2022 Lexus NX Preview: Specs, Features, and Performance

August 16th, 2021 by

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The world of compact crossovers is wide, and there are so many options, that sometimes, it can feel overwhelming to try to find the one that works best for you. Lexus of Clearwater understands that, which is why we’re so excited to tell you all about the groundbreaking new Lexus NX. Standing apart from the competition, the newly-redesigned 2022 Lexus NX luxury crossover has the features, performance, and safety specs you desire from your next vehicle.


2022 Lexus NX Features

The Lexus NX has been around before, but you’ve never seen it like it is now for the 2022 model year. Namely, this Lexus crossover SUV has been completely reimagined for a new generation of driving enthusiasts. Some features you’re bound to appreciate include:

  • All-new exterior design with full-width blade taillamps
  • All-new interior design with digital latch push-button interior handles
  • A brand-new 8-speed transmission
  • Standard AWD depending on the trim you choose
  • Digital key technology via your smartphone that you can share with up to 7 guest drivers
  • A newly-available panoramic moonroof for increased light and cabin airflow

2022 Lexus NX Front Interior

2022 Lexus NX Safety & Technology

Infotainment & Convenience Technology

The Lexus Interface Virtual Assistant with natural language commands that’s available in the new Lexus NX helps you keep a better handle on the roads of Belleair and St. Petersburg. What’s more, these features add even more to love:

  • Brand-new Lexus Interface system with a first-ever available 14-inch touchscreen or standard 9.8-inch touchscreen with HMI (Human Machine Interface) technology
  • Available Lexus ENFORM
  • Native navigation w/ Google POI data and offline mode mapping
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ capabilities
  • Available Mark Levinson® PurePlay premium sound
  • Available Thematic Ambient Illumination with 14 themes & 64 colors

Safety Technology

The Lexus Safety System+ 3.0 equips the Lexus NX with such active driver aids as:

  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Parking Support Brake
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Safe Exit Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Rear Camera Detection
  • Road Sign Assist
  • PCS Warning Buzzer

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2022 Lexus NX Performance & Efficiency

No matter which Lexus NX you choose, you’ll have plenty of power. Here’s a quick breakdown of the specs for each trim:

Lexus NX 250

  • Horsepower: 203 hp
  • Torque: 184 lb-ft
  • 0-60mph Time: 8.2 seconds

Lexus NX 350

  • Horsepower: 275 hp
  • Torque: 317 lb-ft
  • 0-60mph Time: 6.8 seconds

Lexus NX 350h

  • Horsepower: 239 hp
  • Lexus-Estimated MPG: 36 mpg

The All-New Lexus NX 450 Plug-In Hybrid

For the 2022 model year, the Lexus NX has something special: a first-of-its-kind Lexus plug-in-hybrid! The top-of-line NX 450 Plug-In Hybrid offers:

  • Plug-in charging times of 4.5 Hours with the 3.3 kW onboard charger or 2.5 hours with the 6.6 kW expedited onboard charger
  • An estimated 36-mile all-electric range
  • 302 combined hp

Learn More About the New 2022 Lexus NX at Lexus of Clearwater!

Ready to learn all there is to know about the new 2022 Lexus NX features, performance, interior, and safety? Lexus of Clearwater will keep you in the know! Contact us for more information, and to be notified when the 2022 NX hits our lot!


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