Comparison - Mazda CX-50 Turbo 2023 - vs - Lexus NX 350h 2022

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Is the ALL NEW 2022 Lexus NX 450h+ F Sport
Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
31,940
Updated: 
28 Mar 2022
$
41,050
Updated: 
09 Jan 2022
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2023
2022
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
14.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Wind Chill Pearl
#B8B8B6
Polymetal Gray Metallic
#515A67
Jet Black Mica
#040404
Ingot Blue Metallic
#4B6780
Machine Gray Metallic
#797E7F
Soul Red Crystal Metallic
#7C0212
Color: 
Grecian Water
#0041AF
Cadmium Orange
#A1250E
Cloudburst Gray
#4E5054
Redline
#A0151A
Nori Green Pearl
#4B5137
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8
Caviar
#2E2E2E
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2

Electric

Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
7.20s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
Zesty turbo engine,
high-class cabin,
pleasing to drive.

Cons
Just-average warranty coverage,
wireless smartphone charging only offered on top trim,
less headroom than in a CX-5.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Quick acceleration from optional turbocharged engine
Sharp handling
Upscale interior design
Decent off-road capability for a small crossover SUV

Cons
Ride quality is bit stiff
Slightly more expensive than rivals
Middling cargo capacity

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Posh, comfy interior
Zippy engine performance
Athletic handling
Many standard features

Cons
Busy ride quality
Below-average cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Wide range of available powertrains,
new interior is more luxurious,
generous standard driver assistance features.

Cons
Handling isn't as thrilling as some rivals,
most powerful PHEV powertrain carries a substantial cost,
cabin could be quieter.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Classy cabin
Good fuel economy
Peppy powertrains

Cons
Unsettled ride
Small overall cargo space
Cluttered infotainment screens

By: 
usnews.com

PROS
Grabby shape
Striking interior with contrast colors
Massive infotainment screens
Turbo-4 power
Hybrid and plug-in options

CONS
Divisive looks, maybe?
No sport even in F Sport
Artificial feel in hybrids
Lexus warranty just average

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
41.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
37.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
187hp
at 6 000rpm
240hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.00Feet
38.00Feet

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: 
Multi-function steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Push Button Start
12-volt power outlets
Adaptive cruise control
SmartAccess* with push-button Start/Stop
Leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob
Adaptive Cruise Control
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
185.80in
183.50in
Width: 
75.60in
73.40in
Height: 
63.50in
65.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.30in
Wheel Base: 
110.80in
105.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.60
38.34
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
38.51
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
40.96in
Rear leg room: 
39.80in
36.09in
Front Hip Room: 
53.60in
56.32in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
56.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.10in
52.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.60in
53.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
56.30cu.ft
46.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.40cu.ft
22.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.00degrees
16.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.00degrees
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3706.00lbs
4080.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
black background with white lettering and silver surround
Ambient temperature & clock display
7" LCD Meter Display
7.0-in multi-information display

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Power windows with one-touch down/up feature
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Auto-dimming heated outside mirrors with auto tilt-down in reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
Leatherette
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Bucket Front Seats
8-way power-adjustable driver's seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
8-way power-adjustable passenger seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback with remote fold down
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut with stabilizer bar
MacPherson struts with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers,
Rear Suspension: 
Torsion Beam
double-wishbone type with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers,
Suspension Info: 
Front independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual-zone automatic climate control with pollen filter
Dual covered illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual-zone climate control with interior air filter, smog sensor and automatic recirculation mode
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
10.25" full-color display
Bose® 12-speaker surround sound system with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2
Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability
Wireless Apple CarPlay™ integration
Android Auto™ integration
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with 3-month trial subscription3
Dual front USB audio inputs
Dual rear USB charging ports
8 total speakers
Speed sensitive volume control
Bluetooth®* and USB* smartphone connectivity
9.8-in multimedia touchscreen display
Voice Command
Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
10-speaker
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Automatic rain-sensing variable-intermittent windshield wipers
Windshield wiper de-icer
Dual heated side mirrors
Roof rails
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 x 7
18 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
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 disc
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Disc
Ventilated 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: 
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Side-impact door beams
anti-theft system
Driver Attention Alert
Hill Launch Assist
Front seat belt pretensioners with force limiters
Pre-collision safety system
Post-collision safety system
4-wheel ABS
LED headlamp
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Blind Spot Monitor* with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert*
Lexus Safety System+* 3.0: Intelligent High Beams*
Lexus Safety System+* 3.0: Road Sign Assist*
Lexus Safety System+* 3.0: Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist*
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection* and Intersection Support *
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
4-Wheel ABS
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Convenience Package
Weather Package
Cargo Package
Accent Package
Towing Package
Cold Area Package
Exterior Options: 
Trailer Hitch w/4-Pin Harness
Black Lug Nuts and Black Wheel Locks
Front and Rear Splash Guards
Machine Gray Metallic
Polymetal Gray Metallic
Silver Cross Bars
Soul Red Crystal Metallic
Wind Chill Pearl
Activity Mount
Door Edge Film By 3M
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Mudguards
Premium Paint
Rear Puddle Lamp
Auto Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
Door Edge Guards
Body Side Moldings
Rear Bumper Protector
Alloy Wheel Locks
Side Puddle Lamp
Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Power Tilt And Slide Moonroof
Interior Options: 
Retractable Cargo Cover
Carpet Cargo Mat
Premium Carpet Floor Mats
All-Weather Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Liners
Universal Tablet Holder
Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Illuminated Cargo Sill
Carpet Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Illuminated Door Sills
Key Gloves W/F Logo
Key Gloves W/Lexus Logo

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#2D2D2D
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#252525
Palomino, leatherette
#D2A174
Rioja Red, leatherette
#8C3140
Black/Rich Cream, leatherette
#252525