The 2018 Lexus NX200t F Sport is one of those vehicles that stands out from the crowd. This compact crossover SUV comes with an interior that is sophisticated while the exterior design is a clear reflection of aggression. The model also relies on the smooth and quiet powertrain but also brings plenty of high-grade tech features. With all these, it is certainly qualified to be among the top picks in the class.
The new NX200t hasn’t, actually, changed much from the last version. It only adds the Scout GPS Link navigations as the standard feature.
2018 Lexus NX200t F Sport: Design, Interior
The exterior reflects an aggressive appeal that is combined with legendary luxurious features of Lexus along with the strong reliability that is offered. The body design features sharp geometry formed of sharp creases, shapes and angles. The exaggerated spindle grill is, of course, the dominant element on the front end. However, the slender headlights that are accentuated with the L-shaped LED DRLs also complement its engaging design.
The model also features sharp profile design which highlights are fastback roofline, pronounced character line, and sculpted rear fenders. On the other hand, the rear side doesn’t take so radical approach but also includes attractive taillights and balanced lines and shapes.
Interior design is also less radical than model’s exterior but it is unique and instantly recognizable as something that comes from this brand. The build and material quality are impressive as well as textures and comfort. Details like wood trim, contrasting stitching, and door panels padding look and feel expensive. There are also supportive front seats and generous rear legroom. The model, however, isn’t so generous with the cargo space and offers a maximum of 54.6 cu ft.
The 2018 Lexus NX200t F Sport comes in a single trim but offers additional packages.
The standard features include two-zone automated climatic controlling, LED automated headlight, LED fog lights, 60/40 split folding rear seat, Keyless entry and ignition, telescopic and tilt steering wheel, power front seats(eight-way), two-way lumbar adjustment, etc.
Prominent features of technologies that are available are HD radio and satellite radio, 7-inch display screen, 8 speaker sound system, rearview camera, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, Scout GPS Link navigation, etc.
The F Sport package improves with 18-inch wheels, special tuned suspension, unique exterior and interior trim, sports seats, a sport steering wheels, and unique gauges.
For the safety of passengers, the Lexus brings advanced aids. It includes lane departure warning, blind-zone monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, forward collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control, etc.
2018 Lexus NX200t F Sport: Powertrain
The 2018 Lexus NX200t F Sport will take power from 2.0-liter turbocharged 4, cylinder engine. This unit is capable of providing 235 hp and torque of 258-pound ft. The combined mpg is 25, with the front-wheel drive. The all-wheel drive returns 1 mpg less.
The engine has been paired with 6, speed automated transmission. With the front-wheel drive, the NX200t reaches 60 mph in seven seconds which is the average score for this type of vehicle and configuration.
Details related to pricing have not been provided by the officials. However it is anticipated that only slight increase of price will take place. The base model will start from approximately $ 35,915; however, there can be variations. Coming towards the release 2018 Lexus NX200t F Sport will be available by the end of this year in all the prominent automobile markets.