Lexus NX (2014 on)

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reviewed by MMB69 on 15 July 2019
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reviewed by Cliff Huckle on 17 October 2018
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reviewed by Anonymous on 14 October 2018
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reviewed by Anonymous on 13 September 2018
5

NX300h Luxury

reviewed by Anonymous on 4 August 2018
5
Overall rating
5
How it drives
4
Fuel economy
4
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
4
Cost of maintenance and repairs
5
Experience at the dealership
5
How practical it is
5
How you rate the manufacturer
5
Overall reliability

Superb styling, quality and reliability.

The NX has proved an outstanding choice, with 3 years of problem-free motoring. It's beautifully designed, inside and out, with excellent build quality. Performance is good rather than exciting, with excellent refinement and low noise levels. The only exception is under hard acceleration when the e-CVT system sends the petrol engine revs soaring. Motoring journalists have highlighted this issue, which occurs in less than 5% of normal driving. 95% of the time the NX is blissfully quiet and smooth, with none of the rattle of diesels, still less their NOx and soot emissions. The Toyota hybrid system operates completely seamlessly, and most of the time it's hard to tell whether the car is under petrol or electric power or both.

Handling is better than I'd expected from an SUV, with little body roll, and the car is surprisingly good fun to punt along winding A-roads, with good steering feel. The only downside is the rather firm and choppy ride, though it's never uncomfortable. The 2018 facelift model, which I've driven, has improved the ride significantly.

Lead-footed motoring journalists have criticised the fuel consumption, but an overall 42 mpg (45 in summer, 39 in winter) probably matches the real-world figures achieved by the diesel equivalents.

Overall I've been delighted by the NX, and recommend it warmly to anyone wanting a stylish, comfortable and technically advanced crossover.

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About this car

Price£31,145–£44,440
Road TaxAlternative fuel, D–I
MPG35.8–56.5 mpg
Real MPG73.3%

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