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Lexus NX
2020 Lexus NX
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$36,870
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.6
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Audi e-tron
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Nissan Ariya
2021 Nissan Ariya
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$40,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
235 hp @ 4800 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
215 hp
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
39.8 ft
36 ft
N/A

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P225/65HR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P225/65HR17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
28 MPG
N/A
City
22 MPG
25 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
14.8 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
370 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
445.2 miles
458.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.3 in
179.1 in
N/A
Height
64.8 in
65.4 in
N/A
Max Width
73.6 in
72.5 in
N/A
Front Width
62.2 in
62.8 in
N/A
Rear Width
62.2 in
62.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
104.7 in
106.2 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
7.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
41 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
39.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.3 in
57.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.1 in
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
39 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
54.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
55.3 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,940 lbs
3,552 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
2,000 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.6 ft³
59.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
17.7 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.7 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Blue Vortex Metallic
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Creme, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A