All-new 2022 Lexus NX launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 370,888

Eric · May 13, 2022 10:56 AM

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Lexus Malaysia has just launched the second-generation, all-new 2022 Lexus NX in Malaysia. Bookings for the model was opened late last month. As before, the compact luxury crossover is imported (CBU) from Japan.

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At launch, two variants are available: NX 250 Luxury and NX 350 F-Sport. Prices start from RM 370,888 for the naturally aspirated variant, while the forced induction one goes for RM 389,888.

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Lexus NX 350's turbo mill shown

As the name suggests, the NX 250 gets a naturally aspirated 2.5-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine that churns out 206 PS and 243 Nm. Stepping one level up is the NX 350, which is powered by a turbocharged 2.4-litre 4-cylinder petrol, good for 279 PS and 430 Nm.

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Both engines are hooked up to Toyota’s Direct Shift 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission, driving all four wheels.

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The 2022 Lexus NX is now in its second generation and is developed on the Lexus Global Architecture K (GA-K) platform, much like the Toyota Harrier and Toyota RAV4.

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Up front, the all-new 2022 Lexus NX range get ultra slim 3-beam LED projector headlights with auto levelling. LED cornering lights and LED front fog lights are also present.

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Visual difference between the NX 250 and NX 350 include the front grille, in which the latter gets an F Sport exclusive spindle grille with interlocking L-mesh design. The side mirrors of the NX 350 are finished in Jet Black, while the wheel arch moldings are finished in body colour.

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Both variants of the Lexus NX in Malaysia wear 20-inch alloy wheels, albeit with different finishing. The NX 250 gets Dark Grey Metallic wheels, while the NX 350 gets Super Gloss Black units.

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Stepping inside, the key changes between the two variants include F Sport Dark Spin aluminium trim, F Sport Aluminium pedals, F Sport seats, and an F Sport steering wheel wrapped in dimpled leather. Both of which are exclusive to the NX 350.

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Infotainment duties are taken care of by a massive 14-inch screen, with built-in support for wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Audio is pumped through a 10-speaker sound system. 3 USB-C ports are scattered throughout the cabin for charging purposes.

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Safety is backed by 7 airbags, Front Pre-Collision System (PCS), Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) with Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Adaptive High-Beam System (AHS), Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

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Colour options for the 2022 Lexus NX 250 include Sonic Titanium, Sonic Chrome, Graphite Black Glass Flake, Madder Red, Blazing Carnelian with Contrast Layering, and Terrane Khaki Mica Metallic. The sportier NX 350 F Sport gets two more exclusive colours, namely: White Nova with Glass Flake and Heat Blue with Contrast Layering.

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Eric

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Started from the IT industry but somehow managed to find his way into the automotive industry. If he’s not gaming, he’s constantly tinkering with his daily/weekend car.

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