2023 Lexus UX vs. 2022 Lexus NX

2022 Lexus UX vs. 2022 Lexus NX
2023 Lexus UX Hybrid


2022 Lexus NX

Fuel Type


Starting MSRP

2.0L In-line 4-cylinder engine with Lexus Hybrid Drive


2.5L In-line 4-cylinder engine
181 hp

Total System Horsepower

203 hp
110 mph

Top Track Speed

124 mph
43 city / 41 highway mpg

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

26 city / 33 highway mpg
17.1 cubic feet

Rear Cargo Space

22.7 cubic feet
37.2 / 36.3 inches

Headroom (front/rear)

38.34 / 38.51 inches
42.0 / 33.1 inches

Legroom (front/rear)

40.96 / 36.09 inches

Have you been looking to compare Lexus SUVs because you want to make one your next vehicle? It’s not an easy choice to make, since either the Lexus UX or Lexus NX would make a fine addition to any Cerritos driveway. However, there is a difference between the Lexus UX and NX in that the UX is a hybrid vehicle while the NX has a conventional gas engine. There are other differences, of course, so we’ve put together the detailed Lexus UX vs. NX comparison below using the latest model years for each. 



Lexus UX vs. NX – Cost

Price is one difference between the Lexus UX and NX. The MSRP of the UX Hybrid comes in a little lower than that of the NX. And, of course, gas mileage is another area in which the UX is more affordable. Its hybrid powertrain is capable of getting an estimated 43 miles per gallon in the city. Just make sure to check out our new vehicle specials for the best deals.

Lexus UX vs. NX – Starting MSRP

  • 2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – $35,925
  • 2022 Lexus NX – $39,500

Lexus UX vs. NX – Combined EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

  • 2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – 43 city / 41 highway mpg
  • 2022 Lexus NX – 26 city / 33 highway mpg 

2022 Lexus UX vs. NX – Power and Performance

Either automobile offers more than enough engine power to enable you to take our Long Beach roads with ease. However, the NX can generate a little more horsepower and is a little faster than the UX. Here are the specs:

2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – Performance Specs

  • Engine – 2.0L In-line 4-cylinder engine with Lexus Hybrid Drive
  • Horsepower – 181 hp
  • Top Track Speed – 110 mph

2022 Lexus NX – Performance Specs

  • Engine – 2.5L In-line 4-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower – 203 hp
  • Top Track Speed – 124 mph

Lexus UX vs. NX – Passenger and Cargo Space

Interior space is another difference between the 2022 Lexus UX and NX. There’s plenty of room for both your passengers and cargo in either the 2022 Lexus UX or Lexus NX, but the NX offers a little more cargo volume and more passenger space, except for front legroom. The driver and front passenger will have a couple more inches to stretch out their legs in the UX Hybrid Here are the dimensions:

2023 Lexus UX Hybrid – Interior Dimensions

  • Rear Cargo Space – 17.1 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/rear) – 37.2 / 36.3 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear) – 42.0 / 33.1 inches

2022 Lexus NX – Interior Dimensions

  • Rear Cargo Space – 22.7 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/rear) – 38.34 / 38.51 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear) – 40.96 / 36.09 inches 

Compare the Lexus UX and NX at Lexus of Cerritos

So, which is better for your needs, the Lexus UX or NX? Why not come down and compare them for yourself in our showroom? And did you know there is a plug-in hybrid version of the Lexus NX? You can test drive that vehicle while you’re here, as well. We’re just down the road from Torrance. Contact us today to find out how easy buying a car can be.


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