2017 Lexus NX Release Date, Premium Style

The new 2017 Lexus NX has an aggressive exterior design, high-tech features and a lot of comfort for all passengers at the expense of cargo space which has reduced. Japanese automaker Toyota made this luxury SUV brand to compete with Audi Q7 and the BMW X7. The interior will get a few tweaks, but engine performance has improved with a hybrid option being offered. An assortment of the latest premium features will also be fitted in the cabin to guarantee and maximize comfort as the vehicle maneuvers through any terrain and weather condition.

2017 Lexus NX front
2017 Lexus NX – Premium Style and new Features:

The exterior’s most prominent feature is the massive bumper and a spindle-shaped grille that has horizontal lines. This gives the 2017 Lexus NX an intimidating look. To increase power economy while offering sufficient light; LED technology has been used in the redesigned headlights and 3D sculpted tail lights. The indented contour lines on the hood and side coupled with a rear roof spoiler give this luxury SUV a sporty look and feel. The roof gently slopes backwards to increase aerodynamics to a near flat rear that has a large diffuser and two exhaust pipes on each side. Standard wheels will be 17 inches with a wheelbase of 104.7 inches and the 4 door chassis will be made of premium light materials.

The interior of the 2017 Lexus NX has a spacious cabin with a complete sporty feel. Premium wood and leather feature prominently in the cabin with aluminum edges enhancing the beauty. Advanced technology has been used which is efficient and user-friendly. Infotainment consists of: a CD player, an 8 speaker audio system, Bluetooth phone connectivity and audio, USB ports and smart phone app integration all managed via a 7 inch touch screen display that also doubles up as the satellite navigation screen. Entry and ignition are keyless with the telescopic and tilt steering wheel, leather-covered and heated. Front seats are 8 way power adjustable bucket seats with the rear seat split folding 60/40 and the arrangement is meant for five passengers. This SUV will have improved ventilation and climate controlled system that has a one touch refresh button. Multiple advanced sensors, cruise control, airbags and seatbelts enhance security for all passengers and prevent unnecessary injuries. Higher trims will have a moon roof.

2017 Lexus NX interior

2017 Lexus NX – Modifications Under the Hood:

Under the hood; the 2017 Lexus NX will offer engine options. The base power-train is a turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine that outputs 235 horsepower and torque of 258 pound feet. This will be a front wheel drive mated with a six speed automatic transmission with an all wheel drive offered as an option. Acceleration from 0 to 60 for this unit will be in 7 seconds with fuel efficiency rated at an average of 25 miles per gallon for the FWD and 22 mpg for the AWD. The second option is a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine combined with an electric motor and CVT transmission producing about 200 hp.

2017 Lexus NX side

2017 Lexus NX – Expected Launch and Price:

It is widely expected that the 2017 Lexus NX will be in the market by early 2017. Pricing information is yet to be released, but this luxury SUV is expected to have a starting price of $35,500 for the base trim.