Skip to main content

Ads

loading...

Featured Post

I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu (2019) Sinhala Subtitles

Ads

ads

Flipboard

Flipboard

2019 Lexus UX Review

2019 Lexus UX Review

The 2019 Lexus UX gives its maker a new entry point for crossovers shoppers.

The 2019 Lexus UX is the automaker's first foray into subcompact luxury crossover SUVs and it's surprisingly tardy. Rivals from BMW and Mercedes-Benz like the X1 and GLA have been around for years.

The 2019 UX was worth the wait, at least in terms of its styling. Its dramatic styling starts with the brand's signature spindle grille design up front that pairs with a hood that gives more illusion of length than is really there. At 177 inches from head to toe, the Lexus UX is small for a crossover—but a couple of inches longer than the X1 and GLA. Its tail end will garner the strongest reactions, though, with an LED light bar that runs the width of the tailgate and culminates in either end with delicate fins not entirely reminiscent of 1950s Detroit iron (thankfully).


An optional F Sport package adds a unique body kit with revised front and rear bumpers and 18-inch wheels in place of the standard 17-inch design.

Inside, the UX is more business as usual for Lexus, which is to say that it's busy yet harmonious. The crossover's deep dashboard appears to connect to its hood, providing a unique view out from the driver's seat. Rear seat passengers aren't treated to much space; the UX shares its platform with the Toyota C-HR, although the luxury brand's model is a couple of inches longer overall.

The UX will be available in two configurations: UX 200 and UX 250h, the latter denoting its hybrid-electric powertrain. The UX 200 uses a 168-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 that shuttles power to the front wheels via a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Opt for the UX 250h and power goes to all four corners thanks to dual electric motors, one located on the rear axle that provide all-wheel-drive traction. Total system horsepower for the 250h grows to just 176 hp, which is still on the low end for a pint-size crossover with a luxury badge on its hood.

One more reason to opt for the UX 250h is its predictive energy-saving systems. The UX can be set to learn some of its drivers habits, like where they slow down and accelerate on regular commutes. In turn, the small crossover will start regenerative braking to charge the nickel metal-hydride battery pack earlier if it knows that the vehicle is likely to come to a stop. The UX 250h's system can also work with the built-in navigation to predict hills and traffic to activate regenerative braking earlier and more aggressively. Lexus does point out that these systems can be turned off, however.


Lexus will offer the UX 250h with a slew of safety gear. In addition to the expected automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control systems that come as standard, the UX 250h can now detect and brake for pedestrians regardless of sunlight and cyclists during daylight hours. An option package will add automatic high-beam headlights, active lane control, and road-sign recognition.

Though Lexus isn't positioning the UX as an especially sporty model, the automaker will offer both the UX 200 and the UX 250h with adaptive dampers underneath as part of the F-Sport package.

View the original article here

Comments

ads

loading...
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Loading...

Popular posts from this blog

Game Of Thrones Season 8 - End Game With Sinhala Subtitles

Nokia 7.1 Review

With Android One, great build quality and a sensible price the Nokia 7.1 is a winner in a crowded market. Here's our full review
Should I buy the Nokia 7.1?
The Nokia 7.1 is a familiar mid-range phone for the end of 2018: a notch, big bottom chin and dual cameras. But these cameras are pretty good, and the display is lovely.Its build quality is above average though, and with Android One on board and decent performance it’s an excellent mid-range phone with the advantage of three years of guaranteed security updates.

Nokia 7.1 Review: Hands-on

With Android One, great build quality and a sensible price the Nokia 7.1 could be a winner in a crowded market. Here's our hands on review By Henry Burrell | 5 hours ago
The Nokia 7.1 is a familiar mid-range phone for the end of 2018: a notch, big bottom chin and dual cameras.

Mark Zuckerberg Builds A Sleep Box For Wife To Have A Peaceful Sleep

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg expressed his love and gratitude by making an innovative wooden ‘sleep box’ for his wife Priscilla to have a peaceful sleep at night. The American tech entrepreneur, took his Instagram account and showed off his invention that helps his wife to sleep peacefully through the night as she cares for their children. The invention is known as the sleep box and emits a faint light between 6 am and 7 am so, Priscilla Chan can know that their two toddler daughters are about to wake up, without the need to have to check her phone.

Disney Plus Release Date, Price, Exclusive Shows & UK Launch

Here's what to expect from Disney's upcoming Netflix rival Disney+, including when it's launching, how much it'll cost, and what you'll be able to watch on it
Disney is the latest company to wade into the film and TV streaming game with Disney+ - or Disney Plus if you prefer - a new streaming service that will let you watch all of the Mouse House's best and brightest in one place.

Like Fan Page