2017 Lexus NX300h variants explained

    Smallest SUV offering from Lexus comes in two variants that share the 197hp, 2.5-litre, petrol-hybrid engine.

    Published On Nov 24, 2017 07:00:00 AM

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    2017 Lexus NX300h variants explained

    Lexus has brought its smallest SUV offering to India – the NX300h – although the carmaker has yet to reveal its official prices. Estimated to begin at Rs 60 lakh (ex-showroom), the hybrid SUV is available in two variants – Luxury and F-Sport. The latter differentiates itself with small external changes like a different front bumper and grille.

    The NX300h is powered by a petrol-hybrid combination with a total output of 197hp and 210Nm of torque. The NX300h sports three electric motors – one powering the front wheels, one powering the rear and a third that is employed as an engine starter and battery pack recharger – making it an all-wheel drive SUV. The system is mated to an E-CVT gearbox.  

    The Japanese luxury brand offers a total of 12 exterior finishes and 11 interior trims on the NX300h. The two variants also get a few styling differences to set them apart. Here’s a list of all the equipment that comes with this Mercedes GLC rival:

    Luxury

    • LED headlamps, tail-lamps, cornering lamps, fog lamps, daytime running lights and indicators
    • Electric folding and adjustable body-coloured wing mirrors with memory and heaters (black-coloured on the F-Sport)
    • Panoramic sunroof
    • 18-inch alloy wheels
    • Leather-wrapped gear lever, knob, steering wheel and upholstery
    • Automatic day/night inside rear view mirror
    • Electric 60:40 split-folding rear seats (manual on the F-Sport)
    • Adjustable seat headrests
    • Eight-way electrically adjustable front seats with memory
    • Ventilated front and rear seats (Ventilated front seats on the F-Sport)
    • Full-size spare
    • Keyless entry
    • Electric tailgate with kick sensor
    • Cruise control
    • Drive mode selector (Eco, Normal, Sports, Sports+)
    • 10.3-inch touchscreen infotainment display with Mark Levinson audio system and 14 speakers
    • Rake and reach adjustable steering
    • Automatic climate control
    • Front and rear parking sensors
    • 360-degree camera
    • Anti-theft system
    • ABS with stability control and hill start assist
    • Speed-sensitive door locks
    • Three-point seatbelts in the front and rear
    • Eight airbags
    • Heads-up display
    • Engine sound generator via speakers (F-Sport only)
    • Aluminium pedals (F-Sport only)

    Also see:

    2017 Lexus NX300h review, first drive

    2017 Lexus NX300h image gallery

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