The all-new 2022 Lexus NX Lexus is focused on electrification, intuitive technology, performance, and design. The most notable update is the introduction of Lexus Interface, the integrated multimedia and digital support on the optional 14-inch touchscreen display. It offers available over the air updates, wireless charging and untethered smart phone connection to the user’s unique profile. This is paired with the introduction of standard Lexus Safety System+ 3.0, plus Blind Spot Monitor, Safe Exit Assist and the innovative Digital Latch system.

The latest NX will come in NX250, NX350, and NX350h versions, and a plug-in-hybrid NX450h+ joins the lineup with the RAV4 Prime's 302-hp AWD powertrain. Base powertrain in the NX250, is the same naturally aspirated 2.5-liter inline-four as the RAV4, producing 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It has an eight-speed automatic transmission and either front- or all-wheel drive.  The nonhybrid NX350 features a new turbo 2.4-liter inline-four with 275 hp and 317 pound-feet of torque. the NX350h combines a 2.5-liter gasoline engine with two electric motor-generators for a total of 239 horsepower—20 hp more than the RAV4 hybrid.

Styling is bolder overall with a refined spindle grille, full-width blade taillamps and LEXUS rear badging. The NX’s driver-centered cockpit has been designed with a focus on connecting the driver to the vehicle. The 7-inch Multi Instrument Display (MID) and optional 10-inch Head Up Display (HUD), both NX firsts, are designed to convey vehicle information, alerts and updates, within the driver’s line of sight. The standard 9.8-inch touchscreen puts an array of multimedia features within easy reach. The optional 14-inch touch screen, a first for NX, delivers a more immersive multimedia experience. Dial controls remain for frequently used functions, like climate control and media volume. Comfort features, such as heated seat selection, are now more readily accessible.

The all-new 2022 NX will start production in the third quarter of 2021