The NX 300h is the most favorite hybrid in the entire Lexus squad. Well, we will see if fans will accept the new UX and subcompact crossover with such drivetrain. But, the 2019 Lexus NX 300h with some improvements can compete with its sibling. For the next season, we will see this vehicle with better mileage and probably slight boost of horsepower. Styling will be the same as for its base NX 300, with only cosmetic changes for next season.
One of the new vehicles we could see next season is 2019 Lexus NX 300h F Sport. This version is the favorite among the fans of Lexus. Bigger or smaller crossover, the F Sport thrills us with its sportier appearance and features. Whatsoever, the base hybrid is also suffering some changes. Wheels, seats, and front fascia, will take minimal modification. But, these are enough to bring the refresh.
2019 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid Specs and MPG
The drivetrain of the 2019 Lexus NX 300h is about to become more efficient. The hybrid model is creating less power, but it makes up with better fuel economy. For example, the regular version of NX 300 crossover can return 25 mpg combined, or even less in F Sport mode. On the other hand, Lexus NX 300h hybrid boasts these numbers to 31 mpg combined. The vehicle is more efficient in the city ride with 33 mpg. No other crossover in this class will offer you such mileage.
But, for 2019 Lexus NX 300h, the company plans to improve it further. Engineers don’t want to wait challenges from competition. They will want to raise this number to 35 mpg.
2019 Lexus NX 300h Engine
Under the hood of the 2019 Lexus NX 300h will still be a 2.5-liter four-pot engine. This unit is capable to produce 155 hp and 150 pound-feet of torque. Thanks to the electric motors installed on the front and rear axle, the output of the hybrid system jumps. The front battery is good for 140 hp, and the rear one can produce 70 hp. However, overall power is going to be 200 horses. With electric motors on both front and rear axles, the 2019 Lexus NX 300h hybrid is coming only as an AWD crossover.
2019 Lexus NX 300h F Sport
The F Sport package is making every Lexus more exciting. Front fascia is the key here. Special grille and design of headlights and air vents are making the F Sport version more aggressive. Of course, some features from extras are standard. Nevertheless, buyers can always upgrade their crossover with features from additional packages.
2019 Lexus NX 300h Price
The NX lineup is belongs to the expensive class of compact SUV segment. However, the 2019 Lexus NX 300h deserves to be there. With so many option and luxury, we can’t complain. The new model will improve its driving skills, but not its cost. We expect to see the upcoming NX 300h hybrid around $39,000 as the previous one. The car is already available for building, and delivery is expected to start very soon.