Comparison - Ford Kuga ST- Line 2018 - vs - Lexus NX 200t F Sport 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
39,331
converted from British pound
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
Updated: 
01 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.85gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Impact Blue Metallic
#788298
Electric Spice Metallic
#AC7027
Ingot Silver Metallic
#8A8788
Magnetic Metallic
#858484
Oxford White
#E3E3E3
Shadow Black
#1D1A1B
Sunset Metallic
#7C0401
Color: 
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8
Autumn Shimmer
#5C3223
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646B3
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Matador Red Mica
#730527
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052
Obsidian
#090909
Silver Lining Metallic
#BBBDBA

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The new Kuga is safer and roomier than before. Less fun, but a better family car

Pros
Safer,
more affordable,
more spacious and more convenient than before

Cons
Not as fun as it used to be. It's grown up and got some proper trousers...

By: 
topgear.com

The Ford Kuga has recently been facelifted to keep it competitive, but its dashboard still lags behind some rivals.With attractive styling, decent practicality and an impressive safety record, the Kuga is a convincing family SUV. It can't quite match the extremely high all-round standards of some of its latest rivals – the SEAT Ateca in particular – but for the right deal it's worth considering.

PROS
Good value and well equipped
Economical diesel engines
Spacious interior

CONS
Too many buttons inside
Outshone by several rivals
Inferior automatic gearboxes

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

The 2018 Lexus NX ranked #11 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Lexus NX has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 34 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lengthy list of standard tech and safety features
Ample legroom in both rows of seats

Cons
Frustrating infotainment controls
Small, restricted cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Lexus NX is an expressively styled and comfortable compact luxury crossover, but its mix of features faces significant new competitors this year.

Pros
Comfy, spacious front seats
Hybrid fuel economy
Styling has grown on us
Mildly sporty turbo performance

Cons
Design clearly not for everyone
Gas mileage little better than larger SUVs
Road noise can intrude
Infotainment system fussy
No Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Lexus has renamed its NX 200t the NX 300 for 2018. Mechanically, nothing has changed. But Lexus has made the Safety System+ package, which includes front collision mitigation, lane departure alert, high-beam assist and adaptive cruise control as standard equipment this year.

PROS
Generous backseat room
Available power-folding rear seat
Cabin is very quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Remote Touch Interface can be distracting to use
Limited rear cargo volume

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
467ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 650rpm
Horsepower: 
238hp
at 5 500rpm
235hp
at 4 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
178.10in
182.30in
Width: 
72.40in
73.60in
Height: 
67.00in
64.80in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
6.90in
Front Track: 
61.50in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
62.50in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
104.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
37.40
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
38.00
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
36.10in
Front Hip Room: 
54.80in
55.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.00in
57.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
53.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
67.10cu.ft
54.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.30cu.ft
17.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.90degrees
28.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.60degrees
24.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3500.00lbs
4050.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Digital keypad power door locks
Power mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Leather
Cloth
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Leatherette
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link rear suspension
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Rear floor mats
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Radio data system
355 watts stereo output
Speed sensitive volume control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB with external media control
8 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
no
yes
Wheel size: 
17
18 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
Steel wheels
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Full wheel covers
Null tires
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Dual front and dual rear with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
Blind Spot Monitor w/Auto Dimming, Reverse Tilt, Heated and Memory Mirrors
Intuitive Parking Assist
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Lane Departure Alert System w/Steering Assist
Pre-Collision System w/Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 301A
Equipment Group 300A
Comfort Package
Navigation Package
Premium Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
Splash Guards
Power Panorama Roof
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Wheel Locking Nuts
19" Bright Machined Alloy Luster Nickel Wheels
Trailer Tow Class II
LED Headlamps w/Auto High Beams
18" Wheels w/All-Season Tires
Rear Bumper Protector
Paint Protection Film
Reverse Tilt, Heated and Memory Mirrors
Body Side Moldings
LED Headlamps w/o Auto High Beams
Door Edge Guards
Power Tilt and Slide Moonroof
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
LED Headlamps W/O Auto High Beams
Interior Options: 
Tonneau Cover
All Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Area Protector
Navigation System w/Sony Branded MyFord Touch
Auto-Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror w/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Auto-Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror w/Homelink Universal Transmitter and Compass
Leather Heated Steering Wheel
60/40 Power Folding Rear Seats
Qi-Compatible Wireless Charger
Smart Access Key Gloves
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Perforated Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Perforated Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#3E3E3E
Color: 
Black, leather
#444444
Black, leatherette
#3C3C3C
Creme, leatherette
#BFA685
Flaxen, leatherette
#8D6B51