbar support.

The new model focuses on a Tazuna cockpit design that combines the driver and the vehicle. The interior is richly appointed, with 64 colours available, and it is also built with high-quality materials and premium finishes.

The NX’s interior is highly digital with a new infotainment system called the Lexus Interface. The previous NX had a dash-mounted CD player and a remote touch interface that was not always convenient.

The new interface boasts one of the largest touchscreens in the compact premium SUV segment. Its standard 9.8-inch screen is within easy reach of the driver, while the available 14.0-inch screen can be operated by voice command.

With its stylish design, the Lexus NX Hybrid 2022 will win over a discerning buyer and possess an excellent fit and finish.

Powertrain

The next-generation NX will have four engines to choose from. In contrast, the current model only comes with two: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 203 horsepower and a hybrid model.

Lexus provides the model 2022 with two gasoline-powered engines, as well as two hybrids that are available with one being an plug-in.

The new hybrid models are based on the same platform as the standard NX. The 450h+ plug-in hybrid boasts 304 horsepower and 37 miles of all-electric range. The base NX still has the gas engine found in the Toyota RAV4.

Front-wheel-drive comes available on the NX however, it can be purchased with all-wheel drive. There is also a plug-in hybrid version. While the 2022 NX will still offer the same rear passenger space.

Features

The 2022 Lexus NX is about as large as possible without sacrificing passenger space. Its cabin offers a roomy 22.7 cubic feet of cargo space. And the rear seats fold down for additional cargo space.

The Lexus NX Hybrid’s safety system+ 3.0 suite provides forward automatic emergency braking and lane-trace assist for drivers and passengers alike.

Other features include adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keep assist, and pedestrian detection.

Price

Pricing for the 2022 Lexus NX is expected to rise, and this is a result of a redesigned exterior and interior. Despite the price hike, the new NX should remain competitive in its segment.

With a range of engines, the NX will be more competitive in its segment. Its hybrid powertrain should be more than enough to provide ample power for your daily driving.

The NX Hybrid is available in a range of trim levels with an optional Digital Key. The 2022 Lexus NX Hybrid is expected to hit dealerships by the end of this year, with a starting range of $41,050 for the base model.

However, it will not support external charging and won’t have an all-electric range.

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