Parkers overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
  • Rigid body and eight airbags
  • Lexus Safety System+ is standard
  • Lots of optional tech too

The list of Lexus NX safety systems is very long indeed. An extremely rigid body is supplemented by eight airbags at a basic level.

Available as standard is the Lexus Safety System+ and includes:

  • Pre-Collision System with pedestrian detection
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Automatic High Beam
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

Optionally available are blind spot monitors, a rear view camera, and rear cross-traffic alert, which can sense vehicles swiping along your car’s rear when backing out of parking spaces.

Automatic high beam headlights are standard on F Sport and Takumi versions, while optional on the entry-level car.

Pedestrians are catered for too – the structure has been designed to absorb impacts, which should mitigate the effects of an NX hitting a human being.

  • Good interior space for four
  • Reasonably compact footprint
  • Space saver wheel eats into boot

The Lexus NX offers a good amount of interior space and will seat four adults, or five at a push. Headroom is good all-round and we liked the amount of legroom in the back too.

There are two cup holders up front in the central console, while rear-seated passengers will find two in the armrest between the two outer rear seats. There’s a good-sized glovebox and ample cubby storage in the cabin for all of your bits and bobs

 


The Lexus NX is a mid-sized SUV and owes a lot of its internal space to its height rather than its length or width, so you get a roomy interior without the associated footprint.

We don’t think you’ll have much of a problem getting this car parked or into a garage, but it’s worth checking the height of the door given those loftier proportions.


All UK-spec NXs will get a space-saver spare wheel, which does eat into the car’s boot space a little, meaning we get 475 litres with the seats up and 1,520 litres with them collapsed.

On the plus side the false floor is level with the loading lip making it simpler to load heavier or awkward items, and you’ll still fit a set of suitcases in there with ease.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Lexus NX.

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Parking sensors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Side airbags
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • DVD
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
Standard Trim optional equipment
  • CD
  • DVD
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Roof rails
  • Sat Nav
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

F-Sport equipment

F-Sport standard equipment
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
F-Sport optional equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • DVD
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

Luxury equipment

Luxury standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
Luxury optional equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • DVD
  • Electric sunroof
  • Roof rails
  • Sat Nav

Premier equipment

Premier standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD Multichanger
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
Premier optional equipment
  • CD
  • DVD
  • Electric sunroof
  • Roof rails

S equipment

S standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
S optional equipment
  • Sat Nav

SE equipment

SE standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
SE optional equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • DVD
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Sat Nav

Sport equipment

Sport standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
Sport optional equipment
  • CD
  • DVD
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat

Takumi equipment

Takumi standard equipment
  • CD Multichanger
  • DVD
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
Takumi optional equipment
  • Roof rails