UX IN REVIEW
Wallpaper was taken by the UX’s ‘very bold design’ stating ‘Genuinely original and Japanese in inspiration, all are signs that Lexus is finally embracing its brand’s cultural difference’. The interior designs are welcomed and described as ‘adding to an already well-considered, generous and ergonomic front cabin space’.
SMOOTH AND RESPONSIVE
The comfort of the UX was highlighted by WhatCAR? which writes: ‘Slip behind the wheel of the UX and you’ll have no trouble finding a driving position that suits you’. It describes the materials used in the ‘plush interior’ as first-rate, and The UX’s hybrid motor as ‘smooth, responsive and measured in its power delivery’.
'THIS COULD BE THE CAR FOR YOU'
Auto Express drove an early version of the Lexus UX and found plenty to like. Comments included: ‘It’s remarkably good to drive’ with ‘well-weighted’ steering and an ‘impressive’ hybrid engine. The magazine highlighted the UX’s low running costs and sportier feel thanks to a low driving position.
FIVE STAR INDIVIDUALITY
The reviewer at Autocar was impressed by the UX’s stand out looks giving it top marks for individuality. The driving experience is praised with the writer saying it rides with ‘composure and maturity’. The work of Lexus’s engineers was noted and how the car’s rigid structure improves refinement and safety. Overall the UX was described as a ‘very fine four-star car’.
AN AIR OF REFINEMENT
CAR magazine acknowledges how the UX is perfect for the stresses of city life, saying it’s ‘a doddle to thread through narrow streets’. The interior is also praised, described as ‘a cocooning, pleasurable place in which to spend time. It soothes with its comfort, quietness and air of refinement’.
GENEROUS AND WELCOMING
Top Gear says that Lexus’s first compact SUV ‘brings something genuinely new to the table’. It praises the car’s surprising agility when twisty roads appear, and the interiors are described as ‘Smart, logical and less cluttered … generous and welcoming’. The magazine ends its praise by saying ‘For urban-focused drivers seeking low-tax alternatives, this capable hybrid is a compelling choice’.
Carbuyer describes the UX as an ‘attractive proposition’ especially for company-car users. It goes on to say that ‘many will enjoy the UX’s sporty driving position; there’s no doubt it contributes to the driving experience, which feels a little more involving than what some rivals offer’.