highlights of the luxury hybrid SUV

highlights of the luxury hybrid SUV

The Lexus UX 250h Dyanamic starts at R$259,990 and has an excellent engine (Photo: Disclosure/Lexus Brasil)

Alongside Volvo, Lexus is one of the brands with the biggest presence in the electric luxury car market. Its range consists of two sedans and three SUVs. One of the services is Lexus UX 250h Dyanamic. Built on the same platform as the Corolla Cross, it starts at R$259,990 and has an excellent engine.

Lexus UX 250h Dynamic 2021

The SUV is manufactured in Miyawaka City, Japan. Many do not know, but Lexus is the first brand of Toyota. Therefore, it is one of the vehicles built on the Toyota New Global Architecture GA-C platform. To give you an idea, he is a “cousin” of the new Toyota Corolla, Corolla Cross and Prius. In addition to other models that are not sold here.

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The Lexus UX 250h is 4,495 mm long, 1,840 mm wide and 1,520 mm tall. Despite being the brand’s smallest utility vehicle, it does not disappoint in its mission to carry five passengers comfortably. Its wheelbase is 2,640 mm. However, its trunk has a capacity of only 234 liters. Smaller than most compact SUVs.

Not to mention that aesthetically, the car has modern lines. At the front, there are LED headlights with automatic height adjustment, mesh-type grilles and daytime running lights. At the rear, the aerofoil and LED taillights stand out.

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Starting at R$259,990, the Dynamic configuration is the entry-level version of the car. The UX 250h Luxury costs about R$40,000 more.

Driving cars

The engine is the main feature of the car. It brings under the hood a 2.0 DOHC 16V, VVT-iE engine with electronic petrol injection. Together with the electric motor, it produces a combined power of 184 hp (145 hp from the electric motor and 107 hp from the electric motor) and a torque of 18.8 Nm at 5,200 rpm. According to the car manufacturer, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 8.4 seconds and is capable of reaching a speed of 177 km / h.

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It also comes with a Hybrid Transaxle automatic transmission. To help the driver while driving, Lexus still has four driving modes. Not to mention the appeal of the 4×2. Its battery is recharged through regenerative braking. That is, you will not need to use shops or Wallbox to drive.

standard equipment

A car with an impressive series package. The Lexus UX 250 h Dynamic is the “most expensive” version, but that doesn’t mean it comes without technological and safety features. Similarly, the interior finish is very good. The seats, for example, are upholstered in eco-leather.

Thinking of those who love technological gadgets, for example, it comes with a seven-inch Lexus multimedia system. Other items that ensure the comfort of the occupants: front seats with electric adjustment, front seats with air conditioning (and heating), reversing camera, dual-zone digital climate control, on-board computer with TFT LCD showing seven, six inches. speakers, cruise control, touchpad control of the multimedia center, Bluetooth, USB ports, electric parking brake and others.

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Meanwhile, Pre-Collision Assist is part of the Lexus Safety System. In addition, the car offers: Active Cornering Assistant (ACA), stability control, LED rear lights, running tires, eight airbags, front and rear parking sensors, alarm, lane change system, fog lights front and rear, daytime running lights and more

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Pedro Giordan

Pedro GiordanThe journalist graduated from the Methodist University of São Paulo in 2017. The author of Garage360 since 2021, where since then he has gathered experience and research on the automotive industry. Previously, he worked in journalism, press relations, a football blog and a sports website.