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    Wednesday
    Jul102019

    Comparison: 2019 Lexus UX vs 2019 Volvo XC40

    Comparison: 2019 Lexus UX vs 2019 Volvo XC40

    Northern California drivers enjoy traveling in a new luxury compact SUV. The below comparison of the 2019 Lexus UX against the 2019 Volvo XC40 will aid in discovering which five-passenger sport utility best fits your lifestyle. Come experience the stylish and lively Lexus UX and the Lexus Stevens Creek difference.

    Performance

    2019 Lexus UX

    The all-new Lexus UX gets its power from a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine coupled with a ten-speed smooth shifting continuously variable transmission and a front-wheel drivetrain. The engine produces 169-hp, has a top track speed of 188 mph, and earns an extremely competitive estimated 37 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city. Drive Mode Select includes Sport, Normal, and Eco modes to customize your drive for a more dynamic or fuel-efficient execution. The available F Sport package adds a sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch wheels, and exclusive sport seats to embrace you during your high-performance turns.

    2019 Volvo XC40

    The 2019 XC40 is equipped with 187-hp T4 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission or an optional 248-hp T5 turbo-four powertrain. The estimated fuel economy with the base engine is 36 mpg of highway and 25 mpg of city driving and comes standard with a start/stop system. Drive mode settings consist of Individual, Comfort, Eco, and Dynamic. Optional features include a sport chassis for more agile handling, an adjustable suspension, as well as 19-inch wheels.

    Technology

    2019 Lexus UX

    New technology plays a key role in this first-ever Lexus compact crossover. A 7.0-inch multimedia color display with Remote Touch pad, Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa compatibility, a six-speaker sound system, SiriusXM® satellite radio, HD Radio™, four USB ports, Wi-Fi hotspot, and a SmartAccess key fob come standard. Additionally, Enform App Suite, Enform Service Connect for remote status and maintenance needs, and Enform Remote to start your engine and lock or unlock your car doors remotely are standard features. A high-resolution 10.3-inch split-screen display with voice command, navigation, a wireless charger, an eight-speaker surround sound audio system, a head-up display, and access to an agent to help locate your points of interest through Enform Destination Assist are available.

    2019 Volvo XC40

    Standard technology features consist of a 9.0-inch Sensus infotainment touchscreen, Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, an eight-speaker sound system, SiriusXM® satellite radio, two USB ports, Volvo On Call to remotely lock or unlock your doors and start your engine, and a digital key for temporary usage. Navigation, wireless charging, and a thirteen-speaker Harman Kardon premium sound system are optional.

    Safety

    2019 Lexus UX

    The 2019 Lexus UX received a 5-Star Overall Safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and earned a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A new low-light pedestrian and bicyclist detection, road sign information, lane tracking assist, lane departure alert with steering assist, vehicle stability control, smart stop technology, a rearview camera, and an advanced ten-airbag system come standard. Optional safety features include a blind spot monitor, rear cross-traffic braking, triple-beam headlights, intuitive parking assist with auto-braking, and an adaptive front lighting system.

    2019 Volvo XC40

    The 2019 Volvo XC40 earned a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS and includes standard safety features such as oncoming lane mitigation, lane keeping aid, road sign information, hill start assist, hill descent control, run-off-road mitigation, City Safety pedestrian and bicyclist detection, and a rearview camera. Pilot Assist semi-autonomous drive technology, blind spot monitoring, and a 360-degree surround view camera are available.

    Pricing

    2019 Lexus UX

    Starting at $32,150 MSRP

    2019 Volvo XC40

    Starting at $33,700 MSRP

    Wednesday
    Mar272019

    Comparison: 2019 Lexus NX 300 vs 2019 Infiniti QX30

    Comparison: 2019 Lexus NX 300 vs 2019 Infiniti QX30

    The Lexus NX 300 is a stylish luxury compact SUV that provides comfortable seating for five and received an outstanding predicted reliability rating of five out of five by J.D. Power. We are putting the 2019 Lexus NX 300 against the 2019 Infiniti QX30 to help you when you are ready to shop for your next vehicle. Lexus Stevens Creek near Santa Clara is available to assist you. Visit us today for a test drive.

    Performance

    2019 Lexus NX 300

    A turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder paired with six-speed automatic transmission power the 2019 Lexus NX 300. The standard front-wheel drivetrain generates 235-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and achieves an estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg city. Drive Mode Select allows you to customize your driving experience with sport, normal, and Eco modes.

    2019 Infiniti QX30

    The Infiniti QX30 is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine mated to a seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission which produces 208-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The QX30 earns an estimated EPA-rating of 33 mpg highway and 24 mpg city. Drive mode selector offers manual, sport, and Eco modes to tailor your drive.

    Convenience and Technology

    2019 Lexus NX 300

    The NX 300 offers convenient five-door access, illuminated door handles, dual-zone climate control, and standard power-folding and power-reclining 60/40-split folding rear seats which deliver versatility and provide generous legroom. A moonroof with an outer-sliding design giving more headroom and power rear door with kick sensor are optional. Advanced technology comes standard with an 8-inch infotainment display screen, Amazon Alexa integration, Apple CarPlay® compatibility, Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi hot spot, Siri® Eyes Free, and Scout® GPS Link. Available features include a 10.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display, Lexus Enform Dynamic Navigation, HomeLink®, and a 10-speaker premium sound system.

    2019 Infiniti QX30

    The second-row 60/40-split folding seats provide options when packing larger items, and dual-zone automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, and a panoramic moonroof with electric sunshade come standard. Available are power folding and heated outside mirrors as well as ambient lighting. Standard technology features include an InTouch™ 7-inch information display, two USB ports, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, and SiriusXM® Travel Link. InTouch® navigation, SiriusXM® Traffic, and a 10-speaker Bose® premium audio system are optional.

    Safety

    2019 Lexus NX 300

    The 2019 Lexus NX 300 earned a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Standard safety features include pre-collision with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering assist, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, and intelligent high beams, all part of the Lexus Safety System+. A backup camera with dynamic gridlines, vehicle stability control, whiplash injury lessening front seats, and an eight-airbag system are also included. Blind spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert, intuitive parking assist, and a panoramic view monitor with four high-resolution cameras are available.

    2019 Infiniti QX30

    Forward emergency braking, blind spot warning, brake assist, traction control, vehicle dynamic control, electronic brake force distribution, rearview monitor, and an advanced airbag system are standard in the QX30. Optional safety features include lane departure warning, intelligent cruise control, Around View® Monitor with a 360-degree view, and a twelve-sensor intelligent park assist are optional.

    Pricing

    2019 Lexus NX 300

    Starting at $36,485 MSRP

    2019 Infiniti QX30

    Starting at $30,150 MSRP

    Wednesday
    Feb272019

    Review: 2019 Lexus NX 300h

    The new 2019 Lexus NX 300h luxury compact SUV offers a stylish design, gets excellent fuel economy with its hybrid powertrain, and provides spacious, comfortable seats for all occupants. Visit Lexus Stevens Creek in Northern California for your own test-driving experience.

    Performance

    A 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission powers the new hybrid 2019 Lexus NX300h. The full-time all-wheel drivetrain with rear electric-drive motor generates 194-horsepower and achieves an EPA-estimated total driving range of 459 miles with a full 12.8-gallon tank of gas. Kelley Blue Book places the NX300h at the top of its class with its 31-mpg combined fuel-economy*. Drive Mode Select gives you the option to choose sport mode for a more dynamic throttle response, normal for both fuel efficiency and performance, or ECO and EV mode for increased fuel efficiency.

    Comfort and Convenience

    The 2019 Lexus NX 300h is designed with convenient five-door access and includes the option for a kick sensor power rear door. There is plenty of legroom in the stadium-like rear seats which include power-folding and -reclining capability with a 60/40-split alternative. The driver and front passenger are provided comfort through the standard 10-way and 8-way power-adjustable seats respectively and with separate heaters and fans in the seat cushions for a personalized level of luxury. A 10.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display gives access to audio and climate controls and includes Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa compatibility to enjoy audiobooks, check the weather, and stream Amazon music.

    Safety

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the 2019 Lexus NX 300h a 5-star overall safety rating**. The Lexus Safety System + with pre-collision and pedestrian detection, lane departure alert, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, intelligent high beams, eight-airbag system, and whiplash injury lessening front seats all come standard.

    Pricing

    Starting at $38,735 MSRP

    * For more information, visit www.kbb.com

    **Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safer.car.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).