The Japanese automakers Toyota, through their luxury division Lexus, are known to produce fantastic rolling machines. In 2014, they unveiled a new model line called Lexus NX. The vehicle is a compact luxury crossover. Two years since its introduction, the company is already planning an upgrade of this model that will be known as 2017 Lexus NX. The crossover is going to experience some refinements that will create a lot of attention from its enthusiasts. Much of changes will be aimed at improving its exterior and interior features to make it look more attractive and sleeker. Top competitors include Audi Q7 and Mercedes M class.
2017 Lexus NX – New Design:
Interior has been made more spacious creating an ample room for the occupants. It is intended to accommodate 5-passengers while boasting a five-doors. The seating structure comes with sporty seats covered with leather upholstery. They will be beautifully decorated with headrests and lumbar support. The leather finishing will extend in the steering wheel, dashboard and internal covering of the car. The cabin is going to have some of the most advanced technology. To begin with, it will come with upgraded software, which has a user-friendly interface. It will have a large display stationed at the center integrated with a new infotainment system. The driver will enjoy a multifunctional steering wheel housing some of the basic operation buttons. Other stunning features available are wireless charging pad, Lexus Touch Interface, and Panoramic view monitor. Safe driving and security will be enhanced through the availability of cruising and safety features. Some, which include Lexus-first G sensor, head-up display, dynamic radar cruise control, sturdy safety belts and blind spot, monitor. To enable connectivity with other devices, it will have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi hotspot. There will be an automatic climate control system to withstand any weather change and an entertainment system.
Aggressiveness and agility are what to expect in the upcoming 2017 Lexus NX. The front comes with a large spindle grille that is diamond-shaped. Sleek LED headlamps will be available, but they will be smaller. Also featured in, is daytime running lamps together with fog lights. The body looks masculine with a high top creating an ambient headrest. Rear side features LED taillights and a dual exhaust system. It will be available in 17 and 18 inches’ wheel depending on the trim.
2017 Lexus NX – Engine and Fuel Economy:
2017 Lexus NX is going utilize two engine options. The first option will be a gasoline version. It will be a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine capable of producing 235 hp and 258 pound-feet torque. The engine will be connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Maximum speed will be 116 mph. It will be connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission. On fuel economy, NX will have will have a fuel consumption of 33 mpg in city driving and 30 mpg in highway driving.
2017 Lexus NX – Expected Price and Release Date:
The 2017 Lexus NX will be available in the last quarter of 2016 with a price of $35,000 for the base trim, and highest trim costing $44,000.