The latest SUV from Toyota’s luxury brand is 2016 Lexus NX 200t. With this new model, company is planning to attract budget-oriented and younger drivers. Although is considered to be an entry level model, it provides more options and luxury for money than his most likely rival Toyota RAV4.
2016 Lexus NX 200t design and exterior
Aggressive look, sharp lines and air-vents improve exterior of the new 2016 Lexus NX 200t. Although this is non F-Sport trim, it looks rather appealing. Details like the Spindle grille, LED low-beam headlights (with halogen high-beams) and those fishhook LED daytime running lights, with fog lights down below are making exterior of the NX 200t look more sporty. At the same time this Lexus sits higher on a wheels compared to other crossovers, which makes it able to easily roll over minor obstacles, like parking curbs and speed bumps. On the sides angular form keeps flowing along side hard creases on doors and around windows. Only wheel arches preserved its traditional look.
The back of the car features the fishhook-style rear-lights and high-mounted spoiler. To make car bit exclusive Lexus decided to add the motorcycle-inspired exhaust pipes on NX 200t. This is obvious beneath the bumper where the chrome exhaust tip is visible from the side resembling those seen on a sport bikes.
2016 Lexus NX 200t interior
Inside the cabin of the 2016 Lexus NX 200t every detail is well made and bit luxurious. Behind the steering-wheel are two analog gauges for speed and rpms which are separated by smaller screen that is giving driver a feedback about fuel economy, tire pressure, radio station, and any system warnings. On top of the center stack is equipped with Lexus‘ Enform Infotainment system, followed by HVAC controls down under and an AC unit with dual zone temperature function. Sitting on on the rear bench is quite comfortable with enough room for legs.
2016 Lexus NX 200t engine specs
Inside engine bay of the 2016 Lexus NX 200t is a 2 Liter four cylinder engine which is mounted to six-speed automatic engine. With a direct injection and turbocharged this engine is able to produce 235 bhp at 5600 rpm. Torque is 258 lb/ft at 1650 rpm. Top speed of 2016 Lexus NX 200t is 124 mph, but to accelerate from 0-60 it takes 6.9 seconds. As for fuel economy matters the new NX 200t burns 22 MPG in city and 28 MPG on highway.
2016 Lexus NX 200t Price and release date
Price for the new 2016 Lexus NX 200t starts from $34,965 for a FWD option and it goes to $38,465 for AWD in F Sport edition.