Lexus NX 300h Becomes the Lowest Price Lexus Model in India
has finally launched it’s next Hybrid vehicle
in India, the NX 300h, and the price of the new Lexus NX 300h is Rs 53.18 lakh. With this, the new NX 300h becomes the fourth offering from the company. Lexus earlier launched the ES 300h, RX 450h and the LX 450d in India. Powering the new hybrid vehicle is an inline-four 2.5-litre engine that outputs a maximum power of 194 bhp and a peak torque of 210 Nm. The engine comes mated to an E-CVT, which sends power to all four wheels. This car an sprint from 0-100 kmph in 9.2 seconds and has a top speed of 180 kmph.
“Keeping in mind our young guests, we have priced the NX 300h at an attractive price point. The design and engineering of this vehicle absolutely delights and now the pricing will excite a whole new category of guests in India. Our price approach for the NX 300h is in accord with Government’s vision and we call it ‘one nation, one price’ making it advantageous for our guests. Keeping in mind the NX 300h’s launch price, this is indeed the most opportune time to acquire a Lexus,” said Akitoshi Takemura, President, Lexus India.
The front wheels get 105 kW of power and 270 Nm of torque while the rear gets 50kW power and 139 Nm of torque. The NX 300h is imported to India via CBU route and hence, attracts hefty duties. The Lexus NX 300h has a fuel mileage of 18.32kmpl. The new car is BS-VI complaint.
On the inside, the hybrid SUV sports the latest iteration which was launched as a facelift at the Shanghai Motor Show this year. Leather-wrapped interior along with the use of soft-touch materials enhance the overall appeal of the cabin. The seats are beautifully crafted with abundant use of premium leather and hold the passenger in position even when driving aggressively. The front seats are 8-way adjustable and boast memory, ventilation and heating function.
The rear seats get a segment first power-folding and power-reclining seats with heating function. The rear seats can be folded in a 60-40 split. The hi-fi Mark Levinson system with ClariFi technology features 14 speakers to deliver a robust entertainment experience.
The cabin gets dual-zone independent climate control and a fixed panoramic sunroof for added comfort. The electrically adjustable steering wheel gets paddle shifters for a more engaging drive. The tailgate gets power assist with kick sensor for added convenience. The cabin also benefits from active sound control keeping the NVH levels in check.
The dashboard integrates a 10.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation. Engaging the reverse gear will give you a 360-degree panoramic surround view adding to the overall functionality. You also get a universal wireless charging pad to recharge your devices wirelessly on the go.
The headlights and taillights get full LED lights with signature daytime running lights (DRLs). Another segment first is the sharp turning light that illuminates 90-degree or more turns with the help of an additional unit in the headlamp cluster. The NX 300h gets 8 airbags, ABS with vehicle stability control and an anti-theft system as the safety package.
Lexus provides its customers with a warranty of 3 years, 100,000 km whichever is achieved earlier. The warranty for the hybrid system, including the batteries, can be extended further by 2 years or 50,000 km and is an optional extra. Dealers have initiated the booking procedure for the NX 300h and you too can book one against a down payment of INR 5 lakh. The deliveries will start around March 2018.
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