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Saturday 23rd September


What should I be paying?

There are two powertrain options to choose from when it comes to your new NX – the 350h ‘self-charging’ hybrid or the 450h+ plug-in hybrid. Both of those then come in either Premium, Premium Plus, F Sport or Takumi spec with the possibility of a sunroof if you like looking at the sky at traffic lights, or something.

The range starts at £39,750 for the bog-standard 350h NX with front-drive, and up to £59,700 for a 450h+ Takumi with a sunroof. The plug-in hybrid works out at a £6k–8k premium on top of the standard hybrid, but the lower CO2 figure has a big impact on your company car BIK rates. Go for the PHEV and you can enjoy a benefit-in-kind rate of just seven per cent, which will no doubt make the car particularly compelling to people on company car schemes.

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If you’re looking at purchasing on finance then Lexus has an online calculator that you can play around with: a deposit of £5,000 on a Premium-spec 350h unlocks monthly repayments of £491 over a four-year term, with annual mileage capped at 10,000. Step up to the plug-in hybrid with the same deposit and you're looking at £660 per month.

We found the 350h averaged 40mpg in urban driving, but if your mileage mainly involves motorway running then mid-30s to the gallon are more likely. 

All of the NXes come with dual zone climate control, reversing camera, wireless Apple and Android phone connectivity, a 360 degree camera, powered tailgate, LED ambient lighting and heated, electrically adjustable seats as standard. The 14in interior touchscreen, matrix headlamps, HUD, electric seats and the blind-spot/safe-exit system are standard on everything above the mid spec.

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