2021 Lexus NX vs 2020 Lexus NX

A premier entry in the compact luxury crossover class, the Lexus NX continues to upgrade the automotive experience with each new model year. With the debut of the 2021 Lexus NX on the horizon, many drivers want to know – what are the key differences? We are here to answer your questions at Earnhardt Lexus with this in-depth 2021 Lexus NX vs 2020 Lexus NX comparison.  

Like its predecessor, the 2021 Lexus NX is available in three luxurious trim levels - NX 300, NX 300 F Sport and NX 300 Luxury – with a base MSRP of $37,510. Families who opt for the 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid will gain access to the Lexus NX 300h F Sport AWD Black Line Special Edition – a signature edition that features an all-black style and comes complete with a set of Zero Halliburton travel cases. To provide Phoenix-area drivers with a luxury automotive experience, the Lexus NX makes room for five passengers with 17.7 cubic feet of cargo space.  

2021 Lexus NX


2020 Lexus NX

$37,510  Base Price $36,720 
235-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder  Base Engine 235-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder 
8-Inch Lexus Enform Touchscreen  Infotainment System 8-Inch Lexus Enform Touchscreen 
Standard Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert Available

Differences Between the 2021 Lexus NX and 2020 Lexus NX 

No matter which direction you choose to go in this 2021 Lexus NX vs 2020 Lexus NX comparison, you will discover the same elite level of power, performance, style, luxury and innovation. Families who opt for the Lexus NX will enjoy premium safety with Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 technology that gets an upgrade in the 2021 Lexus NX with the addition of Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. To keep families entertained in the luxurious Lexus NX, the Lexus luxury compact crossover is equipped with an 8-inch Lexus Enform touchscreen infotainment system with access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon Alexa and the Lexus App. 

Luxury is a trademark of the Lexus brand and you will discover an elite level of luxury when you choose the 2021 Lexus NX. Lexus NX 300 editions come standard with Lexus NuLuxe® synthetic leather interior with premium semi-aniline leather interior available as an upgrade. To upgrade your luxury automotive experience, the Lexus NX is available with heated and ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a power moonroof, Triple-Beam LED headlights, a 10.3-inch Lexus Enform touchscreen display and a 14-speaker Mark Levinson® premium stereo system.   

Power to the Lexus NX is supplied by a fun-to-drive 235-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 258 pound-feet of torque. Paired with the six-speed Torque Demand automatic transmission, the front-wheel drive Lexus NX will earn 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. With the addition of a Lexus Intelligent AWD system, the Lexus NX will still achieve 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Lexus NX Hybrid entries make 194 horsepower with a 2.5-liter hybrid system that will earn 31 mpg combined with Electronic On-Demand AWD.  

Schedule a test drive in a Lexus NX today when you visit Earnhardt Lexus! 

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Close Up of 2021 Lexus NX Grille and Triple-Beam LED Headlights
Silver 2021 Lexus NX Rear Exterior at the Beach
2021 Lexus NX Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Touchscreen Display