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Lexus NX Sport revealed, not for Australia
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Lexus NX Sport revealed, not for Australia

The Lexus NX Sport has been revealed for Europe, adding a new equipment grade to the company's mid-size crossover. Scheduled to become available from the European summer, the NX Sport is available on all engine versions including the NX300h and NX300, along with the naturally-aspirated NX200 exclusively available in Eastern Europe...


Review Wrap: Five of the best from February
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Review Wrap: Five of the best from February

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from February? We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories. 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review Everyone’s heard of the Subaru Outback...


2015 Lexus NX, RX recalled
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2015 Lexus NX, RX recalled

Lexus has recalled more than 2,009 NX and RX SUVs produced between May and December 2015, over concerns faulty airbag sensors could cause the inflators to deactivate. The luxury marque says two manufacturing issues could cause an insulation layers of the system IC chips to peel over time, creating an open circuit...


Lexus small electrified crossover taking shape, CT hatch on the outer
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Lexus small electrified crossover taking shape, CT hatch on the outer

As expected, Lexus is odds-on to scrap the CT small hatchback and replace it with a small crossover SUV sharing some bits with the Toyota C-HR, to better capitalise on demand at the lower end of the luxury market. The CT200h is Lexus’ smallest car, and also its only vehicle sold exclusively with a petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain...


CarAdvice podcast 75: Solar cars drive down the centre for World Solar Challenge
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CarAdvice podcast 75: Solar cars drive down the centre for World Solar Challenge

Mandy Turner and Paul Maric are on the panel this week, as they bring you the latest car news. It includes Polestar 1 being unveiled, GM CEO sharing her concerns over China’s planned petrol and diesel car ban. Also, Lexus NX and CT200h pricing and specs have been released, the Volkswagen Scirocco was put into retirement this week, and the Volkswagen Amarok V6 sets a record at WTAC...


2018 Lexus NX review
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2018 Lexus NX review

The Lexus NX mid-sized crossover offers a taste of achievable luxury to buyers used to mainstream brands. But despite some welcome tweaks, it's merely a solid option let down by some obvious flaws.


2018 Lexus NX pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus NX pricing and specs

Lexus has revealed pricing and specifications for the 2018 NX300 and NX300h, bringing new suspension tuning, sharper styling, more standard safety and a front-wheel drive option for F Sport buyers. The NX engine lineup remains unchanged for 2018. The NX300 (formerly NX200t) is still powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo making 175kW and 350Nm, hooked up to a six-speed automatic gearbox...


The Shortlist: Relaxed car with adaptive cruise control for extended driving
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The Shortlist: Relaxed car with adaptive cruise control for extended driving

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


2018 Lexus NX revealed: Australian debut next year, 200t badge dropped
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2018 Lexus NX revealed: Australian debut next year, 200t badge dropped

The refreshed 2018 Lexus NX makes it global premiere in Shanghai today, revealing tweaked looks, revised dynamics and upgraded equipment. Lexus Australia communications manager Nick Raman told CarAdvice today the 2018 NX SUV line-up will debut locally in the first half of next year, although exact timing is still to be confirmed...


2017 Lexus NX facelift teased ahead of Shanghai debut
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2017 Lexus NX facelift teased ahead of Shanghai debut

The facelifted Lexus NX will make its debut at the Shanghai motor show next month. Judging from the teaser image shared by Lexus, which seems to be a still taken from a video showing parts coming into or out of the crossover, the update won't be a radical redesign of the vehicle currently in showrooms...


2014-2016 Lexus NX200t and NX300h recalled for brake hold fix
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2014-2016 Lexus NX200t and NX300h recalled for brake hold fix

Lexus has issued a recall for 6856 of its 2014 to 2016 NX200t and NX300h SUVs over concerns the brake hold function may not operate as intended. According to the Japanese marque, the parking brake in affected vehicles may not automatically apply in certain situations - like when the driver's seat belt is unfastened - due to improper programming - which could cause the vehicle to roll unexpectedly, posing an accident hazard...


2015 Lexus NX200t Luxury Review: Long-term report two
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2015 Lexus NX200t Luxury Review: Long-term report two

For our mid-loan report on our long-term Lexus NX200t, we sent it out into the country to see how it tackled longer drives out of the city confines.


2015 Lexus NX200t v Mazda CX-5 Akera AWD: Comparison Review
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2015 Lexus NX200t v Mazda CX-5 Akera AWD: Comparison Review

While wingsuit marketing and hoverboard spin will come and go, Lexus continues to inhabit the same cosy, feature-laden, price-savvy middle ground between Euro prestige and the affordable mainstream it's occupied for its quarter-century history. And despite its funky crossover pitch and brand-shaking turbocharged motivation, the Lexus NX 200t medium SUV doesn’t venture too far from the homestead...


Lexus considering new baby luxury SUV
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Lexus considering new baby luxury SUV

It is fair to say that the success of the Lexus NX has caught the brand off guard, and now a smaller luxury Japanese SUV could be on it’s way, too. The Lexus NX has been hot property globally, and in the Australian market. The Japanese model has managed to keep pace with the likes of the pace-setting Audi Q3 and popular Mercedes-Benz GLA locally, and those sales could even be higher according to the company’s local chief, Sean Hanley...


BMW X3 xDrive28i v Lexus NX200t Sports Luxury – prestige SUV comparison test
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BMW X3 xDrive28i v Lexus NX200t Sports Luxury – prestige SUV comparison test

“Should I buy a sporty SUV? Or one that’s focused more on luxury?” Great hypothetical question, invisible questioner! We’ve assembled two prestige SUVs that appear to be trying to offer you two cars in one – sporty, and luxurious. Our two competitors are the BMW X3 xDrive28i and the Lexus NX200t Sports Luxury...


Five stars for Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX in ANCAP crash tests
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Five stars for Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX in ANCAP crash tests

The new Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX have all achieved a maximum five-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) following the latest round of crash tests. Each variant of every model achieved the five-star rating, meaning they also benefit from a 2015 ANCAP date stamp...


2015 Lexus NX300h Luxury 2WD Review
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2015 Lexus NX300h Luxury 2WD Review

It's the latest SUV from Lexus and predictably, is loaded with tech and features. But, does the more expensive hybrid version offer value for money?


2015 Lexus NX200t Review
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2015 Lexus NX200t Review

The Lexus NX200t sports the company first turbo-petrol engine, and it improves an already decent car significantly...


2015 Lexus NX200t pricing and specifications
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2015 Lexus NX200t pricing and specifications

Pricing for the 2015 Lexus NX200t has been announced, with the Japanese brand's first turbocharged model coming in cheaper than the NX300h hybrid. CarAdvice brought you the news that the Lexus NX200t - which is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine - could be positioned as the most affordable model in the range back in July 2014...