Lexus has actually taken the covers of its most current crossover SUV, the 2019 Lexus UX, a subcompact entry positioned listed below the NX in the luxury department’s line. The UX is making its world debut at the Geneva Motor Program, some 18 months after its look as a principle at the Paris hair salon.
2019 Lexus UX Design
Based upon the very same platform as the Toyota C-HR, the 2019 Lexus UX has an edgy style that includes the division’s prominent spindle grille theme. Lexus states the foundations provide the vehicle “exceptional body rigidness and a low center of mass for exceptional handling.” Inside, the cabin has a cockpit style concentrated on the chauffeur, leaving the passenger area wide and open. Lexus calls it a “seat-in-control” idea puts all essential vehicle functions within easy reach of the chauffeur. Utilizing traditional Japanese crafts as a motivation for the interior style, the UX will be readily available with an optional quilted leather interior and brand-new trim surfaces, one that simulates the grain of Japanese paper.
2019 Lexus UX Engine
The 2019 Lexus UX will be offered in two models, the UX 200, powered by a brand-new 168-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a CVT and the UX 250h, which is ranked at 176-horsepower total output from a hybrid powertrain that includes the exact same 2.0-liter engine. The UX 250h also benefits from a second electrical motor on the rear axle giving it all-wheel drive capability.
2019 Lexus UX F Sport Option
The 2019 Lexus UX will likewise be used with the department’s F Sport option plan that features a performance-oriented suspension with particular spring, stabilizer bar and shock tuning to sharpen the vehicle’s handling. The F Sport choice can be combined with an Adaptive Variable Suspension system, which likewise assists decrease body roll.
The F Sport plan consists of a mesh texture to the spindle grille, large fog light bezels with L-shaped chrome molding, a distinct rear bumper treatment, 18-inch alloy wheels and black trim. Inside, the F Sport will have sport seats, an unique steering wheel, 8-inch TFT color screen for the chauffeur and aluminum sport pedals and foot rest.
2019 Lexus UX Release Date and Price
U.S. clients will get their first in-person look at the vehicle throughout the New York Auto Show in April. The 2019 Lexus UX 200 and 250h start production this succumb to December accessibility with pricing announced closer to the on-sale date.