Last Updated on August 3, 2023 by Victor A
Lexus offers an extensive SUV line-up in the United States where they sell both petrol-fueled and hybrids SUVs. Since going through their whole range can be confusing, we have prepared this article explaining everything you need to know about Lexus SUV models, going through how much they cost, where are they made, and a compared list of the models with pictures.
The Japanese automaker currently has five SUV models on sale, three of them are also offered in a hybrid version. All models included are: the Lexus UX and UXh, the Lexus NX and NXh, the Lexus RX and RXh, the Lexus LX, and the Lexus GX.
Where are Lexus SUVs made?
Except for the Lexus RX, the Japanese automaker produces all SUVs in Japan. The GX and LX are produced in Tahara, Japan, and the RX, NX, and UX are produced in Kyushu, Japan. The RX is produced in Cambridge, Ontario, where it’s been in production since 2003.
|Kyushu, Japan||RX, NX, and UX|
|Tahara, Japan||GX, and LX|
How much are Lexus SUVs?
The less costly Lexus SUV is the UX, which starts at $33,000, while the hybrid version will set you back at a starting price of $35,200. Then, there is the NX starting at $37,610, for the hybrid the price increases, $40,170. Going up in the line-up we find the RX, starting at $45,170, and the hybrid version at $47,820. The Lexus GX starts at $53,250, and at the range-topping Lexus LX starts at $86,730.
List of Lexus SUVs compared with pictures
The smallest SUV in the Lexus lineup is the Lexus UX 200, a crossover SUV powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 169 hp, and 151 lb-ft of torque; it’s electronically limited to a top speed of 118 mph, and it can speed up from 0-60 in 8.9 seconds. The UX 200 comes only in a front-wheel drive layout.
Then, there is the hybrid, the UX250h, with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine combined with two electric motors, it produces 181 hp, and it can accelerate from 0-60 mpg in 8.6 seconds. The UX250h is electronically limited to 110 mph, and it comes paired with an all-wheel drive system.
The Lexus NX 300 boasts a more muscular design than the UX, its sound-proofed cabin was carefully crafted to make driving as comfortable as possible. The NX 300 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 235 hp, 258 lb-ft of torque, and a top speed of 235 mph; the NX is quicker than the UX as the AWD version can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.0 seconds, while the FWD can accelerate in 7.2 seconds.
The Hybrid version, NX300h, combines a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with three electric motors, producing 194 hp. Its top speed is 112 mph and has a 0-60 mph acceleration in 9.1 seconds.
The Lexus RX 350 offers spaciousness and luxury, while maintaining a sleek design. This model is made for those who highly value comfort and technology.
A 3.5-liter V6 powers the RX 350; producing 295 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque, it’s available in both FWD and AWD systems, and it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds. Its top speed is 124 mph.
The hybrid version, the RX450h has a 3.5-liter V6 and three electric motors that combined make 308 hp. Its top speed is 112 mph, and its acceleration time from 0-60 mph is 7.9 seconds.
The Lexus GX 460 is the second most luxurious SUV from the Japanese automaker. It’s powered by a 4.6-liter V8 that produces 301 hp, and 329 lb-ft. It can accelerate from 0-60 mpg in 7.8 seconds, it has 6,500 lbs of towing capacity, and comes with 4WD.
The GX 460 is more focused on off-roading than it’s siblings, but it still maintains most technological features found in all models.
And lastly, the LX 570, the range-topping SUV in Lexus line-up is the the most expensive, luxurious, and powerful, it comes with three rows, and it boasts the largest engine of any Lexus car, a 5.7-liter V8, with 4WD, 383 hp, and 403 lb-ft of torque. The LX 570 has a top speed of 137 mph, a towing capacity of 7,000 lbs and it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.3 seconds.