Lexus will introduce a gentle replace to its UX subcompact crossover for the 2025 mannequin yr, together with the addition of what the automaker refers to as its fifth-generation hybrid powertrain.
The 2025 UX is because of go on sale subsequent yr and can proceed within the U.S. market with a sole hybrid powertrain. The brand new model shall be rated at 196 hp, up from the 181 hp for the hybrid system used within the present 2024 mannequin.
The additional energy may also end in a reputation change from the present mannequin’s UX 250h grade to a brand new UX 300h grade for the 2025 mannequin.
The brand new powertrain encompasses a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine paired with an E-CVT, which is basically a CVT with two built-in electrical motors. Drive goes to the entrance wheels as normal, however an all-wheel-drive possibility that provides one other electrical motor on the rear axle shall be out there.
2025 Lexus UX 300h
A lighter lithium-ion battery additionally replaces the present nickel-metal hydride unit, and by-wire expertise has been launched for the shifter as a substitute of the present mechanical linkage. The latter, in keeping with Lexus, delivers a faster and extra seamless shifting expertise.
Efficiency claims embrace a 0-60 mph time of seven.9 seconds for the all-wheel-drive model and eight.0 seconds for the front-wheel-drive model.
Patrons trying to sharpen the dealing with of their UX will have the ability to go for an F Sport Dealing with bundle. It provides a sport-tuned suspension with adjustable dampers, in addition to some F-branded gadgets within the cabin. The 2025 model of the F Sport Dealing with bundle may also embrace an influence tailgate with a kick sensor as normal.
2025 Lexus UX 300h
The 2025 UX may also be out there with the colour Copper Crest throughout the vary.
Contained in the 2025 UX, Lexus designers have added new chrome accents and adjusted the structure of the buttons on the door panels. A 7.0-inch digital gauge cluster is normal, however a brand new 12.3-inch unit is accessible. For infotainment, an 8.0-inch display is normal and a 12.3-inch unit is accessible. A head-up show can be out there. Each the motive force and entrance passenger get eight-way power-adjustable seats, and the motive force’s seat additionally advantages from adjustable lumbar assist.
Pricing info for the 2025 UX shall be introduced nearer to subsequent yr’s market launch.