2023 Lexus UX vs. 2022 Lexus NX

2022 Lexus UX vs. 2022 Lexus NX
2023 Lexus UX Hybrid

vs.

2022 Lexus NX
Hybrid

Fuel Type

Gas
$35,925

Starting MSRP

$39,500
2.0L In-line 4-cylinder engine with Lexus Hybrid Drive

Engine

2.5L In-line 4-cylinder engine
181 hp

Total System Horsepower

203 hp
110 mph

Top Track Speed

124 mph
43 city / 41 highway mpg

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

26 city / 33 highway mpg
17.1 cubic feet

Rear Cargo Space

22.7 cubic feet
37.2 / 36.3 inches

Headroom (front/rear)

38.34 / 38.51 inches
42.0 / 33.1 inches

Legroom (front/rear)

40.96 / 36.09 inches

What’s the difference between the Lexus UX and the Lexus NX, and which is better for your West Palm Beach commute? Both of these attractive SUVs offer plenty of room and superior performance, though we should note that the UX is a hybrid vehicle while the NX sports a conventional gas engine. We go into further detail about what sets these two models apart in the side-by-side Lexus UX vs. NX comparison below, using the latest model years for each.

 

 

Lexus UX vs. Lexus NX – Under the Hood

Either SUV is more than a match for Lake Worth traffic, thanks to the efficient yet powerful engines under their hoods. However, there is a difference between the Lexus UX and NX in horsepower and speed. Here are the performance specs:

2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – Performance Specs

  • Engine – 2.0L In-line 4-cylinder engine with Lexus Hybrid Drive
  • Horsepower – 181 hp
  • Top Track Speed – 110 mph

2022 Lexus NX – Performance Specs

  • Engine – 2.5L In-line 4-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower – 203 hp
  • Top Track Speed – 124 mph

Lexus UX vs. Lexus NX – Room on the Inside

Both SUVs are roomy and can comfortably seat five passengers. The NX is a slightly larger vehicle and therefore offers more cargo space and, for the most part, more passenger room. Here are the dimensions:

2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – Interior Dimensions

  • Rear Cargo Space – 17.1 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/rear) – 37.2 / 36.3 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear) – 42.0 / 33.1 inches

2022 Lexus NX – Interior Dimensions

  • Rear Cargo Space – 22.7 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/rear) – 38.34 / 38.51 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear) – 40.96 / 36.09 inches

Lexus UX vs. Lexus NX – Starting Cost and Gas Mileage

Delray Beach drivers will get more than their money’s worth, regardless of which Lexus SUV they purchase. However, the UX Hybrid comes in a few thousand dollars less than the NX. And, since the UX is a hybrid, there is a significant difference between the Lexus UX and NX regarding gas mileage.

Lexus UX vs. NX – Starting MSRP

  • 2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – $35,925
  • 2022 Lexus NX – $39,500

Lexus UX vs. NX – Combined EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

  • 2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – 43 city / 41 highway mpg
  • 2022 Lexus NX – 26 city / 33 highway mpg

Check Out the Lexus UX and NX at Lexus of Palm Beach

The best way to determine the difference between these Lexus SUVs is to sit inside them and maybe take them both for a test drive. You can do that today at our dealership. And, if you’d like to learn more, check out our post on the most fuel-efficient Lexus models. We’re just down the road from Palm Beach Gardens. Contact us today to find out how easy buying a car can be! 

 

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