2025 Lexus UX provides energy, larger screens


Lexus will introduce a gentle replace to its UX subcompact crossover for the 2025 mannequin yr, together with the addition of what the automaker refers to as its fifth-generation hybrid powertrain.

The 2025 UX is due on sale subsequent yr and can proceed within the U.S. market with a sole hybrid powertrain, with the brand new setup rated at 196 hp, up from the 181 hp of the hybrid setup used within the present 2024 mannequin.

The additional energy can even lead to a change from the present mannequin’s UX 250h grade to a brand new UX 300h grade for the 2025 mannequin.

The brand new powertrain incorporates a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine paired with an E-CVT, which is actually a CVT with two built-in electrical motors. Drive is to the entrance wheels solely as commonplace however an all-wheel-drive choice that provides one other electrical motor on the rear axle shall be accessible.

2025 Lexus UX 300h

A lighter lithium-ion battery additionally replaces the present nickel-metal hydride, and by-wire know-how has been launched for the shifter as an alternative of the present mechanical linkage. The latter, based on Lexus, delivers a faster and extra seamless shifting expertise.

Efficiency claims embrace a 0-60 mph time of seven.9 seconds for the all-wheel-drive model and eight.0 seconds for the front-wheel-drive model.

Patrons seeking to sharpen the dealing with of their UX will be capable of go for an F Sport Dealing with package deal. This provides sport-tuned suspension with adjustable dampers, in addition to some F-branded objects within the cabin. New for the 2025 mannequin yr with the F Sport Dealing with package deal shall be a powered tailgate with a kick sensor as commonplace gear.

2025 Lexus UX 300h

The 2025 UX can even be accessible with the colour Copper Crest throughout the vary.

Contained in the 2025 UX, Lexus designers have added some new chrome accents and adjusted the format of the buttons on the door panels. A 7.0-inch digital gauge cluster is commonplace however a brand new 12.3-inch unit is accessible. And relating to infotainment, an 8.0-inch display is commonplace and a 12.3-inch unit is accessible. A head-up show can be accessible. Each the motive force and entrance passenger get eight-way energy adjustable entrance seats, with the motive force’s seat additionally benefiting from adjustable lumbar assist.

Pricing info for the 2025 UX shall be introduced nearer to subsequent yr’s market launch.


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