2019 Lexus UX 200 F Sport Platinum: Video Review, Specs and Price in UAE

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Lexus UX 200 F Sport Platinum is a strong contender for the perfect recreational crossover on offer today.  Sporty design, smooth luxurious drive, great fuel economy and engine reliability are the main features of this car.

Other strong competitors in its class are Audi Q3 and Volvo XC40 who are able to deliver stronger engine performance but fall short when it comes to cabin luxury and comfort.

Having the same engine and drivetrain as the new Toyota Corolla, Lexus UX200 has a bit more power in comparison. It also the exact same length as a Toyota Corolla but is considerably higher and has a slightly larger luggage space.

The car steers sharply and is relatively quiet unless you activate the Sport S+ mode and really step on the gas. High profile 18-inch premium metallic tyres make you hardly feel any bumps on the road and offer a luxury drive. Overall fuel economy of the car is very good and driving in the city turns out to be its forte.

Lexus UX 200 Specs:

Engine: 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder
Horsepower: 169 Bhp
Torque: 209 Nm
Drive System: Front Wheel Drive
Transmission: 8 Speed Automatic CVT (paddle shift)

Exterior:

The aggressive spindle grille which is now signature to Lexus; dominates the front end of the UX 200. There is plastic cladding dressed on the sides to make the car look tough.

2019 Lexus UX 200

2019 Lexus UX 200

The  three dimensional lights connected in the middle by an LED light are the main feature of the rear end of Lexus UX 200. This arrangement looks beautiful at night.

2019 Lexus UX 200

Interior:

Lexus UX 200 F Sport Platinum comes with exceptional build quality with leather seats and attention to detail all around the cabin with fancy finishes.

The infotainment system is advanced and a bit complexed to operate as its controlled by a sensitive touch pad located near the gear shaft.

Front row seating is comfortable leather that is perforated for ventilation and heating.

2019 Lexus UX 200

2019 Lexus UX 200

2019 Lexus UX 200

Lexus UX 200 is supposed to seat 5 people but small leg room in the rear seats can make things tight for taller passengers. If you are looking for a longer journey, best keep the car occupants to a maximum of 4 only.

Safety Features:

  • Air Bags (Front, Side, Knee, Curtain)
  • Lane-change assist with Blind Spot monitoring
  • ABS with Brake Force Distribution

2019 Lexus UX 200 price in UAE:

Premier (Base Model): AED 150,000
F Sport Prestige: AED 160,000
F Sport Platinum: AED 180,000

2019 Lexus UX 200 F Sport Review Rating
  • Performance - 7.3/10
    7.3/10
  • Driving Pleasure - 7.6/10
    7.6/10
  • Looks and Style - 8.4/10
    8.4/10
  • Fuel Economy - 8.8/10
    8.8/10
  • Value for Money - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
7.9/10

Summary

If crossovers are your thing and you love Lexus, then this car could be a good fit for you.

Pros

  • Luxurious cabin
  • World-class display and infotainment system
  • Soft steering/ Smooth Drive

Cons

  • Rear seats have less leg room
  • Automatic gear up and down shift is slow
  • Slightly Expensive for a crossover
  • Small luggage space
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Juan Manuel
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