The 2020 Lexus NX is available in three different trim levels with prices ranging from $55,700 before on-road costs for the base NX300 Luxury to $77,200 before on-roads for the NX300h Sports Luxury.
Introduced in 2014, the NX is Lexus’s mid-sized SUV and rivals the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, though its base price significantly undercuts them.
- 2020 Lexus NX300 Luxury: $55,700
- 2020 Lexus NX300h Luxury: $58,200
- 2020 Lexus NX300 Luxury AWD: $60,200
- 2020 Lexus NX300 F Sport: $61,700
- 2020 Lexus NX300h Luxury AWD: $62,700
- 2020 Lexus NX300h F Sport: $64,200
- 2020 Lexus NX300 F Sport AWD: $66,152
- 2020 Lexus NX300h F Sport AWD: $68,700
- 2020 Lexus NX300 Sports Luxury AWD: $73,971
- 2020 Lexus NX300h Sports Luxury AWD: $77,200
All prices exclude on-road costs
The 2020 Lexus NX300 uses a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine producing 175kW and 350Nm. It’s mated exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission and is available with either front- or all-wheel drive.
The 2020 Lexus NX300h uses a naturally-aspirated 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine with 114kW and 210Nm.
It’s mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT), a nickel-metal hydride battery and either one or two electric motors, front-wheel drive models featuring one up front with 105kW and 270Nm and all-wheel drive models added one at the rear with 50kW and 139Nm.
Total system output for all NX300h models is 147kW.
The 2020 Lexus NX300 consumes 7.7L/100km on the combined cycle with front-wheel drive and 7.9L/100km with all-wheel drive. It requires 95RON premium unleaded fuel.
The 2020 Lexus NX300h consumes 5.6L/100km on the combined cycle with front-wheel drive and 5.7L/100km with all-wheel drive.
It requires only 91RON regular unleaded fuel.
The 2020 Lexus NX measures 4640mm long, 1645mm tall and 1845mm wide.
The Lexus NX300’s total luggage space is 500L, increasing to 1545L with the rear seats folded, while the NX300h’s total luggage space is 475L or 1520L with the rear seats folded.
When the Lexus NX was tested by ANCAP in 2017, it received a rating of five stars.
That rating was based on a frontal offset score of 14.39 out of 16 and a side impact score of 16 out of 16. Whiplash and pedestrian protection were rated Good and Acceptable, respectively.
All 2020 Lexus NX models come standard with autonomous emergency braking with forward-collision warning, as well as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-tracing assist, traffic-sign recognition, anti-lock brakes, and eight airbags.
The 2020 Lexus NX300 Luxury and NX300h Luxury come with the following standard features:
- 10.3-inch infotainment system
- Satellite navigation
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Power-folding exterior mirrors
- Dual-zone climate control
- Adaptive cruise control
- Keyless entry and start
- Power tilt and telescoping steering column
- Reversing camera with front and rear parking sensors
- Eight-speaker sound system
- Electric parking brake
- DAB+ digital radio
- Artificial leather seats
- Heated front seats
- Eight-way power front seats
- LED headlights, fog lights and daytime running lights
- Headlight cleaners
- Power tailgate
- Paddle shifters
- Selectable drive modes
- 10-speaker sound system
The NX300 F Sport and NX300h F Sport the following standard features:
- Sport-tuned suspension
- F Sport-exclusive front and rear bumpers and mesh grille
- Smart key card
- 360-degree camera
- Wireless phone charging
- Leather seats
- Ventilated front seats
- Power driver’s seat with power adjustable lumbar
- Selectable drive modes with Sport+ mode
- Adaptive high beam
The Lexus NX300 Sports Luxury and NX300h Sports Luxury delete the F Sport’s appearance package and sport-tuned suspension but add:
- 14-speaker Mark Levinson premium sound system
- 360-degree camera
- Head-up display
All 2020 Lexus NX models require servicing every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.
Lexus offers three years of capped price servicing for the NX. Each service costs $495.