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2022 Lexus NX
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
69 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
203 hp @ 6600 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,931 lbs
N/A
3,889 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
3,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
30 MPG
25 MPG
City
25 MPG
27 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
34 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
N/A
7.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
430 miles
N/A
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
498.8 miles
N/A
504.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.9 in
N/A
183.3 in
Height
66 in
N/A
64.7 in
Max Width
74.4 in
N/A
74.4 in
Front Width
63.8 in
N/A
63.9 in
Rear Width
64.4 in
N/A
63.7 in
Wheelbase
112.8 in
N/A
113.1 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
N/A
5.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
N/A
40.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.1 in
N/A
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
N/A
57.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.4 in
N/A
37.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
N/A
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
N/A
56.5 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
69 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.7 ft³
N/A
56.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.7 ft³
N/A
19.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.7 ft³
N/A
19.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
N/A
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7"
N/A
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7"
N/A
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR18
N/A
P235/60VR18
Rear Tire
P225/60HR18
N/A
P235/60VR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
N/A
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic, Late availability.
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno, Late availability.

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles