The 2016 Lexus NX 300h is a new model. The Lexus NX 300h hybrid is a separate entry in the category of compact luxury crossover, excellent fuel economy, the exquisite quality of the car, the eye-catching style and a especially sporty driving experience. It is in a single level of the surface is technically available, but it is a non-hybrid version 2016 Lexus NX 200t, which will be discussed separately.
2016 Lexus NX 300h Features
The standard equipment includes 17-inches wheels, automatic LED headlights, fog lights and rear LED lights tinted windows, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, cruise control, vehicle dynamic driver-selectable settings, dual automatic temperature control zone, eight-way front seats, 60/40-split-folding and reclining rear seats, premium vinyl upholstery, cargo cover and a rear-view mirror with automatic dimming mirrors. Number of electronic features include a 7-inch screen, a reversing camera, a Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, voice control Siri and readings for iPhone, audio interface electronics and display eight-speaker audio system with HD and satellite radio, CD player, an audio-AUX jack and a USB audio interface / iPod.
The Premium package adds 18-inch wheels, auto-dimming mirrors, a sunroof and heated front seats and ventilated. The package also includes luxury items and a power liftgate, automatic wipers, a trailer package, leather seats, a heated steering wheel and the adjacent forest. A power folding rear seat can be added to the luxury packaging.
2016 Lexus NX 300h Interior
The cockpit of the 2016 Lexus NX 300h is not quite as radical as the outside, but still exudes a cool modern atmosphere that will not be confused with anything else in the segment. Construction is absolutely high-end, with materials that look and feel rich – available mainly in two-tone color scheme. Soft leather lines the seats and dashboard passenger side, and the remaining areas that cushion thoughtfully center console to keep your legs scraped against a hard surface. Details such as stitching, wood paneling and a modern analog clock are created with taste.
The raised climate controls are within easy reach and view while other secondary controls are intuitive. Infotainment controls are less. The standard audio system uses similar Mercedes COMAND system, a display system and control panel. We have not had the chance to try it, but a lot of the 2016 Lexus NX 300h models are likely to leave the field traders to navigate and therefore the latest iteration of the Remote Touch. Various menus and icons are mounted with a touch pad on the console selected. It haptic feedback through this document, when you click something, but in general, we find that the use of remote touch attracts too much attention from the road.
The rear passengers in the Lexus NX 300h should find a generous amount of space, at least compared with most other luxury compact crossovers. The cargo area is thin, but even if the 2016 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid eliminates the typical problem of the considerably reduced cargo capacity on a traditionally-powered versions. Its 53.7 cubic meters of total volume may be about equal to the Mercedes GLK similarly dressed and some cubes shy of Audi Q5, but its sloping tailgate seems less versatile that even the modest volume number suggests to make. This brought home from its 16.8 cubic feet with the seats raised, making it less space than its compact crossover rivals.
2016 Lexus NX 300h Engine
The 2016 Lexus NX 300h features a hybrid powertrain gasoline-electric, the combined nickel-a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with a pair of electric motor / generators powered by a rechargeable. Together they generate a maximum power of 194 horses. Opt for all-wheel drive adds a third electric motor that sends power to the rear wheels for greater traction in all weather conditions.
In performance testing, a four-wheel-NX 300h went from zero to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds. That’s a decent hour for a hybrid, but compared to ordinary luxury crossover, it is quite slow. On the other hand fuel consumption by far the best in the segment should be. EPA tests considered the 2016 Lexus NX 300h offers 33 mpg combined (35 city / highway 31) with front wheel drive and 32 mpg combined (33/30) with all-wheel drive. The latter is combined 6 mpg better than Audi Q5 Hybrid.
2016 Lexus NX 300h Safety
Every 2016 Lexus NX 300h with antilock brakes,a knee air-bag for the driver and front passenger airbag cushion. A reversing camera is the standard, with Lexus Enform telematics Safety Connect includes automatic collision alert, the car stolen locator and an emergency button. Optional features include a blind-spot monitoring died with Cross Traffic Alert and a lane departure warning system and a front pre-crash system, which warns of possible collision and the brake, in the case of inaction apply driver automatically.
In the braking test, 2016 Lexus NX 300h came to a stop from 60 miles per hour in 118 feet, which is shorter than the average of several is. The 2016 Lexus NX pegged crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, marking a top rating of “good” in small overlap and duplication moderate frontal impact tests the agency, 2016 Lexus NX 300h also has the highest rating of “good” in side impact, performance and work whiplash protection front seats.