Lexus RX Lexus NX 200t F SPORT Finishes Second in Car & Driver Compact Crossover Comparison

Discussion in 'Lexus SUVs & Crossovers' started by krew, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. krew
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  2. Lexus Cohen
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    Second place is not accepted, we need to be number 1!
     
  3. James
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    Last time I checked the NX rivals the X3 not X1... I don't like to be mean but can they at least figure out what the hell is going on? If the NX rivaled the X1 they wouldn't have rumors of another smaller hatchback right...?
     
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    BMW X1, seriously? Where is Subaru XV? Subaru XV is the only true compact crossover, with real AWD. All the rest are just POS, though NX is the best looking.
     
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    So thee most luxury car here is the NX but the BmW still wins. Ain't it funny how they always say everything that good enough to give a lexus a crown then the crown is given to the other for the reasons that are not too clear
     
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    Really 2nd, and they gave the X1 the first spot, the X1 drives like sh!t, and its not even luxury at all. Oh thats right, its german, makes sense.
     
  7. mikeavelli
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    This. This is ridiculous, the NX does not compete with these cars head on at all its bigger and offers more. Funny too that the X1 is no FWD something that used to be so badly chastised but now deemed as acceptable.
     
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    Oddly conceived comparison, since the NX is clearly a class above the entry-level utes here.

    It beat the BMW X3 in Motor Trend last year, against a field of its peers, which holds more value to me.
    Motor Trend said the NX was clearly the class of the field, and its sales support that.
    BD
     
  9. corradoMR2
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    Comparo has little merit since the NX is a dimesionally larger vehicle designed and engineered to compete with the X3, Q5, RDX, etc. The silver lining in this comparo is how strong a value the NX is considering its marginally higher price tag. This has been much the same case with the larger RX over the years being pinned against the NX's competitors the Q5 and X3, because of how strong a value the RX is costing about the same similarly equipped.
     
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    Bingo...very good points....
     
  11. Hank in ID
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    No mention made in the test as to long term reliability.
     
  12. Tragic Bronson
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    Unless its Consumer Reports, reliability has no bearing in most car rags' tests. If that were the case, then the Prius would be Jeremy Clarkson's favorite ride ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    UX would've prevailed here. It's the NX that's the odd one out. Its engine is simply not potent enough for the class it sits in.