Lexus NX 450h+ 2.5 5dr E-CVT [Premium Pack] Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

The image may be different to the version you have selected
Lexus NX 2022 front cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 front cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 rear cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior dashboard
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior front seats
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior infotainment
  • Lexus NX 2022 right tracking
  • Lexus NX 2022 front cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 rear right tracking
  • Lexus NX 2022 front tracking
  • Lexus NX 2022 headlight detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior steering wheel detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior console detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior armrest detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior seat detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior rear detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 front cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 rear cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior dashboard
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior front seats
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior infotainment
  • Lexus NX 2022 right tracking
  • Lexus NX 2022 front cornering
  • Lexus NX 2022 rear right tracking
  • Lexus NX 2022 front tracking
  • Lexus NX 2022 headlight detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior steering wheel detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior console detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior armrest detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior seat detail
  • Lexus NX 2022 interior rear detail
RRP £52,200What Car? Target Price£51,043
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Lexus NX 450h plug-in hybrid (PHEV) attracts our full five star rating on account of its plush interior, impressive refinement, substantial pure electric range, low CO2 emissions and low company car tax rate. If you can't easily plug in your car, the NX 350h hybrid is a good compromise. It might not be as frugal or as hushed as the 450h, but it’s competitively priced, more efficient than non-hybrid rivals and should benefit from Lexus’s legendary reliability.

On the face of it, the cheapest Premium Pack model would seem to make a lot of sense. It gets plenty of standard equipment, including 18in alloys, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry and artificial leather seats. The only caveat is that it comes with different suspension than the F-Sport versions we’ve tried so far.

The plug-in hybrid version of the Lexus NX can officially do up to 45 miles on pure battery power, before its 2.5-litre petrol engine takes over until you plug the car in again. Acceleration is surprisingly nippy, with 0-62mph taking 6.3 seconds.


Buying with What Car?

Get the best deal

At What Car?, we believe that no one should overpay for their new car, which is why we created our free New Car Buying service. This links you with trusted local dealers who base their offers on prices haggled by our mystery shoppers.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

313.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

525

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

21

g/km