What’s new and improved in Lexus NX SUV

Lexus NX Sport Luxury 1 Lexus has updated the successful NX series with new models, revised suspension, more value and refreshed exterior and interior. Let’s look at model by model at what has changed

Lexus NX 300 and NX 300h Luxury (2WD and AWD):

Major active safety features now standard equipment:

Lexus Safety System +

Pre-Collision Safety System with Pedestrian Detection

Lane Departure Warning with Steering Assist, now includes steering-vibration warning

Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Automatic High Beam

All-Speed Active Cruise Control

Trailer Sway Control

Electrochromatic and Reversing Dip functions added to heated exterior mirrors

Bi-LED headlamps

Updated audio with 10.3-inch display screen

Wide view added to rear camera function

New-generation Lexus remote touch controller

Improved Drive Mode Select

Improved parking sonar

Shark fin antenna

New interior colours and increased interior colour choices

Close and lock switch on power back door

Lexus NX 300 and NX 300h F Sport (2WD – two new models added):

Additional specification over and above Luxury grade

Powertrain & Chassis: F Sport suspension, 4 Drive Modes, Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), front and rear performance dampers.

F Sport interior package: steering wheel with paddle shift, shift lever and shift knob, sports seats with leather facing, pedals, scuff plates.

F Sport exterior package – front and rear bumpers, grille, 18-inch alloy wheels

Driver Assist: Panoramic View Monitor.

Interior: Wireless phone charger, heated and ventilated front seats, driver’s seat memory, driver’s seat power lumbar support adjustment

Headlamps: Multi-LED low and high beam

New F Sport features from facelift:

Naguri aluminium ornamentation

G sensor and Boost Meter display in NX 300 Head-Up Display

New safety features from facelift:

Lexus Safety System +

Pre-Collision Safety System with Pedestrian Detection

Lane Departure Warning with Steering Assist, includes steering-vibration warning

Adaptive High-Beam System, selects areas to illuminate

All-Speed Active Cruise Control

Trailer Sway Control

New-generation Adaptive Variable Suspension with 650 steps

New specification from facelift:

New headlamps: multi-LED low and high beam

Sequential indicators

Updated audio with 10.3-inch display screen

New-generation Lexus Remote Touch controller

Wide view added to rear camera function

Improved Drive Mode Select

Improved parking sonar

Improved Panoramic View Monitor

Close and lock switch on power back door

Shark fin antenna

Lexus NX 300 and 300h F Sport (AWD):

New safety features from facelift:

Lexus Safety System +

Pre-Collision Safety System with Pedestrian Detection

Lane Departure Warning with Steering Assist, including steering-vibration warning

Adaptive High-Beam System, selects areas to illuminate

All-Speed Active Cruise Control

New specification from facelift:

Trailer Sway Control

New headlamps: multi-LED low and high beam

Sequential indicators

Updated audio with 10.3-inch display screen

New-generation Lexus Remote Touch controller

Wide view added to rear camera function

Improved Drive Mode Select

Improved parking sonar

Improved Panoramic View Monitor

Close and lock switch on power back door

Shark fin antenna

Lexus NX 300 and NX 300h Sports Luxury (AWD):

New safety features from facelift:

Pedestrian Detection added to Pre-Collision Safety System

Adaptive High-Beam System

New specification added from facelift:

Trailer Sway Control

New-generation Adaptive Variable Suspension with 650 steps

Updated audio with 10.3-inch display screen

New-generation Lexus Remote Touch controller

Improved Panoramic View Monitor

Heated rear left and right seats

Sequential indicators

Wide view added to rear camera function

Improved Drive Mode Select

Improved parking sonar

Close and lock switch on power back door

Shark fin antenna

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