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    Entries in luxury compact SUV (2)

    Wednesday
    Sep252019

    Review: 2020 Lexus NX 300 Hybrid

    Review: 2020 Lexus NX 300 Hybrid

    The 2020 Lexus NX 300 Hybrid luxury compact SUV delivers an extremely competitive fuel economy while carrying five passengers comfortably in both rows. Already one of the most popular luxury vehicles in America, this luxury crossover adds advanced driver assistance technology as well as the latest multimedia technology to its 2020 model. Come into Lexus Stevens Creek in San Jose for a car buying experience like no other.

    Performance

    The new NX 300h crossover hits the road with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder paired with powerful electric motors to kick out a total system of 194-hp. This compact SUV comes standard with an all-wheel drivetrain employing an electric motor that can deliver immediate torque to the rear wheels. When you are looking for more of an active throttle response or an increase in fuel efficiency, you can utilize the included Sport or EV driving mode. The NX 300h super ultra-low emission vehicle earns an EPA-estimated 30 mpg on the northern California highways and 33 mpg in the city of Santa Clara with a total driving range estimated at 459 miles with a full tank of gas.

    Comfort and Convenience

    Step into this luxury hybrid crossover through its convenient five-door access and discover the standard NuLuxe® upholstery, 10-way power- driver’s and 8-way power-adjustable front passenger’s seats, 60/40 split power-folding and -reclining rear seat and illuminated door handles. Heated and ventilated front seats with perforated leather-trimmed seats throughout, a heated leather steering wheel, a power moonroof, and a power rear door with a kick sensor are available.

    Technology

    The Lexus Safety System+ 2.0, including pre-collision with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering assist, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, intelligent high beams, and new road sign information, is now standard. The pre-collision system applies a new low-light pedestrian detection and daytime bicyclist detection technology. Also, the 2020 NX 300h incorporates an 8.0-inch infotainment display, Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa compatibility, and a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five devices. Optional technology features come in the form of navigation, a 10.3-inch multimedia display with split-screen capability, and a new fourteen-speaker Mark Levinson® premium surround sound system.

    Pricing

    Starting at $39,070 MSRP

    Wednesday
    Aug282019

    Review: 2020 Lexus NX 300

    Review: 2020 Lexus NX 300

    The new stylish Lexus NX 300 luxury compact SUV has a very competitive fuel economy and offers a comfortable, quiet cabin with high-tech features. Also, the NX 300 received a five out of five predicted reliability rating from J.D. Power and a 5-Star Overall Safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Visit Lexus Stevens Creek in San Jose to treat yourself to the 2020 Lexus NX 300.

    Performance

    A 235-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine delivers power to the NX 300. The engine is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission and a front-wheel drivetrain. This luxury crossover achieves a strong fuel economy estimated at 28 mpg on the northern California highways and 22 mpg in the city. Smart stop technology comes standard, and you can opt for all-wheel-drive, an adaptive variable suspension, and 18-inch split-five-spoke alloy wheels.

    Comfort and Convenience

    The plush seats are upholstered with NuLuxe synthetic leather trim. The driver's seat comes with ten power-adjustable settings while the front passenger has an eight-way power adjustment. With ample legroom, the rear seats provide plenty of comfort and include a 60/40 split-folding feature. All five passengers will stay content with the standard dual-zone climate control system. Optional features include heated and ventilated front seats, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, power-folding and reclining rear seats, auto-dimming heated outside mirrors, a hands-free power rear door, and a power moonroof.

    Technology

    The Lexus infotainment system operates with the included features such as an 8.0-inch multimedia display screen, Siri® Eyes Free, Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa compatibility, Bluetooth®, an eight-speaker sound system, HD Radio™, a USB port, a Wi-F- hotspot, Scout® GPS Link for turn-by-turn directions, and a SmartAccess key fob. Additionally, the Lexus Enform Safety Connect roadside service and Service Connect for remote vehicle status are included. An upgraded 10.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display, dynamic voice command, navigation, and a fourteen-speaker Mark Levinson® premium surround-sound audio system are available. More optional technology features consist of Lexus Enform Destination Assist for guidance locating specific locations with the help of the 24-hour live response center, as well as the capability of operating your home lighting and garage and through Homelink®.

    Pricing

    Starting at $36,720 MSRP