The first entry into the crowded compact crossover market by Lexus is a gorgeous standout. The 2019 Lexus UX offers a powerful engine, including a hybrid option, a luxuriously-designed interior and technology designed for the modern driver. Whether you’re eager to elevate your daily commute or conquer the open road with your family, you’ll find the 2019 UX a worthy companion.
To help you stay connected to the apps you rely on every day, the 2019 Lexus UX is equipped with standard Apple CarPlay™ compatibility. The standard one-year trial of Lexus Enform Wi-Fi protects your data while providing you seamless connection. Command the breadth of possibilities with standard Amazon Alexa compatibility (one-year trial) with your voice. Devices need never lose charge as the UX offers four USB ports. Never waste time getting lost or fumbling to find the temperature with the available 10.3-inch multimedia display that offers split-screen viewing, a full-screen map perspective, climate or audio controls, weather updates and traffic details. You can even take in valuable vehicle information while keeping your eyes on the road with the available Head-Up full-color Display.
Powering the UX 200, 200 Luxury and 200 F Sport trims is a 2.0-liter in-line four-cylinder engine paired to a 10-speed direct-shift continuously variable transmission to generate 169 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain earns an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency rating of 29 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway and a combined rating of 33 mpg.* The abundance of high-strength aluminum engineered in the UX delivers impressive efficiency as well as contributes to a nimble performance. With crowded streets, stop-and-go traffic and tight parking spots, city driving delivers unique challenges. To overcome these challenges, the 2019 UX features a 17.1-foot turning radius, rated best in its class, to help keep your vehicle out of harm’s way. Flip the dial to choose among three drive modes, Sport S, normal and ECO, to make your driving experience more in tune with your journey and increase your crossover’s fuel-efficiency.
The unique design of the 2019 UX is characterized by aerodynamic 120 LED-filled taillamps, available premium triple-beam auto-leveling headlamps and an available power tilt-and-slide moonroof. The available power rear door with kick sensor gives you a hand when yours are full. The UX 200 F Sport distinguishes itself from the other trims and the competition with F Sport front and rear bumpers, badging and grille. The F Sport 18-inch split five-spoke alloy wheels with run-flat tires ground the UX in sophistication. Inside, you’ll find comfort is key with standard dual-zone climate control with interior air filter and a cockpit designed for drivers.
Advanced safety comes standard on the chic 2019 UX. With the Lexus Safety System+ 2.0, the UX delivers the driver assist technologies of Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, which monitors potential collisions with a vehicle or pedestrian in front of you and engages the brakes when necessary; Lane Tracing Assist, which helps steer you inside the lines; Road Sign Assist, which recognizes road signs to help keep you alert and focused on the rules of the road; All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and Intelligent High Beams, which adjust to the behavior of vehicles in front of you by automatically adjusting speed and headlights, respectively. A 10-airbag system comes standard as does a backup camera to help you navigate reverse maneuvers. The available Blind Spot Monitor reveals dangers in your vehicle’s blind spot.
Discover the thrill of driving again by commanding the driver-centric 2019 Lexus UX. Equipped with advanced technologies to help keep you safe, connected and in control, the 2019 UX is a must-drive compact crossover.
*2019 Lexus UX 200 EPA 29/city, 37/hwy, 33/comb MPG estimates. Actual mileage will vary.
This article is presented by Lexus of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada.