The Lexus RX has always been known as one of the most popular models in the lineup, often overshadowing it’s smaller sibling, the NX. But, Lexus keeps updating the NX each year, making many wonder: “Is this an RX for less?” This article is an in-depth dive into the 2025 Lexus NX model. Be sure to watch the videos below for a detailed visual look!

What’s New for 2025?

  • Copper Crest Now Available
  • Macadamia interior on Luxury only
  • USBs added to front console
  • Park Assist Standard
  • Rain Sensing wipers Standard
  • Standard power rear door

Trims and Pricing


250 FWD: $41,765

250: $43,365

350: $45,525

350 F Sport: $50,135

All prices rise around $1,000 for the 2025 Lexus NX.

Air ball and slam dunk

Slam Dunk: The styling of the NX continues to be impressive

Air Ball: We wish Lexus would offer some more value for the money

Design and Features

As mentioned above, please watch the videos linked below for a full in-depth exploration of the exterior design and differences. The NX doesn’t receive any design changes for 2025, but it will remain a stylish offering, providing all of the standard Lexus elements.

Here is the full breakdown of what we currently know about the feature availability:




LED Headlights

Standard | Triple Beam unit available on all trims

LED Fog Lamps

Not Available


18-20-inch alloys depending on trim


Standard heated, BSM, Auto dimming, auto tilt | Power folding available

LED Taillights

Standard LED

Exposed Exhaust

Not Available on Any model

Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs

Forward Emergency Braking

Standard on all NX Models

Auto High Beams

Adaptive Cruise Control

Lane Keep Assist


When it comes to the Interior, the NX will also be well-equipped on all trims.


Digital Key


Smart Entry


Seat Materials

Nu-Luxe Leatherette or Real Leather depending on trim

Seat Adjustment

Standard: 10-way power | More Adjustment available | Memory Standard

Push Button Start


Gauge Cluster

Standard: 7-in Display

Head-up Display

Standard on F-Sport

Steering Wheel

Premium+: Power | Optional Heating

Rain Sensing Wipers

Newly Standard

Wireless Charging


360 Degree Camera

Optional on all trims

2-Zone Climate Controls


Seat Climate

Heated Seats: Standard | Ventilated Seats: Optional

Audio System

Standard: 10-Speakers | Optional: 17-speaker Mark Levinson Audio


Standard: 9.8-inch display with Wireless CarPlay and Android Auto | Optional: 14-inch display | Navigation Optional

Rearview Mirror

Standard: Auto-dimming | Optional: Camera Mirror




The rear of the NX is also well-equipped, making it comparable to the Lexus RX.

Rear Amenities

Heated and Ventilated Rear Seats

Heating: Optional | Ventilation: Not available

Vents and USBs



Newly Standard Power


For in depth details on the 2025 NX, watch our full first look review linked at the bottom of this article.

NX Front

What’s Under the Hood?

The 2025 Lexus NX, continuing with its RX similarities, also has very similar gas powertrains.

  • 250:
  • 2.5L N/A 4-cyl
  • 203 horsepower | 184 lb. ft.
  • 0-60: 8.2s
  • 350/350 F-Sport Handling:
  • 2.4L Turbo 4-cyl
  • 275 horsepower | 317 lb. ft.
  • 0-60: 6.6s (0.5s faster than last gen)

Both models will have an 8-speed automatic transmission, and the 250 will have optional AWD, making it standard on the 350. The Fuel Economy is as follows:

250 FWD: 26/33/28 MPG

250 AWD: 25/32/28 MPG

350/350F: 21/28/24 MPG

We hope you have found this overview of the 2025 Lexus NX helpful! For a more detailed first look of the NX, please watch our videos below! What do you think of the 2024 Lexus NX? Let us know in the comments!