The 2015 Lexus NX 300h is a five passengers, luxury compact crossover SUV. The 2015 Lexus NX 300h is officially available in one trim level. Standard equipment for 2015 Lexus NX 300h includes 17-inch wheels, automatic LED lighting, LED foglights and running lights, rear privacy glass, heated mirrors, ignition keyless and entry, cruise control, driver-selectable vehicle dynamics settings, dual-zone automatic climate control, eight Power front seats (with two-way driver lumbar), 60/40-split-folding and reclining rear seats, “NuLuxe” premium vinyl upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a cargo cover and rearview auto- dimming the screen. Standard features include electronic a 7-inch display screen, camera rearview, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Siri-based voice controls and readouts for iPhone, i-Display Audio electronics interface and eight speaker system sound HD and satellite radio, a CD player, an auxiliary audio jack and USB / iPod audio interface.
Other packages are available, although the availability vary by region, so you might want to check with your local dealer. Premium package adds 18-inch wheels, auto-dimming mirrors on the outside, a sunroof seats heated and air front. Luxury package includes things plus a power liftgate, automatic wipers, tow package, leather upholstery, heated steering wheel and wood trim. A power rear seat can be added the Luxury package.
The 2015 Lexus NX 300h Navigation package include a navigation system, but also adds Remote Touch electronics interface, two additional speakers, voice control, various Lexus Enforma smartphone apps hour special smartphone app that allows you to remote control and monitoring of the various functions of the vehicle. 2015 Lexus NX 300h Stand-alone options include 18-inch wheels, the blind-spot warning, front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, upgraded LED lights, a power liftgate, a sunroof, heated seats and air, heated steering wheel and wireless charging tray Qi-compatible phones.
2015 Lexus NX 300h Interior
The 2015 Lexus NX 300h’s cabin not quite as great as the outside of it, and yet exudes a cool, modern vibe will not be mistaken for the other half. Construction absolutely top-notch, and materials look and feel rich – especially the available two-tone color schemes. Soft leather rows of seats and passenger-side dash, and padded thought to cushion the center console to keep your legs from whacking against the firm. Details like contrast stitching, wood trim and analog clock modern and tastefully applied.
The 2015 Lexus NX 300h high-mounted controls climate it is easy to see, and some secondary controls are intuitive. The infotainment controls, though less so. The standard Display Audio system uses a knob-and-such as the comand screen system Mercedes’. We did not have a chance, but most of the NX model will likely leave the dealer lot and navigation as well as a copy of the latest Touch Remote. Various menus and icons are selected with a touchpad console-mounted. There Haptic feedback that pad when you click something, but in general, we find that using the Remote Touch draws your attention on the road.
Rear passengers in the 2015 Lexus NX 300h should get a generous amount of space, at least compared to most other compact luxury crossovers. Cargo space, however, skimpy, 2015 Lexus 300h NX avoids the problem of generic hybrid of significantly reduced cargo capacity over traditionally powered version. Its 53.7 cubic feet of volume can be equal to the constricted alike Mercedes kahului and just a few cubes shy of an Q5 Audi, but its lift-gate raked seems to be less versatile than even the number of its volume modesty would suggest. That driven home to his feet and 16.8 cubic and raised seats, making it less than spacious compact crossover its competitors.
2015 Lexus NX 300h Engine
The 2015 Lexus NX 300h features a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain that combines a 2.5-liter four-cylinder pair of motor / generator of electricity supplied by a nickel-metal hydride battery pack. Together, to produce maximum output of 194 horsepower. Select all-wheel drive (versus front) adds a third electric motor sends power to the rear wheels for added all-weather fire.
In performance testing, all-wheel 2015 Lexus NX 300h went from zero to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds. That is a decent hybrid, but compared to the luxury crossovers it’s pretty slow. On the other hand, fuel economy should be the best in the segment. EPA testing estimates the 300h NX delivers 33 mpg combined (35 city / 31 highway) with front-wheel drive and 32 mpg combined (33/30) and all-wheel drive. The latter is 6 mpg combined with better than an Audi Q5 Hybrid.
2015 Lexus NX 300h Safety
2015 Lexus NX 300h emerged with anti-lock brakes, fire and stability control, the front side airbags, Length full side curtain airbag, a driver knee airbags and front passenger cushion airbag that prevents residents from submarining under the seat-belt and off the seat. A camera rearview is also standard, and Lexus Enforma Safety Connect Telematics that includes automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle location and the emergency help button. Optional features include a blind-spot monitoring system with cross-traffic alert, and lane-warning system from and frontal pre-collision system that warns of a collision is possible and can apply the brakes automatically in case the driver of the lead. In brake testing, the 2015 Lexus NX 300h stood at 60 mph in 118 feet, which is shorter than average.
The 2015 Lexus NX pegged crash-test ratings of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, scoring the top rating of “Good” in small-moderate overlap overlap frontal-impact test organization, 2015 Lexus NX 300h also points top rating of “Good” in side-impact, rollover and Whiplash protection from its seats in front.