Lexus UX is now here in Malaysia – from RM 244k, 2.0L 171 PS Dynamic Force NA engine

Hans · Feb 17, 2020 10:17 AM

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Lexus Malaysia has added a new model to its SUV range - the compact Lexus UX, which sits below the Lexus NX. It rides on Lexus’ GA-C platform, essentially a Lexus version of the TNGA-C platform used by the Toyota C-HR.

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The model is yet to be launched but Lexus Malaysia is now accepting early bookings for the model.

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With a starting price of RM 243,800, the Japan-made Lexus UX will go up against the Germany-made Audi Q2 (from RM 219,720) as well the locally-assembled BMW X1 (from RM 233,800) and Volvo XC40 (from RM 255,888). The Germany-made Mercedes-Benz GLA also sits in the same price range but the all-new model has yet to be launched in Malaysia.

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There are three Lexus UX variants on offer, all powered by the same 2.0-litre naturally aspirated M20-FKS Dynamic Force (VVT-iE) engine paired to a CVT-type automatic transmission with a 10-speed virtual ratios (Direct-Shift CVT) driving the front wheels. The engine makes 171 PS at 6,600 rpm and 205 Nm at 4,800 rpm. Claimed 0-100 km/h acceleration time is 9.2 seconds, with a claimed fuel consumption of 6.2-litre/100 km.

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  • Lexus UX 200 Urban: RM 243,888

  • Lexus UX 200 Luxury: RM 283,888

  • Lexus UX 200 F Sport: RM 299,888

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Left two models are Luxury variant, Urban on the right

All variants are very well equipped. Even the base UX 200 Urban comes with everything that you would expect from a premium car of this price range. It even comes with Lexus Safety System+ advanced driving aids (ADAS). We are looking at you BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Specifications and differences between the three Lexus UX variants are as below:

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Lexus Safety System+ include Front Pre-Collision System (PCS), Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) with Stop & Go function, Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) and Lane Departure Alert (LDA) and Adaptive High Beam.

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UX 200 Luxury

In terms of boot space, the entry Urban variant gets a smaller 228-litre boot as it comes with a spare wheel (space saver size). The Luxury and F Sport variants use run-flat tyres. (Bridgestone Turanza T005A).

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Inside, the Urban’s NuLuxe leather seats can be ordered either in Black or Cobalt colour, while the Luxury variant’s Smooth leather adds one more Ocher colour option. The F Sport variant can be had either in Flare Red or Black.

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Black NuLuxe leather (UX 200 Urban)

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Orcher Smooth Leather (UX 200 Luxury)

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Cobalt Smooth Leather (UX 200 Luxury)

Like all models imported by Lexus Malaysia, the Lexus UX comes is covered by a 5-year/unlimited mileage warranty.

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