How Many Different SUVs Will Lexus Make in 2023?
Lexus is one of the most popular luxury automakers, and like many other brands, Lexus has plenty SUV options in its lineup. Many of those Lexus SUVs are great options as well, so it can be helpful for car shoppers to look at all of the SUVs that Lexus is offering. Here’s an overview of the six different SUVs that Lexus makes in the 2023 model year.
The 2023 Lexus UX is Lexus’ cheapest SUV option
According to Lexus, the UX is currently the Japanese luxury automaker’s cheapest and smallest SUV option. The UX is a subcompact SUV and it starts at about $36,000.
One of the big changes for the 2023 model year is that Lexus now only offers the UX as a hybrid. Its standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid powertrain gets 181 hp, and it allows the Lexus SUV to get an estimated 42 mpg combined.
The 2023 Lexus NX has a lot of powertrain options
The NX a compact SUV, which makes it larger but more expensive than the UX. It starts at about $40,000, and Lexus offers several powertrain options for the SUV. The standard NX gets a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that gets 203 hp, and there’s an optional 2.4-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that gets 275 hp.
On top of that, Lexus offers a traditional hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, or PHEV, version of the SUV. The NX Hybrid starts at about $43,000 and it gets an estimated 39 mpg combined.
The NX PHEV, meanwhile, starts at $58,000 and it gets 84 MPGe. The NX PHEV also gets about 37 miles of range while in battery-only mode.
The 2023 Lexus RX is solid all-around SUV
The RX is a midsize SUV that starts at about $47,000. The Japanese luxury automaker also offers a traditional hybrid version of the RX, and it starts at about $50,000.
The RX Hybrid gets about 30 mpg combined, while the regular RX gets about 23 mpg combined. Lexus offers an optional third-row, which will increase its seating capacity to seven people.
The 2023 Lexus GX has some great off-road capabilities
The GX is an old but reliable full-size SUV. It starts at about $57,500, and it comes with one engine option. It has a 4.6-liter V8 that gets 301 hp, and it has four-wheel drive as standard. Although Lexus hasn’t given the GX a major update in over a decade, it’s still a very capable SUV for off-roading.
The 2023 Lexus LX is expensive and luxurious
Currently, the most expensive Lexus SUV is the LX, and it’s also a full-size SUV. It starts at about $89,000, and it can seat up to seven people. The LX has a 3.4-liter twin-turbo V6, and it gets 409 hp. Like the GX, the LX is great at off-roading, but it’s more luxurious overall. Additionally, Lexus gave the LX a major overhaul in the 2022 model year.
The 2023 RZ represents Lexus’ electric future
Lexus’s last SUV option is just starting production, but it represents the path that Lexus is taking in the future. The RZ is a compact SUV, and it’s fully electric. Lexus hasn’t released pricing details yet for the RZ, but it will be the automaker’s first mass-market EV. It should start in the $50,000 range, and its battery pack will give it a range of about 225 miles.